James Franco's Saturday Night Shows Why SNL Is a Weekly TV Miracle

Last night, Saturday Night Live kicked off its 40th season (did you watch it!). It's a major milestone to be sure, but how exactly is it made? Countless books have been written on the subject but established actor and fledgling documentarian James Franco tries to capture the tortuous late nights and constant… » 9/28/14 10:00pm 9/28/14 10:00pm

Why Saturday Night Live Is Still So Funny After Almost 40 Years

In his long and celebrated life, Saturday Night Live's longtime announcer Don Pardo was sort of the ringmaster of the circus that is American comedy. He introduced Steve Martin and Bill Murray to America back in the 1970s. He introduced Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Al Franken in the 1980s. In the 1990s, it was Will Ferrell… » 8/19/14 8:00pm 8/19/14 8:00pm

MacGruber, Defusing Bomb, Has Just Enough Time To Check Stocks Online...

Click to view » 10/19/08 1:30pm 10/19/08 1:30pm MacGruber hasn't checked his stock portfolio in months. So when he finds himself with a little spare time before defusing a nitrogen bomb, he pulls out his old ghetto laptop to check his stocks, "authentic" modem sound and all. What he learns is that the Financiapocalypse is at hand. []

Space Olympics: Not Even Lightning-Bolt Gloves Can't Save the Doomed…

The year is 3022. Persons of rank wear amazing lightning-bolt gloves that can fend off smallish missiles, and billowy white powdered wigs are finally back in style. The Space Olympics are being held on Zargon, but lo, due to funding issues, popular sports such as Space Disk, Space Swords and the ever-popular Space… » 9/16/08 2:00am 9/16/08 2:00am