Unlike Jon Stewart, it was Hacks star Hannah Einbinder nailing it in her Instagram story commenting on Dave Chappelle’s SNL monologue. Hannah Einbinder’s Instagram story is in the below photo: The text of her story follows: Yeah, the Chappelle monologue was littered with antisemitism. He did it masterfully. He used a genius technique: two truths and a lie. What I mean by that is, bigoted people will often couch their bigotry in a degree of…"Hannah Einbinder and Jon Stewart On Dave Chappelle, Antisemitism"
Saturday Night Live (SNL) decided to bring back transphobic comedian Dave Chappelle and he reinforced antisemitic stereotypes. During his monologue, Chappelle said he denounced antisemitism while proceeding to reinforce antisemitic stereotypes. The only reason why I know this is from the news alerts and social media outrage. Outside of the recent Paul Rudd episode during the Omicron surge, I’ve been largely boycotting Saturday Night Live because of Michael Che’s open transphobia during Weekend Update but…"SNL Brings Back Dave Chappelle And He Gets Antisemitic"
Beck Bennett spoke with Solzy at the Movies this week about his role in The Mitchells vs. The Machines, animation, and Saturday Night Live. In the film, Beck voices both Eric and the PAL Max Robots. The Mitchells vs. The Machines releases on Netflix this weekend. What was it about the script that drew your interest? Beck Bennett: I don’t even know if it was the script to be honest. This is very me but…"Beck Bennett talks The Mitchells vs. The Machines"
Nick de Semlyen’s Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the ’80s Changed Hollywood Forever is a must-own for comedy fans. When one thinks of the greatest comedies of the 1980s, you can’t help but think of sketch comedy series such as Saturday Night Live and SCTV. These two series gave rise to some of the greatest comedy films and in some instances, some of the best comedy duos of all-time. This book…"Wild and Crazy Guys: A Must-Own Comedy Book"
Avengers and Black Monday star Don Cheadle wore a “Protect Trans Kids” shirt on Saturday Night Live this weekend before introducing Gary Clark, Jr. Being a transgender woman who moved to Chicago for improv and has friends working on SNL, Don Cheadle’s shirt made my night. This isn’t the first time in which someone used their platform for transgender rights. Most recently, Cecily Strong did so when Scarlett Johansson hosted the show back on March…"Don Cheadle’s shirt on SNL: Protect Trans Kids"
Love, Gilda has been announced as the Opening Night selection of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. The 17th installment of the Tribeca Film Festival will see the world premiere of Love, Gilda, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. CNN Films presents the feature length documentary– produced by 3 Faces Films in association with Motto Pictures–that offers a glance into the life of comedian Gilda Radner. Before Radner was…"Love, Gilda to open 2018 Tribeca Film Festival"
If you are a fan of improv comedy, Don’t Think Twice is a movie that was made for you. Written and Directed by Mike Birbiglia, the writer-director-comedian stars alongside Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher, and Chris Gethard. The aforementioned actors portray members of an improv group called The Commune, a sit-in for the premiere team or show at any theater across the country. They are all friends as any member of an…"Don’t Think Twice: An Improv Film for the Ages"