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'SNL' Writer Responds To Bias Accusations

Ross Luippold | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to remember the last time an unaired sketch on "Saturday Night Live" received as much attention as last weekend's intended cold open poking ...

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'SNL' Star Talks Obama, Hipsters & His Hero

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Fred Armisen is a busy man. The actor/writer/producer walked the red carpet on Thursday at New York's American Museum of Natural History, where he pre...

'SNL' Takes On Obama's Latest Attempt For Financial Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

'SNL' opened last night with Obama (Fred Armisen) addressing the nation after his latest attempt to convince Wall Street that reform was needed. Despi...

'SNL' Takes On The State Of The Union (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

SNL took on the State of the Union last night, cutting together clips of Fred Armisen as Obama with actual shots of displeased Republicans and ecstati...

All The President's Men: SNL's Commander-In-Chief Impressions From The 70's To Today (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 02.14.2012 | Comedy

As we here at HuffPost await the September 26th return of "Saturday Night Live," we take you back to the beginning when Chevy Chase made Ford look foo...

The Audacity of Whiteness: Framing Barack Obama

Jill Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jill Nelson

In journalism, white people who are granted the role of analyzing everyone, including African Americans, who are likely overlooked or spoken for by white expert opinion.

All Eyes On "SNL" For A Political Season Opener

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: LORNE MICHAELS WANTS TINA FEY TO PLAY SARAH PALIN AP ARTICLE; NEW YORK - "You can just feel it simmering," says Darrell Hammond while walking...

SNL Shows Blatant Anti-Spitzer Bias, Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In its fourth straight live program since returning to air after the writers strike, "Saturday Night Live" is once again shaking up the political race...

SNL Shows Blatant Anti-Spitzer Bias, Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In its fourth straight live program since returning to air after the writers strike, "Saturday Night Live" is once again shaking up the political race...

Study: Press Looking Harder At Obama Post-SNL

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Life imitating art or just a coincidence? A study of campaign coverage found the media took a sharper look at Barack Obama the week a...

Did SNL Err In Casting Non-Black Actor To Play Obama?

Washington Post | Paul Farhi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Barack Obama announced his candidacy for president last year, some observers questioned whether the senator from Illinois was "black enough" to e...

Fauxbama, Finally! Fred Armisen Is SNL's New Barack Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After nine weeks of strike darkness and a week of breathless rumors ETP can confirm: SNL regular Fred Armisen is Saturday Night Live's Barack Obama, a...

Whobama? SNL Returns Tonight With Mystery Obama, And Actual Huckabee

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fauxbama Drama! Comedy fans have been buzzing all week in advance of SNL's post-strike return to the airwaves after 9 long weeks of reruns, untold ...