SNL’s Mike O’Brien on Kissing Unsuspecting Celebrities


Fans of the addictively uncomfortable web series Seven Minutes in Heaven finally have the information they crave on the origin of the series, its mission, and most importantly, the juicy gossip on whether Patricia Clarkson or Tracy Morgan is a better kisser. This interview with SNL’s Mike O’Brien gets into the nitty-gritty of why awkwardness is funny. “I think you build up potential energy whenever something is awkward, and then it releases the next time something funny happens,” he says.

O’Brien also talks about why he prefers performing in Chicago to NY, learning to write for other voices than his own on SNL, and blah blah blah just give us more stories about kissing famous people already.