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19 Reasons To Be Psyched About Michael Che Coming To "Weekend Update"

Basically: He's really, really funny.

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SNL has announced that comedian and writer Michael Che will take over as co-anchor on "Weekend Update" in this upcoming season, and for everyone who loves funny things, this is VERY GOOD NEWS.

Why, you ask? Let us tell you.

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5. (Seriously, watch him talk about his visit to Tennessee in this set from Splitsider's A Night At The Whiplash.)

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8. (Again, see for yourself.)

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12. If you don't follow him on Twitter, you're missing out.

they should make a show about rich white women.

Michael Che@CheThinks

they should make a show about rich white women.

11:44 AM - 25 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. He's blunt.

im on a new diet called the dont eat that much diet. you can have whatever you want, just not that much. then i do a workout called exercise

Michael Che@CheThinks

im on a new diet called the dont eat that much diet. you can have whatever you want, just not that much. then i do a workout called exercise

3:16 PM - 27 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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14. He's forthright about possibly controversial opinions.

culture gets shared. thats just the way it is. you can say "bae", & i can say "stoked". i probably wont, but i can.

Michael Che@CheThinks

culture gets shared. thats just the way it is. you can say "bae", & i can say "stoked". i probably wont, but i can.

1:03 PM - 28 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. He knows the exact right way to use social media.

i dont know if girls know this or not, but when u like my instagram pics, ur basically asking me out.

Michael Che@CheThinks

i dont know if girls know this or not, but when u like my instagram pics, ur basically asking me out.

2:16 PM - 30 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And now he gets to bring all of that to the "Weekend Update" desk!

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