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  1. Anna Kendrick is ‘SNL’ Illiterate in These ‘SNL’ PromosHere are this week’s SNL promos featuring Taran Killam and first-time host Anna Kendrick. Killam and Kendrick jam-pack these four minutes with […]
  2. Seth Meyers and Taran Killam Talk Jebidiah Atkinson and More on ‘Late […]SNL’s Taran Killam was a guest on last night’s Late Night, and he and Meyers discussed everything from a failed Jebidiah Atkinson joke to being […]
  3. Checking in with ‘SNL’ Halfway Through Season 39We’ve reached the midpoint of SNL’s 39th season – one that has optimistically been called a “transitional year,” but one more commonly known […]
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    ‘Omigod, That’s Crazy!’: The Oral History of MTV’s UndressedThe steamy late-night serial gave us Christina Hendricks and Adam Brody, but its writers also have a story to tell.
  5. Taran Killam Wrote His First Comic BookSaturday Night Live cast member Taran Killam is taking his first steps into the comic world. The Illegitimates, the comic book series he’s […]
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    SNL’s Taran Killam Remembers Donating Sperm“There’s nothing sexy about a sperm donation.”
  7. ‘SNL’ Review: Applause for Lady GagaIn case you hadn’t noticed, there have been a lot more music stars on SNL lately. Not merely performing as musical guests or popping up in a […]
  8. Taran Killam Is Really Into Kerry Washington In Their ‘SNL’ Promos Kerry Washington is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend with Eminem, and since SNL’s hosts this year seem to be chosen largely based on […]
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    Taran Killam ‘Really Liked’ SNL’s 12 Years a Slave Sketch“At first, I was like, Is this weird?”
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    Kerry Washington’s SNL Promos Bring the ScandalMore turd soup please!
  11. Watch Taran Killam’s Cut ‘SNL’ Halloween Sketch NBC uploaded a cut sketch from this past weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live. Called “Don’t Smash My Pumpkin,” it’s a music video […]
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    Watch Taran Killam Sing to End Pumpkin Smashing ForeverSorry, Billy Corgan. 
  13. ‘SNL’ Review: Badass Bruce WillisFor people who like to talk about comedy, there are few greater debates than the one over the claim that “funny is funny.” Can a performer or […]
  14. ‘SNL’ Review: No Escape from Miley CyrusAfter Justin Bieber hosted SNL last season, I concluded that SNL will never quite be the alternative comedy show we’d like it to be. There’s no […]
  15. Miley Cyrus Is a Good Sport in Her ‘SNL’ Promos Miley Cyrus is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, with musical guest herself, and she and Taran Killam recorded some perfectly […]
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    Watch Miley Cyrus’s SNL PromosShe explains why her tongue is always out.
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    15 Recurring Characters We Will and Should See on SNL This SeasonWith major cast departures, these characters will pick up the slack. 
  18. What to Look Forward to in ‘SNL’ Season 39Season 39 of SNL kicks off this Saturday night with Tina Fey, Arcade Fire, and a mouthful of new names for Don Pardo to read off in the opening […]
  19. Breaking Down Each Cast Member’s Contribution to ‘SNL’ Season 38As mentioned in yesterday’s post listing our favorite moments from this season of SNL, Season 38 has been dubbed a “transitional year” by many […]
  20. Taran Killam Talks About the First and Only Time He Ever Did Stand-Up Here’s SNL’s Taran Killam telling the story of his worst-ever live comedy experience for Worst I Ever Bombed, a new web series from Late Night […]
  21. Taran Killam Is Afraid of Michael Cera Confronting Him About His ‘SNL’ […] Here’s SNL’s Taran Killam on Jimmy Fallon Friday night, talking about the time he avoided Michael Cera at a party because he didn’t want to […]
  22. Watch Melissa McCarthy and Taran Killam Promo This Week’s ‘SNL’ After nearly a full month off the air, Saturday Night Live returns this week with host Melissa McCarthy and musical guest Phoenix. Here’s […]
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    Even the Director of Those Brad Pitt Chanel Ads Was ConfusedAccording to Taran Killam, who spoofed them on Saturday Night Live.
  24. Taran Killam Reveals the Origins of the ‘Sloppy Swish’“The move came first. And it was always just sort of a creepy, weird dance move to make people laugh… as I was writing it, I certainly […]
  25. Daniel Craig and Taran Killam Promote ‘SNL’ with a Cheesy Montage Daniel “James Bond” Craig and Taran “SNL Cast Member” Killam teamed up to film this hilarious series of network promos for Craig’s SNL hosting […]
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    Taran Killam Joshes Daniel Craig in SNL PromosLive from New York, it’s 007!
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    Taran Killam on Robyn, SNL, and Joss Whedon“Picture a 15-year-old Taran Killam being in his grandmother’s television room, watching Buffy have to send Angel back to hell.”
  28. Seth Meyers Will Not Play Paul Ryan Great journalism, TMZ reporter. So with Seth, who we already assumed wasn’t going to do it, out of the race, we’re basically back to Bill […]
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    Seth Meyers Is Definitely Not Playing Paul Ryan on SNLThat leaves Taran Killam and Bill Hader as the top contenders.
  30. OK, So Who’s Gonna Play Paul Ryan on ‘SNL’?Paul Ryan is Mitt Romney’s VP pick. If you want what that means for the presidential campaign, you’re in the wrong place. Go read about that […]
  31. People Were Cast in Movie and Television Roles- Josh Gad will play an anti-social engineer named Headphones (yes, Headphones), in the middle-aged internship comedy, The Internship, which […]
  32. What Is This Hodgepodge Group of ‘SNL’ Actors Doing in ‘Grown Ups 2’?To be clear that is Andy Samberg, Will Forte, Paul Brittain, Bobby Moynihan, Akiva Schaffer, and I believe Taran Killam on the set of Grown Ups […]
  33. Taran Killam Is Going To Be a Movie StarTaran Killam was the breakout performer on SNL this year and it seems like Hollywood took notice. In the last week he has gotten three pretty […]
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    Taran Killam Is SNL’s Next Big ThingAll thanks to that Robyn video.
  35. Let’s All Mainline the ‘Real Housewives of Disney’ Deleted Scenes Till We […] Oh boy, the deleted scenes from last week’s “Real Housewives of Disney” SNL sketch are amazing. I would listen to Taran Killam’s Prince […]
  36. Secret Policeman’s Ball Adds Eddie Izzard, Chris O’Dowd, Taran Killam & […]Not content to be hoarding only 80% of the world’s comedians, the Secret Policeman’s Ball has added Eddie Izzard, Chris O’Dowd, Taran Killam, […]
  37. Is Taram Killam Poised to Step Under the SNL Spotlight?Here’s a fairly convincing argument that Taran Killam is about to become the biggest star on SNL. As it points out, the cast is evenly split […]
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    See Taran Killam’s Side-By-Side Comparison to Robyn Taran Killam wasn’t kidding when he danced to Robyn FOR REAL.
  39. SNL’s Writing Staff Holds Swedish Pop Flashlight Raves Nightly To honor last week’s musical guest, SNL’s Taran Killam, Abby Eliot, Vanessa Bayer, Bobby Moynihan, Sarah Schneider and Zach Kanin put on a […]
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    Fall in Love With SNL’s Taran Killam As He Re-creates Robyn’s ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ VideoIt’s 4:30 a.m. Do you know where your exhausted, hilarious SNL cast members are?
  41. Check Out Taran Killam As Greendale’s New Choir DirectorOooh, it’s the first look at Taran Killam’s guest role on Community’s Christmas episode, as an eager choir director in a plaid vest. Hopefully […]
  42. Taran Killam Brings Christmas Cheer, Highjinks To Community ‘Tis the season for monkeyshines! Your stockings will be stuffed to the point of rupture with antics when Taran Killem guest on Community for […]
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    New SNL Cast MembersHow many young comedians does it take to replace a Will Forte? Three.