Posted: February 10, 2017 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Alec Baldwin, comedy, Free Beacon, media, Media bias, NBC, Network News, SNL, Supercuts, video
Posted: January 23, 2017 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Barack Obama, comedy, Fox News, Greg Gutfeld, news, Saturday Night Live, SNL, video
Posted: January 23, 2017 Filed under: Entertainment, Mediasphere | Tags: ABC News, Alec Baldwin, Barron, Beck Bennett, CNN, Cold open, Donald Trump, Donald Trump presidential campaign, Felicity Jones, Kate McKinnon, NBC, Saturday Night Live, Sketch comedy, SNL, Twitter
She deleted the tweet hours later, but the controversy already was swirling and did not subside over the weekend, with many demanding an apology and calling on NBC for the writer’s dismissal.
SNL has not commented on the issue, but a person familiar the situation tells Deadline that Rich was suspended from the show immediately after her tweet and the suspension is indefinite. She was not listed in the credits for the episode that aired on Saturday. Meanwhile, Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 26, 2016 Filed under: Breaking News, Entertainment, History, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Chevy Chase, comedy, Death of Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro, Generalissimo Franco, Havana, Little Havana, Miami, News for the Hard of Hearing, Saturday Night Live, SNL, SPAIN, Weekend Update
Posted: November 21, 2016 Filed under: Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere | Tags: comedy, Democratic Party, Donald Trump, GOP, Presidential Election 2016, Progressive, Saturday Night Live, Sketch comedy, SNL, video
‘Where Life Continues for Progressive Americans as if the Election Never Happened’
Posted: November 16, 2016 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere | Tags: comedy, Hallelujah, Parody, Reason (magazine), Remy, Saturday Night Live, SNL, video
Posted: November 16, 2016 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere, Politics, White House | Tags: Alec Baldwin, Hillary Clinton, media, NBC, Presidential Election 2016, Saturday Night Live, SNL, video
Posted: June 23, 2015 Filed under: Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere | Tags: comedy, Late Night, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dolezal, satire, Seth Meyers, SNL, Television
Posted: April 5, 2015 Filed under: Humor, Mediasphere, Religion | Tags: comedy, Mediaite, NBC, Neurotology, satire, Saturday Night Live, Scientology, SNL
The scene: A fake ’90s-era musical ad for a religion called “Neurotology,” replete with nonsense jargon like “Diametrics”; belief in aliens living in your brain; expensive devices that attach to your head; and subtly terrified followers who eventually leave the religion, go “missing,” or become outspoken activists against the cult…(read more)
…This is the original video they were making fun of:
Posted: March 8, 2015 Filed under: Entertainment, Humor | Tags: Benghazi, comedy, Hillary Clinton, Kate McKinnon, media, NBC, news, Parody, Saturday Night Live, SNL, Television
Comedian Kate McKinnon plays Hillary Clinton and discusses personal email and presidential ambitions in a “Saturday Night Live” parody.
Timothy B. Lee writes:
For the last week, Hillary Clinton has been at the center of a media feeding frenzy over allegations that she used a personal email account while Secretary of State to avoid public scrutiny of her official communications. The real Clinton has been tight-lipped, but her Saturday Night Live alter ego, Kate McKinnon, took to the airwaves on Saturday to address the controversy.
McKinnon portrays Clinton as aloof, awkward, and power-obsessed. And these portrayals can have a big influence on a candidate’s public image….(read more)
Posted: November 23, 2014 Filed under: Education, Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere, Politics, White House | Tags: Autocracy, Barack Obama, Capitol Hill, Channel 9, Congress, corruption, Executive order, Immigration, Legislature, media, NBC, Overreach, PBS, satire, Saturday Night Live, Schoolhouse Rock, Senate, SNL, Tyranny
November 22, 2014 – 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 only reaction: “Whoa.”