SNL's Jonah Hill Episode: 5 Best Scenes

Cameos by Leonardo DiCaprio and Michael Cera; a new Spike Jonze movie; Bieber's arresting officer speaks out; and more...

After a strong return from the holidays last week, the show struggled this time around. Jonah Hill, hosting for the third time, was joined in the monologue by Leonardo DiCaprio, and by Michael Cera in a parody of Spike Jonze's Her. Musical guest Bastille performed "Pompeii" and "Oblivion."

Some highlights...

The monologue—Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio share a Titanic moment...


 

Russian peasant Olya Povlatsky (Kate McKinnon) returns to Weekend Update to discuss the Sochi games.


 

New from the makers of Her: Me, a movie starring Jonah Hill and his operating system (with a cameo by Michael Cera).


 

Wisecracking six-year-old Adam Grossman (Jonah Hill) returns to Benihana, this time with Dr. Debbie Wasserstein (Vanessa Bayer), his uptight stepmother.


 

Ex-porn stars Vanessa Bayer and Cecily Strong are back, hawking "Lambortinis" with help from fellow adult entertainment veteran "Martin Pornsese" (Jonah Hill).


 

Also: Miami police officer Frank Medina (Kenan Thompson) drops by Weekend Update to discuss his DUI arrest of Justin Bieber. ("It was like finding a swaggy little leprechaun...")

NEXT, on February 1: Melissa McCarthy, with musical guest Imagine Dragons.

 

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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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