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This Year, Every Oscar Will Have A Penis

Posted 02.21.2014 | Comedy

Meet Henrik (SNL former cast member and current writer Tim Robinson), the sculptor behind the Oscar statue's tiny penis. Not familiar with Oscar's joh...

'Kings Of Summer' Star Could Be King Of 'Jurassic World'

Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Almost immediately after learning that 12-year-old "Iron Man 3" actor Ty Simpkins is in consideration for "Jurassic World," another youngster has join...

The Big Changes Coming To 'SNL' ...

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.16.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

The most surprising part of Lorne Michaels' interview about the upcoming 39th season of "Saturday Night Live" wasn't that Cecily Strong will co-anchor...

Mike Ryan

Why Bill Hader Left 'SNL' | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

There's a section of this interview I conducted with Bill Hader here at San Diego Comic-Con that I debated heavily over including or not. I chose to i...

Kristen Wiig's Greatest Hits Disappointed

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.12.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

Less than a year ago, Kristen Wiig was given an emotional and touching graduation style sendoff from "SNL" that very few cast members ever receive. So, that's why it was a little weird seeing her "back in school" so soon. Pulling the same old tricks.

A Great Monologue, Not A Great Show

Mike Ryan | Posted 04.14.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

What an odd show this was. In that I can't remember the last time a host -- in this case, Vince Vaughn -- had that much energy during the monologue, yet the rest of the show felt so ... sluggish.

'SNL' Colorfully Explains Sequester Job Cuts

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy

President Obama on Friday ordered $85 billion worth of federal budget cuts across the board as a result of lawmakers' failure to reach a deal to avoid...

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 12.17.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Like any "SNL" that features cavalcade of guest stars, it becomes a tough week to get significant airtime -- and that's not even taking into account that there were only nine segments that involved the cast.

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 12.10.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

With "SNL" coming off a break, and only one more show until a long break, this week's show felt stagnant. As we all place are wagers on if we'll see the return Ed Grimly in next week's Martin Short-Paul McCartney, here's this week's Relevancy Poll.

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.19.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Yeah, the Jeremy Renner-hosted installment of "SNL" certainly wasn't the strongest effort of the season. And no cast member had a truly outstanding ef...

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.12.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Jason Sudeikis said goodbye to his interpretation of Mitt Romney on Saturday night. He seems to have a renewed energy that he was missing the last two seasons. It's a shame that this will be his last.

Is Kate McKinnon The New Kristen Wiig?

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.05.2013 | TV
Mike Ryan

Only nine segments aired on the Louis C.K.-hosted "Saturday Night Live." What's even more remarkable is that a grand total of five sketches were killed after dress rehearsal. So it goes without saying (but I will anyway, for some reason) that airtime was at a premium this week. On to the sixth Relevancy Poll of the season we go ...

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.22.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

For the second week in a row, "SNL" featured only 10 segments. Factor in a dominating host and the presence of Tom Hanks and and it wasn't exactly the easiest week to get quality airtime.

Who Won Big On 'SNL' This Week?

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Aidy Bryant had a much better week than the previous two. But, still relegated to just a couple of backup roles. I am going to make a bold predictions by stating that, next week, Aidy Bryant will be nowhere near 14th on this list.

'SNL' Hires Three New Featured Players

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.11.2012 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" has added three new featured players to the cast of the upcoming 2012-2013 season, NBC announced Monday morning. Aidy Bryant, Ti...

'SNL' Eyes Two New Cast Members

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy

Looks like "SNL" may be planning on bringing Chicago comedians Aidy Bryant and Tim Robinson on board for next week's season premiere. Ever since Kr...

Cops: Man Broke Into Home To Lick The Remote Control

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.17.2012 | Weird News

Russell Neff is accused of breaking and entering into a home in Salisbury, Md., but it's what he allegedly did after he was inside that will likely gi...