Kanye Responsible for Funniest SNL Moment in Weeks


Several notable things happened on this weekend's Hugh Laurie–hosted episode of Saturday Night Live, including Fred Armisen's David Patterson impression, Amy Poehler's near-tears "Weekend Update" farewell, and some weird sketch with singing lamps — but all were completely overshadowed by blogger-musician Kanye West's two hilarious, ear-bending musical performances. Standing in front of a huge plasma screen that made him look like Coldplay's iTunes commercial, he dispensed with the Auto-Tune, improvised new lyrics for "Heartless," and generally sang in a way that would turn even the most well-behaved household pet into an ungovernable killer. Click for video.