Be careful: there are major ‘Stranger Things’ spoilers out there.

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Lizzo sparkles on an otherwise so-so ‘Saturday Night Live’

Saturday Night Live
Lizzo
April 16, 2022

Lizzo, as everyone and their momma know by now, is the Grammy-award-winning hip-hop artist who had her big breakthrough in 2016, and became world famous by 2019. She also was one of the last concerts I saw in person before the world shut down, but I digress. Lizzo’s magic is not just that she’s musically gifted — which she is as a singer, rapper, and improbably, a flutist — but that she is deeply inspirational. Her message of body positivity and self-love resonates with so many communities of people who have been taught their entire lives to be ashamed of who they are: whether they are heavy or skinny, or gay, or trans, or a person of color, or simply had the misfortune of being born a woman in this world. Lizzo celebrates herself, and by extension her audience, in a way that is accepting, warm, and deeply funny. You don’t write a line like “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that bitch,” without a sense of humor.

And so it is hardly a surprise that Lizzo with all her bravado and comedic talents would be a natural fit on the Saturday Night Live stage. Unfortunately, the writing didn’t live up to Lizzo’s charisma (something I feel like I say most weeks) but she didn’t seem to mind, clearly enjoying herself through the entire night.

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How to talk to your children about CGI Jeff Garlin.

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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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Join me in falling down this rabbit hole of Norm Macdonald’s funniest clips

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More ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series than you could shake a Needle at

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Five days to go. Send booze.

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300,000 dead by December. Yeah, despite what you might have heard from some idiot, this isn’t just going to “go away” anytime soon.

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Here are a bunch of comedies you should stream, because who couldn’t use a laugh right now?

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There are so many stupid things in this post, you guys. Is the virus making us stupider? I think it is making us stupider.

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