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This week Saturday Night Live, the beloved cultural mainstay and comedy behemoth that launched a thousand careers, punchlines, memes, and indelible parodies, turns 40. To seize the occasion, authors James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales updated and republished their remarkable, comprehensive 2003 history of the show, Live from New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by its Stars, Writers, and Gueststo include almost 100 new pages of candid interviews, inside gossip, and insane anecdotes from the last decade of SNL.

You can purchase the book here.

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Americans are currently experiencing one of the most peculiar public episodes of my lifetime. Amid a deadly worldwide disease epidemic, many people are behaving like medieval peasants: alternately denying the existence of the plague, blaming an assortment of imaginary villains, or running around seeking chimerical miracle cures.

Feed store Ivermectin? I've administered it to horses, cows and dogs. But to my wife? No thank you. It says right on the label that it's not for human consumption. But at least you won't die of heartworm.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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