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Michael Che Responds to Backlash Regarding AAVE in "SNL" Sketch

"Look, the sketch bombed. I'm used to that. I meant no offense to the 'aave' community."

Weekend Update co-host Michael Che has evidently just now learned what AAVE (African-American Vernacular English) is.

"AAVE" was a trending topic on Twitter the other day thanks to last weekend's Saturday Night Live episode, which was pretty bad. Tensions were high even before the episode aired, as cast members spoke out against the choice to invite Elon Musk to host. The Tesla CEO, in addition to hoarding his billions and billions of dollars, has come under fire for spreading false information about the pandemic on numerous occasions.

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TV Reviews

“Ziwe” Wants to Make White Women Uncomfortable

In Episode 1 of her new SHOWTIME and A24 series, "55%," Ziwe interviews Fran Lebowitz, Gloria Steinem, and makes white people cringe.

Ziwe on SHOWTIME

Ziwe Fumudoh's highly anticipated eponymous comedy show, Ziwe, premiered on Sunday, May 9th.

The Showtime and A24 collaboration brings the success of Ziwe's Instagram Live series, Baited, to television in a series which blends interviews with sketch comedy and musical numbers. Frankly, its so good it makes SNL all but redundant (if Elon Musk's cringey appearance as SNL host on May 8th didn't already prove that).

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TV Features

The 7 Weirdest Moments from Elon Musk Hosting "SNL"

It wasn't as bad as we were expecting...but it was still bad.

On Saturday, Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live, and it honestly could have gone a lot worse.

He was a controversial choice for host, but unlike a lot of guests who should have more important things to be doing, Musk was actually in most of the sketches and played a variety of characters, from a murderous Pennsylvanian priest to a horny Icelandic producer.

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10 Most Memorable Outfits of the Oscars 2021

What we all watch the Oscars for: the outfits

Chloe Zhao in Hermes with her Oscar for Best Director

The 2021 Oscars aired on Sunday March 25th. They were the climax of a strange and socially distant awards season which provided many memorable moments and even more memorable looks.

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Did an SNL Sketch Predict David Dobrik's Latest Scandal?

The recent SNL sketch "Viral Apology Video" starring Kyle Mooney and Daniel Kaluuya pretty much sums up the drama between David Dobrik and Jeff Wittek

From his apology video? Or an SNL skit?

A few weeks ago, SNL did a sketch called "Viral Apology Video" starring Kyle Mooney and Daniel Kaluuya. The skit is a montage of fake YouTube vlog clips referencing the now all too recognizable sequence that all social media drama follows.

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Culture Feature

Stop Giving Jake and Logan Paul Money

Logan Paul is reportedly set to fight Floyd Mayweather on June 5th … but why?

JakePaul (left) and Logan Paul (right)

For some elusive reason — perhaps because we live in a simulation, the world has already ended, or we are all dreaming this terrible timeline in one collective hallucination — Logan Paul is famous. To add insult to injury, so is his brother, Jake Paul.

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