The 7 - Random - McCain to Host SNL
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odessasteps Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 892/5065 EXP: 27023272 For next: 108732 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1071 days Last activity: 1038 days # 1 Posted on 26.7.02 1447.53 Reposted on: 26.7.09 1451.11 PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Sen. John McCain said he's thankful there will be a week of rehearsals before he guest hosts "Saturday Night Live" this fall. Jennifer Skorlich, NBC's director of non-prime-time programming, confirmed Thursday that McCain will be an SNL host. The date of McCain's appearance was not immediately announced. "It impresses my kids. That, alone, is sufficient reason to do it," McCain told The Arizona Republic. "It's the first time my 17-year-old daughter has been impressed since she (became) a teenager." McCain said recent polls have shown that many young people get their political news from Jay Leno, David Letterman, "SNL," or Comedy Central. "It's scary, but true," he said. As for the content of his opening monologue, McCain said he's still deciding what he'll say. McCain, who ran unsuccessfully for president in 2000, will be follow other politicians who have guest hosted "SNL," from former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to former Sen. George McGovern. Promote this thread!
ges7184 Lap cheong Level: 78 Posts: 288/1496 EXP: 4335827 For next: 46418 Since: 7.1.02 From: Birmingham, AL Since last post: 52 days Last activity: 24 days # 2 Posted on 26.7.02 1610.05 Reposted on: 26.7.09 1611.51 Wow! That should really suck.
tomvejada Andouille Level: 93 Posts: 361/2247 EXP: 7985239 For next: 67601 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5017 days Last activity: 5017 days # 3 Posted on 26.7.02 1737.00 Reposted on: 26.7.09 1740.46 I have a feeling, that this year of SNL will be bad because of Will Ferrell leaving. I can't think of anyone that would replace him. Also in the past, when politicians host SNL, those episodes are bad with the exception of Guilani.
Teppan-Yaki Pepperoni Level: 68 Posts: 73/1083 EXP: 2629534 For next: 99280 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1880 days Last activity: 1851 days # 4 Posted on 26.7.02 1959.40 Reposted on: 26.7.09 2000.03 Originally posted by tomvejada I have a feeling, that this year of SNL will be bad because of Will Ferrell leaving. I can't think of anyone that would replace him. Also in the past, when politicians host SNL, those episodes are bad with the exception of Guilani. "Frickin Guiliani!" No -- what was worse was the *real* Janet Reno's Dance Party in Florida. The Daily Show played some of the b-roll of that... *ugh* :(
spf Scrapple Level: 136 Posts: 951/5410 EXP: 29830405 For next: 266587 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 569 days Last activity: 117 days
AIM: # 5 Posted on 26.7.02 2253.27 Reposted on: 26.7.09 2259.02 I seem to remember Steve Forbes on SNL at some point, and being in awe of how hypnotically bad it was. Though perhaps this was just a nightmare I had or something.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 120 Posts: 264/4022 EXP: 18934010 For next: 553217 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 54 days Last activity: 8 days # 6 Posted on 27.7.02 0148.59 Reposted on: 27.7.09 0159.02 Originally posted by spf2119 I seem to remember Steve Forbes on SNL at some point, and being in awe of how hypnotically bad it was. Though perhaps this was just a nightmare I had or something. No, he hosted an episode a few years ago. Rage Against the Machine were musical guests, and they only got to play one song because they hung flags upside down off their amps or something. It's currently a Comedy Central rerun favorite.
Ryan1420 Linguica Level: 21 Posts: 56/73 EXP: 46495 For next: 3449 Since: 6.3.02 From: IL Since last post: 4834 days Last activity: 4757 days # 7 Posted on 27.7.02 1952.59 Reposted on: 27.7.09 1954.29 The Forbes episode wasn't all that bad. It did have a "Nightline" skit in it. I'll never get sick of Darrell Hammond's impression of Ted Koppel.
OlFuzzyBastard Knackwurst Level: 106 Posts: 199/3063 EXP: 12576870 For next: 95114 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 7 days
AIM: # 8 Posted on 28.7.02 1121.37 Reposted on: 28.7.09 1129.01 Originally posted by Ryan1420 The Forbes episode wasn't all that bad. It did have a "Nightline" skit in it. I'll never get sick of Darrell Hammond's impression of Ted Koppel. "And Lamar Alexander is represented by Lamar Alexander #2,,,", Heh, that one was on a few nights ago, And I think SNL should be fine next season, so long as it doesn't turn into The Jimmy Fallon Show.
timdrake Polska kielbasa Level: 27 Posts: 23/134 EXP: 115524 For next: 636 Since: 17.3.02 From: Boston Since last post: 841 days Last activity: 9 hours # 9 Posted on 28.7.02 1446.24 Reposted on: 28.7.09 1447.58 What I want to know on SNL is what happened to Chris Kattan? I remember about 2 years ago he was looking like the next big star on SNL, then for the past few seasons he has barely been used, excpet for those "horrible re-enactments" during the Weekend Update and the occasional skit.
WyldeWolf1 Boerewors Level: 42 Posts: 172/361 EXP: 506421 For next: 14945 Since: 20.6.02 From: Florida Since last post: 5375 days Last activity: 5374 days # 10 Posted on 28.7.02 1724.00 Reposted on: 28.7.09 1729.02 McCain? Ugh! Here's hoping for a Mike Myers & Dana Carvey episode (they both have new movies).
tomvejada Andouille Level: 93 Posts: 373/2247 EXP: 7985239 For next: 67601 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5017 days Last activity: 5017 days # 11 Posted on 28.7.02 1930.49 Reposted on: 28.7.09 1932.37 Kattan had a movie out last year "Corky Romano" which did alright at the box office. Some of the other names rumored to be hosting next year are Tom Hanks, and former castmember Cheri Oteri.
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