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Lady Gaga Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches

Nov 17 2013, 10:30am CST | by TV Line

Lady Gaga lives for the applause, but did she actually earn it in her Saturday Night Live hosting debut? In my opinion, the answer is a definite yes. The outré vocalist proved to be a goofy,...

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Lady Gaga Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches

Nov 17 2013, 10:30am CST | by TV Line

Lady Gaga lives for the applause, but did she actually earn it in her Saturday Night Live hosting debut?

In my opinion, the answer is a definite yes. The outré vocalist proved to be a goofy, committed presence playing a variety of roles in the funniest episode of the season. What’s more, she delivered the cheekiest, most laugh-packed opening monologue in recent memory. (That’s a low bar, yes, but I don’t mean it as faint praise.)

Below, my picks for best and worst sketches:

BEST: WAKING UP WITH KIMYE
Jay Pharoah and Nasim Pedrad were spot-on as a delusional Kanye West and aggressively vacuous Kim Kardashian — with wonderful little asides like Kate McKinnon as Kris Jenner struggling to clap her hands and Kim seeing an apple on her computer and deciding to dip it in caramel. Gaga’s stint as a gawky Genius Bar worker was flawless, too, especially this meta zinger: “I think people who try too hard with their outfits are maybe hiding something.”/>

BEST: BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO
Bobby Moynihan, Taran Killam and Mike O’Brien as Blockbuster employees mourning the loss of the jobs they’ve had since high school. The funeral pyre for the Croods cardboard cutout had me howling, but even better was Gaga as a sparkly hallucination from the land of VHS./>

BEST: Rosé Zone
“Just got garbage 24/7!” “Because life’s short — and I shouldn’t have to watch Rob Kardashian talk about his sock line.”/>

HONORABLE MENTION: FOURTH-GRADE TALENT SHOW
Gaga and newbie John Milhiser killed it as parents whose encouragements of their wee one’s dance routine go hilariously, obscenely over the top./>

HONORABLE MENTION: OPENING MONOLOGUE
Gaga tweaked her recent single “Applause” to signify her love of the audience cheering — even in instances where it’s cheap and pandering. Not only did Gaga serve up a tremendous vocal on the semi-parody, but her cheeky asides like “Can I hear it for the ladies?” and “Give it up for first responders!” were genuinely chuckle-worthy./>

WORST: MR. SENIOR
Kenan Thompson raged against early Christmas decorations as Weekend Update’s “common sense correspondent,” but the setups proved too obvious, and Thompson’s standard-operating, self-satisfied grin was too irritating, to boot./>

What did you think of Gaga as SNL host? Grade the episode below, then sound off in the comments!

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Meet Hatsune Miku, The Sensational Japanese Pop Star Who Doesn't Really Exist

Oct 8 2014 10:33pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Hatsune Miku is the world’s most famous virtual pop star. And now she’s even more famous, having made her U.S. television debut this Wednesday on "Late Night With David Letterman." She didn’t come out of nowhere: this summer, the Japanese sensation toured as an opener for Lady Gaga, appearing regularly on stages around the country in a confounding flash. Hatsune Miku performing live in 2011. All Miku concert footage makes for strange watching, to be sure. Legions of fans pu ...
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14 Hilarious Halloween Costume Ideas Taken Straight From TV

Oct 7 2014 8:51am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

The leaves are changing and the air is chilly, we're drinking pumpkin spice lattes and a little holiday called Halloween is upon us. Before you say you "got busy" and don those cat ears for the fifth year in a row, take a moment to revisit the genius of your favorite TV characters, who have worn some of the best Halloween costumes of all time. Bill Haverchuck as The Bionic Woman, "Freaks And Geeks" Jim Halpert as Facebook, "The Office" Dwight Schrute as ...
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Lady Gaga shares picture of huge claw tattoo in tribute to fans

Oct 3 2014 5:37am CDT | Source: Digital Spy

See Gaga's brand new claw tattoo inked in tribute ...
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Lady Gaga: 'Amy Winehouse was one of the greats'

Sep 28 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Digital Spy

Gaga spoke about the late singer, naming her among the greats of musi ...
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Jimmy Fallon Finds People With The Weirdest Friends On Twitter

Sep 26 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the NBC series "Friends," Jimmy Fallon rounded up some hilarious stories of other people's wacky friends. During Thursday's episode of "The Tonight Show," Fallon read off a slew of tweets that were hashtagged #MyWeirdFriend and chronicled friends' bizarre antics. We can definitely picture Phoebe, Joey and Ross doing any number of these strange things. On ...
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8 weeks ago

Who will be No.1 on Sunday's chart? Jessie J, alt-J, Lady Gaga

Sep 26 2014 6:47am CDT | Source: Digital Spy

We take a final look at the Friday midweeks ahead of Sunday ...
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