Chris Rock has a special knack for pointing out messed up things about the world that we are all assholes for ignoring. Case in point: this past September, four years after America elected its first black president, SNL finally replaced Fred Armisen with Jay Pharoah in the role of Barack Obama. Why did it take them so long? More
Topic: Jay Pharoah
On last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live, host Joseph Gordon-Levitt did a strip number so gyrate-y that Hulu literally won’t post it. But hey, you will not hear me complaining. More
Earlier this week we were introduced to 3 new cast members that will be joining Saturday Night Live in the midst of Will Forte (and perhaps others?) departure from the NBC staple. Now there is video of a 4th ringer, the young Jay Pharoah, whose claim to fame so far is doing a pretty good Will Smith and Denzel Washington impression.
So while Keenan Thompson‘s status is up in the air, we hope Jay’s arrival doesn’t mean that Lorne Michaels is axing the only other African-American cast-member More