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Old 10-06-18, 10:55 PM
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SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

Not sure what she’s promoting now, but she was good in Ocean’s 8.

Edit to add: Awkwafina was in Crazy Rich Asians...



Season 44 (2018-2019)
SNL (S44E01) -- 09/29/18 -- H: Adam Driver -- MG: Kanye West (Season 44 Premier)
SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott
SNL (S44E03) -- 10/13/18 -- H: Seth Meyers -- MG: Paul Simon

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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

I know who she is. Never heard of Travis Scott though. Country?
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

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I know who she is. Never heard of Travis Scott though. Country?
Based solely on the still image of the YouTube video in the OP Iíd say, yeah, definitely country.







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Ah, thought that might be a new cast member or something like that behind her. Didn't watch the clip.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

Travis Scott... Renaissance Man?

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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

This Travis Scott has amazing vocals.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

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I know who she is. Never heard of Travis Scott though. Country?
All you need to know about him is he knocked up one of the Kardashians.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

Props to whoever did the McConnell makeup. Looked just like him.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

The second Travis Scott song was not as bad as the first song.

Kate McKinnon as the old movie star, The Trump boys. and Pete Davidson's monologue were the highlights of the show.

Finally we will get a good guest host and musicial guest next week with Seth Meyers and Paul Simon.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

Late McKinnon is amazing as the old movie star.

I’ve got an SNL question. Last Saturday, on the west coast after SNL they played an old episode. It was from October 1992, with Christopher Walken as the guest. There was no mention of Mike Myers. He wasn’t in the opening credits and he didn’t appear in any sketches. Did he take a leave when Wayne’s World was such a hit? Dana Carvey was there.
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This was the first time I watched SNL in years, because Awkwafina was the host. I'm white, but the majority of my friends are Asian-American (I volunteer at a lot of API-centered events. Started out with an Asian film festival because I like movies, and it just snowballed from there). I have to admit, I was almost moved to tears when she talked about standing outside 30 Rock just to be near the building when an Asian-American woman hosted SNL for the first time ever. You really have to stop and think about what it's like when you're born in a country, but the entertainers, politicians, sports stars, etc, are not from your ethnic group. There are a ton of super funny Asian Americans, and I hope SNL keeps going to that well (they need to be making daily calls to Constance Wu's agents, BEGGING her to host).

That said, the show really is a shell of its former self, and I haven't been missing anything. Best potential sketch of the night was the magician one, but I think they left a lot of laughs on the table.

Weekend Update is a mess. I think every joke they make should be a Trump joke. Unfortunately, they don't make jokes anymore! It was just a bunch of anti-Trump commentary. While I agree with the sentiment, that commentary needs to be inside of JOKES, of which there were none.

Won't be watching again for a while. Tempted for Paul Simon this week, especially if he breaks out some old songs (some of my favorite SNL music bits post 2000 were Aerosmith busting out "Big Ten Inch" and U2 doing "I Will Follow". But if his voice isn't strong, it could be a let down...
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

The Dance off was hilarious.
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Kate McKinnon looks HOT AF in the new show open.
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The Dance off was hilarious.
My second favorite sketch of the night, but also a lot of wasted potential. Did like seeing Awkwafina break out her rap persona and look though.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

I don't know who any of these people are.

I only watch the cold open now, and then I'm out. SNL is made for YouTube anyways.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

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I don't know who any of these people are.
I know who Awkwafina is, but I agree....she's not "A-list" yet. I have to wonder if they tried to get Constance Wu, but were unable to, so they settled for her co-star in CRA.

(I wonder if Wu is reluctant to do appearances like SNL. This is only anecdotal, but our festival did a Fresh Off the Boat event before its premiere. We were able to get Randall Park, and the three kids, but Constance Wu was not part of the event. I'm sure our organizers wanted to have the entire cast, but it did not happen)
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

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Late McKinnon is amazing as the old movie star.

Iíve got an SNL question. Last Saturday, on the west coast after SNL they played an old episode. It was from October 1992, with Christopher Walken as the guest. There was no mention of Mike Myers. He wasnít in the opening credits and he didnít appear in any sketches. Did he take a leave when Wayneís World was such a hit? Dana Carvey was there.
Myers was on official hiatus from the show until December, probably filming How I Married an Ax Murderer.

It is too bad McKinnon's tardiness has left her branded with that unfortunate nickname.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

Auto correct strikes again.

Was he making Axe Murderer or Wayne’s World 2? At the time I didn’t notice his absence. It seems kind of crazy. I sure he wanted to capitalize on his film success, but staying on SNL keeps you out there. One of many bad Myer’s mistakes.
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They drove dump trucks full of money to Mike Myers' house for him to keep making Austin Powers movies. I hardly think scaling back SNL was a "mistake" for his career.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

You’ve got the timeline screwed up. He didn’t make the first Austin Powers until 1997, two years after leaving SNL.

I’m saying that amidst the peak of his career he misses most of the 1992 season to make a pet project and a sequel to Wayne’s World. By all means make those pictures, but it would be better to stay on SNL at the same time.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

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This was the first time I watched SNL in years, because Awkwafina was the host. I'm white, but the majority of my friends are Asian-American (I volunteer at a lot of API-centered events. Started out with an Asian film festival because I like movies, and it just snowballed from there). I have to admit, I was almost moved to tears when she talked about standing outside 30 Rock just to be near the building when an Asian-American woman hosted SNL for the first time ever. You really have to stop and think about what it's like when you're born in a country, but the entertainers, politicians, sports stars, etc, are not from your ethnic group. There are a ton of super funny Asian Americans, and I hope SNL keeps going to that well (they need to be making daily calls to Constance Wu's agents, BEGGING her to host).
So she's only the 2nd Asian woman and only 5th Asian overall to host the show along with Aziz Ansari, Kumail Nanjiani, and Jackie Chan.

I figured it would be a short list, but that's pretty interesting.
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I would love to see Constance Wu as the host, she cracks me up.
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I think Rob Schneider is Filipino. For what ever that’s worth. Makin’ copies!!!
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

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So she's only the 2nd Asian woman and only 5th Asian overall to host the show along with Aziz Ansari, Kumail Nanjiani, and Jackie Chan.

I figured it would be a short list, but that's pretty interesting.
Ken Jeong would probably make a good host. He goes all in on comedy.
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Re: SNL (S44E02) -- 10/06/18 -- H: Awkwafina -- MG: Travis Scott

I still wonder why Nick Offerman has not hosted since he has had two shows on NBC and it probably would not cost a fortune to get him and he would probably kill on the show.

Iíve got an SNL question. Last Saturday, on the west coast after SNL they played an old episode. It was from October 1992, with Christopher Walken as the guest. There was no mention of Mike Myers. He wasnít in the opening credits and he didnít appear in any sketches. Did he take a leave when Wayneís World was such a hit? Dana Carvey was there.

The Perot and Stockdale sketch from that show though dated still kills


McKinnon shows up late for SNL sketches?
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