On MSNBC’s Morning Joe today, conservative columnist John Podhoretz  offered a postmortem on the election and the state of the GOP that really offered nothing new on the matter. It was his virgin experience on the show, and while Podhoretz is a goof by some standards, it came as a surprise to learn that he has spent more time in the Saturday Night Live offices than on the Morning Joe set of 30 Rock.

“First off, you gave us a bit of fascinating information,” said co-host Joe Scarborough. “Your wife worked here for a very long time.”

Podhoretz confirmed that his wife, Ayala Cohen, had worked at Saturday Night Live “for almost 20 years.” A June story in The Wire says Cohen ran the talent department.

“Wow, fantastic. So she’s moved on to greener pastures?” Scarborough said… Read more