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Wonka Ball  At Saturday Night Live: The Experience! @ The Museum Of Broadcast Communications :: May 11, 2018

Wonka Ball At Saturday Night Live: The Experience! @ The Museum Of Broadcast Communications :: May 11, 2018

May 12
This year's Wonk Ball was held at The Museum of Broadcast Communications, featuring Saturday Night Live! Funds were raised for About Face, an LGBT focused theater company.

Kate McKinnon Joins All-Female Cast of 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
"SNL" star Kate McKinnon joins the all-female reboot of the "Ghostbusters" franchise. I ain't afraid of no girls!

Anti-Gay Ex-SNL Cast Member Gets Trounced in Local Election

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 8
The worlds of entertainment, gay rights and local politics scored a minor victory Thursday when former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson was trounced in her bid to win a seat on the Williamson County Commission.

Saturday Night Live Pokes Fun at Diversity Issue

Nov 3
With Kerry Washington as guest host, "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time poking fun at itself after receiving criticism for having no black women among its 16 regular cast members.

Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor: Schweddy Balls

Ben & Jerry’s has Schweddy Balls. Would you like a taste? Chill out, it’s only the name of their new flavor.

LGBT Advocacy Groups v. P.C. Police: Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far?

By Joseph Erbentraut | Feb 19
Saturday Night Live, Dire Straits and even Glee have caused controversy for anti-LGBT language & imagery; but have we become too thin-skinned for not acknowledging the context of such hate speech? EDGE examines how hate speech can hurt or heal.

Betty White :: ’scared to death’ of SNL

By Fred Topel | May 4
Betty White has refused to host Saturday Night Live on several occasions in the past. But when a Facebook campaign demanding that she be allowed to host went viral, she had no choice but to accept the producers’ offer. EDGE’s Fred Topel spoke to the 88-year old comedian recently about her hosting duties (this Saturday night), her new series and why she won’t do dope jokes.

’SNL’ zings David Letterman’s difficulties

By Frazier Moore | Oct 5
Add "Saturday Night Live" to the shows making sport of David Letterman’s difficulties. But in the hands of "SNL," Dave got off pretty easy.

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