SNL's Emma Stone Episode: 5 Best Scenes

>[The uncannily Lindsay Lohan-esque Emma Stone did a fine job as host (in one sketch she in fact plays a spacy and scattered Lohan on furlough from the Betty Ford Clinic)]

Some highlights...

The monologue: Emma Stone (and the nerds who want to make out with her), with Bobby Moynihan as Jonah Hill and Taran Killam as a dead-on Michael Cera:



Baby Spanx: Got a fat baby? An overweight cat?...



Jimmy McMillan (Kenan Thompson) of the Rent Is Too Damn High party drops by Weekend Update to request your vote this Halloween:



Channel 9 news reporter Peter DeSantos (Bill Hader) gets to the bottom of the most disturbing new teen fads. ("Are teens taking turns hiding Osama bin Laden so they can give him oral sex in exchange for lip gloss?...") :



Brett Favre (Jason Sudeikis) pitches Open-Fly Jeans by Wrangler ("featuring relaxed fit, right where you need it the most..."):



Also: Bill Hader cracks himself up as over-the-top New York travel guide "Stefon"; grape jelly starts rapping in this week's weird digital short.

NEXT WEEK: Jon Hamm, with musical guest Rihanna.

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On Election Day in 1996, TheAtlantic.com launched a weekly editorial cartoon feature drawn by Sage Stossel and named (aptly enough) "Sage, Ink." Since then, Stossel's whimsical work has been featured by the New York Times Week in Review, CNN Headline News, Cartoon Arts International/The New York Times Syndicate, The Boston Globe, Nieman Reports, Editorial Humor, The Provincetown Banner (for which she received a 2009 New England Press Association Award), and elsewhere. Her work has also been included in Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year, (2005, 2006, 2009, and 2010 editions) and Attack of the Political Cartoonists. Her children's book, On the Loose in Boston, was published in June 2009.

Sage Stossel grew up in a suburb of Boston and attended Harvard University, where she majored in English and American Literature and Languages and did a weekly cartoon strip about college life, called "Jody," for the Harvard Crimson. From 2004 to 2007, she served as Books Editor of the Radcliffe Quarterly

After college she took what was intended to be a temporary summer position securing electronic rights to articles from The Atlantic's archive for use online. Intrigued by The Atlantic's rich history and the creative possibilities in helping to launch a digital edition of the magazine on the Web, she soon joined The Atlantic full time. As the site's former executive editor, she was involved in everything from contributing reviews, author interviews, and illustrations, to hosting message boards and producing a digital edition of The Atlantic for the Web.

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