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Live, from New York! It’s 40 years of SNL

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Forty years ago, Saturday late-night television was a wasteland, the realm of bad movies and sports highlights and Johnny Carson re-runs. If you were home watching TV late on a Saturday night, it was because you had no life and literally nothing better to do. That changed on October 17, 1975, when shortly after 11:30 p.m., an unknown comedian named Chevy Chase looked into a camera in Studio 8H in Rockefeller Plaza and exclaimed, “Live, from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” On Sunday, February 15, a battalion of SNL regulars, guest hosts, and musical guests including Eddie Murphy, Robert DiNiro, Alec Baldwin, Dan Ackroyd, Betty White, Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake, Emma Stone, Paul McCartney, Melissa McCarthy, Tina Fey and Amy…

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Billy Crystal, actor, comedian and master of the audiobook, is Still Foolin’ ‘Em

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Hey, Billy Crystal: hear any good books lately? If you’re like millions of modern readers (or in this case, listeners) who enjoy books while driving, working out, or whilst otherwise hands-free, you get your literary fixes through audiobooks—recordings of texts read by authors or actors. And it just so happens that Crystal, the noted comedian, actor, writer, Oscar host, former Saturday Night Live cast member, and voice behind beloved cartoon monster Mike Wazowski, is the reigning king of the audiobook empire. That’s because the audio version of his hit book, Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? was recently named Audiobook of the Year by the Audio Publishers Association. In addition…

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