Day: January 23, 2017

SNL suspends writer Katie Rich indefinitely after her Tweet about Barron Trump

A few minutes after Donald J. Trump took the inaugural oath to become our 45th president of the United States, Saturday Night Live writer Katie Rich mocked the president’s youngest child, writing on Twitter that 10-year-old “Barron will be this country’s first homeschool shooter.” By Saturday, Rich was gone from the SNL writing credits. And Monday, a person familiar with the situation told The Comic’s Comic that Rich had been suspended from her job indefinitely. After reports that Rich had deleted her Twitter account entirely, she posted an apology this afternoon. She wrote: “I sincerely apologize for the insensitive...

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Episode #134: Matt Iseman

Matt Iseman was a jock when I first knew him as a college classmate of mine at Princeton. After graduation, Matt went to med school to become a doctor, only to diagnosis himself as a comedian. Since then, he has shared an Emmy win for the cable show, Clean House, hosted Sports Soup on G4 and Scream Play on E!, and appeared in TV ads and Transformers 2. But you know him best now as the host of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, and he’s a contestant on Arnold Schwarzenegger’s season of Celebrity Apprentice on NBC. What’s it like to...

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