Interview: Matthew Hawkins

Comedian and impressionist Matthew Hawkins joined us for our review of Alec Baldwin's record-setting season 42 episode of SNL. During our discussion, Matthew related his fascinating story of moving to New York to pursue comedy full-time and his experience of getting a main-stage audition for SNL. From bribing security guards at the afterparty, to receiving sage advice from Jimmy Fallon, Matthew's account will be riveting for SNL fans and essential listening for aspiring SNL hopefuls.

Enjoy the full, unabridged audio of Matthew's story above, and then check out his full podcast episode.

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Matthew Hawkins is a comedian and impressionist hailing from Toronto Ontario. Connect with Matt on Twitter: @theMimicHawkins

Article: Chris Kattan

Syndicated columnist and friend of the show, Andy Hoglund, recently had a chance to talk with SNL alumnus Chris Kattan. He's distilled this interview down into a fun and insightful article which can be found over at Paste Magazine.

"Tonight, Chris Kattan stands on the Laugh Boston stage with a slight cold, his eyes glancing outside at the clouds and bleak sprawl leading to the Westin’s driveway. Tomorrow, a blizzard will besiege Boston, largely confining him to his room until his next gig..."

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Andy Hoglund is a syndicated columnist who's work can be found in The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Playboy and Newsweek, among others. Andy also writes SNL in Review, which discusses the film careers of Saturday Night Live alumni post-SNL. Connect with Andy on Twitter: @SNLinReview

Article: Patrick Weathers

Syndicated columnist and friend of the show, Andy Hoglund, recently had a chance to talk with SNL alumnus Patrick Weathers. He's distilled this interview down into a fun and insightful article which can be found over at The Huffington Post.

SNL alumnus Patrick Weathers (left) with syndicated columnist Andy Hoglund (right) at Antoine's in New Orleans.

SNL alumnus Patrick Weathers (left) with syndicated columnist Andy Hoglund (right) at Antoine's in New Orleans.

"Last fall, I went down to the heart of the French Quarter on a mission. A special expedition. I found Patrick Weathers in a bar connected to the famous Antoine’s. Patrick is straight New Orleans, southern comfort – the living human equivalent of Foghorn J. Leghorn. He’s had an incredible career, leapfrogging through a series of moments and faces: from folk music, to funk bands, to Studio 54, the birth of hip hop and – finally – his brief time on SNL..."

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Andy Hoglund is a syndicated columnist who's work can be found in The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Playboy and Newsweek, among others. Andy also writes SNL in Review, which discusses the film careers of Saturday Night Live alumni post-SNL. Connect with Andy on Twitter: @SNLinReview