This weekend Saturday Night Live handed the keys over to two of the world's biggest pop stars (one active, one semi-retired) and simply let them be great. Again proving they are all-around gifted entertainers, host Justin Timberlake and musical guest Lady Gaga drove the season's last episode to its best ratings since the '04 finale starring the Olsen twins. (For a moment of context, in 2004 Justin was still requesting we cry him a river and Lady Gaga was an NYU student named Stefani Germanotta. And the Olsen twins were speaking in public.) Timberlake gamely mocked how he's stepped back from the music biz during his monologue, vowing not to sing (in song), then sang dressed like a giant bottle of beer, sang in a digital short extolling the wonders of menage à trois, and impersonated Bee Gees' Robin Gibb (in song) as Jimmy Fallon returned to revive "The Barry Gibb Talk Show."
Timberlake was predictably fantastic in all the aforementioned bits, but the bigger surprise was that inRead More »from SNL GPA: Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake Earn an A, Easily