The Week Of

Robert Smigel talks us through his favorite 'Saturday Night Live' collaborators

Robert Smigel was associated with Saturday Night Live for 28 years, working as a either a producer, writer and sometimes even as an actor on the iconic show between 1985 and 2013. During this time the comedian has collaborated with some of the very best performers in television history.  I...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:47pm

‘The Week Of’s’ Robert Smigel on directing Adam Sandler’s most grounded and ‘naturalistic’ comedy in years

The Week Of isn’t your usual Adam Sandler comedy.  First of all there is Sandler’s performance, which is much more contained and grounded than we are accustomed to seeing in a Happy Madison film. Then there’s the comedy itself, which is genuinely character driven and...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:07pm