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A Peabody Award-coveting podcast review of SNL, featuring intimate, probing, aggressive—yet tender—conversations with fresh, young, supple voices from across the comedy landscape.
 
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SNL Funhouse
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Podcasters and Saturday Night Live superfans Mike Bloom and Mario Lanza break down every new episode of SNL.
 
Ryan McGee and Mike Ryan break down each episode of "Saturday Night Live".
 
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Join us as we explore old (and sometimes new) episodes of SNL, analyzing the show and the bizarre pop culture ephemera that surrounded it.
 
Spun-off from Toronto Trivia Club's SNL Fantasy League, host Rob Moden and his guests recap and review new episodes of Saturday Night Live, score cast members and hosts on their arbitrary Fantasy League points system, discuss news related to the show and its alumni, and play trivia games.
 
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Off Week is back for another boozy and chaotic rundown of the first three episodes of season 44! Within we give our final farewell to Luke Null and say hello to Ego; all Kanye and Trump, all the time; strange hosting and musical choices; the tonal weirdness of that Bill Cosby sketch; highlights, lowlights and more. Embrace the madness!…
 
John and Steve—along with improv and sketch impresario Dave Buckman—discuss the Seth connection, assumed staged celebrity engagements, Seth as storyteller, porno-railing sex face, sketches that hit too close to home, Mulanian Cosby triumphs, and Heidi's chipmunk vocal effect. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new ...…
 
Reminder that we've moved to the SNL Afterparty podcast for monthly wrap-ups! We'll be releasing out first installment about the first three episodes of season 44 next week. Make sure you're subscribed to the Saturday Night Live Afterparty podcast to not miss it, as well as episodic recaps of SNL.
 
This week, we're covering one the few times the show ever went live on Halloween night and it's a real doozy. The last appearance of John Belushi on the show, pumpkin guts, last minute sketch changes and one of the most infamous musical performances the show has ever experienced! Strap yourselves in. It's about to get weird.…
 
John and Steve discuss particularly mushy prosthetics, Travis Scott's otherworldly demeanour, rampant Auto-Tune nonsense, passionate Weekend Update outings, "peak" Eric and Donald Jr., misguided Leslie/Pete casting, outmoded women's roundtables, Li'l Bang-Bang's t-rex dance, and POV erotic pumpkin mode. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a pat ...…
 
This week, we're going all the way back to 1976 for Eric Idle's first hosting gig during season 2! It's the initial meeting of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live and by god, it's a bit of a classic. Join us as we unravel all the connecting themes within the show, discuss our histories with the Pythons and more!…
 
John and Steve discuss player pronunciation mea culpas, cheap site-gag setups, Adam Driver's impressive comedic chops, when rehashed sketches surpass the original, Kanye West's media whore-ery, Pete Davidson revelling in his recent good fortune, and the latest obnoxious Kanye non-controversy. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for ear ...…
 
We're back with a vengeance as we explore the premiere from season 10, one of the strangest run of episodes the show has ever seen! We do battle against Billy Crystal's standup, delight at Marty Short, struggle to remember who Christopher Guest is and marvel at the vintage commercials and other extraneous madness from our live copy of the show. ...…
 
Mike Bloom gives an update about coverage of season 44 of Saturday Night Live. Listen to Mike and Mario talk SNL on their new podcast home, "Saturday Night Live Afterparty," at SNLAFTERPARTY.FM. The most recent episode features them talking with hosts John and Steve about news from the offseason and expectations going into season 44. Follow Mik ...…
 
John and Steve—along with Mike Bloom and Mario Lanza of the SNL Funhouse recap podcast—discuss unregulated SNL podcast-conglomerate mergers, Adam Driver sophomore hosting expectations, season 44 cast and writer changes, and high hopes for Ego Nwodim and Bowen Yang. Special Announcement: Mike Bloom and Mario Lanza will be joining our show to pro ...…
 
They said it couldn't be done...but by god, here we are. This week, we join forces with John Murray of the SNL Afterparty podcast to explore the controversial Andrew Dice Clay episode from season 15. Is it worthy of it's infamy? We break it all down.
 
John and special crossover-cast collaborator Andrew Dick—That Week in SNL—discuss "Diceman" as satire, Dunn-fostered media circuses, the Lovitz/Dunn kerfuffle, the folly of "bleeping" sketch-reliant innuendo, greaser-guido-goomba overload, and It's A Wonderful Life-esque speculative SNL fan-fiction. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron ...…
 
This week, we've got the second (and final) part of our interview with 80's SNL writer, Kevin Kelton! This time around, we explore Kevin's time writing for the tenth season of the show before moving on to his career in sitcoms and beyond. Topics include: Harry Shearer's firing, being approached for the eleventh season, working on Boy Meets Worl ...…
 
Season 2 of SNL B Shoot'n It starts with a live episode with full video and a live Instagram feed. Sarah and Leslie dig into fall fashion and remember the pressures of back to school.
 
This week we're joined by 80's SNL writer Kevin Kelton for a interview for the ages! In part 1, we discuss Kevin's earliest days writing for bizarre, obscure sketch shows before we dive headlong into his first season at SNL. Topics include: selling jokes to David Letterman, Joe and Eddie, screaming matches with Jim Belushi, sketches that never ...…
 
Sarah and Leslie have are joined by Ashley for a visit with Nash from The Team Podcast. He hosts an insane game of would you rather. It gets as good as you think it does!!!
 
Promises made, promises kept. This week we're digging into 1999's Superstar, that there SNL movie based around Molly Shannon's Mary Catherine Gallagher character. Is it as dire as a Night at the Roxbury? Can director (and Kids in the Hall alum) Bruce McCulloch wrangle some funny out of this one? The answer may surprise you, but it probably won't.…
 
John and his guest, Dave Buckman, discuss post-911 comedic tone shifts, Beyoncé's inevitable superstardom, missed recurring-sketch opportunities, Horatio Sanz' sketch saving abilities, Tracy Morgan in his prime, optimally-funny trident stabs, and the fearlessness of Tina Fey. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new ...…
 
John and Steve review all of Saturday Night Live's officially released, unaired Season 43 "cut for time" sketches to determine which one was the "best of the rest". Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new episodes, premium content and exclusive member rewards. Amazon.com (USA) & Amazon.ca (Canada): The best price an ...…
 
We're still on summer break but that doesn't mean we can't kick back with some SNL movies! This week we break out 1998's critically reviled "A Night At The Roxbury" to find out if it's an underrated classic or fully deserving of it's poor reputation.
 
Sarah and Leslie have one last hurrah before reaking for the summer. So Ashley (From Marketing) has a cup of some favourite hot topics that they're going to touch on before the break for summer. Tune in and listen to the season sign off!!!
 
John and Steve discuss Baldwin as perpetual Trump, Jost and Che's performance as head writers, SNL's celebrity-cameo fatigue, Ariana Grande slumming-it with Pete Davidson, the state of the featured players, season 43's newbie frontrunner and MVP, as well as the season's best moments, sketches, episodes and hosts. Support the Podcast Patreon: Be ...…
 
Sarah and Leslie bring on very special guest Mark Trinidad to talk about the changing culture in comedy, politics and pretty much everything else!!!
 
This week we put in our final, definitive words on both seasons 21 and 43! There's also some catch up on the May episodes from season 43 in there as well but mostly we explore the various ups and downs as we saw them. The cast! The episodes! Those gosh darn cameos! It's all here and waiting for you. Get down on it.…
 
In our latest updates on what's been happening in media. We take a look at summer madness getting everyone upset. Including Sarah's rant about the royal wedding. Listen in with us!!!
 
John and Steve discuss Soprano-inspired cold opens, tongue-in-cheek celebrity-infused monologues, space-saving trick doors, Tina Fey's delusions of grandeur, Sarah Palin musical misfires, the high-stakes drama of Chicago Improv, and solid cut-for-time sketches. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new episodes, premi ...…
 
Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) and Mario Lanza (@MarioJLanza) give their thoughts on the finale of season 43 of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Tina Fey, as Will from America (@WillfromAmerica) calls in to give his take on musical guest Nicki Minaj. Thank you to everyone who has supported "SNL Funhouse" in all of its iterations this season! If you ...…
 
John talks with SNL standby line-dwellers live from Rockefeller Center.
 
It's the big finale for season 21 with Jim Carrey and Soundgarden! This one is a well-remembered classic that saw many repeats on Comedy Central back in the day but does it hold up all these years later? Mostly, yes. Tangents include more talk about the mid-90's Batman films than you ever wanted.
 
Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) and Mario Lanza (@MarioJLanza) give their thoughts on this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Amy Schumer, as Will from America (@WillfromAmerica) calls in to give his take on musical guest Kacey Musgrave.
 
John and Steve discuss comedy crushes, John's New York gentleman's intermission, Amy Schumer's vivacious monologue, the true burden of motherhood, Trump's pretty good week, Melissa McCarthy's most mothery of mothers, and the glorious return of Sheila Sovage. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new episodes, premium ...…
 
It's bizarre times with Christine Baranski and The Cure! Experience the last sputtering moments of unique season 21 favorites and a barrage of other weirdness! Tangents are kept to a minimum because we respect your time.
 
Sarah and Leslie break down the newest video from Childish Gambino among other things. This episode talks about the black experience and how it relates to our youth. But it's also pretty funny.
 
John and Steve discuss the tragedy of lost recordings, ineffectual lawyer voodoo, Luke Null finally catching a—literal—break, Cecily's ongoing love-affair with retro-cringe music, life-or-death celebrity distractions, and the enduring adorableness of Melissa Villaseñor. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new episod ...…
 
Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) and Mario Lanza (@MarioJLanza) give their thoughts on this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Donald Glover, as Will from America (@WillfromAmerica) calls in to give his take on musical guest Childish Gambino.
 
Ryan McGee and Mike Ryan are back to talk about Season 43, Episode 19. Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or Google Play for the latest and greatest talk about the show. Ryan and Mike will be breaking down (almost) every episode in written once next again this year, bringing some Maine Justice to the sketch-comedy landscape.…
 
It's another boozy Off Week as we again catch up on the season 43 episodes we’ve missed from the last few months! We also ramble about where to take the show next season, the corrupting force of Migos, further appreciation of Luke Null and more!
 
Jump in with Sarah and Leslie on a new segment where they hit a bunch of hilarious topics in a quick short snippet. Tune in here!!!
 
This week Lois Lane herself, Teri Hatcher, joins musical guest Dave Matthews Band for a pretty fun little episode. Tangents include theories on the downfall of Dave Matthews and more!
 
Sarah, Leslie and Ashley dig deep into the new world of onling dating. As well as how much it's made actually approaching guys much more difficult. Tune in here!!!
 
John and Steve discuss their uncanny host prediction abilities, celebrity-heavy cold opens, humorous polygraph squiggles, MulVaney-gate, intentionally sloppy Jack White solos, the switcharoo's dark ramifications, and the tragedy of cutting Luke Null's breakout sketch. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early access to new episodes ...…
 
Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) and Mario Lanza (@MarioJLanza) give their thoughts on this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by John Mulaney, as Will from America (@WillfromAmerica) writes in to give his take on musical guest Jack White.
 
Ryan McGee and Mike Ryan are back to talk about Season 43, Episode 18. Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or Google Play for the latest and greatest talk about the show. Ryan and Mike will be breaking down (almost) every episode in written once next again this year, bringing some Maine Justice to the sketch-comedy landscape.…
 
This week, Presidential also-ran Steve Forbes and fun loving provocateurs Rage Against The Machine deliver one of the more strangely memorable episodes of season 21. Tangents include rioting with Rage, the joys of solid roofing work and more!
 
Lots of people have been getting into trouble this week. Facebook, Tim Horton's.... Tristan Thompson. Sarah and Leslie dig in on it all in this episode.
 
John and Steve discuss the state of SNL's Trump, yet more inspired Black Jeopardy, Chadwick Boseman's character choices, Cardi B's baby-bump, Trump-dong burnout, Angel's recur-potential, irredeemably-bad sketches, Cecily and Kate eating Melissa's lunch, and board-games you just can't win. Support the Podcast Patreon: Become a patron for early a ...…
 
Mike Bloom (@AMikeBloomType) and Mario Lanza (@MarioJLanza) give their thoughts on this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Chadwick Boseman, as Will from America (@WillfromAmerica) calls in to give his take on musical guest Cardi B.
 
Ryan McGee and Mike Ryan are back to talk about Season 43, Episode 17. Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or Google Play for the latest and greatest talk about the show. Ryan and Mike will be breaking down (almost) every episode in written once next again this year, bringing some Maine Justice to the sketch-comedy landscape.…
 
We return from our brief hiatus with a trip down memory lane with SNL legend, Phil Hartman. We get some old favorites like Charlton Heston, Sinatra and Frankenstein amidst the debut of some new favorites (?) like the Roxbury Guys and acting workshop teacher Bobby Coultsman. Tangents include listener response about Chris Kattan, Phil's effect on ...…
 
Adil and Simon join us for another episode where we dig into some current stories and gather some expert opinions.
 
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