Mix & Match Monday: Maybe This Will Catch On?

Introducing “Mix & Match Monday”: random observations and a look ahead at the week coming up because you never know what’s gonna blindside us these days. Well, it is the week before Memorial Day weekend. When I was a kid, the upcoming weekend was the signal that school was going to be winding down withinContinue reading “Mix & Match Monday: Maybe This Will Catch On?”

Just How Many John Mulaney “SNL” Sketches Got Rejected?

John Mulaney might be the best standup, writer and actor I’ve stumbled upon in the last five years. I first saw Mulaney in his standup special New in Town and then went back and heard his “Salt and Pepper Diner” bit from 2008, which only made me like him more. His other specials The ComebackContinue reading “Just How Many John Mulaney “SNL” Sketches Got Rejected?”

We Need Satire Now More Than Ever

Political and religious satire are two shining examples of our right to freedom of speech in this country. Political satire is one that has existed for a long time in this country. Saturday Night Live has taken the lead since it first hit the air in 1975. Chevy Chase was a clumsy Gerald Ford, DanContinue reading “We Need Satire Now More Than Ever”