Posts with the tag Saturday Night Live.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Stand-up comic Hannibal Buress (the 2012 edition)

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  July 22, 2012 @ 3:23pm

When discussing Hannibal Buress' career, the word "rising" comes to mind. Over the past 7 years, Buress has gradually emerged from throngs of Chicago-bred comics to find himself head and shoulders above his peers.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Hannibal Buress

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 25, 2011 @ 10:01pm

One of the most clever young writers working today, Chicago-born comic Hannibal Buress is quickly rising in the comedy world.

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2010 North American* Genius Monkey Comedy Award

Posted by: Paul Little  //  February 20, 2011 @ 1:21am

The North American* Genius Monkey Comedy Award is given to a comedy writer/performer who is on his or her way up. It would be impossible -- or at least incredibly short-sighted -- to try and come up with the "funniest" comedian every year. (Besides, we'd have to just call it the Louis C.K.

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Saturday Night Live: Bryan Cranston/Kanye West

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  October 3, 2010 @ 2:27pm

This episode of Saturday Night Live started off with a lot of promise, as Bryan Cranston joyfully walked on to the stage. He was quick to show photographs of himself in Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle, and from Joy Luck Club, in which all three images showed him wearing his white briefs.

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Glee, Mad Men, SNL, and Lost lead nominations for this year's Emmy Awards

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 8, 2010 @ 12:02pm

I'm going to be completely honest here: I'm a bit disappointed by this year's Emmy nominations. Sure, some usual faves who deserve nominations got them, such as Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), and Hugh Laurie (House).

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Review: MacGruber

Posted by: Luke Schick  //  May 20, 2010 @ 1:18pm

MacGruber!

If I really wanted to pick this movie apart I could. So in the interests of being objective I'll have a go at it.

Problem #1 -- The movie lacks heart.

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Interview: Director Jorma Taccone on his upcoming action-comedy MacGruber

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 23, 2010 @ 3:09am

If you're a regular viewer of Saturday Night Live, you're likely well aware of the recurring MacGruber sketches, which feature Will Forte as a ridiculous MacGyver-esque hero who always ends up getting blown up.

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Interview: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer of The Lonely Island

Posted by: Paul Little  //  March 17, 2009 @ 5:39am

The Lonely Island -- the comedy collective featuring Saturday Night Live star Andy Samberg and SNL writers Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer -- recently released an album featuring a mix of past SNL Digital Shorts and a host of new songs (many with guest vocals from stars like Jack Black and Norah Jones).

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Interview: The Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone and Chester Tam

Posted by: Paul Little  //  March 18, 2008 @ 7:49pm

It was a cool, rainy February afternoon in Los Angeles. Hollywood was agog with buzziness over the Academy Awards, which were only a day away.

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Interview: SNL's Andy Samberg talks about the show and his film debut in Hot Rod

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  July 31, 2007 @ 2:05pm

Chances are, if you're reading this article, then you know who Andy Samberg is, or at least recognize him.

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