Tag Archives: SNL

Alec Baldwin’s Trump Googles “ISIS” [VIDEO]

Deadline recaps: Alec Baldwin made his return as Saturday Night Live‘s Donald Trump tonight, with the President-elect more confused than belligerent, and joined in a surprise appearance by Jason Sudeikis as Mitt Romney. “This isn’t going to work, is it?,” a stiff and awkward Romney said after an uncomfortable few seconds with the Donald. The show’s writers clearly worked fast …

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Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Sings Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah In Somber SNL Cold Open [VIDEO]

Salon recaps: “Saturday Night Live” nailed the elegiac mood of the week last night when Kate McKinnon sidestepped any jokes about election night and Hillary Clinton’s loss. Dressed in her Clinton white pantsuit and wig, she sat down at the piano and played “Hallelujah” in memory of the great Leonard Cohen, who died earlier this week. Watch the performance and …

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SNL Makes Final Dig At The Election [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post recaps: “Saturday Night Live” poked fun at Donald Trump’s relationships with the FBI, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the KKK in its final pre-election show. Alec Baldwin as the GOP nominee and Kate McKinnon as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton appeared on the spoof “OutFront” show. But instead of asking Baldwin as Trump about his scandals, show anchor …

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SNL Rips On Third Presidential Debate [VIDEO]

People recaps: Even after he accused them of “rigging” the election against him, Saturday Night Live wasn’t going to go easy on Donald Trump. The show took on the Republican presidential nominee in this weekend’s cold open, which focused on the third and final debate on Wednesday. Naturally, universally beloved Tom Hanks (who was hosting this weekend’s episode) was tapped …

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Trump: Unfunny SNL Is Doing A Hit Job On Me [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump has generally had a pretty good sense of humor about how “Saturday Night Live” has portrayed him — even when it has been hugely unflattering. He didn’t even have much to say when SNL called his supporters racist multiple times on the same show, for example. But no more. After this weekend’s show, SNL …

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SNL Takes On #Pussygate [VIDEO]

Slate recaps: Alec Baldwin’s Trump was great last week but better this time; he must have spent the whole week in front of a mirror practicing grotesque facial expressions. His awkward attempt to “apple-a-gize” before reducing Strong to shivers with a “Bop-It” inspired description of his pussy-grabbing technique is spot on. (There’s a sentence no one ever expected to have …

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SNL Kills With Debate Cold Open [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone recaps: Season 42 of Saturday Night Live opened with its much-anticipated parody of the first presidential debate, which pitted Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton against Alec Baldwin’s pitch-perfect Donald Trump. In the cold open, Lester Holt, played by Michael Che, asked many of the same questions the two candidates faced Monday night, including how they would create more jobs …

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Hillary & Bernie Dance It Out On SNL [VIDEO]

TIME recaps: Larry David reprised his role as Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night Live to share a beer with Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton as the two exchanged friendly barbs and reminisced about their Democratic primary battle. David joins McKinnon at the bar after she insists to the bartender that she’s won the nomination. “I’ve done it! I mean, no I …

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SNL Mocks Trump’s Fake Publicist Lie [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: Donald Trump can’t make up this kind of publicity. Darrell Hammond returned as the wannabe president on “Saturday Night Live” after reports revealed that for decades, Trump posed as fabricated publicists shilling his “tremendous” accomplishments. “Mr. Trump is the real life inspiration for Iron Man,” said Hammond, a now permanent fixture as Trump on …

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The Church Lady Returns To SNL [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast recaps: This week marked the first new Saturday Night Live episode since Donald Trump became the Republican presidential nominee. They had to go there. And they did so with special guest Dana Carvey reprising his celebrated Church Lady character to talk about a general election matchup “between a godless liberal Democrat… and Hillary Clinton.” After sharing her …

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Pat Boone: The Feds Should Outlaw Blasphemy And Punish SNL If They Blaspheme Again [AUDIO]

Earlier this week Pat Boone declared that the Satan worshipers at Saturday Night Live would “pay the consequences” from White Jesus due to their sacrilegious mocking. Today Boone declares that every performer should pay consequences to the federal government should they commit blasphemy. Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: In an interview last night with Alan Colmes, Boone said …

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Pat Boone: Those Satan Worshipers At Saturday Night Live Will Face Consequences For Defaming God

“God has a sense of humor. Why else would he invent the porcupine and the giraffe? Something can be devilishly funny, but this skit is diabolical. God has only one real enemy — Satan. Satan ridicules faith, and they’re taking Satan’s side. They’re also ridiculing me and the film, telling impressionable young people not to see it because it’s ridiculous. …

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DIGITAL SHORT: SNL Rips On Anti-LGBT Hate Laws

Raw Story sets up the video: In the clip — from the makers of God On The Run and Angel In Denim: The Kim Davis Story — cast member Vanessa Bayer plays a “small town baker without a care” until a same-sex couple demands she bake their wedding cake, causing her faith to be “tested.” Despite being told by a …

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SNL Takes On Dem Debate Slap-Fight [VIDEO]

Last night’s SNL cold open took on this week’s Democratic debate, with Larry David returning as Bernie Sanders to engage in a literal slap-fight with Kate McKinnon’s Hillary. The sketch turned into a raft of Seinfeld in-jokes via host Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who lobbed questions as Elaine Benes. Watch below.

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SNL Mocks Hillary’s Losing Streak [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: “Saturday Night Live” in its latest show poked fun at Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton over her string of recent losses. “It’s true, I have not been winning as of late. In fact, I have not won a state in almost three weeks,” cast member Kate McKinnon, as Clinton, said in the show’s opening. “Clinton” said she …

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SNL Takes On Trump Vs Women [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: This week’s Saturday Night Live opened, as expected, with a sketch devoted to Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump‘s troubles with women, but approached the subject by lampooning colorful Donald Trump supporter Scottie Nell Hughes, who starred in her own bonkers CNN segment this week. In between the repartee’ between SNL‘s Kate Bolduan and the quirky Hughes, the bit …

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SNL Turns Hillary Into Bernie [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: This week’s Saturday Night Live didn’t spare former secretary of State and Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, cutting the candidate with a razor-sharp spoof commercial that lampooned Clinton’s carefully-workshopped patter and eagerness for votes. Most hilariously (or Hillary-ously?), Kate McKinnon‘s Hillary undergoes a most drastic and surprisingly convincing transformation into Bernie Sanders at the end of the spot.

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SNL: Racists For Trump [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: This week’s Saturday Night Live followed up its Trump-centered “campaign coverage” of the 2016 presidential race with another shot at Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, this time in the form of a dead-on campaign ad parody. The spot rolls out looking like every other slice-of-America campaign spot, and even though it telegraphs the reveal, the gag pays off …

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SNL’s Trump: I Have A Great Big Huge Dick [VIDEO]

Mediaite reviews: This week’s scattershot Saturday Night Live cold open featured round-robin “campaign coverage” of the 2016 presidential race, including shots at that Chris Christie endorsement/hostage video that now seems like ancient history, Ted Cruz‘s debate booger incident, but most of all, Donald Trump cutting right to the chase about his “manhood.” “P.S., America, I have a great big huge …

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Bernie Sanders Cameos On SNL [VIDEO]

Via Rolling Stone: As promised, Bernie Sanders made an appearance on the Larry David-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. However, instead of the Democratic hopeful simply acting as himself alongside David’s perfect impression of the Vermont senator, Sanders was pulled into a sketch that highlighted his views on democratic socialism and the 1-percent. The sketch opens up with David and …

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