saturday night live

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A cross-country drive with Michael O'Donoghue, the first head writer of Saturday Night Live.

Previously: The Longform Guide to SNL.

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An inteview with the Saturday Night Live producer.

Previously: The Longform Guide to SNL.

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The Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman star on being married to Woody Allen, Jewish words, and Girls.

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A profile of the writer behind “Deep Thoughts” on Saturday Night Live.

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An oral history of Saturday Night Live.

Part of our guide to SNL for Slate.
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How one of the most maligned cast members in SNL history ended up a talking head on Fox News.

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On the life and career of Chris Farley.

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A profile of a pre-30 Rock Tina Fey.

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SNL in its grim twentieth season through the lens of first (and only) year cast-member Janeane Garofalo.

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A 1988 profile of Bill Murray, then at the peak of his box office power and living in a secluded farmhouse in the Hudson River Valley.