Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

SNL adds Jewish comedian Chloe Fineman for upcoming season

SNL Adds Shane Gillis, Byron Bowers and Chloe Fineman as Featured Players for New Season 'Saturday Night Live' Adds 3 New Cast Members, Including First Asian Star Bowen Yang
Lora Ball | 13 September, 2019, 06:56

Change is a constant at SNL, which is helmed by Canadian executive producer Lorne Michaels. "Let the f-ing ch--s live there".

The video has been deleted but was shared by a third party on a Twitter account.

The video was initially reported by Variety after freelance writer Seth Simons brought it to their attention.

"The translation between you and the waiter is such a f-ing hassle, I'm pointing at it", he says.

Fineman is a performer at the comedy troupe The Groundlings and performed at the 2018 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal as a New Face. He cohosts Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast and appears regularly on The Bonfire on Sirius XM.

Jets sign Ficken to solve kicking woes, waive Vedvik
Despite using one of Rick Spielman's prized draft selections to acquire Vedvik, he didn't even make Minnesota's final 2019 roster. This time, however, would not prove to be as successful. "We can't be losing points on those areas of the field".

Friday Briefing: Robert Mugabe and what he left behind in Zimbabwe
Supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party are being bused from all over the country to go to the stadium ceremonies. That's the decision of the whole family", his nephew Leo Mugabe told the Agence France-Presse news agency.

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He said the positives of gun ownership are usually overlooked, citing examples of people who have used AR-15 rifles in self-defense.

During the same podcast recording, Gillis comments that their conversation is "nice racism, good racism".

Ottawa-born actress Sandra Oh took on hosting duties in the past season of Saturday Night Live, and remains one of the few with Asian heritage to take the popular stage.

TV Line reports that Bowen Yang, Chloe Fineman, and Shane Gillis will join the cast when it returns on September 28.

News of the new cast members comes approximately two weeks after it was announced that Leslie Jones would be exiting the series after five seasons.

In the two-minute clip from an episode titled "Ka-Pow", Gillis and co-host Matt McCusker denigrate Chinatown; in addition to using the anti-Chinese slur, Gillis mimics a Chinese accent and mocks the conventions of Chinese restaurants.

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