John Mulaney had us laughing out loud in this monologue, which also included a message for everyone who has ‘probably never heard of him.’
John Mulaney, 37, might have just had the best opening monologue all season! The former Saturday Night Live staffer was the first-ever to host the long-running NBC series on a Leap Day Sunday, he confirmed, and wasted no time poking fun at himself. “If you’re watching at home and you don’t know who I am, I’m sorry,” he began. John, of course, is no stranger to SNL fans having worked on the series for six seasons! “I’m like Louis Farrakhan, I mean a lot to a small group of people,” referencing the Nation of Islam leader who is also known as Louis X. He then added, “I am the first host to have done the least between his second and third times hosting…I have nothing coming up, I am here to promote the month of March.” Hey, we’re here for it! Later, he admitted he was flattered by a young woman who used her wish via the Make-A-Wish foundation to meet him — but concerned! “If I’m someone you wish to meet, I take the 405 express train a lot, I take the six — you can find me,” he wanted the audience to know.
He then opened up about his family life, reflecting on his dad Chip Mulaney, Jr., who was a lawyer in Chicago. “Clap if you have a dad between 60 and 75,” he asked the enthusiastic audience. “They’re so emotional! My dad hugs me so tightly sometimes, I’m like, ‘is one of us about to die?’” He