RJ Carr

Mar 21, 2019

4 min read

SNL, Network Bias and Your Vote

entrance to NBC studios at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY (Manhattan) from wallyg at commons.wikimedia.org

As a baby boomer, I came of age in the early years of Saturday Night Live. The unique program broadcast live from Rockefeller Center in New York was a weekly event for all of us. Whenever any major newsworthy incident happened, the question we always asked was: “What will Saturday Night Live do about it this weekend?”

Such events even included a comedy satire about the worst nuclear accident in the United…