I Like SNL – so shoot me. Here’s one of the best

I do like Saturday Night Live (SNL) and I’m usually watching it on Saturday night. To get it on the record right now, I hated the ‘John Boehner,'(but I ♥ Taran – so talented) and ‘Michele Bachmann’ skit, a lewd, ugly mess, it was. There are skits I hate, but the last two years, the show has been fresher; there have been some gems, and many I think senseless and/or boring. I’m not 23. Overall, Jonah Hill hosting was one the more lackluster shows, but I loved one of the taped shorts, The Hit. See it below. Obama is better known now. He’s not as adored as he was early-on, at least during the show, and Jay Pharoah has improved immensely in his impression of BO. Lorne Michaels, creator and producer, clearly gets the political climate today:

Sarah Palin, Lorne Michaels

Sarah Palin, Lorne Michaels (click pic for more)

“Nothing we do in politics tends to be shocking anymore. There’s not the gasp of seeing the President made fun of, because the President is on TV all the time — he does daytime, he does late night. Some of the majesty is gone,” he said.

That’s shocking. Geraldo said Bill O’Reilly stole the President’s ‘majesty.” I think Gerry plagiarized Michaels.

“Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it’s funny. “Republicans are easier for us than Democrats ~ Lorne Michaels

Kate McKinnon and Vanessa Bayer are two of the best. Nasim Pedrah’s Ariana Huffington is spot-on and hilarious. Love Bobby Moynihan’s Drunk Uncle and most everything he does when the writings smart. Kenan Thompson is a joy to watch. Bet he’s the nicest guy in the world. Taran Killam is so talented. He belongs on broadway. I can’t imagine the News Desk without Seth Meyers and I won’t stay up to watch. I’m in mourning. I think Seth and Kenan might tie for the nicest guys in the world. A message to wardrobe: change Cecily Strong’s news desk garb. The black and white isn’t working, and leaning forward (what to make her look powerful, as a female anchor MUST be?) makes her look huge. She’s beautiful. Fix it.

“The Hit” features Kenan Thompson, Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah. I love it. It’s right up there with last season’s Sad Mouse with Bruno Mars, second video below.

SNL, “The Hit” with Kenan Thompson, Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah (video)
SNL “Sad Mouse” with Bruno Mars