Rape Jokes: Comedians, Please Stop Using My Trauma for Your Material

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Do survivors a solid, would you? Stop pretending that people who get hurt are too sensitive.

So . . . This Happened: Three Things in Sports (#SNL40 . . . Er . . . NBA All Star Edition)

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This week, we recap this past weekend’s NBA All-Star Festivities, but also hit on what everyone was watching instead of the All Star Game on Sunday night: the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Mega-Event.

Chris Parnell Wrote His Son The Best Lullaby You’ve Heard in a Long While

Chris Parnell Wrote His Son The Best Lullaby You’ve Heard in a Long While

The “Saturday Night Live” star teamed with Maya Rudolph to debut a new bedtime anthem dedicated to his young son. And it’s fantastic.

The Legacy of Al Feldstein


The recently-departed editor reshaped the 20th century from behind the scenes.

What’s Your SNL Dream Team?


You’ve been given the opportunity to craft your perfect episode of Saturday Night Live.

Devo’s Bob Casale Passes Away, Fans Pay Tribute


Legendary band’s guitarist dies of heart failure at 61.

In Defense of Toilet Humor


Pat Brothwell on you why smart, cultured and sophisticated people can still enjoy a good fart joke.

When She Says It’s Over It’s Over

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Better to accept reality than become The Thing That Wouldn’t Leave.

#RESTORETHEBLACK: SNL’S ‘Secret’ Audition and the Effects of Social Media

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Alex Yarde thinks SNL’s new push for a black female cast member is the latest example of social media righting a wrong.

Justin Timberlake: Responsible Employer

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JT negotiates union contract for his backup dancers.

Bill Murray on the Last Time He Saw Gilda Radner


Here’s one way to say goodbye.

The Coolest Man in the Room: Ghostbuster Peter Venkman as Male Role Model


Tom Burns on why he wanted to be like the guy who got all the best lines.

The Second Coming of Kanye West


On “Yeezus” the famous egotist owns up to his misogyny, worries endlessly, and finally admits he’s not a perfect man

Coup d’État

Dominican Republic, puberty, rites of passage, missionaries, youth mission

A missionary growing his first chin hairs comes face to face with revolutionary soldiers in the Dominican Republic.

The Meister Piece: Victoria Jackson, SNL Alum and Tea Partier


Susie Meister talks with Saturday Night Live veteran and devoted Tea Partier Victoria Jackson.

The Best Moments in Sports: 2012

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Recapping the year’s best moments in sports.