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Inside Season 2 of ‘Lady Dynamite’ with Ana Gasteyer

Maria Bamford’s Lady Dynamite returned to Netflix with its second season last Friday, and it’s turned up the absurdity on Maria’s world even higher. Now with flashes back to 1987 Duluth and flash forwards to Maria creating a meta version of [...]

By Erica Lies

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

Saturday Night’s Children: Ana Gasteyer (1996-2002)

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 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

Ben & Jerry’s Serves Up a Heaping Mouthful of Schweddy Balls

We've all imagined having a mouthful of Schweddy Balls at some point or another, and now 11 years after the fact, Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls flavor is making that dream a reality. "The name is irreverent," needlessly explains Ben & [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Curb Your Enthusiasm Recap: ‘Mister Softee’

Those of us wondering what Larry David’s youth was like were given a rare glimpse of his childhood on this week’s Curb, which involved a traumatic incident in Larry’s past causing him to frustrate SNL alums Robert Smigel and Ana Gasteyer.

By Bradford Evans

Ana Gasteyer Joins Suburgatory

According to EW, Ana Gasteyer joins ABC's Suburgatory as recurring character Sheila Shay, a Stepford Wives-type who intrudes on newly-arrived city folk Tessa (Jane Levy) and dad George (Jeremy Sisto). Sounds like Ana can basically bust out [...]

By Halle Kiefer