The SAG nominations are out, and you guys, I stand corrected: the Golden Globes aren’t the stupidest awards after all.

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The otherwise delightful Steve Carell is saddled with the laziest ‘Saturday Night Live’ of the season.

Saturday Night Live
Steve Carell & Ella Mai
November 17, 2018

Despite his recent turn into Serious Actorhood, Steve Carell is still one of our funniest comedic actors in the business. He is a natural fit for host of Saturday Night Live (which he has hosted three times previous to this appearance, he’ll be ushered into the Five-Timers Club in no time). He is goofy, game and giving (h/t Dan Savage). And it is because Carell is so funny that this episode receives such a low grade: it’s the expectation gap.

But I don’t blame Carell — he gave his all to unfunny material. No, I blame writers who think the word “kern” is inherently funny, and are too lazy to write a monologue or come up with anything for a sketch beyond, “So Steve is a dad and …” On behalf of all middle-aged parents, THERE IS MORE TO US THAN JUST BEING YOUR MOM OR DAD, YOU DUMB MILLENIALS. ~shakes angry fist at the ceiling in the direction of where her teenage sons are playing video games~ Continue reading “The otherwise delightful Steve Carell is saddled with the laziest ‘Saturday Night Live’ of the season.”

While we wait for the inevitable indictments to come down (HURRY UP, BOB) I’m going to VanderYell at you about VanderPump for a while.

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You know, it’s possible Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech holds the key to saving us all from President Trump.

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