(Photo: NBC/Twitter) Jeff Goldblum may not have been available, but Saturday Night Live still found a … A fly landed on Mike Pence’s head during the debate. I fled Massachusetts to go to college out of state and never went back, while Burr headed to Emerson without, like I did, ever suppressing his bluff, confrontational, very imitable accent the world has come to dub, “the Masshole.” (I guiltily retrained my “r”s once I left, although that old bullying Masshole voice still tags in when I’m really angry.) And it’s only just begun. Hearing Burr spit out the term “woke culture” prepares you for some hacky bigotry, but instead pivots to a run of unlikely allyship—that turns its comic derision instead on privileged white women inserting themselves into the cause of racial justice. It’s not enough to save it. “The one thing that we do know is,” she begins forcefully before holding for an exquisitely prolonged pause, “that—no we don’t know dis.” All-star stuff, born of all-star performer confidence. Yeah, there are plenty of topics in this utterly preposterous election cycle that SNL could be digging into–but, honestly, do we really want that from this show as presently constituted? And it worked, none better than in the opening cookout scene, with Burr and Kate McKinnon (much more later) finding an angle on pandemic lockdown madness that hit over and over. Bill Burr Monologue — Bill Burr really straddles that fine line between funny and f**k you, doesn’t he? As it turns out, that’s just what SNL needed. By Dustin Rowles | TV | October 11, 2020 |. What can I say—Kenan makes a funny fly.) It’s really about the strange times we’re living in! Like Burr’s monologue joke about oblivious co-opting, the target here is less about “those P.C. Mat, who probably has 5 or 6 year-old pumpkin-flavored beers sitting in his fridge that he’ll unload at someone else’s house at the first opportunity after the pandemic, will also like this one. If you elect Joe Biden, satire will live again! #SNL “ “I … Are you? Bill Burr received mixed reviews on social media for his controversial opening monologue during the most recent episode of “Saturday Night Live.” … (Think of her as the mafia’s Candace Owens.) Comedian Bill Burr raised eyebrows with his "Saturday Night Live" monologue. Burr’s persona is all over this sketch, with his don espousing a retrograde sensibility that’s as objectionable as it’s rightly confused about the moral gymnastics his associates are engaged in as they attempt to conform to the new normal. Because that would be tasteless. Again—smaller than usual audience, but I think any time the Update crowd goes still (instead of staying still), it’s at least going to be interesting. Stand-up comedian Bill Burr played an ignorant sports commentator unaware of a tragic police brutality incident on the latest episode of “Saturday Night Live.” Meanwhile Che heard the uneasy responses and just plowed ahead, into the Twitter-banned territory of wishing the president dead. “I have a lot of wigs and mustaches at my disposal.”. types” and more about how (mostly white) people latch onto something they think absolves them while still engaging in the systemic behaviors actual activists are protesting. Bennett does a lot of things well, but it’s in his undersold immediate recognition of his friends’ unheard-by-us disapproval of his spotlight-grabbing, shirtless anti-Trump rap that’s so funny and, well, so human. “Bill Burr can fuck himself. During the latest episode, the actor, who stars in "The King of Staten Island," gave a stand-up segment that addressed topics including cancel culture, anti-maskers, marginalized groups, and … Apart from the showboating turns in the obligatory cold open (more later), the best sketches tonight were more about characterization than premise. (Score: 3 out 10), Enough is Enough — Beck Bennett plays a low-level actor who puts a tone-deaf anti-Trump song on Instagram only to be told repeatedly that it is pathetic and desperate, and that he needs to take it down immediately. The Moranis joke? Riding on their transgressive momentum, Jost and Che just kept nailing jokes, which is a rhythm that, when they find it, is as confident and funny as any team of Update anchors ever. Wenowdis” (it’s Greek) smacked of a true loser of a one-joke premise, even if Kate looks striking in a wiry wig and late-period Groucho mustache. F*ck off, Burr. Nope. Damnit. That he and adult son Mikey Day ultimately get into a fistfight over cereal choices and some clearly unresolved issues just cements the Massachusetts spirit of it all. The premise, such as it was, is that the married couple keeps misusing or mispronouncing words. Like Burr, Pete’s spotty progressivism comes couched in townie matter-of-factness. With just the right combination of subject selectivity and “fuck it” attack posture, Jost and Che delivered a much better Update this week. (Score: 6.5 out of 10), ← You may email him here, follow him on Twitter, or listen to his weekly TV podcast, Podjiba. (I was—and remain—one of “the people we all cheated off in high school,” as Burr describes COVID experts and other eggheads in his monologue.) Because The Fly. Bill Burr's "SNL" opening monologue received mixed reactions, but the comedian's fans were already prepared for his blunt comedic style. The worst: I really don’t have a clunker to pick out this week, but the low-key Mafia sketch perhaps could have used an ending, so I’ll go with that. But, in each case, Burr’s swerve comes in turning that “You think you’re better than me? Che, on conservative hypocrisy about Trump being treated with stem cell therapy derived from aborted fetuses: “They do a comp, Burr’s monologue steered hard into audience unease as his jokes about white, Same goes for Burr using Gay Pride Month to stick up for Black History Month (“. I mean, look: If you like Bill Burr, this is exactly why. — Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) October 11, 2020 The monologue Somehow only now making his first hosting turn despite being one of the world's most popular comedians, Bill Burr … And, sure, the veep debate didn’t have the bottom-of-the-barrel sludge of the farcical presidential one to fashion into something, but there was certainly more of substance to be done than having Biden hop into a Cronenbergian telepod and fly-barf onto Pence’s snowy hair-landscape. (Hey, the country is potentially crumbling under the sag of white supremacist, anti-democratic thuggery and unimaginable stupidity regarding an unprecedented health disaster, but if SNL sucks at tackling politics head-on—and it has for most of the Trump era—then just go for the laughs.). (Some online have praised this as McKinnon breaking character but, bless your hearts.) “I’m making fun of toxic masculinity!” Are you, Bill? And Jim Carrey’s Biden—exists. Comedian Bill Burr caused quite the reaction with his opening Saturday Night Live monologue after addressing a variety of topics including cancel culture, white women and … Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed. Comedian Bill Burr's SNL monologue addressed everything from coronavirus and being 'woke' to gay pride and cancel culture, noting he'd probably be 'canceled' after his opening jokes. Che and Jost going for broke here, telling jokes like this is their last season. Burr’s godfather, just released after 20 years in prison, finds his welcome home dinner repeatedly interrupted by his capos correcting his outdated (as in 2000s) Sopranos-style offhand bigotry. I love having Maya back in the house, I truly do. Plodding and obvious, for 12 minutes. Still, Burr could not have been more at home as the one authentic testimonial-giver in the ad for Boston-based Samuel Adams’ new pumpkin-flavored brew. “So, the idea is this: A white guy is giving a Black guy shit because he lost a bet, and the Black guy is upset because cops keeping murdering Black people, but the white guy pretends to feel bad, but he’s mostly just excited that the Bears won and he’s gonna rub his Black colleague’s face in it! Maybe it was the lack of talk show sketches, game shows, or recurring bits in favor of some original, moderately ambitious conceptual stuff. It’s not that Bill Burr is too big for Saturday Night Live—it’s more that the comic ground he’s staked out for himself feels like it’s off the Saturday Night Live map. After all, does the kid think he’s better than his old man? For better or worse, it’s a very Bill Burr sketch (mostly for worse). Wearing a grey face covering, the 52-year-old comedian hosted the second episode of … Jost, lost in the face of the good doctor’s machinations, finally asks, “Kate, are you okay?,” to which she, responding as herself, laughs, “I’m obviously not.” That it’s a pre-planned on-air mini-freakout doesn’t make it any less of a liberatingly funny on-air freakout, and McKinnon connects with the audience so endearingly as to bring tears (of laughter and otherwise) to the eye. Not all of the skit is successful, mind you. White, with his stripped-down three-piece band and signature lyrical and guitar virtuosity, was, no pun ever intended, electric. Contrast them with Bill Burr! The joke, once again, is on privileged white folks (in this case, celebrity variety) trying—and failing, to often eye-rolling degree—to insert themselves into a struggle they’re far too removed from to truly understand. (“Unpresidented” for “unprecedented,” “the noon normal” for “the new normal.”) Steeled for that to be the one and only joke, the laughs came, instead, from Burr and McKinnon’s layered, escalating, crazy-eyed fury at being corrected, their day-drinking quarantine brains emerging as so buffeted and bruised by their nine-months of packed-together isolation (and 20 COVID scares) that their neighbors’ innocuous corrections cause repeated eruptions of faux-sincere, glass-throwing repentance. →. To lend some manic weirdness to what’s turning out to be a blandly unfinished political impression? Do you remember it? So that’s the joke. Answer me! And while it’d be easy to mock celebrities in politics as a concept (my local senate race sees Republican Susan Collins demonizing opponent Sarah Gideon for having support from Hollywood types like—gasp—Zach Braff! (Score: 3 out 10), The Blitz — Bill Burr plays an NFL analyst on an NFL show who is taunting his co-anchor, only to realize that his co-anchor is not interested in talking about the football because another Black man has been killed by a police officer. If anyone’s listened to any sports talk radio in the months when COVID had essentially shut down all sports, then Burr’s inept attempts to come to grips with something other than the daily scores will sound awfully familiar. A recap of Saturday Night Live’s October 10, 2020 episode, featuring Bill Burr and musical guest Jack White, replacing Morgan Wallen. Great. (“I can say that, because I’m half-goblin,” Davidson reassured everyone.). Even here, though, Burr anchors the proceedings with a nimble subversion of expectations. (Pete’s Long Island vs. Burr’s Boston.) One example of glancing off of current events without diving in over your head was the TikTok filmed piece, with Beck Bennett’s marginal actor (he’s on something called The Buddies on Nintendo TV) going for some of that viral “Imagine” internet heat. Jost and Che did this well. Host Bill Burr does stand-up about the COVID-19 pandemic, cancel culture and the "woke" white women. Privacy Policy / Advertise Comedian Bill Burr caused a bit of a commotion after delivering his “Saturday Night Live” monologue on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Daru Jones, with his forward-leaning stand-up drum kit, is a spectacular, on-point sideman.) His acting in live sketches was more confident than it’s been, and, since he joked about Mental Illness Awareness Week (“We out here and we crazy—go Giants!”), I’ll just say it’s nice to see. I don’t know what dummy who blew his big TV break for mask-free Bud Light Lime Morgan Wallen was going to bring to the table, but all-freaking-hail Jack White for blowing doors tonight. But it was Kate’s Update. The company’s latest actual advertising campaign attempts to paint this pricey, suitably complex beer’s charms as the go-to choice of your workaday Masshole, but Burr’s working class connoisseur does an immediate, to-camera spit take at this bandwagon-jumping seasonal varietal (a real product, so watch your labels this Halloween), coughing out the eventual concession that it’s something you might catch a buzz off of if you’re desperate and somebody left it at your house. Buy a Pajiba T-Shirt at the Pajiba Store, Trumpdates: We Will Never Live Down 'Basket Full of Deplorables', Dr. Fauci Is Pissed That the Trump Campaign Featured Him in an Ad Without His Approval. When fellow professional Bay Stater Casey Affleck hosted, it was only right that he appeared in a Dunkin’ Donuts ad whose premise was that the regular denizens of that ubiquitous (Canton-based) coffee chain greeted commuters utilizing Dunkin’s new order-ahead app by hostilely demanding, “You think you’re better than me? Comedian Bill Burr has come under fire for his monologue on Saturday Night Live this week. ), The rest: It’s odd looking back. Che, looking at the bright side, explains, “Either Trump’s telling the truth and we finally have a cure for COVID, or Trump is lying and he’s still gonna die.” Pausing to bask in some nervous titters and his own chuckles, Che concluded, beaming, “I’m not gonna say that’s a win-win, but it’s definitely not a lose-lose.”. Pete Davidson looks good. Bill Burr is known for pushing the envelope in his stand-up act, leaving no topic untouched onstage. Contributor, The A.V. “Trump surviving COVID is like the drunk driver being the only one that survived a car crash.” Exactly. No thanks. But it’s when her gabbling, softly accented doctor started manhandling Jost under the pretense of giving the co-anchor a blood pressure test with her squeak-toy sphygmomanometer that the real joke burst out from inside the dopey setup. For featured players, it’s a matter of biding your time and counting your screen appearances, but I can’t imagine anybody’s happy come the final sketch lineup at this point. The addition of Jim Carrey’s Joe Biden is completely unnecessary and idiotic. I mean, how did this pitch go? (I did like Harris’, “I’m at TJ Maxx and a white woman asked if I worked here” face.) His Irish, working class gruffness makes his turn as the patriarch of F Is For Family’s working class clan the quintessential Burr role—a Masshole (although the Burr-co-created animated show takes place in Pennsylvania) whose vulgar disregard for decorum and other people’s feelings comes yoked to an unexpectedly deep well of self-loathing and bad influences. Bill Burr didn't hold back in his controversial opening "Saturday Night Live" monologue.. They just can’t help themselves, can they? That this is the first skit of the night does not bode well for the rest of the show. Cold Open — The nice thing about a Vice Presidential debate that does not involve Donald Trump is that it’s actually not parody-proof, and Maya Rudolph and Beck Bennett do a terrific job of parodying Kamala and Mike Pence. [VIDEO] 'Saturday Night Live' recap: Bill Burr hosts Season 46, Episode 2; Jack White performs — 'SNL' monologue, best and worst sketches. Burr has a way of making you think he’s going to say something truly awful, then swerving to say a completely different awful thing, without ever letting the first awful thing dissipate completely. His Update appearances as himself have always been his best showcase, and this one was one of his best, Davidson wading into the transphobic ruins of what was J.K Rowlings’ reputation. Boston-area Massachusetts is a tough place to navigate. Her name/catchphrase bit was going over about as well as could be expected—there were generous laughs, because it’s Kate. The mask jokes? If there’s a beneficent Masshole, Bill Burr is, begrudgingly and rewardingly, it. To Trump’s steroid-fueled brag about him catching the disease he’s done exactly nothing to prevent (calling it “a blessing from God”) Che quoted God as saying, “Hey, we tried guys.” And speaking of Trump’s gasoline-on-the-fire “leadership” on COVID, Che got his biggest groans (and my highest scores) for claiming that, while he’s not glad Trump died from the disease that’s killed over 210 thousand Americans on his watch, seeing Trump up and about is like “a car crash where the only survivor is the drunk driver.” One more. And while it’s a false comfort taken from unlikely white males actually being on the right side of something, it’s still all the funnier when Davidson’s stoner little brother comes right out and slams the formerly beloved children’s author for “go[ing] all Mel Gibson on us.” He also delves into some shady stereotyping in the Harry Potter-verse concerning the “little giant-nose Jew-goblins” she made the wizarding world’s banker class. (Or noon normal.) If you don’t? (Watch Here) (Score: 4 out of 10), Sam Adams Commercial — A Bill Burr Octoberfest ad is basically the spiritual successor to Casey Affleck’s Dunkin ad. (A live sketch is always a better ten-to-one conceptual showcase.) On one hand, the gig seems like the sort of thing Burr would make fun of. Jost got his gasps, appropriately enough, by describing the learned-absolutely-nothing spectacle of a COVID-stricken Trump speaking to a live, equally unmasked White House crowd being like watching someone smoking through a hole in their neck. (Score: 5 out 10), Weekend Update — How do you make Colin Jost and Michael Che funny? Of course, he’s not saying that it’s great that some yahoo took a poke at the recently reemerged Moranis—he’s just laying it out there that his Masshole-adjacent native New Yorkers are getting back to their old, sucker-punching ways, pandemic or no. This weekend, comedian Bill Burr will host Saturday Night Live. Burr didn’t bomb, except in the sense that a comedy hand-grenade can be said to bomb. While no episode towered over them all (with one exception—Kate, it’s coming), I caught myself smiling through most of the episode tonight. So, Bill Burr is hosting the show, and apparently, he also wrote a lot of it, too. (Score: Ummm, yeah, no, not for me out of 10), Social Distance Get Together — I thought the skit was going one place, and it went a completely different, not-all-together great place, where a married couple blows a gasket every time they are corrected for using the wrong word (e.g., “unpresidented” instead of “unprecedented.”) I thought they were gonna zig, and instead they crashed and burned. Even though SNL’s pared-down pandemic audience (no jokes about the pay-for-laughs revelation last week) made reading reaction harder than usual, Burr wound up wrapping his set with a “Well, that’s my time” of the type usually reserved for a comic who just bombed. By Abigail Covington Are people working from home? Again, “You think you’re better than me? Che, doing back-to-back animal stories after the political stretch, nailed’ em both with the flair of a guy who knows he’s killing. Watch here. Comedian Bill Burr hosted SNL on Saturday night, marking his first time on the long-running sketch series. (Score: 8 out of 10), Woke Crime Family — A Godfather-like figure goes away for 20 years and returns to find that the rest of his mafia family is woke. This is probably the funniest SNL Monologue in a long time and it is no surprise that it offended the Twitter community. This is parody! Right...”) Having tagged Jason Momoa among other “peers,” Bennett’s near-nobody shows he’s learned about as much as you’d expect when the real Momoa video-calls to tell him to cut the shit. That Punkie Johnson’s Black woman has infiltrated the murderous gang for her own benefit by playing on its own, hypocritical systemic blind spots is a clever twist, especially as she just appears in a vacated seat midway through the sketch. Host Bill Burr does stand-up about the COVID-19 pandemic, cancel culture and white women.Saturday Night Live. SNL is bad at these. (Score: 7 out of 10 for the VP debate; 1 out of 10 for the pointless, unfunny Jim Carrey as Jeff Goldblum as The Fly asides). Performing in shifts? Funny, right? The Blitz Bill Burr is Gil Scott alongside Kenan Thompson and Ego Nwodim, all as football broadcasters. (And here comes the autobiographical element once more—ride it straight to hell, Perkins.) It didn’t look that way, to be honest. Beck Bennett’s Mike Pence is an interesting enough creation (thankfully the tired “noted homophobe Pence is in the closet” gag took the night off), his soporifically sonorous Vice President showing off a little more active, Trump-ian evil in his biggest spotlight to date. Or about how Black people are always complaining about cops killing them. Raw, live, and visceral just feels really right right now, you know? The Story So Far Saturday Night Live premiered season 46 last weekend, with Chris Rock … And, the best part about it, is that Bill Burr breaking stuff on SNL was cathartic as hell.. Of the three new kids, Andrew Dismukes was likewise invisible, I saw Lauren Holt with a line in the Sam Adams commercial, and Punkie Johnson won the day with a not-insignificant role in the mafia sketch. The whole bit on white women? I would have flipped the mafia sketch and the beer commercial, but I’m not Lorne. Maya was fine as usual, although, like the fly, Kamala Harris’ slideshow of already meme-happy facial expressions to Pence’s interruptions and obfuscations represented the easiest-to-pick fruit from the debate. The comic, who hosted the sketch comedy show for the first time, gave a … In theory, having an absurd 20 cast members on hand gives SNL more to choose from, but holy cats, this is ridiculous. Davidson, incredulous, on Rowling: “She creates a seven-book fantasy series about all types of mythical creatures living in harmony with wizards and elves. Comedy flash-bangs hurled into the clearly wary audience included wishing death on the families of those still not wearing a COVID mask, cheering on the recent New York sucker-punching of beloved, long-absent Rick Moranis, and a run about “cancel culture” that began with Burr announcing, “I don’t want to speak ill of my bitches” when talking about white women. !” Burr’s comic style hews closely to that hair-trigger, defensive offensiveness, only for Burr to veer into a more—dare I say?—liberal lane, without ever losing the tone that suggests he’s prepared to punch you in the mouth if you agree with him the wrong way. If there’s one way to sum up the last episode of Saturday Night Live, it might be to quote the immortal words of the Limp Bizkit song “Break Stuff.” In not one, but two sketches, guest-host Bill Burr was breaking glasses. The whole monologue has some very, “I have a Black friend, so I can sh*t on women and gay people” energy. Trumpdates: We Will Never Live Down 'Basket Full of Deplorables' | Pete Davidson, meanwhile, tackles J.K. Rowling’s transphobia, and it’s pretty great, too. "SNL' Host Bill Burr Took Aim at White Women, Cancel Culture, and Gay Pride in a Controversial Monologue The eyebrow-raising set garnered lots of reactions across social media. It’s not really about race, see? Host Bill Burr does stand-up about the … Okay, somebody tell me that Melissa Villaseñor is okay. )—Bennett’s take is much more targeted, and inhabited. Here's why. Burr plays the ugly “I’m just saying what everybody’s thinking” white male cis comic card, but flips it over (and over again) to usually reveal a better joke than you’re expecting. Oh lord. It has a Jason Momoa cameo. It is Saturday Night Live tradition that a few days before the show airs, the guest host and musical guest join one of the SNL cast members to film a slew of simple promos. And here’s to giving Alec Baldwin as much time off as he clearly wants until his comic nemesis hopefully evaporates like a bad fucking dream. Saturday Night Live guest host Bill Burr has attracted criticism for opening the show with a tired monologue about Pride Month.. Here, the premise is micro-targeted at this one guy, nodding as he repeats his roommate’s reasonable objections. !” coupled with a side order of shut-in shutdown cabin fever makes for a feast for Burr and McKinnon. All of our TV reviews in one convenient place. The Blitz saw Burr’s persona getting a fine workout once more, as his professionally boisterous sports commentator’s traditional mockery of Black colleague Kenan’s failed football pick explodes in the face of Kenan and co-host Ego Nwodim’s public sorrow over a racially-motivated police shooting. Send up a flare. One of the best musical guests in recent memory, with added degree of difficulty in filling in on short notice. But I am here for a performance-driven piece about social awkwardness in the workplace stemming from same, and Burr does fine work backpedalling sweatily as his trash-talk deflates into a desperate series of lies concerning his awareness of the killing that his Black colleagues have been so affected by. Decent. He took part in several skits throughout the evening, including one that addressed a hot topic. Danny Peary's Cult Movies books are mostly to blame. Bill Burr took the reins of “Saturday Night LIve,” kicking off the night with a very topical and edgy monologue that carried through the rest of the evening.. Comedian Bill Burr pissed off a lot of people with his “Saturday Night Live” monologue Saturday night. Burr is such a strong personality (both in his stand-up and his popular, homemade podcast) that it’s a little odd to hear him in tonight’s monologue explaining that hosting Saturday Night Live is “a lifelong dream.” Like everything else Burr shows up in, tonight’s show tingled with an undercurrent of comic tension, in this case from the incongruity that Burr was hosting SNL at all. Burr put on a hairpiece for a sketch about police brutality and poorly-timed pranks. (To be fair to Page, nobody short of character actress Margo Martindale in [pick a role] could be expected to get this bad-faith political theater into shape.) https://nypost.com/2020/10/11/bill-burrs-snl-monologue-causes-twitter-firestorm Don’t bring that sh*t to my house, bro. On the heels of a lackluster season premiere, comedian Bill Burr is hosting “Saturday Night Live” this week. Those sound like setups for truly shitty jokes, and, depending on your tolerance for sneering Bostonian disdain, they might stay that way for you. All of his skits are about aggrieved white guys complaining about cancel/woke culture/gays/minorities, and there’s just enough self-deprecation in them that Burr can maintain plausible deniability when he’s called out on them. Kenan Thompson does stellar underplaying as ever as the host who sees just what a hornets’ nest everyone has just stepped into, but it’s Burr and McKinnon’s all-too-relatable, Frankenstein’s monster social ineptitude that makes the sketch run. Cancel culture: F**k you. As was the vibe in most of the material all night, there wasn’t the feeling that SNL was lowering its standards as much as leaning into what they know they can do well. But apart from all that, it’s the character turns that are so watchable here. The Pride month vs. Black History month? “It was the worst SNL monologue I’ve seen in years.” “@Nbcsnl, please don’t ever leave this person hosted again. Again, I don’t have all the faith in the world for this show to do a hard-hitting comic dissection of systemic racism in law enforcement. Kate McKinnnon as Dr. WeKnowDis offering a second opinion on Trump, on the other hand, is terrible right up until Kate McKinnon completely loses it, strategically breaks character, and turns the whole segment on its head. With nobody leaving the show after last year and Lorne packing in the new faces, there just isn’t enough room on this lifeboat. I grew up in Massachusetts at around the same time as Bill Burr. Dustin is the founder and co-owner of Pajiba. The best: Burr’s a character actor (when he’s an actor), something that informed much of the cast’s performances and the sketches tonight. McKinnon is money as ever as the second ineffectual moderator of this ongoing shitshow, Susan Page. 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