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OPINION: How The Weeknd made 2020 his year

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 30, 2021

Earlier this month, the Grammys came and went yet again with limited in-person guests and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah hosting the show. The show came and went off without a hitch with its lowest...

Matt Poe

Opinion: SNL’s heroin skit is crude, honest and sadly, funny

Matt Poe April 19, 2016

Before you decide to stop reading this column because I called a skit about heroin funny, let me explain.  Last week’s episode of Saturday Night Live contained a skit called “Heroin AM,” which depicted...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mricha51@kent.edu.

Opinion: Humor Through the Years: SNL and The Daily Show’s Cultural Impact

Mike Richards February 16, 2015

We’re losing an icon in Jon Stewart, who announced last week on an episode of The Daily Show — where he has sat as the satirical news king since 1999 — that he would be retiring.Saturday Night Live...

Our View: Temperatures dropped below freezing yesterday, but we stayed warm watching SNL

KS Editors February 16, 2015

Saturday Night Live is turning 40 years old — meaning that it’s older than most of us. The infamous sketch comedy show began in 1975, with comedy legend cast members like John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd...

Mike Richards is a senior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mricha51@kent.edu.

Opinion: Why SNL’s addition of Leslie Jones shouldn’t be a race issue

Mike Richards October 21, 2014

I’m expecting to immediately hear, “Yes, Mike, this actually is a race issue, you’re wrong,” or anything along that line that may be either nicer or not as nice. Be gentle.There is no denying that...

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