The decedents of “Weekend Update” proliferate.Read more
Who’s Going to Play Michelle Obama?: Saturday Night Live and Its Lack of Women of Color
Phillip Lamarr Cunningham / Bowling Green State University
A simple dilemma highlights the shows astounding lack of diversity, especially regarding female cast members.Read more
A look at Andy Samberg’s role as Saturday Night Live’s resident hipster and geek.Read more
A look at early Saturday Night Live and the comedy of Michael O’Donoghue.Read more
The role of political satire in “rescuing” Saturday Night Live from obscurity and cultural irrelevance.
Jonathan Gray / Fordham University, Jeffrey P. Jones / Old Dominion University, and Ethan Thompson / Texas A&M Corpus Christi