saturday night live

How one WU alum made it to Saturday Night Live

Annie Butler started her career on the stage as a dancer, but has since discovered a love of comedy.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Pete Davidson: Waterworks, drugs and Capri Suns

Pete Davidson pushed boundaries of political correctness (cringes were audible at times), kept a laid-back structure (I don’t think he ever really knew what he was going to say before he said it) and messed with the audience members in a fun back-and-forth style Q&A.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

SNL’s Colin Jost to headline fall comedy show

Colin Jost, a writer, actor and comedian on “Saturday Night Live,” will headline Social Programming Board’s annual fall comedy show on Sept. 22.

| News Editor

Caravanning through Central America: A Q&A with comedian Brooks Wheelan

After a brief stint on “Saturday Night Live,” Brooks Wheelan released his first standup album, “This Is Cool, Right?” early this year. His tour will feature an all-new set of jokes from his forthcoming album. I got the chance to chat with him about his life, tour and upcoming projects.

| Senior Scene Editor

Kanye West’s top 5 televised performances since 2008

In honor of his latest string of jaw-dropping televised performances, here are Yeezy’s five best. To make a difficult task slightly less difficult, only pre-2015 performances are eligible.

| Music Editor

John Mulaney an excellent choice for spring comedy

CS40 may have stuck us with MKTO this year, but at least Social Programming Board looks like it’s doing something right this semester with its spring comedic performer, John Mulaney.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Kenan Thompson talks college shows, personal future

After the show, Student Life caught up with Thompson to talk about what it’s like doing college shows and the future of this seasoned comedian.

| News Editor

Who should host ‘Late Night’ post-Jimmy Fallon

Rumors are swirling that Jimmy Fallon is going to replace Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show” next year (at least until Leno decides he wants his old job back and Fallon becomes the new Conan O’Brien). It’s a change we’ve been long awaiting as Leno and his infinite chins are unfunny and not too great at interviews either.

The SNL Dream Team: Hosts we want for the 37th season

Without Kristin Wiig and Andy Samberg, it’s hard to imagine what “Saturday Night Live” will be like when it airs its season premiere on Saturday, Sept. 15, with host Seth MacFarlane. Thankfully, “SNL” announced on Tuesday that one day each month they will be opening up their Facebook page and Twitter feed to viewers’ host and musical guest suggestions.

Five fictional bands we want to play W.I.L.D.

You might not like the W.I.L.D. headliners this year. You might have dreamed that The Shins were coming. We’re sorry if that prank disappointed you—but why not dream a little bigger? We’re thinking bands that could never play W.I.L.D. because they don’t exist in reality. Here are our five picks for the best fictional bands that Team 31 should book next year.

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