December 17, 2022 – Austin Butler / Lizzo (S48 E9)

Cold Opening - Trump NFT’s I really knew SNL would parody Trump’s disastrous NFT announcement (which was hilarious in itself), but I hoped I would turn out wrong. Ok, I’m getting few chuckles from the various photoshopped cards with James’ Trump face on them; the one with Biden eating ice cream & James’ Trump melting …

December 10, 2022 – Steve Martin & Martin Short / Brandi Carlile (S48 E8)

Cold Opening - Blocking It Out for Christmas It feels right getting a non-political cold open with Steve & Martin hosting the show. The Mariah Carey joke feels a bit tired, but Bowen’s delivery of it was decent as expected. I’m not really liking, so far, how this cold opening is focusing on Bowen/Cecily/Kenan as …

December 3, 2022 – Keke Palmer / SZA (S48 E7)

Cold Opening - Herschel Walker Meeting Good to see James’ solid Mitch McConnell back for the second time. Also, Kenan’s Herschel Walker is here. Is this the billionth southern Republican white lady Cecily’s played in her tenure? Man, the “Mitch McDonalds” line by Kenan’s Herschel is freakin’ terrible. This cold open is already putting me …