Weekend Update on Marijuana Possession Arrests


Colin Jost

Michael Che

[Starts with Michael Che in his news set. There’s a picture of a marijuana leaf and a handcuff at right top corner.]

Michael Che: A new report shows that 86% of the people arrested in New York city for marijuana possession are black or latino. While the rest are black and latino.

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of beer cans at left top corner.]

Colin Jost: President Trump has imposed a tariff on aluminum which will raise the price of beer by ¢4 per can. Which works out to a $1 million per month tax on Blake Shelton. [Picture changes to Blake Shelton] [Picture changes to Mahatma Gandhi]

A rare letter written by Mahatma Gandhi in which he mentions Jesus Christ is being sold at auction. Gandhi’s letter reads simply, “Jesus Christ, I’m hungry.”

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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