There was no way SNL wasn't going to make some kind of Big Bird joke this week. No way. When Mitt Romney threatened to cut funding to PBS during the first presidential debate and name dropped Sesame Street's eight foot tall walking avian, the internet immediately exhausted every possible Big Bird joke imaginable. With all of the obvious jokes taken, SNL had to go one step further and get the bird himself to come on the show.
The internet has been abuzz that 'Saturday Night Live' might be losing yet another cast member / writer, at least in a regular capacity, as rumors floated that 'Weekend Update' vet Seth Meyers might be ready to take the big job with Kelly Ripa after Regis Philbin's retirement. Meyers has been pretty mum up until now, filling in for Regis this past week, but now the 'SNL' star is giving his definitive answer.
You'd think with the holiday the entertainment industry would take a break, but here we are with another installment of the Weekly Dose of Ridiculous. This week Seth Meyers might be making the dumbest career move possible, 'Amazing Spider-Man' tries to make us care about a sequel, FX passed on one of the best shows in 10 years, and a theater employee played God.
Since Regis Philbin retired from 'Live!' back in November of 2011, the show has had rotating co-hosts while producers scrambled to figure out how to replace the venerable Reeg. According to reports, it looks like they may have finally made their decision...