Hornswaggler | The culture, the humor, a bit of the sports, not so much the politics, and the workplace distraction

Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009


The above sketch was the highlight for me of a weak SNL on Saturday. The first two sketches of the night set the tone. The first was the recurring Kathy Gifford bit, which has been good but never great and has now overstayed its welcome. Plus it's a little weird that they've decided to continue doing it even after Lorne Michaels canned the cast member who played Hoda Kotb. The second sketch was Alfred Hitchcock directing Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly in "Rear Window," only Kelly has flatulence. She farts a lot. That's the whole sketch. Not sure why that would make it to air, much less be featured so prominently.

.: posted by hornswaggler 8:38 AM

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