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COLUMN: SNL serves as unique political entertainment

Lily Vaughan

In its recent parody of the creepy ‘80s thriller Fatal Attraction, Saturday Night Live has perhaps reached the pinnacle of its political commentary. Nearly four minutes long, the skit is carefully filmed and edited, previously recorded and hosts a cast of criticisms as Conway hassles CNN correspondent Jake Tapper for airtime. The skit lays bare […]

Eclectic soundtrack to farcical SNL spin-off falls flat


Well, it was pretty easy to see it coming. A movie as silly, as ridiculous, as ironic as MacGruber wasn’t exactly going to produce a soundtrack that Ennio Morricone would approve of.  Without beating around the bush, the soundtrack is at once miserable and ridiculous, much like the movie itself.  The real question is, then, […]