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SNL to Premiere With Politics But Not Obama

Tonight's season premiere of Saturday Night Live may have a few surprise political guests to join human-fish-turned-host Michael Phelps. Barack Obama had been going over sketches for his probable cameo, but due to Hurricane Ike he's canceled his appearance on SNL. Guess we won't be able to tell once and for all whether Barack Obama is a hoot, or truly un-funny.

Also set to make a guest appearance is Sarah Palin look-alike Tina Fey. She just needs to work it out with her 30 Rock shooting schedule. Since she already has the glasses, I hope she can make it happen! Are you staying up late to check out SNL?


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sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
This was the funniest skit ever!
Meike Meike 8 years
Awesome skit. It was only a week or so ago I was telling him of Tina Fey's uncanny resemblance to the Alaskan governor. And, sure enough, SNL goes and reels her in again for the guest role. Hahaha.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Tina was brilliant!
Imabeliever Imabeliever 8 years
The SNL skit was amazing.. and way too true to the point of almost not being funny. But Tina has Caribou Barbie down pat.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 8 years
Fey would make a better vice president! That would scare me less. Hillary was a perfect candidate for both president and vp.. but the us is still probably too racist to vote for an African American let alone an African American and a woman.. that might be too much change. And listening to some of those people they interviewed who think he is a Muslim born in Haiti who hates America :OY: Yikes.. is it bad to have a little tiny part of you happy that they are old and will die soon and their antiquated superstitions with them?
rabidmoon rabidmoon 8 years
:ROTFL: The skit was quite funny, so glad I got to see it in Finland, thanks for posting it! :) (and yeah, Tina has her accent down...frighteningly well. I wonder..could we just switch 'em out? :ponder: Maybe nobody would notice...course, Fey is probably better on foreign policy.)
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
:rotfl: Adrenalynn!!! omg thank you for that link!!! Tina is an Awesome Sarah. She has the accent down marvelously!
Adrenalynn75 Adrenalynn75 8 years
Livvy! Awesome, thanks. That was HI-LARIOUS. 15 minutes to go over here, I can totally watch that over and over again. ;)
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
Fey did a great impression.
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
oh -- sweet -- it's in my blog for life :D -- thanks Livvy :hug:
livvylove livvylove 8 years
Here it is! It's hilarious!
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Adrenalynn75, All I can say is DO NOT miss Tina and Amy at the beginning, stay tuned for Michael Phelps and his retainer, and leave a little place in your heart and stomach for his special diet. Nite, Ladies. It's time for me to take a cold shower! And hide my beans. ;)
Adrenalynn75 Adrenalynn75 8 years
30 minutes to go before SNL plays here. Waiting patiently for my Phelps phix. ;)
kastarte2 kastarte2 8 years
That snippet I saw was great. Fey is hilarious. Thanks Adren!
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
yeah -- too bad they took that one down -- I know more will be up tomorrow -- the whole thing is great!!
Adrenalynn75 Adrenalynn75 8 years
I found a better video link, but it's only half of the skit! Tina is amazingly dead on!!! HOLY S***T, she's perfect! ;)
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
LOL -- that was REALLY quick!! It's good you'll like it!!
Adrenalynn75 Adrenalynn75 8 years
^ Oh no. The video was removed. It's ok though. SNL comes on in an hour. Was it funny??? (don't spoil me, though) ;)
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 8 years
It's a great fit! I don't really think it's ironic that people call Obama a celebrity and Palin looks like one. That makes no sense.
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
rabid and dream, I'm :speedy: with my choco-covered :coffee: beans! Hehehehe (In best Rain Man voice) Thirty minutes tell Phelps. Yeah. Gotta watch Phelps. Yeah.
livvylove livvylove 8 years
everyone needs to read this article, but be warned, it's scary! It's about Palin firing people of her small town once she became mayor, for personal reasons. It's from the first page of New York Times...
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 8 years
i have never ever ever watched SNL, which i wanted to today, but we have a bunch of guests over for the boxing tonight
tweet-hotpants tweet-hotpants 8 years
i'll be watching tonight...if i can stay up that late. and i definitely see the resemblance! the very first thing i thought when i saw palin for the first time was, 'wow, she looks like tina fey'
Kazagirl Kazagirl 8 years
I am so excited to see Tina Fey as Palin.
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