Saturday, April 20, 2024

SNL Sends Up Scientology in Hilarious Video, with Bobby Moynihan as L Ron Hubbard


“Saturday Night Live” sent up Scientology as “Diametics” with a hilarious video last night. Bobby Moynihan played L. Ron Hubbard looking crazy as ever. The premise was a “We Are the World” type song in which members of a group called Neurotology were labeled “missing” or “in the hole.” As soon as the video is up on the SNL site I’ll embed it here. Good work!
Here’s a teaser:

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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