Description: In 1995, Franken wrote and starred in the film Stuart Saves His Family, which was based on his SNL character Stuart Smalley. The film was a critical and commercial failure, and Franken later became depressed as a result.
Description: Long before he became a senator, Al Franken was a liberal hero for the way he stuck it to Republicans. And so it was perhaps inevitable that, even as he resigned from the Senate in disgrace this week, he couldn’t resist a parting shot. “I of all people,” Franken said on the Senate floor, “am ...
Description: As of September 2017, the late night live variety series Saturday Night Live (SNL) has featured 148 cast members. The ensemble was originally referred to as the "Not Ready For Prime Time Players
Description: Editorial Reviews. Al Franken: God Spoke is a heartburn-inducing flashback to the vitriol of the 2004 presidential election, tracking political humorist Al Franken from his Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them book tour to the founding of radio station Air America, his feud with Bill O'Reilly at Book Expo America, John Kerry's loss, and Franken's …
Description: Though it seems like a one-joke premise, this spinoff of Al Franken's "Saturday Night Live" character, self-help nerd Stuart Smalley, actually has some substance.
Description: Amazon.com. Though it seems like a one-joke premise, this spinoff of Al Franken's Saturday Night Live character, self-help nerd Stuart Smalley, actually has some substance. And, in fact, it offers a message that wouldn't be out of place at an Al-Anon meeting (although with the laughs).
Description: Even Alec Baldwin seems tired of his impression—and the show’s over-reliance on him speaks to deeper issues with its current iteration. The current cast got to bring back a small handful of characters from previous seasons. Thompson revived his emcee duties for new “Black Jeopardy” and ...
Description: Live from New York … Saturday Night Live just kicked off its 43rd season with the dynamic duo of Ryan Gosling as host and Jay-Z as the episode's musical guest. In honor of its four-plus decades of comedic contributions, here are 40 things you might not have known about the legendary sketch show ...
Description: The Land of Gorch was a recurring sketch on the first season of Saturday Night Live. Lorne Michaels, executive producer of the show, stated in a Tomorrow Show interview prior to the series' premiere that these sketches would feature a whole new group of adult Muppets "who can stay up late." The...
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