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“Saturday Night Live” Rewards Facebook Fans With Betty White

Facebook users demanded that Betty White host “Saturday Night Live,” and last night they got their wish. Here’s her opening monologue, which gives you a pretty good sense of how the show went: Lots of jokes about her being old, but also dirty–in an okay-for-broadcast-TV way.

Her take on Facebook, by the way: “It sounds like a huge waste of time.”

Oh. And there were a lot of MacGruber sketches, which are supposed to get you to watch the MacGruber movie later this month. Here are all of them, stitched together in one clip:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work