Goodbye Kate McKinnon, and Thanks For All The Sketches
Also: Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Ego Nwodim, Natasha Lyonne, Hannibal Buress, Joel Kim Booster, Nikki Glaser, and Dulcé Sloan.
Happy Memorial Day! I’m Geoff Plitt, and welcome to What You Need to Know, the brief, weekly newsletter where I share the best comedy videos I’ve seen all week. It will always be free, and you’re welcome to become a friend by following me on Twitter, Instagram, or TikTok, where I share my own jokes every day.
OK, let’s get to the funny stuff:
SNL gave Kate McKinnon a perfect send-off for her last sketch on the show, revisiting her classic alien encounter bit. She’s one of my all-time SNL faves and will certainly be missed:
Another great sketch from last weekend where three co-workers (Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Ego Nwodim) try to cover up the fact that they killed their boss (Natasha Lyonne), Weekend-at-Bernie’s style:
Comedy Central released this fun reel of Hannibal Buress’ standup. Believe it or not, he used to emcee my improv troupe shows back in 2005 in Chicago. He’s come a long way :) Check him out:
Joel Kim Booster, Nikki Glaser, Dulcé Sloan and more comics talk about what it’s like to be single:
That’s all folks! See you next week.
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