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‘SNL’ faces sweeping changes

‘SNL’ faces sweeping changes

February 6, 2014


Filed under Arts

Last weekend, Melissa McCarthy proved her comedic prowess again when she hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the third time. Yet the episode was largely overshadowed by the cameo appearances of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader (as Stefon), Andy Samberg and Fred Armisen, in a heartfelt farewell to veteran cast mem...

Internet, YouTube offer slew of talented black female comediennes

Internet, YouTube offer slew of talented black female comediennes

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

Last week, “Saturday Night Live” performer Kenan Thompson made the mistake of suggesting that the current lack of diversity on “SNL” results from female black performers in the comedy world not being “ready.” Unsurprisingly, Thompson’s comments have received major backlash, and for good ...