Whenever SNL producers book a host who seems inexperienced in live comedy, they fall back on a kind of playbook. Stick to popular recurring bits and pretaped videos to take the burden off the host. Give her small, easy stuff that plays to her strengths, then get her out of there. If she can sing, let her sing. The goal is to Bodyguard-cradle the host, letting her enjoy herself while hiding her from the real dangers of the scary sketch comedy world.
Given how little we saw of Anna Kendrick this episode, you'd think Lorne was standing nearby off stage, ready to dive in and take a bullet.
From last night's Game of Thrones-centric episode of South Park, here's the updated a cappella version of Games of Thrones' theme song, which contains some spoilers from the books and also the word "wiener" a bunch of times.
This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff is joined by not just one but TWO Game of Thrones related guests. In this 2 for 1 Game of Thrones spectacular Jeff talks to Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, the chef for the GoT food blog Inn At The Crossroads and A Feast of Ice and Fire, the official GoT cook book, as well as David Peterson, the creator of the fictional languages Dothraki and High Valyrian that the show uses.
"We took into account the culture, the climate, traderoutes and let all that determine what ingredients might be available. Because most of the descriptions in the books [...]
Take everything you think you know about fantasy-themed house parties and push it out the window. This is our annual Game of Thrones premiere extravaganza. A night when loyalties are tested. Scandal conspires with intrigue. Deceptions reign. And this year, brace yourselves, because Dana is coming. With Mike and them.
All that said, we do ask that guests review a few basic house rules — for the den is small, and full of collectibles.
Arrive in costume. To avoid another year of multiple Ser Gerris Drinkwaters, we’ll be creating our own original GoT characters and costumes. If you haven’t personalized your sigil, there’s a super simple formula: take the [...]