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Saturday Night Live Paying Freelancers $100 Per Joke [Jobs]

Saturday Night Live Paying Freelancers $100 Per Joke [Jobs]

By Gawker.com | Posted - Aug. 26, 2011 at 9:36 a.m.



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Did you know Saturday Night Live pays freelancers $100 per joke for Weekend Update? You can't just tie them to a rock and hurl them through an 8th floor window of Rockefeller Center, however. You must first get your name on something called "the fax list," which is a list of standups and comedy writers who have been vetted by a comedy writing establishment hopelessly mired in outdated modes of communication.More Read More ...

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