Experimental and spontaneous public spaces

"Yet, what has given “S.N.L.” the ability to be at once mediocre and vital is the fact that it still airs live on network television. Even if some of the show’s funnier bits are now pre-recorded, it’s one of the last examples of mass entertainment, other than sports and political debates, where it truly feels as if anything absurd or hilarious or amazing or awful might happen."

–The Nine Lives of Saturday Night Live

The importance of visible spaces of absurdity, accessible to all.