On the sketch: “It’s not in SNL’s best interests to simply appease people calling for more minority faces — it’s in SNL’s interests to update its roster for the sake of its own relevancy.” SEE MORE HERE.
Tetanus Awareness Spokesperson Miley Cyrus will be hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, where she’ll also double as the musical guest.
Before she goes, though, there’s good times to be had. Like this mash-up of Bachmann’s best quotes and delivery with SNL’s Cicely Strong, aka the Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Started a Conversation With from Weekend Update.
Accurate: Jay Pharoah Imitating a Lil Wayne Freestyle Is Better Than a Lil Wayne Freestyle. (more fun shit here)
Many people and websites have changed the way people now laugh at Internet comedy. But The Lonely Island — Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone — must be on everyone’s short list. The trio’s SNL sketches, starting with “Lazy Sunday,” not only transcended comedy, but it spawned the idea of non-amateur “viral videos” catching fire on YouTube.
Our friends at Paper Mag went deep on The Lonely Island as they get set to finish their third album, The Wack Album. Check it out here.