Brings us a deep look into the history of digital shorts.
that's how I make my day better, at least for a few minutes at a time when I can steal them from the crushing ennui. I watch the SNL Digital Shorts.
She gives us a nice history lesson behind the SNL digital shorts, from Gary Weis to Tom Schiller:
(But Jamie, I'd like to see a Part 3 that mentions later SNL short directors, Christopher Guest (and where he went from there), Ben Stiller, and Adam McKay.)
You did mention that Adam made this masterpiece for SNL (and it is the origin of the "SNL Digital Short" title):
Jamie followed up her blog with this great piece on the TLI dudes:
Right now, Jorma Taccone is getting ready to direct the "MacGruber" movie, based on a Saturday Night Live sketch for which the premise is MacGruber being blown up before he can solve anything. I'm not going to sugarcoat this, but as a fan of Jorm, I'm worried.
Click the link above to read more.
And here is one of Schiller's pieces, starring Chris Farley:
Thanks for this great series, Jamie! Please keep it going!