Lorne Michaels Says 'Saturday Night Live' Is Not Partisan. Lorne Michaels is Wrong

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Over the weekend, "Saturday Night Live" had originally planned to run a cold open featuring Fred Armisen's President Obama that basically <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/the_lost_obama_sketch_lK217KgscFzDMLwwfJhKfK">lampooned</a> Obama's supposed exploitation of the killing of Bin Laden.

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Jimmy Fallon Found Out About 'Downton Abbey' And We're All The Better For It


The Downton Abbey meme-ification has been in full effect for awhile, with <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/02/downton-tabby-is-the-mannered-mashup-you-didnt-know-you-needed/">Downton Tabby</a> and the gleefully swearword-filled <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/eastbound-and-downton-abbey/">Eastbound and Downton Abbey</a>, and then the meme officially arrived once it had its <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/03/arrested-development-collides-with-british-aristocracy-in-arrested-downton/#page/1">Arrested Development</a> version.

#Mad Men

Elisabeth Moss Slammed Fred Armisen, Kinda

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"Mad Men's" Elisabeth Moss took part in an <a href="http://www.nypost.com/pagesixmag/issues/20120308/Mad+Woman+Bad+Girl?page=1">interview with Page Six Magazine</a> recently, where she talked about everything from dressing all sexy-like in her private life ("Sometimes you just wanna wear somethin' real tight and show it all off," she says, blue eyes twinkling.

#Weird Al Yankovic

‘Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie’ enrages half the audience, delights the rest

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As <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/11/first-teaser-for-tim-erics-billion-dollar-movie">we’ve previously learned</a> about Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim play directors who are tasked with creating a billion dollar movie and of course they screw it up.


Ten Recurring ‘SNL’ Characters Who Should Have Been One-Offs

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Three years ago today, we were subjected to Gilly for the first time – and we still haven’t quite recovered.


Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein to Guest Star on ‘The Simpsons’

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“Portlandia” stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will lend their voices to a next-season episode of “The Simpsons,” according to TV Line.

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Helen Mirren Is Horny.

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Ha ha ha, I love you, click-baiting headlines.

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‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen

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Here's a promo for "Portlandia," a sketch show coming to IFC in January that will mock Pacific Northwest granola types.

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Dammit, Stop with the Kissing Family

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Paul Rudd hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and it was a pretty disappointing show, even by my own forgiving standards for "SNL.

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Anne Hathaway Does Katie Holmes!

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Anne Hathaway hosted this weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live," and the entire episode was downright not terrible.

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Ladies Love Fred Armisen

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Fred Armisen of "Saturday Night Live" looks like Elton John dressed as a lesbian, but that doesn't seem to affect his love life.


Portland, Oregon Is Jos’ Keeeding

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Exactly a year ago today while filling in for Matt on this site, I proclaimed that SNL deadweight Fred Armisen <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2009/08/intervention-is-jos-keeeding">had never done anything funny</a> in his career.



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By my account, Fred Armisen has never done anything funny, though I think I cracked a half smile with his "yazz flute" character in Anchorman and maybe once at the "I'm jos' keeeeding" guy on SNL.

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Like most other people, my mind is blown by the idea that Al Franken -- the guy who played freakin' Stuart Smalley -- is now a United States senator (or is about to be, whatever).

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