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the danger of bourgeois comedy…….

May 24, 2022 - 10:56 -- Admin

Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL) — as explained by Wikipedia — is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiere was hosted by George Carlin on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title “NBC's Saturday Night”. The show's comedy sketches, which often parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, with featured performances by a musical guest. The first sketch ends usually with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!

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