Animal Crossing takes a dark turn during the pandemic on ‘SNL’

[ad_1] These are bleak days for everyone. Even virtual critters, apparently. Saturday Night Live capped off an abbreviated season on May 9, but NBC has continued to deliver digital shorts in the days that followed. The latest, released Friday, is a cut-for-time sketch in which cast members Melissa Villaseñor and Mikey Day link up over…

Colin Jost and Michael Che took on Trump’s coronavirus protections and more in ‘SNL’ Weekend Update

[ad_1] Life may have come to a standstill as we wait out the coronavirus pandemic at home, but the headlines keep pouring in. That means there’s plenty for Saturday Night Live Weekend Update hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che to riff on. Highlights include Donald Trump wearing goggles in public for some reason, the death…

‘SNL’ has a creative solution for dealing with restless kids during the pandemic

[ad_1] If you’re stuck caring for small, energetic children during a pandemic, Saturday Night Live has an…interesting idea for you. Most of the show’s current cast came together for a remote musical number about childcare during this weekend’s season finale. The problem: Kids are too restless to be stuck at home for months on end.…

Zoom church service is a chaotic, hilarious mess on ‘SNL’

[ad_1] The technology failures associated with Zoom meetings is an ubiquitous part of our culture at this stage in social distancing. This week’s at-home episode of Saturday Night Live shows us what happens when these mishaps happen during a Mother’s Day church service.  In short, no one can figure out how to mute themselves. It’s…

Kristen Wiig’s ‘SNL’ monologue is a mildly musical Mother’s Day tribute

[ad_1] Saturday Night Live needed a little something for the moms this weekend and guest host Kristen Wiig delivered. Wiig, a former cast member on the sketch comedy show, hosted the Mother’s Day-themed season finale from her home because, well, that’s how it has to be for the time being. She made the most of…

Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump gives a virtual graduation speech on ‘SNL’

[ad_1] What would Donald Trump say to the class of 2020 in a virtual graduation speech? Saturday Night Live has some thoughts. The sketch opens with Kate McKinnon, principal of a school called Mary Magdalene by the Expressway, welcoming students to the school’s virtual graduation. She explains that the school’s top picks for keynote speaker,…

The ‘SNL at Home’ What’s Up With That sketch has chaotic Zoom energy

[ad_1] Kenan Thompson’s recurring “What’s Up With That” sketch is a Saturday Night Live classic, but moving the all-singing, all-dancing character Diondre Cole to the show’s new at home format makes for pure sketch comedy chaos.  It’s hard not to think of a Zoom meeting gone feral as Thompson interrupts show guests Charles Barkley and…

‘SNL’ mocked coronavirus protestors in an at-home Weekend Update

[ad_1] Colin Jost and Michael Che performed a brief but topical Weekend Update segment for Saturday Night Live‘s second at-home show,  and covered everything from Trump’s suggestion that people bring “light inside the body” to combat coronavirus to anti-vaxxers reportedly changing their minds on the whole vaccine thing in light of the pandemic.  Come for…