▶ Coneheads Create Old-School Commercial Comedy


State Farm collides with the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary this summer. The Coneheads prove they’ve still got comedic chops, now in the 21st century, even at 3 am. You may now consume mass quantities. ▶ State Farm® Coneheads Commercial – Behind the Scenes – YouTube.

Jimmy Fallon and friends bring festive fun


Saturday Night Live has been getting much better this year, but turning Jimmy Fallon into a Christmas tradition is a stroke of genius on Lorne Michael’s part. They had me rolling all night right from the jump. This may not be their best skit of the night (they were all pretty great), but it’s my … Continue reading

How Many Stephen Colberts Are There?


In addition to yesterday’s affirmation that I will actually make the print I’ve been designing for months in my head I have decided that my other New Year’s Resolution is to laugh more often, but only when appropriate. There is a good way to start: start going to garage sales or dig in my mother’s … Continue reading

Saturday Night Live: George Carlin


Last week marked the 36th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. I have to say, thanks to TV on DVD, that I’ve probably seen more episodes of the earliest seasons than I have of seasons that have aired more recently. I mean look at the talent that started the ‘Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time-Players’ had: John Belushi, Dan Ackroyd, Chevy … Continue reading