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A Portion of the Budget for the Film “Blues Brothers” was Set Aside to Buy Cocaine for Night Shooting.

John Landis directed the 1980 American musical comedy film The Blues Brothers. It stars John Belushi as Joliet Jake Blues and Dan Aykroyd as his brother Elwood, characters based on the NBC variety show Saturday Night Live’s frequent musical segment, The Blues Brothers. But did you know that the production had a special budget set […]

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Phil Hartman

Saturday Night Live Called Phil Hartman “The Glue” Because His Professionalism and Comedic Skills Held Several Sketches Together.

Philip Edward Hartman was a Canadian-American screenwriter, actor, comedian, and graphic designer. He was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, and moved to the United States with his family when he was ten. He designed album covers for bands such as Poco and America after graduating from California State University, Northridge, with a degree in graphic

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Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase Escaped The Military Draft by “Falsely Claiming, Among Other Things, That He Had Homosexual Tendencies”

Cornelius Crane “Chevy” Chase is a comedian, writer, and actor from the United States. He was born into a prominent family and worked in various jobs before settling into comedy and beginning his career with National Lampoon. In the first season of Saturday Night Live, he was one of the key cast members. But did

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Zach Galifianakis

Why Did Zach Galifianakis Not Make it as a Writer for Saturday Night Live?

After more than a decade of stand-up and television and film appearances, Zach Galifianakis finally rose to fame as Alan Garner in the comedy mega-hit The Hangover. But did you ever wonder why he didn’t make it as a writer on Saturday Night Live? Zach Galifianakis was let go after a two-week stint as a

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Childish gambino

Which Hollywood Actor was Voted Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons?

Matt Groening created The Simpsons in 1989. The Simpsons are a satirical depiction of American family life. The show is set in the fictitious town of Springfield and often pokes fun at American culture and society, as well as television and the human condition. With the wacky writing and interesting plot, a lot of young

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Who is the Longest Tenured SNL Member?

Saturday Night Live is a late-night American live TV comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. It was originally released in 1975 and is still running today. For a show currently on its 47th season, you’d begin to wonder, who is the most tenured member of the show?  Kenan Thompson, who we knew as

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