My new favorite Twitter account just posts classic clips of SNL hosts introducing the musical guest

My new favorite Twitter account just posts classic clips of SNL hosts introducing the musical guest


Sean Penn introducing LL Cool J on Saturday Night Live. | Image: @snlhostsintro

The highlight of my Friday so far has been the discovery of the @snlhostsintro Twitter account, which posts old clips of Saturday Night Live hosts introducing the musical guest. While the account isn’t new to everyone — it was created in September and already has more than 37,000 followers — I felt it was my duty to write about it because it posts some absolutely magical time capsules.

Here’s a tame one to start, to give you an idea of the format: former US vice president Al Gore introducing Phish.

But how about Sean Penn, with a casually-yet-confidently undone bow tie, introducing LL Cool J?

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