Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
Sasheer Zamata Joins 'Saturday Night Live' Exodus
She follows Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer out the door.
Jane Fonda at Caroline's Comedy Club: Championing the Equal Rights Amendment
Author, 'Kerouac's Spontaneous Poetics'
Sunday night's Superbowl may have been the focus for a majority of Americans, but a rival event took place at Caroline's Comedy Club, with Jane Fonda as M. C., introduced by Gloria Steinem.
Watch This Clueless White Dude Realize How Privilege Works
Thanks to a little help from SNL comedian Sasheer Zamata.
Stolen Moment of the Week: Sasheer Zamata at SXSW
Who: Sasheer Zamata Where: The Velveeta Room, 521 E 6th St, Austin, TX When: March 16, 2015 What: Sasheer in between one
Sasheer Zamata Points Out The Lack Of Black Emojis On 'Weekend Update'
We can all stop pretending that the emoji selection on our iPhones makes any sense. There are zero representations of black
EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014
This year’s honorees will be celebrated at Ebony’s Power 100 Gala on Wednesday in Los Angeles, including music legend Quincy
2014: Year of the Funny Women -- Record 60 Women Get Last Laugh At NY Comedy Festival
National speaker, award-winning journalist, author, women's ad...
With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her
debut in 1965.
Female 'SNL' Cast Members Upset Over 'Update'
New York Daily News Confidenti@l is reporting former “SNL Weekend Update” host Cecily Strong is fuming about being replaced by comedian Michael Che on the show’s longest sketch. Making “Weekend Update” all-male.
'SNL' Star Sasheer Zamata Answers All Your Questions About Love, Life And Virginity
If you’ve weighed all the pros and all the cons… and you feel like you’re mentally and emotionally ready for that, then I
How Obama Killed A Controversial SNL Skit
Most recently, the show was criticized when it hired six white comedians for its 39th season. The show's producers acknowledged
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Stolen Moment of the Week: Sasheer Zamata at City Winery
New 'SNL' Cast Members Get Nostalgic About Their Favorite Moments From The Season
Brooks Wheelan Kyle Mooney and Beck Bennett John Milhiser Noël Wells Sasheer Zamata On the heels of Lorne Michaels announcing
It's Still Not Easy Being Seen
Writer and comedian
Isn't it a fascinating irony of being underrepresented in media that when your group is finally represented, your response is a sharp, shocking sense of "that is not like me"?
SNL's Jay Z And Solange Reveal What Really Caused The Elevator Fight With A Surprise Bey Cameo
"Saturday Night Live" kicked off its season 39 finale with something we've all been waiting for — Jay Z and Solange explaining
Ageism -- Another Dumb "Ism"
Author, Playwright, Activist, Lawyer, Self-Defense Advocate, B...
My worth, or any other woman's relevance, should not be based on how "hot" we are -- what I call the Breedability Quotient or BQ -- unless we subscribe to that disempowering social view that young is superior. We should honor older women; not disgrace them.
TV & FILM
The 'SNL' Cast Has A Size Problem
When Lorne Michaels was asked about the diversity problem on "SNL" in a recent interview with Lane Brown of New York magazine
Sasheer Zamata Is Hilarious In ‘Black Mad Men' Spoof (VIDEO)
You want more Sasheer Zamata? You got more Sasheer Zamata. The SNL starlette, teamed up with Comedy Central’s Key and Peele
'SNL' Offers '28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy' For Black History Month, And 27 Of Them Are The Same
Black History month has just begun, but "Saturday Night Live" may have already written the most definitive song for February
Sasheer Zamata Shows Us How To React To A Friend's Horrible Engagement, Without Lying
When a friend gets engaged you have to be happy for them -- whether you think it's a good match or not. But how do you do
TV & FILM
Sasheer Zamata's 'Girls' HBO Tour Is Spot-On
How ridiculous would a "Girls" tour of Brooklyn be? The newest cast member of "SNL," Sasheer Zamata, stars in one with Above
'SNL': 'Resolution Revolution' Perfectly Shows Why New Years Resolutions Always Fail
It's January 20th. Have you kept up with your New Years resolutions? If not, you're in good company. As this "SNL" music
TV & FILM
'SNL' Scorecard: Drake Welcomes Sasheer Zamata to Saturday Night
Sketch of the Night Score: 7.5 ”Slumber Party” (Drake, Strong, Bryant, Zamata, Wells, Pedrad, Mckinnon, Bayer) Aidy Bryant
A Reason to Watch Saturday Night Live Again
Executive Director of Color Of Change
Just a day after
Saturday Night Live
announced the addition of Sasheer Zamata to the cast, and still weeks prior to her scheduled debut, at least one Hollywood critic was already scribbling an asterisk by Sasheer's name.
38 Years Of SNL's Diversity Problem, All In One Chart (INFOGRAPHIC)
"SNL" is looking more colorful now compared to its earliest years, but that doesn't mean NBC's beloved sketch comedy show
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit