Maya Rudolph: Playing Kamala on ‘SNL’ Like Wearing a ‘Superhero Cape'

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February 22nd, 2021 3:20 PM

Now that SNL has a presidential administration it’s allowed to love and support with its weekly broadcast, Maya Rudolph has been gushing about her gig as the sketch series’ version of the cool “power boss” Vice President Kamala Harris. As opposed to when SNL hounded the last administration with grotesque and mean-spirited caricatures, the SNL alum and Bridesmaid actress…

After Years of Mocking Trump, SNL Refuses to Mock Biden in Latest Show

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February 1st, 2021 5:48 PM

Strange. Suddenly Saturday Night Live doesn’t care about skewering American presidents anymore. The sketch series, whose entire brand for the past four years has been built on bashing the last president, made no quips about the brand new Biden administration during skits in the show's first episode of the new year.

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Amazon's 'Forever' Bashes Christianity: 'No God, This is All Bullsh*t'

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September 17th, 2018 7:57 PM
On paper, the new Amazon Prime original series Forever should be great. It stars Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph as June and Oscar, a middle-class married couple in California. Those two actors together should have made it a hilarious comedy. Instead, Forever was a rambling and pointless slog and, in the second episode, unnecessarily insulting towards Christians. 
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SAG Awards: 2018 Is 'Living in Hell'

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January 22nd, 2018 12:18 AM
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards aired January 21 on TNT and it was all about the ladies, from First Lady Melania Trump, to the #MeToo women. For the first time, the awards show incorporated a host, actress Kristen Bell and a decision was made in advance to only use female presenters. Men were relegated to second class status, only helping to present the nominations of ensemble awards.
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Martin Short Portrays Trump as Wildly Gesticulating, Pantsless Maniac

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June 22nd, 2016 1:05 AM
After opening the series by mocking Donald Trump’s wife, NBC’s Maya and Marty decided to turn the lens on the presumptive Republican nominee himself in last night’s politically charged episode.

NBC’s Brand New Variety Show Opens by Bashing Trump’s Wife

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June 1st, 2016 12:37 AM
Maya & Marty, NBC’s brand new variety show couldn’t even make it through its debut episode without launching into personal attacks on the wives of Republican presidential candidates.

SNL: Times Square Bomber Unhappy With His Press Coverage

May 9th, 2010 10:48 AM
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" last evening did a sketch wherein Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad complained about his press coverage."I have suffered, and continue to suffer, injustices at the hands of the United States government, which has unfairly accused me of crimes that I did not commit," began Shahzad played by Fred Armisen with help from translator Maya Rudolph."…