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As you’d expect, “Saturday Night LIVE” took its swipe at the controversy involving Clippers owner Donald Sterling this past weekend. Bobby Moynihan took center stage as Sterling, with other cast members portraying commissioner Adam Silver and Dennis Rodman, among others.

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What happens when the owner of a team speaks out about his former quarterback’s time in town? Well, when it’s Jim Irsay being quoted about future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning, people are going to sit up and take notice. They’re going to read between the lines and parse every word for a hidden meaning [...]

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Before jumping a plane to host a huge “Breaking Bad” series finale party at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, Aaron Paul paid a visit to “Saturday Night Live.” Tina Fey returned to host the season premiere of the Saturday night staple, and the cold open featured a bit about health care, including testimonials [...]

I’m a sucker for these type of shows, as longtime readers/listeners know. Here’s one from a series of chats put forth by The Hollywood Reporter featuring comedic actors. It’s a collection of actors that includes some of the biggest shows on television in the past twenty years. You’ve got “Friends” (Matthew Perry), “Modern Family” (Eric [...]

Peyton Manning has long thrilled football fans, from his time as a member of the Tennessee Volunteers to Indianapolis to Denver. He’s given us countless laugh-out-loud moments as a pitchman, and his Saturday Night Live hosting gig is on the medal stand for athlete appearances (see an example below). I give Manning the Fantasy Man-Crush [...]

The hot topic of the week was not the on-court battle for a slot in the NCAA Men’s Championship. Unfortunately, the NCAA was front and center for a negative topic, as video surfaced of Rutgers (now former) coach Mike Rice berating and physically confronting players. In a quick turnaround, Saturday Night Live put together a [...]

It was the rage in the blogosphere last week, a scathing, vitriolic review of Guy Fieri’s new Times Square restaurant “Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar.” Pete Wells wrote a lengthy take on the fare at the celebrity chef and restauranteur’s new spot in The New York Times. As you’d expect, Saturday Night Live responded this [...]

Louis C.K. will host Saturday Night Live this evening. The white-hot comedian has the honor and the pressure of delivering in a big spot. I remember Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and representatives from the NYPD and NYFD appearing on the post-911 Saturday Night Live as a very powerful moment. Some 11 years later, the people of [...]

Check it out . Late last week, I had the opportunity to head over to the Universal Citywalk in Los Angeles for a soccer festival conducted by EA Sports. They loaded up crates of soccer balls, video monitors and connected US and UK fans through the “Balls to Brits” event. There was a huge monitor [...]