For hardcore fans of comedy, The New York Times' piece on the history of Saturday Night Live is a wet dream. Titled "The God of 'SNL' Will See You Now," David Itzkoff's article is a compilation of stories from the sketch comedy show's cast throughout the generations. They discuss everything from the anxiety of auditioning for Lorne Michaels to creating their iconic characters.
And speaking of breaking things down, Meredith Danko at Mental Floss posed some creative film interpretations you probably hadn't considered. For example: Is The Shining Stanley Kubrick's confession to staging the moon? Read on and be convinced.
In memoriam of the late, great Elmore Leonard, Bruce McCall of the New Yorker recounted his experience working alongside Leonard as an ad writer for Chevrolet.