There is something extraordinary that happens when you witness comic performers lose control and break up during their own rehearsed sketches.
It is infectious.
Saturday Night Live was so much a part of my culture, I chose one of its characters as my blog ID, Van by the River.
The motivational speaker of questionable credentials, Matt Foley, can be found in this video of SNL cast members breaking out of character.
You can find a small excerpt of Chris Farley’s memorable persona at the mark of 2:09.
Sometimes, when all else fails, it’s just fun to laugh.