Saturday Night Live Recap: He's Still Jonah From the Block


It's insane to think that someone currently nominated for an Oscar in a Martin Scorsese movie would have something to prove, and yet that’s exactly the position in which Jonah Hill found himself last night. Even if 2013 was pretty much the perfect year for Hill's career trajectory — one that most comedic actors would reluctantly admit they aspire to — it was actually a year of backlash for his public persona. First, there was the noxious phony version of himself Hill played in This Is the End, an image which was soon fortified in an infamous Rolling Stone interview that had him coming off as above everything. Then there was the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco, in which no less an authority than James Franco observed: "Look how full of himself Jonah has become." With so much bad PR hanging over his head during a career peak, it was the perfect time for the actor to head to the court of public opinion that is Saturday Night Live, and crush it.  Read More...


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