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  1. 'SNL' has skewered every president since Ford, and all of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... President Richard Nixon, a chief executive who placed great stock in dignified pomp. President Jimmy Carter (Dan Aykroyd) takes unscreened calls from the public and demonstrates a knowledge of everything from programming automatic letter sorting ...

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  2. On Dessert: A Cake Fit for Julia ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The New York Times

    Early into the first meal I had with Julia Child, she asked me if I'd ever seen the "Saturday Night Live" episode in which Dan Aykroyd imitated her. "I'm sure I'm the only person in the world who hasn't," I told her, and then, in a flash, she stood up, her six-footish frame looming over our small table, and re-enacted the best moments of the skit in full trill, saving her most dramatic voice for the famous last line: "Save the liver!" Julia was a master of many things, and as she proved that night, one of them was the art of making a newcomer feel comfortable.

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  3. Funko Pop Trading Places Vinyl FiguresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Cardboard Connection

    ... clear in the Pop! Movies line. A 1980s comedy classic, Trading Places is based around a role reversal for Louis (Dan Aykroyd) and Billy Ray (Eddie Murphy). Both see extreme highs and lows and the Funko Pop Trading Places set does a good job ...

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  4. Trading PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | University Business

    ... to our use of these cookies. Our privacy policy. The 1983 comedy Trading Places starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd tells the tale of a slick commodity broker and a homeless hustler whose lives cross when they are compelled to swap socioeconomic ...

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  5. Bill Murray showed up to watch Purdue footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Journal and Courier

    ... recognize, among others, the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live,' including Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd and Garrett Morris, who paid tribute to the show's creator, Lorne Michaels. (Nov. 16)

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  6. Reynolds-Alberta Museum revs up the wow factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | CBC News

    ... the largest aviation collection in Canada, right down to a full-scale model of the Avro Arrow used in the 1997 Dan Aykroyd movie The Arrow . "All of our collections reflect Stan Reynolds, our great benefactor, because those were the things he was ...

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  7. Documentary Review: Gilda Radner Narrates Her Life in, 'Love, Gilda'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Daily Actor

    ... Night Live (she was the very first person Lorne Michaels hired), who, alongside John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray , became huge stars during the early years of the now landmark show. puts recently found video and audio ...

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  8. Chevy Chase says his critical comments of 'SNL' were supposed to be off the recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Newsday

    ... I didn't see the same fun thing happening to the cast the next year." While praising his former ensemble stars Dan Aykroyd, whom he called the "funniest guy on the show, almost the leader," and Gilda Radner, as well as a successor star, Dana Carvey, ...

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  9. An Alternative Guide to Great Movies: SneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Evening News

    Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different Sneakers; dir: Phil Alden Robinson; starring: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, David Strathairn Cert: 12 There's some good news contained in this week's alternative great film.

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  10. Review: 'Love, Gilda' is a warm remembrance of the 'Saturday Night Live' starRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that Radner would have the last laugh - dating a string of famous, funny guys, Martin Short, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd among them, winning an Emmy Award and triumphing in her own one-woman Broadway show - as her journals reveal, along with the ...

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  11. Love, Gilda' review: An ode to - Saturday Night Live's' first female comic superstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Hastings Tribune

    Gilda Radner, the funniest woman on television in the 1970s, got hired by Lorne Michaels for what was originally called "NBC's Saturday Night" before anybody else - before John Belushi, before Chevy Chase, before Dan Aykroyd, before Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris.

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  12. Chevy Chase rips 'Saturday Night Live' as 'The worst f--king humor in the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | New York Daily News

    ... they already have in their lives? It just drives me nuts." Chase, along with comedy legends like John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner, was one of the show's original stars when it premiered in 1975. White House press secretary Ron Nessen ...

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  13. Chevy Chase Really Hates 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... Eddie Murphy. He had a few good words about some "SNL" alums, including the late Gilda Radner, Dana Carvey, and Dan Aykroyd, "I mean it just gets so bad and it seems like some guys are out there just to be the guy who says, 'Live from New York,' and ...

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  14. Baseball been berry, berry good to JaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Prince George Citizen

    ... was uttered on Saturday Night Live by one of the supporting cast in a skit that included both John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. "Baseball been berry, berry good to me," was actually said by Garrett Morris, portraying the fictional Chico Escuela, a ...

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  15. 15 Artists Who Went Years Between HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | RollingStone

    ... the charts years after they first scored a hit. No, the Paul McCartney and Wings title track for the Chevy Chase-Dan Aykroyd vehicle Spies Like Us probably didn't place high on the list of reasons for his knighthood. Perhaps the most noteworthy ...

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  16. JT's Jungle: Holy Toledo, will the Trojans win in Austin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Frogs O' War

    ... bet, but you also have the satisfaction of a victory. It's essentially the plot of the movie "Celtic Pride" with Dan Aykroyd, Daniel Stern, and Marlon Wayans. (Seriously great and underrated movie. Would recommend.) If you are forced to root for ...

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  17. Why Evil Nuns Have Tormented Audiences For CenturiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | KQED

    ... into the mean nun in comedies, like Sister Mary Stigmata, aka The Penguin, who torments The Blues Brothers Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in 1980. Douglas Cowan, a Canadian professor and author of S acred Terror: Religion and Horror on the Silver ...

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  18. Why Evil Nuns Have Tormented Audiences For 800 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | National Public Radio

    ... the evil nun morphed into the mean nun in comedies, like Sister Mary Stigmata, a.k.a. the Penguin," who torments Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in 1980s "The Blues Brothers." Sometimes she changed professions - Nurse Ratched's white uniform, blonde ...

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  19. Why CBC Comedy has grown stale-and that's no laughing matter by Mark HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Friends.ca

    ... strong ratings, and praise from the L.A. Times. The CBC helped launch the careers of iconic comedians like Dan Aykroyd, Andrea Martin, John Candy, and Martin Short. But now, when Canada needs a compelling comedic voice more than ever, the CBC's ...

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  20. Why CBC Comedy has grown stale-and that's no laughing matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | MacLeans

    ... , strong ratings, and praise from the L.A. Times. The CBC helped launch the careers of iconic comedians like Dan Aykroyd, Andrea Martin, John Candy, and Martin Short. But now, when Canada needs a compelling comedic voice more than ever, the CBC's ...

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