SNL Cold Open: Paula Broadwell's Author Tour for All In: The Education of General David Petraeus

Posted on November 18, 2012

Saturday Night Live's cold open this past weekend recreated Paula Broadwell's author tour for her now infamous biography of General David Petraeus, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus. In this reimagined version of one author stop, Paula, who has been revealed to have been Petraeus' mistress thereby leading to his resignation as the head of the CIA, takes the podium at an indie bookstore to read aloud from the book. Only this time, what she's reading is the truth and it's quite racy. Her flat, matter of fact delivery of her R-rated adventures with the general is hilarious. One by one the horrified audience members leave...all except for one (Fred Armisen) who clearly thinks this is the most titillating author reading he's ever been to. Take a look:

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