Peter Kafka

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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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik