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September 30, 2014

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I've been looking for a nightcap story and I just decided to give up three seconds ago.

The best I got is Mollie Hemingway's report that yes, Saturday Night Live is not merely terrible.

It's been terrible for years. What it is now is frankly embarrassing. The show has a real amateur dinner theater shenanigans vibe to it now.

Remember Senior Follies when seventeen year olds with no comedic ability would get on stage and do sketches?

Yeah, it was bad. Plus, the popular kids tended to get it into their heads that they were So Cute that they would naturally entertain people just by being adorable.

That's what Saturday Night Live is -- the Senior Follies of a school you didn't go to featuring superannuated seniors who aren't adorable.


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