SNL needs new material

SNL used the "people prefer Spitzer to Paterson" poll numbers for a skit on this week's show. It was... uh... well... here it is...

We can only hope the next poll of New Yorkers includes a question about whether these skits are funny.


Jersey jokes? Still? I mean, if that's not scraping the bottom of the barrel, I don't know what is...

Aw, I thought it was funny. In fact, I howled with laughter at that whole episode. Though, I was a bit buzzed at the time.

No matter how bad any of the skits were, the new Justin Timberlake video on SNL made the whole show worth it...

These skits are pathetic. I used to find the Jersey jokes the only funny part of those skits because the jokes were just ridiculous but now they're stale and the rest of the skit is tasteless.

Does SNL ever have anything funny anymore? Maybe I am too attached to the old days with Jane Curtin, Steve Martin, John Belushi, Gilda al. Not sure I know why that show survives.

Seriously? The Spitzer impression is... so so, but the Patterson bit is as spot on as an impression should be. Remember this is a spoof, and the impressions are going to be caricatures.

The bit about the two choices both being terrible... hilarious!

Come on people, lighten up! While I generally don't encourage making fun of disabled minorities, if you're a governor, all bets are off. Sorry.

If we can't make fun of our political leaders then being "PC" starts to become "Thought Police" in a very real, very scary way.

New Jersey jokes may not be funny due to the fact that they've been repeated ad infinitum, but it's important to remember that they're still true.

Also, no Pantaloons "enlightenment" on this post?????????


It's pretty clear that the folks at SNL don't care what I think. Why else would they continue rehashing this same unfunny skit? Also, NBC rejected my pitch for a new show called "Porch Sitting". The idea would be a camera set up on my front porch, facing the road. And each week you could watch cars go by. And for the Christmas episode, I'd put a wreath on my front steps. I don't know why NBC turned this down. It'd be 100% more exciting than SNL.


It's not the PC thing for me... when done well!

This skit, is not.

That's my main problem. It's not funny.

I'm not offended, just not laughing...

My husband and I both find the David Patterson skits HYSTERICAL... and this latest one with Spitzer was fantastic. I say SNL should keep them coming!

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (big change from last... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + D. asked about getting design help for a small kitchen. + We gave... (more)

The People's Art: Selections from the Empire State Plaza Art Collection

Opening this weekend at the State Museum: The People's Art: Selections from the Empire State Plaza Art Collection. The exhibit features 20 works from the... (more)

A look at MopCo's new Schenectady theater

Two things we should disclose before you start reading this post. 1. One half of AOA performs with the Mop & Bucket Company. (Hint: It's... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

Welcome to the weekend. We're so glad you could make it. After the jump you'll find a fall bounty of stuff to do -- from... (more)

Recent Comments

... the Helderberg neighborhood is fabulous for Trick or Treating, maybe too much so. We always see families coming from other parts of Albany by the van load - being dropped off at one end and working their way to the other. Lots of houses in friendly neighborhoods = a packed and good time. It is also rumored that a few adults dress up and roam the streets handing out adult beverages to other adults. Again, just a rumor...

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 3 comments, most recently from Michael

Mapping a history of inequality in Albany, Schenectady, and Troy

...has 2 comments, most recently from Chris George

Drawing: Tickets for contemporary circus clown show at Rev Hall + a Brown's gift card

...has 34 comments, most recently from Al

Albany Capital Center construction tour

...has 1 comment, most recently from Paul

Morning Blend for Oct 21

...has 1 comment, most recently from karnerblu