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John Belushi and the Cliché of the Celebrity Overdose

The compassionate Showtime documentary ‘Belushi’ depicts a brilliant comedian destroyed by his appetites. It’s a sad narrative — but, man, it’s the same movie we’ve seen a million times

Dana Carvey’s Bad Film Career Gave Us His Great Sketch Show

The ‘Saturday Night Live’ star was a master of impressions but couldn’t command the big screen. So he changed course and hatched ‘The Dana Carvey Show,’ one of the 1990s’ most beloved, canceled-too-soon series.

Comedian Ian Abramson’s ‘Saturday Night Quarantine’ Is a Totally Deranged, Totally DIY and Totally Brilliant Homage to ‘SNL’

Every Saturday evening, the comic takes to his Twitch channel with whatever props and wardrobe he can find at his local Walmart and puts his own insane, meta twist on the long-running NBC sketch show — all live from his mom’s house in Washington state

Pete Davidson Is Gonna Break Our Hearts

In his Netflix stand-up special ‘Alive From New York’ and the indie comedy ‘Big Time Adolescence,’ the tabloid ‘SNL’ star gives us two helpings of his troubled, compelling persona. Is his arrested development permanent?