Lorne Michaels

There has been a curious lack of black comediennes on the long-running late evening sketch comedy show, Saturday Night Live. After some mild controversy sparked by comments from troupe members Kenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah, the show’s creator says signing black actresses is something that will occur in the future.

Jay Pharoah is a skilled impressionist…who doesn’t happen to look anything like the people he plays. Be that as it may, his latest position will be taking over the role of President Obama, on Saturday Night Live. Fred Armisen (who actually looks a lot like our commander in chief), has played Obama since 2008, but […]