SNL's Anne Hathaway Episode: 5 Best Scenes


>[A strong episode. The material rebounded this week, and Anne Hathaway was funny and versatile, even demonstrating—in a scenes from the Wizard of Oz cutting room floor sketch—a beautiful singing voice.]

Some highlights...

Feeling lonely this holiday season? TSA agents are standing by to give you a little something extra to feel thankful about...

Cold Open—Rachel Maddow (Abby Elliott) hosts John Boehner (Bill Hader), Nancy Pelosi (Kristin Wiig), and Charles Rangel (Kenan Thompson) for a frank discussion of election results and ethics violations:

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip drop the posh accent and fancy manners for Kate Middleton ("We do whatever the hell we want, luv..."):

"Four Loko" creator Chris Hunter (Jason Sudeikis) drops by Weekend Update to discuss the drink's ban, and to introduce two new products, the "Organ Blaster" and "The Amy Winehouse":

Free boxcutters, freshly waxed floors, 93-year-old actor Kirk Douglas hiding in the store.... Shop Mega-Mart's Black Friday 12-Minute Madness, if you dare...

Also: Jay Pharoah's Hip-Hop Thanksgiving suggestions; Vanessa Bayer's Miley Cyrus Show, with Anne Hathaway as Katie Holmes; Seth Myers reacts to "refudiate" as word of the year.

DECEMBER 4: Robert De Niro, with musical guest Diddy-Dirty Money.

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On Election Day in 1996, 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.

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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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