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Monday, February 27th, 2012

How Female Hosts Are Making SNL's Season Memorable

Anna Faris, Zooey Deschanel, Melissa McCarthy, Emma Stone, Maya Rudolph: this article makes a good case for why this season of SNL has been so "unusually rich in funny, provocative female-focused moments." Amazing recent female performances in movies and TV translates into comedically stronger female hosts, which means sketches that don't just feature that host as a straight man or "hot girl." Time to chalk "better SNL episodes" up on our gigantic list of reasons to keep making funny movies about women, right?

  • Nick Taylor@twitter

    And in classic Lohan tradition…expect this article to be set back a decade when Lindsay hosts on Saturday.