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Levi’s asks on ‘SNL’: If you’re woke, why aren’t your jeans?

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On Saturday Night Live, Levi’s Woke jeans ask a simple question: If you’re woke, why aren’t your jeans? This faux-ad, featuring Ryan Gosling, some random kid, and an assortment of SNL cast members, is built to appeal to a generation that sometimes seems more concerned with getting the lingo right than actually fostering positive change in the world. If you see these things and nod approvingly, maybe spend some time looking inward. If, on the other hand, you see this sketch and think “Holy crap, they’re next-gen JNCOs,” well… you’re not really wrong. Read more:

Melissa McCarthy, Dave Chappelle snag Emmys for ‘SNL’ appearances

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Sean Spicer’s tenure in the White House may have ended, but we’ll have Melissa McCarthy’s impressions of him forever. At Sunday’s Creative Arts Awards for the 2017 Emmys, McCarthy took home the statue for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for hosting Saturday Night Live Season 42. SEE ALSO: Surprise: Trump completely changed the way ‘Saturday Night Live’ is made Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series was also an SNL victory, for Dave Chappelle’s post-election hosting gig. Both actors were part of multiple sketches in their guest roles, but each had a zeitgeist-y standout moment: Chappelle’s monologue and […]

Tina Fey stress-eats a cake and blasts Trump on SNL’s ‘Weekend Update: Summer Edition’

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Tina Fey didn’t like seeing racists march through her college town. “It broke my heart to see these evil forces descend upon Charlottesville,” the University of Virginia graduate told Colin Jost on Weekend Update: Summer Edition. SEE ALSO: ‘The Mooch is loose’ on SNL’s ‘Weekend Update: Summer Edition’ Then she laid into Donald Trump. “Donny John comes out and he says that he condemns violence on many sides, on many sides, Colin. I’m feeling sick because, you know, I have seen Raiders of the Lost Ark. I wasn’t confused by it. No, Colin, Nazis are always bad, I don’t care […]