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Al Franken

  1. louis c.k.
    Sarah Silverman Defends Louis C.K.: ‘He’s My Brother, So It’s Hard’“I may not have a very clear perspective on it, but I’m trying to.”
  2. bad quotes
    Matt Damon Is Sharing All His Bad Opinions on Sexual Misconduct“I do believe that there’s a spectrum of behavior.”
  3. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Addresses the Latest Senator Al Franken Allegations“This accusation appears to be the straw that groped the camel’s back.”
  4. sexual misconduct
    7th Woman Accuses Franken of Misconduct, Says He Tried to Forcibly Kiss HerShe says Franken told her, “It’s my right as an entertainer,” which Franken denies.
  5. sexual assault
    Al Franken Accused of Groping Army Veteran During 2003 USO Tour“It was long enough that he should have known if it was an accident. I’m very confident saying that.”
  6. Woman Says Al Franken Touched Her Inappropriately During His First Senate TermThis is the first allegation of sexual harassment said to have occurred during Franken’s Senate career.
  7. al franken
    PBS Cuts Senator Al Franken From Special Honoring David LettermanFranken will be edited out of the televised version of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Salutes David Letterman.
  8. last night on late night
    SNL Alum Al Franken Gets Verbal Spanking on ‘Weekend Update’“Oh, come on, he didn’t know anything — he was only 55.”
  9. last night on late night
    Meyers, Colbert Skewer Al Franken’s Sexual Harassment ApologyWhat did late night make of Al Franken’s two mea culpas?
  10. Radio Host Comes Forward with Allegations Against Al Franken: “He Groped […]A TV/radio host has come forward with sexual assault allegations against comedian-turned-politician Al Franken, and she’s got the pictures to […]
  11. Senator Al Franken Teaches Stephen Colbert the Art of the Pivot on ‘The […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with Senator Al Franken about which of his fellow senators have a good […]
  12. last night on late night
    Al Franken Tells Colbert About That Time McCain Voted ‘No’ on ‘Skinny Repeal’Senator Franken suspected it might happen when he noticed a certain vice-president missing.
  13. bill maher
    Al Franken Won’t Appear on Real Time After Bill Maher’s N-Word Use“Senator Franken believes that what Bill Maher said was inappropriate and offensive.”
  14. Samantha Bee and Al Franken Trade Ted Cruz Insults on ‘Full Frontal’Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee sits down for a brief chat with Al Franken to promote his new book Giant of […]
  15. vulture festival
    Al Franken Won Respect From Jeff Sessions and Senate Republicans With Name-DropJudiciary-committee members are huge fans of Dragnet.
  16. Watch Al Franken Talk You Through His Sumptuous Book CoverAl Franken: Giant of the Senate is out May 30.
  17. vulture festival 2017
    Al Franken, Riverdale, Crazy Ex, and Others Join This Year’s Vulture FestivalThe lineup just keeps getting better.
  18. last night on late night
    ‘Simple Country Liar’ Jeff Sessions Can’t Stop His Southern Trickery on SNL“I’m sorry, these ears are just decorative.”
  19. The Novels That Came Out of ‘SNL’ Saturday Night Live is a product of its medium. Sketches are written overnight on Tuesday, on air by Saturday, and, due to their often […]
  20. saturday night live
    Al Franken Picked his Top 10 Political Sketches from Saturday Night Live And yes he wrote a lot of them.
  21. Al Franken and Conan O’Brien Talk Humor in Politics and the ‘Terrifying’ […]Here’s a clip from Al Franken’s visit to last night’s Conan, where he explains to O’Brien why, even though there’s no place for humor in […]
  22. Senator and ‘SNL’ Alum Al Franken Is Writing a MemoirFormer SNL writer/cast member and current Senator Al Franken has a new book in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Franken has […]
  23. Saturday Night’s Children: Al Franken (1977-1980; 1985-1986; 1988-1995)Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 38 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we […]
  24. tom davis
    Watch Al Franken’s Touching Eulogy of Former Writing Partner Tom DavisAl Franken wraps it up all nice.
  25. Al Franken Eulogizes Tom Davis This is beautiful and sad and tough and a bit fun. Franken spends a good bit of the speech talking about the process of writing and making […]
  26. Al Franken Is Making Washington Laugh Behind the Scenes“The Republicans, I think, at first were a little like, ‘Oh, he’s a satirist who uses scorn and ridicule against Republicans,’ and then after […]
  27. saturday night live
    A Vulture Study: Which SNL Season Reused the Most Characters?Was it a Stefon year? Or something from the Church Lady or Spartan Cheerleader eras?We examined 36 seasons and 7,798 sketches to find out.
  28. The Lost Weekend Update AnchorsWeekend Update is by far the longest running segment in Saturday Night Live’s history, with the anchor position being one of the most coveted […]
  29. 8 Memorable Political Campaigns by ComediansA comedian running for political office – a scenario once more suited for a mediocre Robin Williams vehicle than real life – has become a […]
  30. When Comedians Go Into PoliticsEmployment opportunities for comedians, once they get tired of the rat race of shows and pilots and tours, are wide-ranging: novelist, skull […]
  31. al franken
    Al Franken Seeks Probe Into Comcast’s Exec AnnouncementsDid Comcast speak too soon?
  32. tv
    What Swear Word Is Rob Schneider Calling Al Franken?Whore? Hamburger head?