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Track the Average 'SNL' Cast Age with This Handy Graphic

Did you know that the post-Seth Meyers SNL cast is the first to all be born after the show's premiere in 1975? Did you also know that the current cast has the youngest average age since 1986? Or that the oldest cast ever was just five years ago in 2009? You can learn these things and more thanks to a new infographic made by writer/comedian and Splitsider contributor Ramsey Ess, which will come in handy during all your age-related SNL debates this fall.

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Here's a Handy Guide So You Can Pre-Plan Your TV Binge-Watching

Nielsen's TOPTEN put together a list of shows in order of how long it'd take to binge-watch each in its entirety that's pretty useful if you're looking for a new TV addiction. On the comedy side of things, Freaks and Geeks would take you a mere 14 hours to get through in one sitting, while How I Met Your Mother is not so forgiving. Thankfully Arrested Development is a multiple-viewing kind of show, otherwise those 25 hours would be over way too fast. Click through to see the full list.

Comedy Gets Visually Mapped Out, Gives Me a Headache

The comedy world is an incestuous place, with many of the same people working together over and over again on different projects. It often seems like it's a huge Venn diagram of difference scenes, all overlapping each other slightly. If you'd like visual proof of that in a way that's a bit overwhelming and hard to read, Vulture's meticulous Comedy Zeitgeist Map should fit the bill. It's also an example of how hard it is to cram extremely complicated connections into a single image; I'm pretty sure Adam Sandler, one of the most successful comedic filmmakers of the past 30 years, should have more than four connections and not [...]