Entertainment SpaceX's Elon Musk lands on 'Saturday Night Live' to talk space, Mars (and yes, Dogecoin)
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SpaceX founderlanded on late-night TV Saturday (May 8) to joke about space exploration, the popular Dogecoin cryptocurrency, which arose from a meme he once began, and more as the host of "Saturday Night Live."
Musk, known for his space company, Tesla electric cars and colorful comments on Twitter, hosted SNL with singer Miley Cyrus as the musical guest. He said he was the first SNL host to haveas he opened the sketch comedy show in New York City late Saturday. Asperger's is one of a range of conditions under autism spectrum disorder that "is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication," .
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"It's an honor to be hosting 'Saturday Night Live.' I mean that," Musk said. "Sometimes after I say something I have to say, 'I mean that' so people really know that I mean it. That's because I don't always have a lot of intonational variation in how I speak – which I'm told makes for great comedy."
He added: "I'm actually making history tonight as the first person with Asperger's to host SNL. Or at least the first to admit it."
His opening monologue, which is Sunday (May 9) – in which he promised he would gift his mother Dogecoin. He probably should have briefed her, as Musk's mother, Maye, came on stage proclaiming: "I'm excited for my Mother's Day gift. I just hope it's not Dogecoin."
One of the comedy routine's most pointed highlights was a nod to the falling Chinese rocket booster that, luckily with no casualties as it fell into the ocean. SNL pointed some fun at the situation with a nod to ; "And for once, we know it's not Elon's fault," .
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Perhaps the funniest part of the night was a sketch aboutand an .
Other highlights included Musk using his elite Generation Z slang (Generation Z being people ranging from teenagers to mid-20 somethings):
Musk also mused on what it might be like to be a producertalk show:
And there was the obligatory, a meme-inspired cryptocurrency hailed by Musk, during the Weekend Update.
Another sketch, portraying him as an eccentric cowboy trying to take down a gang.
Finally, if you've ever wondered what Elon Musk would look like as the Super Mario Brothers villain Wario,.
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