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Darrell Hammond Is Officially the New ‘SNL’ Announcer

Following the death of SNL's longtime announcer Don Pardo last month, former cast member (and occasional Pardo fill-in) Darrell Hammond said he'd be "honored and thrilled" to take over Pardo's duties on the show going forward, and now that [...]

By Megh Wright

Saturday Night’s Children: Darrell Hammond (1995-2009)

Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 37 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

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

Watch Mike Tyson Play Herman Cain

Pigeon-loving, ultraviolent boxer turns on the funny when he tries to read cue cards in "Herman Cain voice."

By Eliot Glazer

This Darrell Hammond Story Could Not Be More Horrifying

Good god, this Darrell Hammond abuse story keeps getting worse and worse. In an interview with CNN, the SNL alum talks about suffering systematic abuse at the hands of his mother, which later led him toward addiction and self-harm. Hammond [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Darrell Hammond Discusses Addiction, SNL Breakdown In New Book

You so rarely hear about straitjackets these days; they seem like sort of a novelty. Unless you're being escorted out of 30 Rock in one, as Darrell Hammond's new book explains. In Hammond's upcoming excellently-named memoir God, If You’re Not [...]

By Halle Kiefer