Jay Pharoah

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    How New York Comedian Michael Che Willed His Way to SNL and The Daily Show

    "Why do you have to be so dirty?" a voice called from the darkness. "The show's called Cartoon Violence, but it's not about cartoons. There should've been a warning!" Michael Che paused. He was onstage in August 2013 during his second show at Scotland's annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It's true, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2014

    The Black Keys Bore on SNL

    There are times when Saturday Night Live is having a rough night, one where the timing's off from start to finish, the host flubs their lines or breaks character in a totally unfunny way, and the big group hug that takes place onstage while the credits roll is more of a consoling embrace than a cong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    New York Comedy Festival Weekend Wrap Up

    This weekend the tenth annual New York Comedy Festival spread across the city to bring good cheer -- dozens of A-list comedians at the top of their game spread out across the 212 in clubs big and small. Here now, a wrap up of what went down. See also: LIVE REVIEW - Jay Pharoah at Caroline's on Bro ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 29, 2013


    Catch Will Smith, Denzel Washington, and Barack Obama in one room

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    NBA at Midseason: Can Anyone Stop the Knicks (From Completely Losing Steam)?

    I love Stephen A. Smith, I really do, and it's great fun watching him play the Harlem Globetrotters to Skip Bayless's Washington Generals on ESPN's First Take. (And I really love Jay Pharoah's impression on SNL). But I'm getting a little tired of The Kobe Bryant Show. It isn't like the Lakers are o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Jets Have Bigger Problems Than Tim Tebow

    If you love ESPN's Stephen A. (Smith) and SNL's Jay Pharoah as much as I do, you got a big charge out of the sketch on Saturday night's Weekend Update segment. I don't know who wrote the bit - I'm guessing Pharoah because he delivers it so perfectly, but it sounds like a compendium of all Stephen's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Drake Brings Sweaters, Varsity Jackets, And Nicki Minaj To Saturday Night Live

    ​This past Saturday, Drake was the featured musical guest on Saturday Night Live, and he not only got a chance to perform a couple of tracks off Take Care (Cash Money), out November 15, he also showed off the acting chops he developed while toiling away in the Canadian TV salt mines. Clips gal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    This is What You Get for Saying "Fuck" On Your First Episode of Saturday Night Live: The New SNL Cast Primer

    ​Saturday Night Live is switching up their cast, and the New York Times has confirmed the new lineup. Who's out and who's in this season, which everyone will tell you is worse than the season before regardless?