Mike O'Brien

SNL Loses Mike O’Brien as Writer, Staffs Up for Season 41
SNL buzz of late has trended positively, between Tracy Morgan’s Emmy return ahead of an October hosting gig, or confirmation of a regularly-featured Donald Trump, but it seems a bit of turnover lies in store as well. Mike O’Brien will no longer write for SNL, nor four others, while six…
SNL Casts Michael Keaton in One Very Strange Teen Movie
Mike O’Brien is one of SNL’s greatest secret weapons, a writer and performer whose truly unique voice shines through the show’s usual template. When he’s given total control of a digital short, it’s a genuine cause for celebration. His work feels less like just ano…
10 Best ‘SNL’ Sketches of 2014
‘Saturday Night Live’ started 2014 as a show that was rebuilding; it ended the year in a noticeable groove that foreshadows, hopefully, many more great things to come. The following 10 sketches represent the calendar year of 2014—which includes the last half of the 39th season a…
The 10 Best ‘SNL’ Sketches of the 2013/2014 Season
The 39th season of ‘Saturday Night Live‘ is over. From the beginning, it was a strange season — gone were so many of the show’s powerful voices: Hader, Samberg, Wiig, Sudeikis, Armisen — yet this allowed new voices to be heard. And that’s the thing about bei…