Saturday Night Live

Character-Filled Portraits of Famous Comedians

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Sketched Comedy is a series of portraits of famous comedians by Cleveland artist and gallery owner Alex Kelly (which we first spotted on AV Club). He started the project in 2013, illustrating the mugs of comedians, actors, writers, podcasters, and others on a daily basis. Kelly pays homage to everyone from Sasheer Zamata and Michael Che of Saturday Night Live, to vets like Bobcat Goldthwait and George Carlin. His style is full of texture and fantastic linework, and he really captures the character of each comedian. Kelly updates his Instagram regularly and also has work for sale if you’ve been looking for a portrait of your favorite funny person. See more in our gallery.
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The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Ronda Rousey

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MMA champion Ronda Rousey takes the Studio 8H stage with musical guest Selena Gomez. Rousey was charming enough, but we’re all biding our time until bae Larry David hosts on February 6. Still, the gang kept it together for the most part, commenting on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy multiple times. Tina Fey makes an appearance as you know who, and the great Leslie Jones is back at the “Weekend Update” desk. See how it all went down last night, below.
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The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Adam Driver

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Adam Driver, still reeling from the success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was an affable host on last night’s SNL, despite the subpar material written for him. The first episode of the new year had plenty of rough patches, and its biggest highlight was just an excerpt (the 1979 David Bowie musical performances, which we include in full), but Driver’s laid-back charm soothed the pain. See how it all went down last night, below.
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Brought Some Much-Needed Specificity to ‘SNL’

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It’s no accident that this weekend’s SNL co-hosts opened the episode’s best sketch by introducing themselves as Helen Walsh and… Tina Fey. The show unfortunately doesn’t offer sketch-by-sketch writing credits; critics and superfans alike are left to scour for tidbits on writers’ Twitter feeds the next day or oral histories several years down the road. But “Meet Your Second Wife” feels entirely of a piece with Fey’s highly specific, deeply cynical comic voice — as did the rest of her and Amy Poehler’s triumphant return to Studio 8H.
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The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

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The hosts we’ve all been waiting for finally returned to the SNL stage last night. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler debuted their new movie Sisters this weekend, which we’ve been highlighting all week, but the real fans flocked to the telly to see the women resume their rightful place on the “Weekend Update” throne, dish out sassy banter, and bring some bite back to series. See how it all went down last night, below.
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s ‘SNL’ Promos Are The Funniest Things They’ve Done This Year

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Sorry, Sisters, but Tina Fey and Amy Poehler don’t shine their brightest in feature-length films. No, they shine brightest when being absurd in short bursts, which is exactly what is happening in their promos for this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live, which the duo is hosting along with musical guest Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. 
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