President Biden is now technically part of the Real Housewives universe. Maybe our universe is just one big simulation after all.

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Who is the disgraced ‘Jeopardy!’ producer who tried to steal the host spot and just FINALLY got his ass fired?

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‘Saturday Night Live’ and Anya Taylor-Joy save the best for last

Saturday Night Live
Anya Taylor-Joy & Lil Nas X
May 22, 2021

This was the finale episode for a very strange season of Saturday Night Live, in which, as the cast notes in the cold open, we experienced the end of the world, and yet they kept putting on shows. And it would appear they saved the best episode of the season for last. With a full, and full-throated, audience for the first time all season and hosted by the impossibly glamorous Anya Taylor-Joy who was able to show off her formidable comedy chops (seriously, go watch Emma), the show was fairly consistent and did not have a single sketch I felt deserved side-eye.

Instead, the episode played like a nostalgic and heartfelt goodbye to some of the show’s most famous cast members. It’s rumored that this is Cecily Strong’s last episode; Colin Jost has been making noise about wanting to leave after this season; and Pete Davidson all but said farewell on “Weekend Update.” It was also hard to miss Kate McKinnon holding back tears in the cold open while standing next to Strong, Kenan Thompson, and Aidy Bryant, the show’s four longest-tenured cast members. All four have outside projects that they’ve been working on of late, so it would not be shocking to see one or all of them fly out of the SNL nest this year. Still, they are easily the four strongest performers on the show, and it won’t be the same without them. If it is their final episode, I’m pleased it was such a good one.

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Today’s free advice: Do not start a Twitter fight with the guy who created ‘The Wire,’ it won’t go well for you.

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No, ‘The Muppet Show’ has not been canceled, you stupid pheasants.

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Alright, let’s talk about this Bachelor mess.

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HBO is doubling down on ‘Game of Thrones’ prequels and, honestly, who can blame them?

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Whiplash.

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So far, only one presidential candidate has agreed to the debates. Don’t blame him if they don’t happen.

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Welcome to Monday. I regret to inform you, everything remains terrible.

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