FORTUNE -- It was a good week for Apple (AAPL) on the political comedy circuit, starting with Andy Borowitz's In poll about debt-ceiling crisis, Americans totally excited about new iPhone and closing with Saturday Night Live's Obamacare opener, which included this exchange:
Woman: I already have a complaint about Obamacare. My iPhone 5S broke and I took it to the Genius Bar and they would NOT fix it. I mean, what the hell is that?
Obama: OK. All right. I can see... I believe you're confusing Obamacare with AppleCare.
Woman: Well, either way, it happened on your watch.
The SNL cast member punctuates his Macworld keynote with sketches from Portlandia
FORTUNE -- For Macworld/iWorld Expo attendees who hadn't yet discovered Portlandia -- the Peabody-award winning sketch comedy series that airs in relative obscurity on the Independent Film Channel -- Fred Armisen's keynote Friday morning was a double treat.
Not only did Armison tell backstage stories from his better-known gig -- as a cast member on Saturday Night Live who has played MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 1, 2013 1:20 PM ET
On Saturday Night Live last night, Weekend Update's Seth Meyers poured cold water on the Kindle Fire -- Amazon's (AMZN) $199 answer to Apple's (AAPL) iPad (starts at $499) -- with this line:
"It's expected to sell well," he said, "among parents who always buy the wrong thing."
Video here and below the fold. It's the third joke in.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 2, 2011 1:42 PM ET
A curated selection of the weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.Actor Jesse Eisenberg hosted last weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live and was joined -- albeit briefly -- by none other than Mark Zuckerberg himself. The Facebook CEO, played by Eisenberg in The Social Network, popped in during the actor's introductory monologue, where among other things, he jokingly took credit for inventing "poking." Check it out. JP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 31, 2011 3:00 AM ET
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