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'SNL' switches Obama, hands role to Jay Pharoah
| September 13, 2012
Posted on 09/13/2012 7:14:27 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
"Saturday Night Live" has elected a new Barack Obama: Jay Pharoah will take over the plum role of impersonating the president.
"SNL" creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels announced the casting switch in a recent interview. Michaels said it was time "to shake it up."
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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: armisen; comedy; pharoah; snl; tv
Dripping with irony perhaps.
(King Putt) How'd you get so funky?
(Funky Putt) Did you do the monkey?
Born in Kenya-zona,
Moved to Indo-nonia (King Putt).
Too bad Pharoah will only have that job for two more months.
posted on 09/13/2012 7:24:07 AM PDT
He also does a great Denzel Washington. He's pretty good. Not sure about Obama though. The other guy did him pretty well.
posted on 09/13/2012 7:24:58 AM PDT
(Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
"Shake It Up"
If Lorne Michaels is willing to wait until January, he can have the real thing...
posted on 09/13/2012 8:07:39 AM PDT
("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
The SNL cast is required to perform without teleprompters.
posted on 09/13/2012 8:10:55 AM PDT
by Mr. Lucky
It doesn’t matter. With the Liberal bent on SNL this new guy will get some more camera time than usual but the guys playing Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan are going to be on every episode. Let the Bashing/Sliming of the Republicans begin....
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