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The man has real ability, and he’s earned the respect of some of the funniest people in the business. “He has that kind of timing that you have to have, that you can’t learn,” says Tina Fey. “He knows his instrument as a newsman, but he’s very aware of his comic instrument as well,” says Saturday Night Live head writer Seth Meyers.  Told of Meyers’s admiration for his comic instrument, the anchor replies, “That’s odd, because we’ve never belonged to a health club together, and we’re both in successful long-term relationships.” It’s a classic Williams line: suggestive enough to shock—did Brian Williams just tell a penis joke?—yet veiled enough that it doesn’t seem untoward coming from the man my grandmother trusts to keep her up-to-date on rising health-care costs.   | The Comic Stylings of Brian Williams

I’ve read somewhere that when Brian Williams was called upon to host Saturday Night Live, lots of people were worried about it damaging his journalistic integrity or some bullshit like that. Of course, it didn’t, because that’s ridiculous, but it’s kind of sad that being funny and joyful can be seen as detrimental to one’s reputation.

The man has real ability, and he’s earned the respect of some of the funniest people in the business. “He has that kind of timing that you have to have, that you can’t learn,” says Tina Fey. “He knows his instrument as a newsman, but he’s very aware of his comic instrument as well,” says Saturday Night Live head writer Seth Meyers. Told of Meyers’s admiration for his comic instrument, the anchor replies, “That’s odd, because we’ve never belonged to a health club together, and we’re both in successful long-term relationships.” It’s a classic Williams line: suggestive enough to shock—did Brian Williams just tell a penis joke?—yet veiled enough that it doesn’t seem untoward coming from the man my grandmother trusts to keep her up-to-date on rising health-care costs.   | The Comic Stylings of Brian Williams

I’ve read somewhere that when Brian Williams was called upon to host Saturday Night Live, lots of people were worried about it damaging his journalistic integrity or some bullshit like that. Of course, it didn’t, because that’s ridiculous, but it’s kind of sad that being funny and joyful can be seen as detrimental to one’s reputation.




"Do you wanna go eat sushi with me? Come on, we never hang out. Let’s go get some sushi, some saké, have a good time!”

"Do you wanna go eat sushi with me? Come on, we never hang out. Let’s go get some sushi, some saké, have a good time!”



Hello, I’m Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News and I, too, would like to slow jam this news.

Hello, I’m Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News and I, too, would like to slow jam this news.





this is close enough to hugging… or perhaps even better.

this is close enough to hugging… or perhaps even better.



conando:

thegreatigor:

do you remember that one segment on Late Night (i think one of the writer’s strike episodes) where Conan gave a member of the audience a tour of the studio and the SNL studio, where they roamed the halls, visited Brian Williams then took a picture with him, and ran all over the stairs of 30 rock? well, i think i may have found that picture in which the said member audience took of Conan and Brian Williams! (i’ve never seen it before!)

OH MY GOD YESSS 

HAHAAHAHAHA YESSSSSS!!!!

HERE’S THE VIDEO!!!

conando:

thegreatigor:

do you remember that one segment on Late Night (i think one of the writer’s strike episodes) where Conan gave a member of the audience a tour of the studio and the SNL studio, where they roamed the halls, visited Brian Williams then took a picture with him, and ran all over the stairs of 30 rock? well, i think i may have found that picture in which the said member audience took of Conan and Brian Williams! (i’ve never seen it before!)

OH MY GOD YESSS 

HAHAAHAHAHA YESSSSSS!!!!

HERE’S THE VIDEO!!!




"This is interesting, a new study found that men  are easily distracted by sexy news anchors. If you ask me, that’s just— [pause] sorry, I was thinking about this cute tie Brian Williams was wearing  the other day…”

"This is interesting, a new study found that men are easily distracted by sexy news anchors. If you ask me, that’s just— [pause] sorry, I was thinking about this cute tie Brian Williams was wearing the other day…”