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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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Your holiday movie companion: What to sip, snack and bring

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‘Tis the season of cozy nights by the fire and holiday movies on the television. This year watch in style by pairing your favorite movies with the perfect drinks, food, and friends. Here’s our easy guide to making the most of your holiday viewing this year: It’s a Wonderful Life   Sip: Mulled wine. Heavy on the cinnamon, light on the cloves. Snack: Popcorn. Bonus points if you made it on the stove and string the rest into garlands. Wear: Vintage pajamas and a scarf. Bring: A box of tissues. You know you’re going to cry. Again. Companions: An angel would be nice, but anyone who can pass the tissues will do just fine. Home Alone Sip: Milk from a…

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