Too many long stretches of unfunny scenes and meandering subplots take away from the genuinely funny jokes populated throughout the film.
All it takes is good writing, good ideas, and good comedians. None of that should be out of reach over at 30 Rock.
Neither campaign could have asked for better treatment. If they wrote and directed the sketches themselves, the best they could do is what Kate McKinnon actually did.
Amazon Prime is reviving the edgy sketch comedy show, but 30 years later, the parody has become reality.
The White House Correspondents Association announced Kenan Thompason and Hasan Minhaj as entertainment for the 2020 White House Correspondents Dinner.
Allegiance to the show has ebbed and flowed throughout its continuous 45-year run, and depth of talent among the cast and writers’ room has never been static.
“I’m Yang Gang!” Dave Chappelle announced in a press release issued by Andrew Yang’s campaign on Tuesday.
If we can’t even discuss the critical issues affecting our everyday lives with the very people we love and cherish the most, then who can we talk to?
By all means, harp on ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Michael Che for telling jokes. It’s going to end much better for him than for you.
The irony is that Obama helped sow the seeds of the cancel culture he now bemoans. Now, an ultra-woke left doesn’t want to listen to him.
If SNL’s writers are capable of crafting a sketch that embodies the best of political satire, why do they refuse to apply that skill to the cold open and the Trump administration?
A Slate article insists ‘we’re much, much funnier than we used to be.’ That’s not even remotely true. Political correctness has lead to the death of sitcoms and comedic movies.
‘Saturday Night Live’ announced Monday that comedian Shane Gillis will no longer join the program’s cast after videos surfaced of Gillis using racial slurs.
SNL hired a new cast member who used racial slurs, and 2020 Democratic hopeful Andrew Yang used his platform to call for a less punitive, less offended country.
‘Wine Country’ is outright cringe-inducing from start to finish, save for a merciful flash of comedy every 20 minutes or so. Not even a bottle of cab can dull the pain.
In comedy, self-deprecation is a key byproduct of self-awareness. But there is virtually no serious self-deprecation in partisan politics, because self-deprecation cedes points to your opponent.
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