Things We Saw Today: Aziz Ansari Turned the SNL Studio Into a Nightclub in New Promo

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As you surely now know, Aziz Ansari will be hosting Saturday Night Live this Saturday, and is the first Indian actor to do so. Here, in this promo, he definitely shows that he wants to make his mark as he turns the SNL set into something out of a hip hop music video set in a nightclub. Nice. (via IndieWire)

Continuing their trend of special updates to celebrate world events, Blizzard just announced a special Overwatch patch celebrating the Chinese New Year, which is the Year of the Rooster. Check out that really awesome Mei costume!

  • It’s tradition for the President to leave behind a note to his successor, offering advice for the years ahead. President Obama wrote one for the American people as well, and it’s one of the most touching things I’ve ever read, myself. (via Marie Claire)
  • If you’ve got an Android phone, you can now cast Harry Potter spells as if you had your very own wand. (via

What’d you see today?

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