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SNL's Trump/Clinton debate sketch makes Saturday Night great again

We laughed so hard, we woke up the neighbors — if you need any further enticement, look no farther than this endorsement from the pencil-neck Hitler wannabe with a face from Wal-Mart himself: report this ad Sequoia Capital Chairman Michael Moritz and angel investor Ron Conway have donated to San Francisco’s Proposition Q: if passed, “the city would give residents of tent encampments …

Drunk History's Stonewall is more accurate than many sober ones

Crissle West slurs through the story of Stonewall from the perspective of transgender pioneers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, portrayed by Alexandra Grey and Trace Lysette. Laugh and learn! Marsha and Sylvia got it from all directions back in the day. Here’s Sylvia getting heckled by a crowd of gay rights activists in 1973: Historian Eric Marcus just released this …

Mascots, a new mockumentary from Christopher "Best in Show" Guest

After the astounding success of Spinal Tap, Christopher Guest directed a string of brilliant mockumentaries in the same style, like “Best in Show” and “Waiting for Guffman”; now he’s created “Mascots” for Netflix, about “the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots.” Mascots is a new comedy from Christopher Guest, director of Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show. Starring many of his …

Katy Brand: ‘I can’t remember the Single Ladies dance I did for Sport Relief’

When you are doing the red carpet, you can dress either for the cameras or to have a nice time. Everyone goes through a stage where they think, “I’ll put on Spanx and wear a corset” (and there is no doubt that you will look better in photos), but after an hour and a half, you’ll be cross and uncomfortable and desperate to leave. I …

Kevin "Kids in the Hall" McDonald has a podcast

Kevin “Kids in the Hall” McDonald has a podcast / Boing Boing Tavie writes, “Kevin McDonald of the classic Canadian sketch comedy troupe Kids in the Hall has just launched a brand-new podcast, ‘Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show.'” It’s an old-fashioned variety show with interviews, sketches, and musical guests.” “This first one has him interviewing Wallace Shawn (the grand Nagus himself!) and geeking …