Dear SNL: Addiction Is No Laughing Matter

When parents are struggling with addiction, the impact their drug use takes on their family — and their children — is no laughing matter.I don’t watch Saturday Night Live. I mean, does anyone watch it anymore? I feel like it ceased being relevant when Tina Fey and Amy Poehler jumped ship....more

I Loved Guest Host Kerry Washington but not Saturday Night Live

I watched Saturday Night Live this past weekend, eager to see the star of Scandal, Kerry Washington host. Though, on the heels of the conversation around the lack of Black women in the cast, it was entirely possible that expectations would be too high to make the show anything but a disappointment. The diversity discussion was addressed immediately in the cold open: ...more
Elisa Camahort Thanks for weighing in Elisa (and for thinking of me :) I cringed at that ...more

Saturday Night Live--Season 38 Premiere

Tonight Saturday Night Live began the 38th (episode 725) of its long long run and I sat wondering 'Why do I still watch this show.'...more

Geeked Out

I may regret posting this Halloween costume of mine on my website. But I loved it, and I wanted to show you guys how geeked out I was when I was suited up as Mary Katherine Gallagher from a Saturday Night Live skit.Scott told me that I acted her out too well, and I was scaring him. HAHA!!...more

Tina's the Man: Loving Fey's Bossypants

Now is a perfect time to ignore our multi-tasking mommy anxieties, finally enjoy one of those lovely cupcakes with a swirl of icing, and laugh out loud while reading Tina Fey's new book: Bossypants....more

Forever Changed

On the steering wheel, my husband’s knuckles shown white.  I leaned forward to watch the pink of dawn illuminate the Cincinnati skyline. He glanced over at me.  “Can I speed?”  I winced and nodded.  “I reckon this is the only time you can.” He snickered as he ran a red light.  I stared out the window and murmured.  He kept his hands on the steering wheel and his eyes on the road, but leaned his body toward me. “What’d you say?” I spoke louder.  “Nothing’s ever gonna be the same, is it?” My husband shook ...more

Live, From New York, It's a Cookie Monster Saturday Night

Cookie Monster has big late night dreams -- he wants Saturday Night Live fame.This beloved, snack-obsessed Sesame Street character says he knows that you may think of him as a mere "cookie eating fanatic, bordering on glutton," but there is more to him than that. He wants to show the world. He wants to take it to the next level.Oh, and he prefers the term "Cookie Enthusiast," thank you very much....more

Cookie Monster gets my vote! I only watch SNL when there's great bands or guest hosts. The ...more

(UPDATED, VIDEO) Tina Fey Becomes Youngest Winner of Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Earlier this week, Tina Fey was honored at the Kennedy Center as the thirteenth recipient -- and at 40, the youngest -- of the esteemed Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. It's yet another accolade in an ever-growing list for the plucky actress/writer/producer and comedienne. Not bad for a self-described "super-nerd." ...more

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Resistance is Futile: Facebook Fans Successfully Schedule Betty White to Host SNL

Fans leveraging the "Betty White to Host SNL (please?)" Facebook fan page are proclaiming a social media victory. NBC announced Thursday that they have finally booked the 88-year-old actress to host a special "Women in Comedy" Saturday Night Live show on May 8. White will be joined by a troupe of six former SNL cast members: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch. ...more

I love me some Betty White.  And I love that this happened!  There is so much to ...more