A new exhibit is open at the Museum of Broadcast Communications featuring Saturday Night Live. Described as a once in a lifetime experience, walk through a week at SNL and feel like you’re in the studio for a filming! Bill and Sam were on hand to check it out for themselves! They were invited by…
Cheezborger! Cheezborger! Happy Birthday to a man who loves the Cubs and Cheezborgers almost as much as we do!
“Him? No. My brother, Mike, he’s in the back. George, he’s my first cousin, but I treat him like a brother. Sandy, she’s my second cousin, but I treat her like a first cousin. Him….he’s my third cousin, but I treat him like a fourth cousin, because he’s vlahos. You know what that means? Stupid.”
“Cheezborger! Next! Cheezborger! No Fries, Cheeps, No Pepsi, Coke! In the 60s, when Don Novello worked as an advertising copywriter in Chicago, he frequented the Tavern and heard Sam yell out to customers: “Cheezborger! Cheezborger! Cheezborger!” Later he went on to work as a staff writer for a new sketch comedy show in New York called “Saturday…
Today we are remembering Gilda Radner, who passed away 26 years ago. She will always be missed at the Billy Goat Tavern. We encourage you to check out, and help support, Gilda’s Club Chicago. They do an amazing job of providing a community of support for those living with cancer. www.gildasclubchicago.org
“It’s always something…”
To celebrate Saturday Night Live’s 40th season, they have pulled some of their most memorable sketches from the archives. Of course the skit that made SNL famous was among them. Go to http://www.snlbythedecade.com/1970s and click “The Olympia Restaurant” skit to vote. Hurry! Voting ends January 15th!
Learn more about the history behind the skit on our website!
The Olympia Restaurant skit is now available on Yahoo! Check it out!