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How to Be the Next Cast Member of 'SNL'

Mallory Moss | Posted 02.17.2015 | Comedy
Mallory Moss

With the exceptionally popular 40-year anniversary/retrospective event this last weekend, SNL fever is gripping the world. The following seven-point guide will help you increase your likelihood of being cast as the next member of the gang.

The Real Life 'Fault In Our Stars'

Tonya Hurley | Posted 01.05.2015 | Books
Tonya Hurley

It has been an honor to be involved in such a life-affirming project. To witness in print the bravery and honesty of these teens. They've taught me so much about life, love and what it is to fight, to win and sometimes to lose, but always to learn.

A Q&A With American Horror Story's Naomi ("Pepper") Grossman

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.18.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Emmys were awarded to actors for playing the most bizarre characters on TV, then Naomi Grossman would surely have to clear a space on the mantle.

Co-Founder Of Second City Theater Dies

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, who co-founded Chicago's Second City theater and who nurtured the early careers of many of the earliest star...

George Bush Gave Me Breast Cancer

Jodi Lampert | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lampert

Trust me, we are all just one left turn away from tragic events. Everyone. Blaming people is easy. Try to focus on what IS in your life, as opposed to what isn't. It's a waste of time and energy to miss those who are not there. And it's rude to those who are!!

Gilda's Club REVERSES Name Change

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 03.25.2013 | Comedy

MADISON, Wis. — Stung by the overwhelmingly negative reaction to removing the name of original "Saturday Night Live" cast member Gilda Radner fr...

Gilda Radner Remembered

Steve Karras | Posted 03.08.2013 | Celebrity
Steve Karras

Gilda Radner exploded on television and into American homes every Saturday night, stealing the hearts of millions with her host of brilliantly eccentric characters -- now indelibly etched into modern memory.

Gilda Radner's Widower: 'She Would Have Cried' At Gilda's Club Change

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

In November, several branches of Gilda's Club, a non-profit network that brings together people living with cancer, faced widespread backlash when the...

The Club Name That Should Never Be Changed

Alan Zweibel | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty
Alan Zweibel

Just know that I am not writing this as someone who was a friend of Gilda Radner's. Or who was a writing partner. Or even as a father whose three children, to this very day, refer to their godmother as Aunt Gilda.

Life Is What Happens While We're Not Checking Facts

Claudia Gryvatz Copquin | Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment
Claudia Gryvatz Copquin

That's who Gilda Radner was and while it's somewhat shameful that the Wisconsin cancer center is detaching itself from her name, ultimately it's really up to us, the fans, to keep the flame alive generation to generation.

Dropping Gilda Radner's Name From Gilda's Club Is Disrespectful, But Let's Not Lose Focus

Dylan Gadino | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Dylan Gadino

Since the Madison chapter of Gilda's Club announced this week their plans to change the name of their organization by removing reference to late comedian and Saturday Night Live great Gilda Radner, after whom the non-profit was named, there's been an incredible amount of backlash.

Have People Really Forgotten Gilda Radner?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Gilda's Club, a non-profit cancer support network named in honor of the late "Saturday Night Live" comedian Gilda Radner, recently announced that seve...

The Golden Globes Gets Some Long-Overdue Girl Power

Melissa Ross | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Ross

Rock on, Golden Globes! It's sure to be a rollicking affair with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the helm.

The Upside of Uncertainty

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Making the most of each moment requires that we show up for it as our fully awakened, aware selves. It requires that we not be attached to how the moment unfolds or the outcome, but be a willing participant in the here and now, meeting the moment as it is.

Is There A 'Saturday Night Live' Curse? | Posted 06.12.2012 | Weird News

While Saturday Night Live is filled with guffaws and giggles, the show's after effects on many of its cast members and guests is filled is drama and t...

WATCH: From Radner To Wiig, 'SNL' Does Dancing Right

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.21.2012 | Comedy

For all the wordiness of most "SNL" sketches, some of the most powerful moments in the show's history have involved no talking at all. When the ca...

CLUSTER-CLUCK: New Rubber Chicken World Record Set

AP | By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 03.09.2012 | Weird News

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A comedy festival in Michigan is pecking away at chicken-themed world records. In 2011, organizers of Gilda's LaughFest in Gra...

Fishin' in the Dark: Chattin' With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Jeff Hanna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Remembering Gilda

Posted 06.29.2011 | Women

It's been more than 20 years since we lost the brilliantly talented Gilda Radner, but the laughter lives on. Here's one of my favorite Radner chara...

Fey's Fantastic, But Never The Twain She'll Meet

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I love Tina Fey, but there was something a bit Obama-getting-the-Nobel-Priz-ish about the news that she'll receive the 2010 Mark Twain Prize for Humor...

Top 10 Reasons This Woman Can't Write for Late Night Comedy Shows

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

My lady sensibility is limited to menstruation (hilarious), babies (adorable), and unicorns mating (adorably hilarious).

The SNL Shorts: Part 1 - The Beginning of Creative Anarchy

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Frevele

That's how I make my day better, at least for a few minutes at a time when I can steal them from the crushing ennui. I watch the SNL Digital Shorts.

Follow the Fear

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Bonifer

Do what makes you uneasy. Do the thing that scares you most. There, you will discover new worlds. Follow the fear. Out of it, you will grow.

SNL's Classic Coke Year

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

Little wonder that Tina Fey says she would've been frightened to work on the original SNL. It wasn't for the faint-hearted.

A Silver Streak in His Golden Years: Gene Wilder's Latest Novella

Huffington Post | Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gene Wilder is out with a new book. The Hollywood icon beloved for the characters he played in "The Producers," "Young Frankenstein," and "Willy Wonka...