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The Bizarre Email That Inspired 'SNL's' Stefon

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.15.2015 | Comedy

Bill Hader gave us innumerable laughing fits on "SNL" as Stefon, the flamboyant "city correspondent" who offered increasingly absurd recommendations f...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Intentionally Funny Stuff (and Bad Graphics) with Comedian Simeon Goodson

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Simeon Goodson should be a household name in comedy. He's been performing in various New York City clubs, bars, and anywhere really since 2004, and his effortless delivery matched with his unique laid-back observational humor. It'll come.

He's Baaaaack!

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.12.2014 | Comedy

Stefon, the "City Correspondent" who stole America's (and Seth Meyers') heart returned to the "Weekend Update" desk on Saturday -- and it was glorious...

The Problem With Late Night With Seth Meyers: Trying to Be an Every Man

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

It is easily the best part of the whole show and is reminiscent of a past Meyers routine that worked very well -- his banter with Bill Hader's character Stefon on SNL's Weekend Update segment.

Bill Hader Drops A Major Stefon Bombshell

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

We thought we could trust Stefon to be the keeper of New York City's weirdest spots on SNL's "Weekend Update," but Bill Hader made a big admission on ...

John Mulaney Reveals His Inspiration For 'Stefon'

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy

Keeping with the parade of 'SNL' guests on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers', John Mulaney stopped by on Thursday night. He and Seth reminisced about the...

Out of Wrecking Balls? Don't Be That Person and Try One of These Headline Halloween Costumes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

It's Halloween, all of the local construction companies are sold out of wrecking balls, you're sitting there alone next to that "Sexy Lorax" costume you made last year out of 50 potatoes and a live Persian cat, and now you're panicking.

Bill Hader's Funny Idea For The Stefon Movie

Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment


The New York Times Is Just Stefon Now

Posted 07.17.2013 | Comedy

In an article in Wednesday's New York Times, the Grey Lady accidentally (?) channeled Stefon, the infamous City Correspondent played by Bill Hader on ...

Ben Affleck Bids Bill Hader & Fred Armisen A Fond Farewell

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.19.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

As bittersweet as the undertones of the show were, it still played like your average installment of "Saturday Night Live." There wasn't an endless parade of Bill Hader and Fred Armisen's greatest hits. Instead, both men left as they arrived, standouts of the ensemble, without overshadowing the cast. A fitting sendoff.

Stefon Marries Anderson Cooper In Final Show

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.19.2013 | Comedy

With the announcement that this season of "Saturday Night Live" is Bill Hader's last, the troubling news only meant one thing for many: That we will n...

The Top 5 Stefon Sketches Ever | Posted 06.12.2013 | Comedy

Stefon is three years old this month. Sure, he's a hypersexual three-year-old with unstoppable daddy issues who potentially disposes of exes by murdering them and taking them to the Carribean. But he is celebrating a birthday. We should celebrate.


Posted 03.10.2013 | Comedy

Last year, Bill Hader said he might pull back this season on appearances by City Correspondent Stefon in order to keep it exciting when we do see him....

Could This Be The Next 'Seinfeld'?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2013 | Comedy

John Mulaney, a stand-up comedian who until very recently was a writer/producer on "Saturday Night Live," will write and star in a sitcom pilot for NB...

Stefon's Guide To New York City

Posted 01.08.2013 | Comedy

Now you can tour New York's "hottest clubs" just like Stefon! In this awesome map of New York City written by Laura Flood and illustrated by Taryn ...

WATCH: The 15 Best 'SNL' Moments Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 12.26.2012 | Comedy

From its witty portrayals of the presidential election, to the celebration of its 100th digital short and the departure of one of its most iconic cast...

WATCH: Best Of Weekend Update's Stefon

Eva Hill | Posted 10.25.2012 | Comedy

We never get tired of watching Bill Hader crack up as city correspondent Stefon on Weekend Update. But even without the on-camera laughs, his segments...

Stefon Has A Surprise For Paul Rudd

Posted 10.22.2012 | Comedy

Everyone has already seen the best moment of Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars," where Katy Perry dueted with youngster Jodi DiPiazza on the s...

WATCH: Bill Hader Losing It As Stefon Never Gets Old

Posted 10.21.2012 | Comedy

According to Bill Hader, we may not get to see too much of his city correspondent Stefon this season on "SNL," but at least we got to enjoy his Hallow...

WATCH: Stefon's Hot Tips For Summer Fun

Posted 05.21.2012 | Comedy

Since "Saturday Night Live" isn't returning until the fall, if you're like us, you were relieved to see beloved recurring "Weekend Update" character S...

Why I Want My Parents To Join Facebook

Lori Fradkin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin

I want my parents to join Facebook. I want this despite the fact that I have been told by others that I do not. I want my parents to be my friends.

PHOTO: Stefon Got A Yelp Account?

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 01.13.2012 | Comedy

Over the past few seasons, Bill Hader's Stefon character has become a crowd favorite over on "Saturday Night Live." Inspired by Hader's neighborhood b...

Rubbernecking's Year in Television 2011

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.29.2012 | TV
Holly Cara Price

As you may know I have a fondness for the ticky-tacky known as reality television, I so love the term because it's so not anyone's reality I've ever known. So this recap will examine first the ridiculous... then the sublime.

WATCH: Stefon Knows Where To Go For Holiday Fun

Posted 12.11.2011 | Comedy

Bill Hader brought everyone some holiday cheer with his return as "city correspondent" Stefon on SNL's Weekend Update. Presumably there to provide ...

WATCH: Zoolander Crashes Weekend Update

Posted 12.09.2011 | Comedy

Earlier this week there were rumors that former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Eddie Murphy would drop by this weekend's episode on the account of ...