Peter Kafka

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"Saturday Night Live" Really, Really Likes Facebook

Here’s the Saturday Night Live “Your Mom’s on Facebook” sketch I told you about last night–the one you’re going to see all over the Web for the next few days.

And here’s another SNL Facebook sketch, which also ran on last night’s show. It’s not as good, but I’m going to share it anyway, which is exactly what NBC (and Hulu) want. Remember the pre-YouTube dark ages, when it wasn’t easy to do this?

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus