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The Perpetually Underrated Versatility of Chris Parnell

When Will Ferrell left Saturday Night Live in May 2002, his final episode ended with his castmates sharing stories about their time working with him. One such story came from Chris Parnell, who revealed that after he had been fired from the [...]

By John Hugar

Chris Parnell and Matt Walsh Join ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Spin-Off

ABC is developing a spin-off of its hit comedy Black-ish, and today a new round of casting news was announced. According to Deadline, Chris Parnell, Matt Walsh, and Trevor Jackson (American Crime) have joined the cast of the spin-off, which is [...]

By Megh Wright

Chris Parnell Channeled Dr. Spaceman on Last Night’s ‘Conan’

Last night, Conan writer Deon Cole had a few things to say about a recent study's conclusion that sex makes people smarter, but Chris Parnell hit pause on Deon's act to inform the audience of a serious issue called MacDaddy Fronting. If Dr. [...]

By Megh Wright

Chris Parnell Explains Deon Cole’s Dick Joke

The always-delightful Chris Parnell dropped by Conan last night to help Deon Cole out by elaborating on a crude penis joke he made about the iPhone 5. Parnell goes into elaborate scientific detail to explain exactly how the iPhone 5's panorama [...]

By Bradford Evans

Review Roundup: The Five-Year Engagement Engages But for Too Long

It was hard to get a sense in the trailer if Five-Year Engagement, the new film from Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller, is going to be good. The pedigree is there both in front and behind the camera but the trailer included a pretty awful "I [...]

By Jesse David Fox

A Vulture Study: Which SNL Season Reused the Most Characters?

It always feels like it was the most recent one. Was it a Stefon year? Or something from the Church Lady or Spartan Cheerleader eras? Our exhaustive investigation examined 36 seasons and 7,798 sketches, and came up with a surprising answer.

By John Sellers

The Lost Weekend Update Anchors

Weekend Update is by far the longest running segment in Saturday Night Live's history, with the anchor position being one of the most coveted gigs on the show. Since the fake news sketch debuted in the show’s very first episode (then hosted by [...]

By Bradford Evans

Saturday Night’s Children: Chris Parnell (1998-2006)

Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 35 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member each week for your viewing, [...]

By Megh Wright

The Dogfather Trailer: Why, Chris Parnell? Why?

My god, what the hell is this? And why is Chris Parnell in it? I will say that I'm impressed that they managed to cram a dude stepping on a rake, a moose head falling onto a guys head, and a dog riding a skateboard into one trailer. That one [...]

By Adam Frucci