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 Sunday 10:00pm

SNL Knows That Google Glass Is Going To Be A Struggle

Glass can do a lot of cool stuff, but on a number of levels it's just a blooper reel waiting to happen. If iOS's autocorrect could produce that many tumblrs, a face-mounted, voice-controlled smart camera is just an accident waiting to happen. Weekend Update's tech correspondent Randall Meeks is certainly having some… » 5/05/13 11:30am 5/05/13 11:30am

Starbucks' New Machine Is a Little Too Realistic

Face it, you go to Starbucks to feed your socially acceptable drug addiction. Starbucks is the dealer, and you're jonesin'. Being surrounded by conspicuous writers writing conspicuously, other impatient addicts, and baristas who didn't quite hear your name correctly is just a bonus. And SNL imagines a world where you… » 1/21/13 10:00am 1/21/13 10:00am