Saturday Night Live Recap: Josh Brolin Would Be More Convincing Without the Facial Hair

When Josh Brolin appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on the eve of his second SNL guest-hosting gig, he expressed his excitement for the unique job. And Brolin did bring a lot of visible enthusiasm to his sketches, if not as much commitment as one might hope: I mean, he might have had an easier time selling his role as the Nazi from Raiders Of The Lost Ark if he'd shaved off his goatee. The episode as a whole wasn't quite an instant classic, but there were a few bright spots.

Best Digital Short:

The episode made the unprecedented move of including not one but two Digital Shorts. The seventh installment of "Laser Cats" (linked above) was so-so, despite a Steven Spielberg cameo. But the second Short -- featuring the night's musical guest, Gotye, and referencing one of his videos — was a winner. Read More...


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