Comic Riffs: Saturday Night Live

Posted at 09:52 PM ET, 03/13/2011

‘SNL’ spoofs ‘Spider-Man’s’ Julie Taymor: Video Clip of the Day

By Michael Cavna  |  09:52 PM ET, 03/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, spider-man: turn off the dark, julie taymor, saturday night live

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 01/16/2011

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 'SNL' renders garments to spoof 'The Cape'

Last weekend, NBC's superhero drama "The Cape" -- in which the cliched "honest cop" Vince Faraday (David Lyons) becomes the titular masked crusader, fighting crime in Palm City -- debuted to mixed reviews and nearly 9-million viewers. This weekend,...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 PM ET, 01/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Video Shelf | Tags:  Saturday Night Live, The Cape

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/29/2010

THE RIFF: Is 'SNL' talent blazing a trail for the future of newspaper comics?

Just how far will fans of comics and comedy go to bask in a sense of nostalgia? Michael Arndt, screenwriter of the record-setting "Toy Story 3," recently told Comic Riffs that his film's toy characters -- like the recently...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Riffs, The Riffs, The Riffs | Tags:  Beyond the Comics, Fred Wolf, Kirk Thatcher, Michael Arndt,, Saturday Night Live,, The Muppets, Toy Story 3

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 03/03/2010

'OBAMA' VIDEO: When 'SNL' presidents unite...

THE META-POST: When "SNL" presidents stage a comedy summit... Because Comic Riffs often traffics in political humor -- and writes fairly regularly about the art of satire -- we offer this meta-post from Will Ferrell and the rest of...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:05 PM ET, 03/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:, Saturday Night Live, Will Ferrell, political satire