The W
Views: 98601241
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
1.9.07 1845
The 7 - Random - Al Sharpton to host SNL
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1732 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (14 total)
geemoney
Scrapple
Level: 112

Posts: 383/3782
EXP: 15137884
For next: 200369

Since: 26.1.03
From: Naples, FL

Since last post: 5 hours
Last activity: 4 hours
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 4.11.03 1623.51
Reposted on: 4.11.10 1628.06
Yes, it's true (according to this article).

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/11/04/entertainment/main581720.shtml

Well, they let Al Gore have his shot hosting, and that went all right. I assume most of America will suddenly find something better to do on December 6th....unless this is one of those "car wreck" situations- it's ugly, but you can't look away.
Promote this thread!
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1244/3377
EXP: 13346482
For next: 174061

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 9 hours
Last activity: 5 hours
#2 Posted on 4.11.03 1631.10
Reposted on: 4.11.10 1631.43
    Originally posted by cbsnews.com
    Sharpton, who is given no chance of winning the Democratic nomination, ...
HAHAHAHAHAHA, poor guy
DrewDewce
Bratwurst
Level: 73

Posts: 458/1345
EXP: 3354742
For next: 131143

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Derby City

Since last post: 35 days
Last activity: 7 hours
Y!:
#3 Posted on 4.11.03 1803.01
Reposted on: 4.11.10 1803.21
Hey, Jesse Jackson's stint turned out alright so there is hope . . . "The Question Is Moot" Ruled!!!!!!
OlFuzzyBastard
Knackwurst
Level: 103

Posts: 1765/3024
EXP: 11166835
For next: 304610

Since: 28.4.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 15 days
Last activity: 2 hours
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 4.11.03 2123.43
Reposted on: 4.11.10 2127.05
    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze
      Originally posted by cbsnews.com
      Sharpton, who is given no chance of winning the Democratic nomination, ...
    HAHAHAHAHAHA, poor guy


Oh, he knows that himself. He's just running to make sure his issues are heard in the campaign. He knows his chance of winning is just about statistically equal to, say, mine.

Now, as for the show, the best two episodes last year (aside from the Walken episode which is always on it's own level of the universe) were probably the Al Gore and John McCain shows. I even remember them getting a decent show out of Steve Forbes, who wasn't exactly bursting in the personality department. Say what you will about Sharpton, at heart he's a showman and should do a damn fine job.
fuelinjected
Banger
Level: 97

Posts: 1682/2679
EXP: 9137830
For next: 179528

Since: 12.10.02
From: Canada

Since last post: 3210 days
Last activity: 3210 days
#5 Posted on 4.11.03 2128.47
Reposted on: 4.11.10 2129.03
I thought he was running so he could get more $$$ for his speeches by being an "Ex-Presedential Candidate".
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 145

Posts: 2383/6720
EXP: 37458421
For next: 145751

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 4 hours
#6 Posted on 4.11.03 2129.03
Reposted on: 4.11.10 2129.45

    Now, as for the show, the best two episodes last year (aside from the Walken episode which is always on it's own level of the universe) were probably the Al Gore and John McCain shows. I even remember them getting a decent show out of Steve Forbes, who wasn't exactly bursting in the personality department. Say what you will about Sharpton, at heart he's a showman and should do a damn fine job.


Word. The SNL writers always seem to save better material for the politician/athlete hosts, probably in order to prop up any stiff acting on their part. But then again, maybe my favourite SNL moment of last year was John McCain recording a Barbra Streisand cover album. "If she think she can do my job, I'm doing to do hers!"
Grimis
Scrapple
Level: 124

Posts: 2418/4700
EXP: 21459226
For next: 377436

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

Since last post: 1218 days
Last activity: 1014 days
#7 Posted on 5.11.03 0651.37
Reposted on: 5.11.10 0651.44
Technically though, I wonder if this comes under the Fairness Doctrine. This isn't "news" so theoretically all of the other candidates might be entitled to equal time since he Sharpton is an active candidate.
vsp
Andouille
Level: 87

Posts: 1504/2042
EXP: 6274867
For next: 117932

Since: 3.1.02
From: Philly

Since last post: 2982 days
Last activity: 195 days
#8 Posted on 5.11.03 0849.56
Reposted on: 5.11.10 0850.42
Come on -- it's Saturday Night Live. Sharpton deserves hardship pay if he goes through with this. Would YOU want to spend quality time with Jimmy Fallon?
dunkndollaz
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 986/2547
EXP: 8741066
For next: 247753

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 19 days
Last activity: 4 days
#9 Posted on 5.11.03 0953.45
Reposted on: 5.11.10 0953.59
I haven't watched SNL in years but for the Right Rev. Al, I will make an exception. He was on his game last night in the debate and he will definitely be on his game in front of a very friendly home crowd that night.
Simba
Frankfurter
Level: 58

Posts: 657/809
EXP: 1527782
For next: 49773

Since: 7.8.02
From: Boston, MA

Since last post: 2453 days
Last activity: 2061 days
#10 Posted on 5.11.03 1230.18
Reposted on: 5.11.10 1231.18
If nothing else, this should guarantee a pretty damn entertaining Hardball sketch in that episode.
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1245/3377
EXP: 13346482
For next: 174061

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 9 hours
Last activity: 5 hours
#11 Posted on 5.11.03 1257.27
Reposted on: 5.11.10 1257.49
    Originally posted by Simba
    If nothing else, this should guarantee a pretty damn entertaining Hardball sketch in that episode.
Tue, but nothing beats Harry Belafonte's "OSAMA BIN-LADEN IS AN UNCLE TOM!".

Heee-larious.
JST
Toulouse
Level: 69

Posts: 459/1213
EXP: 2867407
For next: 2351

Since: 20.1.02
From: Quebec City, CAN

Since last post: 2 hours
Last activity: 1 hour
#12 Posted on 6.11.03 0252.04
Reposted on: 6.11.10 0252.11
    Originally posted by Simba
    If nothing else, this should guarantee a pretty damn entertaining Hardball sketch in that episode.


That skit is nothing without Chris Kattan as "Paul Begala".
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 145

Posts: 2413/6720
EXP: 37458421
For next: 145751

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 4 hours
#13 Posted on 10.11.03 0015.42
Reposted on: 10.11.10 0018.26
Sharpton could not possibly be worse than Andy Roddick this past week. Talk. About. Wooden.
Ruby Trax
Summer sausage
Level: 45

Posts: 246/435
EXP: 618561
For next: 41608

Since: 10.12.01
From: The KZiM Tower

Since last post: 1970 days
Last activity: 1287 days
#14 Posted on 10.11.03 1333.29
Reposted on: 10.11.10 1334.29
    Originally posted by Big Bad
    Sharpton could not possibly be worse than Andy Roddick this past week. Talk. About. Wooden.


What what. Andy Roddick's a little charmer. He's also easier on the eyes than Al Sharpton. You'd have to give him that at least.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Turducken
Next thread: The Wolves of the Calla
Previous thread: Survivor 8: All Star Cast List
(1732 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: SNL - Best of Tracy Morgan - SNL Season Premier - SNL 5/17 Thoughts - More...
The 7 - Random - Al Sharpton to host SNLRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.201 seconds.