Guys, I’m going to apologize on behalf of the site. Somehow we didn’t post the coolest video that appeared online this week, thus denying you its awesomeness since we know that Mediaite is the only site you go to (right? RIGHT?). The video in question is of Saturday Night Live‘s Taran Killam, in the SNL writers’ room at 4:30 am, doing a hilariously goofy recreation of the music video for Robyn’s wonderfully catchy “Call Your Girlfriend” (Robyn, of course, being this past week’s musical guest). Well, some YouTube genius has edited Killam’s video and the original Robyn video together which accomplishes two things; it allows viewers to see how perfect Killam’s imitation is and it allows we at Mediaite to redeem ourselves by posting all the awesomeness now.
A lot of people have talked about how great the contributions of the rave flashlight effects from Abby Elliott, Vanessa Bayer, Bobby Moynihan, and writers Sarah Schneider and Zach Kanin are, but I don’t think enough credit has been paid to whoever was taping Killam. Somehow they managed to completely capture the invasive, spinning camerawork of the original video. Really, everything in this thing is great. So, let me just show it. We’ve kept you waiting long enough.
Below watch both the Killam video as well as the split-screen version. If you want to watch the original Robyn video, do so here.
(h/t Pop Culture Brain)
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