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  • W/ Bob & David encourages you to “Know Your Rights”

    After being dishonorably discharged from the Navy Seals, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are back serving our country the way they do best, making sketch comedy. W/ Bob and David premieres November 13 on Netflix.

    Netflix just released a first look sketch from “W/ Bob and David”

    There are few things in the comedy world more exciting than a sneak peek of the new sketch comedy show from Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, W/ Bob and David. In this hilarious sketch, Bob and David are joined by Paul F. Tompkins, John Ennis, and Jay Johnston. It is called “Resolutions” and involves a bunch of poker buddies who have unreasonably high expectations for their New Year’s resolution. W/ Bob and David premieres on Netflix Friday, November 13th.

    Matthew McConaughey to host Saturday Night Live on November 21st with musical guest Adele

    Matthew McConaughey SNLAt long last, the great Matthew McConaughey will grace the Saturday Night Live stage once more on November 21. Accompanying the award-winning actor as musical guest will be none other than Adele. She will be making her first return to the show since her debut in 2008. This appearance for the British singer will come one day after the release of her highly anticipated album, ‘25’. Fans of the artist are going to be in for a treat as she plays songs from her new record. For McConaughey, this will be his first time back since 2003, when he was more known for parts in romantic comedies than his deep existential musings in True Detective. The Oscar-winning actor is in high demand as of late. His next role will be in the Gus Van Sant-directed The Sea of Trees. This is going to be a huge episode of Saturday Night Live. If you want to contribute to your Monday morning pow wow in the office, it is best you tune in.

    Beck Bennett and Sasheer Zamata are now Repertory Players on Saturday Night Live

    Beck Bennett Sasheer ZamataCongratulations are in order for two former feature players on Saturday Night Live. Why former, because they’ve just been upgraded to Repertory Players. The news came in the form of the credits this past weekend when Beck Bennett, who joined the show back in 2013, and Sasheer Zamata, who joined a year later in 2014, appeared in their new slot. This news along with Kyle Mooney also joining said ranks, leaves only Pete Davidson, Leslie Jones, and new addition to season 41 Jon Rudnitsky as the only featured players left. Be sure to tune in this coming Saturday October 10 when Amy Schumer steps into guest hosting duties.

    Taran Killam out crazies Miley Cyrus in the outfit department in Saturday Night Live promos

    Miley Cyrus serves as host and musical guest on the season 41 premiere of Saturday Night Live this weekend. And don’t forget to tune in early for the new SNL Documentary also being shown on NBC, Live From New York!.

    Comedian James Adomian channels Bernie Sanders in latest political impression

    First it was Jesse Ventura, then it was Rick Perry, and now presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. James Adomian has up’d his political impressions list once again. Bernie is boring no more.

    Alex Trebek was tricked into saying Turd Ferguson on an episode of Jeopardy! all is right with the world

    Turd Ferguson

    Sometimes the stars align in such a perfect way that somewhere, somehow, faith in the comedy gods is restored and the world spins a bit better. If you aren’t up to date on Saturday Night Live’s Celebrity Jeopardy sketch, 1) where have you been living for the last 20 years or so and 2) you have to some catching up to do. Read More

    Deflate Debate: Top 5 unforgettable debate parody sketches

    Chevy Chase and Jimmy Carter

    With the 2016 election heating up, it’s time for Americans to learn about this round’s batch of eligible presidential candidates. The sheer number of candidates this cycle poses a great challenge to many who aim to stay informed, but on November 8 2016, people will have to cast a vote and hope for the best. As with any presidential election, comedy serves as a sober voice in a chaotic room. It has the ability to shed light on hypocrisy in places where other influential voices fall short. Some even postulate that comedy has the ability to change the public’s perception of a candidate; such is the case with Tina Fey’s impersonation of Sarah Palin in the 2008 presidential election. Nevertheless, throughout the years there have been some hilarious political sketches. With the second Republican debate coming up, we decided to focus on some of comedy’s best debate sketches. Without further ado, here they are. Read More

    “Are you ready for some sketches?”: The Top 5 football sketches of all-time


    Summer has come and gone which means it’s time once again for gridiron greats to take the field. And comedy is no stranger to the parody of what some would argue as the nation’s new official “past time”. In fact, some of our favorite comedians and comedic actors once graced the field, helmet and all, only to leave that world for comedy. From comedian Gary Gulman who played TE for the Eagles of Boston College to Modern Family’s Ed O’Neill who signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers all the way back in 1969, the two world’s combined lead to some of the greatest sketches and comedy routines in the medium’s history. So in tribute to another kick-off of yet another season, here are your Top 5 sketches about football from the likes of Inside Amy Schumer, Key & Peele, Saturday Night Live, Bob Nelson, and Mad TV. Sit back, relax, and grab your chips and dip and ask yourself, “Are you read for some football… sketches?” Read More

    Watch 2 Point Lead “Game of Sox” mashup sketch starring Robert Kelly and Yannis Pappas

    2 Point Lead delivers Game of Thrones meets the New York Yankees Boston Red Sox rivalry. The sketch features comedians Yannis Pappas and Robert Kelly.