In which my imaginary girlfriend Phoebe Waller-Bridge hosts the best ‘Saturday Night Live’ in a while

Saturday Night Live
Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Taylor Swift
October 5, 2019

Full disclosure: I am helplessly in love with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator and star of the best show of the year, Fleabag, and writer of Killing Eve, the sexiest show about a psychopath ever made. (AND YES, I LOVE HANNIBAL, SO BACK OFF.) And so, I’m not going to be impartial here. But knowing all that, I think it’s fair to say that this week’s Saturday Night Live starring my imaginary girlfriend was one of the strongest episodes in recent seasons that hasn’t been hosted by my imaginary boyfriend John Mulaney.

A suggestion for Lorne Michaels: How about from here on out we just pass hosting duties back and forth between Phoebe Waller-Bridge and John Mulaney? And if you wanted to mix it up a little you could throw Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy or Paul Rudd in there every once in a while. No need to thank me for this genius idea, JUST DO IT.

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Lizzo’s VMA performance is the gospel of self-love that you need in your life today.

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The Free Press takes the war to President Propaganda

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Here on the stupidest timeline, the President hires people he sees on the teevee.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ should thank Tiffany Haddish for saving the best episode of the season so far

Saturday Night Live
“Tiffany Haddish & Taylor Swift”
November 11, 2017

Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star from this summer’s hit Girls Trip, hosted an inconsistent but occasionally brutally funny Saturday Night Live. While I’m not ready to say that it was a great or even really good episode, thanks to Haddish’s vibrancy and a slew of blisteringly on-point jokes about sexual harassment and abuse of power that took aim at both Roy Moore and SNL favorite Louis C.K., it was the best episode of the season so far. Not that that’s a particularly high bar to clear, LARRY DAVID. Still, I’ll take what I can get at this point.

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All I really want to talk about today is Indictment Monday, so let’s figure out a way we can tie it to TV

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Another ‘Bachelor’ relationship comes to a completely expected end, a nation mourns yawns

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I’m not saying that CBS debuting a new ‘Running Man’-like reality show 2 days after the inauguration means anything, but I’m not saying it doesn’t, either.

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