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10 Saturday Night Live Stars’ Hilarious Stand Up Comedy Routines 

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Before tuning in Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan‘s new Netflix special, see what kind of laughs current cast members can bring without the fancy costars and sets.

(Warning: some NSFW language)

Aidy Bryant

A brave Bryant shared the angsty journal she kept as a 12-year-old while performing at the Just For Laughs Festival.

Kate McKinnon

See what McKinnon had to say about Food Network host Ina Garten and Olympic figure skating commentary in 2013.

Pete Davidson

Davidson explained his unique Biggie Smalls theory and the very pragmatic reason he loves “Gangsta’s Paradise” during his Goddamn Comedy Jam appearance.

Michael Che

The “Weekend Update” co-anchor gave a strong case for embracing our love of chicken at the 2013 Just for Laughs Festival.

Colin Jost

Then a writer on SNL, Jost made his late-night stand up debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. If for no other reason, watch for his grandma’s review of Brokeback Mountain.

Leslie Jones

Jones poked fun at the various members of her crew in her Problem Child special.

Vanessa Bayer

Get Bayer’s invaluable tips for staying ahead of the competition at work.

Sasheer Zamata

Gear yourself up for Zamata’s tale about an extremely unfortunate N.Y.C. date.

Kenan Thompson

The 15-year SNL vet candidly discussed his early career during a college campus set.