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A writer and editor of this website from 2006 to early 2012, Ken Layne is occassionally seen on Twitter and writes small books and is already haunting you from beyond (your) grave.

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  1. Texan Bulldoggette

    That was funny. I also like the suggestion for Lieberman (although it’s too mild/tame/nice). Maybe it got cut because the average Joe/Jane doesn’t have any idea who Rahmbo is.

  2. metropolitan

    maybe because it’s too insider baseball?
    the only reason impressions of hillary and palin were hits is because those two were celebrities.

  3. monty

    maybe because the guy said every variation of fuck that there is fuck, fucker , fucked, fucking, etc. Potty mouth is still frowned upon.

  4. azw88

    If they had broadcast it, Rahm threatened to rip off their head and shit in the hole, but in a spirit of bi-partisanship kind of way!

    (not that I can watch the vid, since the county government blocks all of that fun shyte, other that Wonkette)

  5. ManchuCandidate

    [re=184503]Serolf Divad[/re]:
    I’ll take eight plates each. Hurray for Manchu, the smart consumer!

  6. glamourdammerung

    It was probably cut because it maybe John “I covered a pedophile to keep a seat in the party, but Rahm is hyper-partisan” Boehner cry.

  7. shanemcgowan

    I have a feeling that comments from the real Emanuel would be much, much, much more threatening and profane. Candidates for Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Counsel in Chicago are tougher than Samberg seems.

  8. finallyhappy

    [re=184503]Serolf Divad[/re]: I want to buy some to sell on Inaug day. I am going to sell them along the Beltway which will be totally immobile for hours with people who rented cabins in West Virginia and motel rooms in PA trying to get downtown

  9. rmontcal

    … THEN I watched another SNL video with Kristin Wiig advertising for Clear Right and that shit was funny and she’s still super hot even with that thing in her mouth.

  10. jagorev

    [re=184502]azw88[/re]: Wait, you’re being paid taxpayer dollars for surfing Wonkette? Plz. to be telling me how I can get that job.

  11. Serolf Divad


    You know what Obama really needs? He needs a secret service detail of hot but deadly black chicks trained in the martial arts. Kinda stealing an idea from Khadaffi, I’ll admit. But still cool.

  12. Aurelio

    Why was this censored? You moranz! Rahm Emanuel sent a horse’s head to Lorne Michaels with a note that said, “DO NOT FUCK WITH ME.”

  13. sarahconnor

    I once saw Andy Samberg in NoHo and called out “yo Samberg, what’s crackin’!” I couldn’t help myself, and I am lame… and he almost spilled his coffee down his front. I felt like such an idiot afterwards, but gosh, he is cute like a puppy dog.

  14. mattbolt

    They skipped it because it was topical and humorous. Come on people, this is SNL!

    They needed to free up 20 minutes for some skit that probably had Kristen Wiig as an obnoxious teenage girl and Kenan Thompson as a sassy black man, but like, set in the 50s or something, and then Will Forte comes in, except dressed as, like, a dinosaur or something, and uh, he performs a 5-minute rap song about milk, and then just at a perfectly appropriate stopping time they stretch the skit for another 5 minutes of repeating catchphrases until the audience gets restless

  15. FreshCliches

    [re=184524]Serolf Divad[/re]: Led by Pam Grier, presumably?

    OK, I’m showing my age with that one. Beyonce?

  16. mattbolt

    [re=184493]LuckyJim[/re]: Pro tip: Download HotSpot Shield (free, but has annoying ads) and then browse Hulu to your delight as you trick the silly machine into thinking you come from an American computer. Haha, you dumb website! Can you not see that I am foreign? You have been bamboozled by my sneaky proxy device, foolish computer! Betrayed by thine programming! A-HA!

  17. azw88

    [re=184514]jagorev[/re]: I call it research. Working for elected political officials has it’s perks! :)

  18. Unindicted Co-Conspirator

    Two reasons they didn’t broadcast it:
    1. NBC suits freaked out at all the bleeps.
    2. It took 1:05 to get to the punchlines. Way too long of a setup! It needed a rewrite to shorten that part.

  19. BigBrainOnBrad

    God, SNL is so completely insufferable. From the over-exaggerated intros by that fossil Don Pardo to the hooting audience that somehow always sounds like it’s the same people to the performers smirking because they can’t contain themselves over how “funny” they are. They should change the name of the show to Sucktown Live.

  20. smellyal8r

    Lorne’s probably worried about what Ari would think of it, rather than anything political. Either that or Paul Simon called from Martha’s Vineyard and told him not to run it…

  21. Abby Tarr

    Well, if they were trying to censor it by cutting it from the show, their plan backfired big time – the thing’s gone viral now.

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