The 7 - Random - McCain to Host SNL
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odessasteps Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 892/5065 EXP: 27234737 For next: 618003 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1159 days Last activity: 1126 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: 4369787 For next: 12458 Since: 7.1.02 From: Birmingham, AL Since last post: 140 days Last activity: 112 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: 8047721 For next: 5119 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5105 days Last activity: 5105 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: 2650776 For next: 78038 Since: 28.6.02 Since last post: 1969 days Last activity: 1939 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: 30063843 For next: 33149 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 657 days Last activity: 77 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: 19085118 For next: 402109 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 142 days Last activity: 2 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: 46863 For next: 3081 Since: 6.3.02 From: IL Since last post: 4923 days Last activity: 4845 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: 107 Posts: 199/3063 EXP: 12677348 For next: 414005 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 96 days Last activity: 72 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: 28 Posts: 23/134 EXP: 116440 For next: 14900 Since: 17.3.02 From: Boston Since last post: 929 days Last activity: 5 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: 510506 For next: 10860 Since: 20.6.02 From: Florida Since last post: 5463 days Last activity: 5463 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: 8047721 For next: 5119 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5105 days Last activity: 5105 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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