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  • Watch Dr. Evil mock Sony Pictures and North Korea on SNL

    12/22/2014 10:08:10 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    The Verge ^ | 12/21/14
    Of course SNL had to get a few digs in at the Sony hacks this week, and Mike Myers returned as Dr. Evil himself to do the digging. During the show's cold open, the old Austin Powers villain said that Sony, North Korea, and the GOP were all giving evil organizations a bad name. And over The Interview, of all things. "Look, I saw The Interview," he said, addressing Sony (which apparently hasn't had a hit since the Walkman). "It was charming. But if you really want to put a bomb in a theater, do what I did: put in...
  • White Like Me (BWAHAHAHAHAHA - Eddie Murphy enjoying white privilege on old SNL skit)

    12/05/2014 8:22:49 PM PST · by doug from upland · 17 replies
    Bring back the SNL skit in which Eddie Murphy learns all about white privilege. LOL WHITE LIKE ME
  • School house Rock Spoof - Saturday Night Live

    11/23/2014 3:22:44 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 3 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11/23/14
    A bill (Kenan Thompson) and an executive order (Bobby Moynihan) explain how government really works with a little help from President Obama (Jay Pharaoh).
  • SNL’s Obama Shoves The Schoolhouse Rock Bill Down The Capitol Steps

    11/23/2014 3:23:46 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 30 replies
    mediaite ^ | 11:48 pm, November 22nd, 2014 | Tina Nguyen
    Finally, the first biting political spoof from Saturday Night Live in a while: the Bill from Schoolhouse Rock explains to a student how he becomes a law, only to be violently beat up by Barack Obama and his new best friend, “Executive Order.” Even then, the poor Executive Order still thinks he’s used for simple things, like declaring holidays and creating national parks, until Obama informs him that he’s going to be used to grant amnesty to 5 million undocumented immigrants. His reaction: “Whoa.”
  • Obama Schoolhouse Rock (SNL skewers Obama)

    11/23/2014 8:42:06 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/23/14 | SNL
    Got to admit...pretty accurate... Obama Schoolhouse Rock
  • SNL Snubs Obama, Mocks Executive Order

    11/23/2014 10:58:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    PJTatler ^ | November 23, 2014 | Susan L.M. Goldberg
    IJReview picked up on one of the funniest SNL sketches in recent (a.k.a. post-original cast) history. It was a Schoolhouse Rock! parody that aired last night, mocking Obama’s latest immigration-related executive order and complete disregard for the constitutional process: It starts out with the familiar boy climbing the steps of Capitol Hill and asking what kind of bill is on the Hill with him. The bill responds with a jingle that he is an “immigration bill” and that he hopes he can be passed into law someday. Cue the President shoving the bill down the stairs before inviting his buddy,...
  • President 0bama Gets Schoolhouse Rocked on SNL (Illegal Immigration)

    11/23/2014 6:53:52 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 18 replies
    IJReview ^ | November 22. 2014 | SNL
    "I'm just a Bill on Capitol Hill..." Cute Schoolhouse Rock Parody. Ya gotta laugh, or you'll cry! Video at Link.
  • Obama's Dictatorial Amnesty Order : A Comic Saturday Night Live Protest : 2014-11-22

    11/23/2014 6:58:21 AM PST · by Patton@Bastogne · 7 replies
    Saturday Night Live ^ | 2014-11-22 | Patton@Bastogne
    . Saturday Night Live -- Comic Protest against Obama's Executive Order for Illegal Amnesty - (click)
  • When Obamacare meets "classic" SNL...

    11/13/2014 9:53:39 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-13-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Here's Jim Gruber, the architect of Obamacare who admitted that lying, as well as counting on the stupidity of American voters liberals, was essential to passing the bill.Thanks to GraceG for suggesting the mashup with SNL's MacGruber...
  • Even Lefty Comics Now Going After Obama

    10/27/2014 9:02:04 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 14 replies
    Radix News ^ | October 28, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    Do you all realize what a major deal it is that liberal comics are now openly ridiculing President Obama — and not just for his mannerisms and the like but based on his abject policy failures? In his first few years and beyond, liberal funnymen sometimes complained that Obama was so flawless that he didn’t provide them any material. Of course, we knew at the time that this otherworldly caricature of Obama was wholly mythical, but it was nonetheless very real in the eyes of its liberal beholders. They regarded him with a quasi-idolatrous zeal — almost as though it...
  • Video: SNL mocks entire Obama tenure in Ebola skit

    10/27/2014 7:19:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/27/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    TPM captured the video of this weekend’s Saturday Night Live cold open, and it will probably come as a surprise to many readers for the reasons I’ll detail below. Their Obama impersonator, Jay Pharoah, was featured doing a fake presser on C-SPAN where he introduced Ebola czar Ron Klain, who took questions about his qualifications for the job. Rather than trying to scatter the smack talk across both parties, this was pretty much a mockery of Barack Obama’s entire second term, with the fake President himself doing the mocking. “Some people want to criticize the way our administration has...
  • Saturday Night Live satire of Obama and Ebola czar

    10/26/2014 5:35:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 48 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 25, 2014
  • SNL’s Impoverished Africans Ask Bill Hader for More Than 39 Cents a Day, or Else…

    10/12/2014 9:15:13 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    Former Saturday Night Live cast member Bill Hader guest-hosted the show tonight and headlined a commercial asking for donations to impoverished people in Africa. Just 39 cents a day is what Charles Daniels, as played by Hader, asked for to help the people of Africa. One person implored him to “ask for more,” while another was seen wearing a Buffalo Bills Super Bowl Champions t-shirt (LOL).
  • RIP, Jan Hooks: There’s No I in SNL

    10/10/2014 6:54:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Time ^ | 10/10/14 | James Poniewozik
    Hooks didn't barrel into your consciousness with catchphrases..... ...she was a team player who helped make SNL bigger than the sum of its cast list, by being week in and week out one of its best comic actresses ever. ....Hooks could turn herself into celebrities from Sinead O’Connor to Tammy Faye Bakker to Diane Sawyer. Born in Atlanta (where she had an early role on TBS’s Bill Tush Show), she had a special knack for channeling brassy Southern women..... Hooks could turn herself into celebrities from Sinead O’Connor to Tammy Faye Bakker to Diane Sawyer. Born in Atlanta (where she...
  • Jan Hooks, ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star, Dead at 57

    10/09/2014 3:33:58 PM PDT · by Monty22002 · 90 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/9/2014
    Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Jan Hooks died Thursday, a rep confirmed to TheWrap. She was 57. Hooks died in New York City during the morning. She was suffering from an undisclosed serious illness, according to reports.
  • Friend: Andy Kaufman Is Still Alive

    09/28/2014 10:09:08 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 28, 2014 | Larry Getlen
    Friend: Andy Kaufman is still alive Could faking his own death be Andy Kaufman's biggest joke yet? In 1980, legendary comedian Andy Kaufman and his writing partner, Bob Zmuda, wrote a script for a film called “The Tony Clifton Story,” based on a character of Kaufman’s. On Page 124, there is a block of dialogue intended for Kaufman to speak as himself, informing viewers of Clifton’s demise. Among the lines: “On June 12, 1980 . . . Tony Clifton, at the age of 45, died of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Hollywood, California.” Four years later, at age 35, Kaufman himself would,...
  • [Vanity] "Mulaney" ... Really? An Astonishingly Laughless "Seinfeld"

    09/20/2014 8:47:19 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 151 replies
    FOX ^ | 9/20/14 | FOX
    Holy cow! After the football game, FOX showed a preview of their new sitcom "Mulaney" ... named for the stand-up comic who stars. Never have I seen this kind of preview that had not ONE laugh. Not ONE. And the set-up is a blatant "Seinfeld" rip-off. Completely fake interaction amongst the characters. WHAT a disaster. Very sorry Martin Short is peripherally involved here. HE's the real deal. This show looks bad on so many levels.
  • Ted Cruz Found SNL’s Impersonation Of Sarah Palin “Wickedly Funny”

    09/09/2014 5:30:02 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 23 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | Sept. 9, 2014, at 2:55 p.m. | Andrew Kaczynski
    Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz found Saturday Night Live’s portrayal of Sarah Palin “wickedly funny” and thought it had a “profoundly powerful” effect on how people view the then-vice presidential candidate.
  • Why comedians and ‘SNL’ are shielding President Obama

    08/24/2014 11:42:23 AM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 68 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 24, 2014 | Kyle Smith
    At last, we know the reason why comedy writers don’t make fun of President Obama much. It turns out the man is completely unmockable.
  • Obama Satire? Still Objectionable

    08/22/2014 9:40:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | August 22, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    The amount of mockery presidents endure usually corresponds with their polling. It applies to Republicans (Nixon, Bush, Bush), but sometimes also to Democrats (Carter). In 2012, the Center for Media and Public Affairs found network late-night shows told twice as many jokes about Mitt Romney as they told about President Obama. Was it because Obama was more popular than Romney? Or did it make Obama more popular than his opponent? Obama isn't running for office again, so there's no need for satirists to go easy on him at the risk of endangering his electability. The last NBC poll put Obama's...
  • 'SNL' Political Secrets Revealed: Hillary's "Entitlement," the Sketch Obama Killed, etc.

    08/20/2014 9:10:08 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 33 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8/20/14 | Tom Shales and James Miller
    In an exclusive book excerpt, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and even Sarah Palin recount the inner battle between the left and right This story first appeared in the Aug. 29 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. From Chevy Chase's bumbling commander in chief to Tina Fey's dim-witted veep wannabe, political satire always has been a part of Saturday Night Live. And over its 39 seasons, actual politicians have clamored to be in on the joke. President Ford, running for a second term against a peanut farmer named Jimmy Carter, appeared on the show's very first season, in April 1976, to...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Longtime 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

    08/18/2014 10:20:59 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/19/2014 | Fox News
    Longtime NBC announcer Don Pardo, best known as the often-heard, rarely-seen constant during 38 seasons of constant change at "Saturday Night Live," died late Monday. He was 96.
  • Don Pardo, the Voice of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Dies at 96

    08/18/2014 9:30:51 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 36 replies
    Don Pardo, who literally introduced television viewers to some of America’s biggest stars and soon-to-be-stars as the longtime announcer for “Saturday Night Live,” died Monday in Tucson. He was 96.
  • Rob Schneider Tells Chris Stigall: We Are Sliding Very Fast Towards Fascism

    05/02/2014 9:08:00 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies ^ | May 2, 2014 10:20 AM | Staff
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chris Stigall spoke with comedian Rob Schneider on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the struggle comedians face in today’s current political environment. Schneider struck on ominous tone when discussing the path he sees the country on. “Democracies don’t end well. We are sliding very fast towards fascism. It’s an ugly kind of thing. There’s this kind of mob mentality that we have to be careful of,” he said. He believes comedians are pressured toward one side of the political spectrum. “There’s a polarization that’s happening…I do think you look can look at government and go, ‘Wow, it...
  • Saturday Night Live - Black Jeopardy (video)

    03/30/2014 12:32:57 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    NBC ^ | March 30, 2014
    Contestants answer questions in categories like That Girl, Had That Been Me and It's Been A Minute.
  • Judgment According to the Standard of Righteousness (Judges: The King Is Coming March 28, 2014)

    03/30/2014 7:13:19 AM PDT · by Errant · 2 replies
    SNL (Shabbat Nigh Live via Youtube) ^ | 28 March 2014 | Michael Rood
    For Judges to judge, there must be a standard against which all actions are judged. The Book of Judges is preceded by Moses’ reiteration of the Torah just before the nation of Israel proceeds into the Promised Land. The law, the standard of righteousness by which Israel is to govern themselves as a people, is repeated and amplified one last time before the death of Moses. It is in this final instruction of Moses that we find the context to the Book of The Judges, which is a prophetic shadow picture of the day and hour in which we live.
  • The First Judges (Part II of the series Judges: The King Is Coming - March 14, 2014)

    03/16/2014 10:51:02 AM PDT · by Errant · 2 replies
    Sabbath Night Live via Youtube ^ | 14 March 2014 | Michael Rood
    What we see in the book of Judges are prophetic shadow pictures for our time. Everything that was recorded was done so for you, so you may know the truth. Soon prophecy will be fulfilled, Babylon will fall, and your understanding of the prophetic shadow pictures will be what keeps you standing in the end.
  • ‘Girls’ Star Lena Dunham Gets Nude, Mocks Bible on SNL: Earns 2nd lowest ratings of the year

    03/10/2014 1:38:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | March 10, 2014 | Bradford Thomas
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)As expected, Girls creator/star Lena Dunham got nude on Saturday Night Live this weekend, in one scene mocking the Genesis Eden story, where a partly blurred-out nude Dunham and leaf-covered co-star Taran Killam poked fun at the biblical narrative. Saturday’s episode earned SNL’s second lowest ratings of the year. "Son of God. Noah," says the narrator. "And now, another extraordinary Biblical film that tells the astonishing story of the Garden of Eden and the Garden of Life itself." Dunham then appears naked. "Adam, Adam, a snake just talked to me. Is that normal?" Dunham says. "Before there were Girls," the...
  • Judges: The King is Coming - The Last Judges

    03/09/2014 3:23:02 PM PDT · by Errant · 44 replies
    Michael Rood SNL via Youtube ^ | 7 March 2014 | Michael Rood
    Michael Rood begins to explore the book of Judges in this week's episode: The Last Judges. The context and lessons gleaned are vital even for our lives today. The people ask for a king, and they get one. But man ruling over man will eventually cause disaster. If only the people had understood they had a king all along...
  • Yeshua’s Famous Last Words Amen, Emet, Truth

    03/02/2014 3:59:10 PM PST · by Errant · 977 replies
    Michael Rood's Sabbat NIght Live Via Youtube ^ | 28 February 2014 | Michael Rood
    As the book of the Revelation comes to a close, we are left with some very important words. Keep his commandments, know his Torah, and make yourself ready to be the bride of the King. He is coming quickly. Join Michael Rood for the final episode in the series From Here to Eternity – Yeshua’s Famous Last Words: Amen, Emet, Truth.
  • Shabbat Night Live with Michael Rood: February 14, 2014

    02/16/2014 8:16:06 AM PST · by Errant · 56 replies
    Via Youtube ^ | 14 February 2014 | Michael Rood
    The 10 Days of Awe begin on the Day of Trumpets. The movie that plays out during this time is more intense and meaningful than any you've ever seen. While the righteous are on the Sea of Fire and Glass, the Wrath of the Almighty is poured out, causing devastation on the earth. But His judgment is righteous and true, and the power and glory that is to come will bring you to your knees.
  • The Mark of the Beast and the Demise of the New World Order

    02/01/2014 12:52:02 PM PST · by Errant · 597 replies
    A Rood Awakening ^ | 31 January 2014 | Michael Rood
    There are few prophetic events that stir the imagination more than “the mark of the beast.” For millennia, Bible scholars have attempted to decipher this cryptic code, but not until the end of the age did we have the geo-political world line up so precisely as to offer a plausible explanation that links global religious fanaticism with the ability (or inability) to buy and sell without a “mark” in the right hand or forehead. Tonight, on Shabbat Night Live, Michael Rood will take you into the first half of the mark of the beast expose in preparation for understanding its...
  • Saturday Night Lies

    01/13/2014 10:00:44 AM PST · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | January 6, 2014 | Cortney O'Brien
    In October, shortly after her controversial MTV Video Music Awards act, Miley Cyrus hosted an episode of “Saturday Night Live.” She gave audiences another R-rated performance by donning a brown wig to cover her blond Mohawk and grinding to the song, “We Did Stop”—a spoof of her summer hit, “We Can’t Stop.” Who was Cyrus supposed to be? Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), partying with a flamboyant Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), portrayed by cast member Taran Killam. Bachmann (Cyrus) and Boehner (Killiam) were celebrating the successful shutdown of the federal government, thus proving they could “do whatever they want.” Ha. Politically...
  • ‘SNL’ adds black woman to cast

    01/07/2014 6:09:19 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies ^ | 1/7/14
    “Saturday Night Live” has hired comedian Sasheer Zamata as a new cast member for the late-night comedy sketch show, a spokeswoman for network NBC said on Monday, months after the program was criticized for a lack of diversity among its female cast. Zamata, who stars in her own internet comedy series “Pursuit of Sexiness,” will be the first African-American female cast member since Maya Rudolph left “Saturday Night Live” in 2007. “SNL” came under criticism in October for its lack of female diversity...
  • SNL Script: Pajama Boy Meets Duck Dynasty

    12/20/2013 5:39:34 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 30 replies
    Self | December 20, 2013 | PJ-Comix
    [It will be almost impossible for tomorrow's Saturday Night Live to avoid the Duck Dynasty controversy. In addition, Pajama Boy came to the fore this week and is ripe for parody. So why not combine the two? Well, here is my script for "Pajama Boy Meets Duck Dynasty.] (Pajama Boy,wearing his onesie pajamas, opens his car door and just as he is getting in, he receives a call on his phone. The picture on the cell phone shows a woman. Pajama Boy answers the phone.) PAJAMA BOY: Hi mom! MOTHER: Hi sweetie! You almost here? PAJAMA BOY: Yeah, I'll be...
  • 'SNL' spoofs fake sign language interpreter

    12/15/2013 7:58:00 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 9 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Dylan Stableford
    "Saturday Night Live" devoted its opening sketch to what was last week's most bizarre story: the scandal surrounding the sign language interpreter who said he has schizophrenia and was hallucinating while signing at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. Kenan Thompson portrayed Thamsanqa Jantjie, the interpreter, during a speech given by President Barack Obama, played by "SNL's" resident president, Jay Pharoah. Jantjie “clearly had no idea what he was doing,” Pharoah's Obama said, before Thompson's faux fake interpreter appeared from behind the podium.
  • 'SNL' Open Mocks Obama Selfie And Mandela Sign Language Interpreter

    12/15/2013 5:30:31 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Dec 15, 2013 | Aly Weisman
    'SNL' Open Mocks Obama Selfie And Mandela Sign Language Interpreter Aly Weisman Dec. 15, 2013, 12:12 AM 3,038 4 "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jay Pharoah opened this weekend's show with another spot-on Obama impression -- this time addressing multiple controversies that occurred at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Watch the funny segment below:
  • Lorne Michaels held secret SNL auditions for potential black, female cast members amid controversy

    12/13/2013 6:21:47 AM PST · by Phillyred · 45 replies ^ | hursday, December 12, 2013 | Mike Bertha
    Saturday Night Live overlord Lorne Michaels reportedly set up a stealth audition for potential black, female cast members amid a clamoring from the Internet that NBC's long-running sketch comedy show had a diversity problem. The cry to add a black comedienne to the cast grew louder in 2013 as SNL replaced four departing cast members with a host of white talent. Then, as those murmurs gained traction and presented an actual PR problem that the network was forced to deal with in the wake of Kenan Thompson's candid interview on the subject, Scandal star Kerry Washington took a turn as...
  • Brutal: SNL lampoons Obama’s second-term troubles

    11/18/2013 7:19:00 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 18, 2013 | Erika Johnsen
    There are almost too many piquant lines in this less than two-minute pharmaceutical commercial sketch to choose from, among them: “You’ll feel like you’re giving a speech at a college campus in 2008 or getting bin Laden, all over again!” and “Warning: Paxil is not covered by Obamacare. We promised that it would be, but it’s not. And for that, we apologize.” …Ouch. Of course, they had to include to obligatory last-minute shot at Republicans tacked on at the end, but the cameo by Bill Clinton with his oh-so-unhelpful comments from last week really takes the cake:
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ Mocks Obama Scandals by Offering ‘Second Term Strength’ Anti-Depressants

    11/17/2013 9:30:06 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 50 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/17/13 | Oliver Darcy
    Media ‘Saturday Night Live’ Mocks Obama Scandals by Offering ‘Second Term Strength’ Anti-Depressants Nov. 17, 2013 8:05am Oliver Darcy Related: Barack Obama, Beyonce, DOJ Snooping, IRS Intimidation, Libya: The Truth?, Obamacare, Saturday Night Live, Video Late night comedy show “Saturday Night Live” featured a parody commercial on last night’s episode aimed at highlighting the several scandals plaguing President Barack Obama’s second term in office. The skit was a parody advertisement for an anti-depressant dubbed “Paxil: Second Term Strength” which the ad said was “the only anti-depressant strong enough for an embattled second term.”
  • 'SNL' Recap: Kerry Washington Takes On Ylvis' 'The Fox' and 'Scandal' (Video)

    11/04/2013 7:40:17 AM PST · by RummyChick · 12 replies
    Hollywood reporter ^ | 11/02 | couch
    Saturday Night Live and Kerry Washington made a big splash with the show's cold open, in which the Scandal star helped SNL address critics who say the show's cast lacks diversity.
  • How to fix — “SNL”-style

    10/27/2013 9:51:24 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10-27-2013 | Chris Cillizza
    “Saturday Night Live” offers some useful tips to navigate the glitchy website including restarting your computer and buying a plane ticket to Canada.
  • Miley plans wild hosting gig on ‘SNL’

    10/05/2013 10:56:45 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 4, 2013 | Page Six Team
    Miley “Molly” Cyrus is preparing for “shock and awe” on “Saturday Night Live,” sources tell Page Six. We’re told that all the recent controversy over her raunchy behavior — and public battle with Sinead O’Connor — has just “got Miley’s creative juices flowing,” as insiders describe it. One NBC source told us of the “We Can’t Stop” singer, “She has been coming up with so many wild ideas that Lorne Michaels has had to rein her in...”
  • Did SNL (Saturday Night Live) really mock Obamacare?

    09/29/2013 11:17:07 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 29, 2013 | Mandy Nagy
    So, a lot of folks are talking about last night’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live and its skit on Obama’s sell of Obamacare. Many are commenting that it mocks Obamacare. I’m not sure I really saw it entirely the same way. Check it out for yourself: [Embedded video at source] To set the scene for those of you who don’t feel like watching the video, several “regular Americans” are invited to approach the podium as Obama speaks to an audience to try and sell the Affordable Care Act. The first is a woman who gleefully says she is psyched...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' mocks Obamacare

    09/29/2013 3:20:43 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/29/2013 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    On "Saturday Night Live," many viewers were likely surprised to see a politically themed skit mocking Obamacare. The actor playing Obama was featured in a mock press conference touting the benefits of Obamacare and asking a man and his son to tell the audience how great it was. "Wow! I am so relieved that my dumb, lazy, good-for-nothing son has full health coverage," the dad said. "We kept telling him, 'Hey, idiot, have you to get a job to earn health care,' but Mr. Obama here, he made sure that my son will never have to lift a finger to...
  • Saturday Night Live Opens New Season Totally Mocking ObamaCare (video)

    09/29/2013 10:18:20 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 15 replies
    With ObamaCare about to start signing up its first patients and Congress in the middle of a debate concerning its funding, the folks at NBC’s Saturday Night Live decided to begin their new season this weekend mocking the president and his signature piece of legislation. The cold open started on C-SPAN with Barack Obama played by Jay Pharoah speaking about the Affordable Care Act at Prince George’s Community College.
  • Saturday Night Live Mocks Obamacare in Hilarious Skit

    09/29/2013 8:48:29 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 40 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sep 29, 2013
    Saturday Night Live Mocks Obamacare in Hilarious Skit Sep. 29, 2013 8:45am Oliver Darcy Obamacare, Saturday Night Live, Video Late night comedy show Saturday Night Live turned the tables on President Barack Obama and devoted an entire skit last night aimed at mocking his signature healthcare law. The roughly seven-minute skit depicted an actor playing the president delivering a speech dedicated to showcasing the supposed benefits of the healthcare law. However, as individuals were called up one-by-one to testify in favor of Obamacare, they instead delivered some surprising news. “I am psyched for Obamacare,” one woman said, explaining “now that...
  • Has the worm turned? Anyone else see the opening skit from Saturday Night Live? It trashes Obamacare

    09/29/2013 6:04:36 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 51 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Just time to post this before heading off for Mass. SNL premiered last night, and the opening skit was a total send-off/put down of Obama, Obamacare, and a lot of other leftist garbage. I expect it's on the net somewheres, (YouTube?) hopefully someone can dig it up and post the link. Well worth watching..
  • Former MSNBC and 'Saturday Night Live' Interns Target NBCUniversal in Lawsuit

    07/08/2013 5:15:22 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/03/13 | Eriq Gardner
    The avalanche of lawsuits on the internship front keeps coming. The latest is a proposed class action against NBCUniversal from Jesse Moore, who says he worked 24-hour-or-more weeks in the booking department at MSNBC in 2011, and Monet Eliastam, who says she worked 25-hour-or-more weeks on the staff of Saturday Night Live in 2012. **SNIP** According to the complaint, “By misclassifying Plaintiffs and hundreds of workers as unpaid or underpaid interns, NBCUniversal has denied them the benefits that the law affords to employees, including unemployment, workers’ compensation insurance, social security contributions, and, most crucially, the right to earn a fair...
  • SNL Mocks Benghazi Hearings; Replaces Whistleblowers with Murderer Jodi Arias

    05/12/2013 2:45:19 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 39 replies ^ | May 12 2013 | Joel B. Pollak
    Saturday's edition of Saturday Night Live mocked the House Oversight Committee's hearings last week on the Benghazi terror attacks, substituting convicted murderer Jodi Arias for the State Department whistleblowers who came forward to testify about the deaths of four American diplomats on Sep. 11, 2012. SNL cast the hearings as a "partisan witch-hunt" in which Republicans tried to sensationalize the deaths for political gain, using the week's notorious criminals--including alleged kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro--to gain media attention. The sketch, which opened the show, acknowledged that the media had not covered the Benghazi scandal--but instead of making fun of the...