Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez finally gets the ‘SNL’ treatment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received her first Saturday Night Live treatment on the latest episode. Cast member Melissa Villaseñor played the newly-elected member of Congress in a sketch parodying Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. (The two recently got married.) Villaseñor’s impression focused largely on Ocasio-Cortez’s optimism as she begins…

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Dan Crenshaw appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live’ to torch Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson isn’t a gifted comedian or anything. He just has a knack for creating a scene. During a recent Saturday Night Live Weekend Update appearance, he made the ill-advised decision to mock the injury that a U.S. military veteran — then a Congressional candidate — sustained in combat. It…

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Twitch is streaming a 48-hour ‘Saturday Night Live’ marathon and hurry up with that popcorn

Put the popcorn on.Image: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Put the biggest batch of popcorn you can muster on immediately. Social streaming platform Twitch has teamed up with NBC Universal for a 48-hour marathon of the very best bits of Saturday Night Live. GO. SEE ALSO: Tina Fey…

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The moms of ‘Saturday Night Live’ ask their kids to chill with all the Trump jokes

Saturday Night Live skipped the usual “let’s throw celebrity impersonations at the Trump era” cold open this week in favor something more heartfelt. In honor of Mother’s Day, each cast member stepped aside to let their mom say a few words. And almost every one of those moms brought a…

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