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Papyrus 2 - SNL

  • Published on Apr 13, 2024
  • After spending years working past it, Steven (Ryan Gosling) is confronted by the very thing he's been trying to avoid.
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Comments • 7K

  • @SaraHeap
    @SaraHeap Month ago +17386

    I actually gasped when he realized it was just in bold

    • @timanderson9896
      @timanderson9896 Month ago +193

      Same 🤣🤣🤣

    • @kasher2614
      @kasher2614 Month ago +54

      me too sara

    • @PikkaBird
      @PikkaBird Month ago +141

      Maybe you'll gasp again when you realize it's not that at all. It's similar-but-legally-distinct font for sure, but Papyrus it ain't.

    • @hayatoyoshida1410
      @hayatoyoshida1410 Month ago +359

      ​@PikkaBird Whatever they did IT WASN'T ENOUGH! *Proceed to break something*

    • @biiigfanyahyeet6156
      @biiigfanyahyeet6156 Month ago +21

      @@PikkaBird People really do believe everything they hear on TV and the internet.

  • @StevenRichter
    @StevenRichter Month ago +9414

    James Cameron, the ball's in your court: Put the Avatar 3 logo in italics.

    • @davidsojosenges1758
      @davidsojosenges1758 Month ago +138

      Oh man, that would be something...

    • @methyumontgomery
      @methyumontgomery Month ago +22


    • @UncleSingerProd
      @UncleSingerProd Month ago +28

      Hahahahahahhahahahahahahhaahhahahahahhahahahahhahaha I stop breathing

    • @judeu
      @judeu Month ago +80

      Why not go crazy with it? Bolded Italic! (unless that is reserved for Avatar 4)

    • @herremilkanter
      @herremilkanter Month ago +30

      Crazier yet: Add the Bevel & Emboss and Drop Shadow filter in Photoshop. No editing of the values.

  • @noahb26
    @noahb26 Month ago +941

    Tiny detail but i love how the papyrus font is under “recently used” on his computer like he does it all the time😂

  • @emnew480
    @emnew480 Month ago +1409


  • @darthcarrots2581
    @darthcarrots2581 Month ago +15605

    “…they changed it?”
    “Oh yea, they swim now.”

    • @robertrizov4247
      @robertrizov4247 Month ago +226

      "shumbudy mushtve shaid shumthing"

    • @sukhjitkaur1650
      @sukhjitkaur1650 Month ago +89

      Has same energy as they fly now

    • @EugenethePhilostopher
      @EugenethePhilostopher Month ago +3

      @@sukhjitkaur1650 I thought the same.

    • @marcellaishere_
      @marcellaishere_ Month ago +4

      @@sukhjitkaur1650 from Tremors?

    • @drownthepoor
      @drownthepoor Month ago +9

      @@marcellaishere_ That's the first thing I thought of too. The sequels are all weak, but Tremors is one of the best movies ever made, IMO. Red Letter Media backs me up on this.

  • @bad_musician
    @bad_musician Month ago +30795

    It's not even a comedy sketch now, this plot is something beyond

  • @Ghost-lt4sf
    @Ghost-lt4sf Month ago +837

    I LOVE unhinged SNL sequels that have so much passion behind a super dumb concept. This one is so good 💀 I love Ryan Gosling giving it HIS ALL

    • @cleverusername9369
      @cleverusername9369 27 days ago +4

      Shout out to Benedict Cumberbatch with his recurring cool toilet commercials

    • @Rzepik
      @Rzepik 22 days ago +2

      Mate, graphic design is no joke.
      I don't understand why people think American Psycho business card scene is funny.

    • @Ghost-lt4sf
      @Ghost-lt4sf 21 day ago +1

      @@Rzepik 🫶🏼 lol sorry. I too work graphic design. I’m not NOT siding with Gosling here 😂

    • @Rzepik
      @Rzepik 21 day ago +7

      @@Ghost-lt4sf Oh, no. I left graphic design behind, I do ceramics now.
      You see, I had to run away from clients who wanted "more friendly" and "more fun" fonts.
      It's just me and pots now.

    • @Ghost-lt4sf
      @Ghost-lt4sf 20 days ago

      @@Rzepik I’m genuinely so happy for you, bud 🫡🫶🏼 Same here but with art journaling

  • @cooshoty
    @cooshoty Month ago +330

    For those of you wondering, the ending logo says "The Way Of Steven" in Wingdings
    ❄︎♒︎♏︎ 🕈︎♋︎⍓︎ ⚐︎♐︎ 💧︎⧫︎♏︎❖︎♏︎■︎

    • @carolyntalbot947
      @carolyntalbot947 24 days ago +12

      Layers upon layers 😅

    • @onothankyou
      @onothankyou 21 day ago +15

      I thought I needed to know this. I came looking for it in the comments. And now that I am here, I realize that I didn't need the knowledge, I needed the allusion of knowledge. I needed the itch scratched, not cured.
      I am the problem of Wingdings. I am the Way of Steven.

  • @markthompson8246
    @markthompson8246 Month ago +25434

    Ryan Gosling just casually delivering Oscar worthy acting on an SNL sketch. 😂

    • @annestewart5741
      @annestewart5741 Month ago +132

      "Thank you for your consideration..."

    • @rbee1804
      @rbee1804 Month ago +206

      "Clap...Clap...Avatar logo is Papyrus in bold!" 👏👏👏

    • @Grace-fb7jk
      @Grace-fb7jk Month ago +75

      I know, right?! He’s truly a great actor.

    • @alexrukhadze
      @alexrukhadze Month ago +97

      Gosling definitely deserves an Emmy for this sketch

    • @WeirdLikeMe123
      @WeirdLikeMe123 Month ago +35

      You misspelled Kyle Mooney

  • @dr.curlyhead_
    @dr.curlyhead_ Month ago +6847

    Papyrus written in Comic Sans at the end is just the cherry on top! 🤣

    • @doctorx3266
      @doctorx3266 Month ago +332

      it was the jumpscare we deserve

    • @Endemoniada
      @Endemoniada Month ago +124

      I have never needed a trigger warning this much

    • @omnirhythm
      @omnirhythm Month ago +93

      I do get triggered by Comic Sans, it's everywhere!

    • @Ostrid1
      @Ostrid1 Month ago +55

      Reminds me of undertale 😂

    • @MND-um6kw
      @MND-um6kw Month ago +60

      And in bold too lmao

  • @user-tm7wo4tq6x
    @user-tm7wo4tq6x Month ago +731

    The giant red flag behind her when she said, "I don't know the first thing about you☝️" 😅😭🤣🔺️ THIS IS ART❤😂

  • @Sara-rb4bh
    @Sara-rb4bh Month ago +201

    Whoever was in charge of the music through this whole sketch did an amazing job

  • @emoney6692
    @emoney6692 Month ago +20725

    “My dad was so hard to read” that’s such a clever line🤣🤣

  • @hls7923
    @hls7923 Month ago +15581

    I can only imagine what the actual graphic design team behind Avatar thinks of these sketches.

    • @seg1912
      @seg1912 Month ago +755

      I can only imagine Gosling found who they are and sent them an apology for taking the piss out of their work. Realistically with an unhinged message from Steven to keep the joke running.

    • @NC7491
      @NC7491 Month ago +2215

      When James Cameron saw the original skit, he called his people and he told them: "You know what it means, right? We need to double on Papyrus now". I am not making this up, this literally happened.

    • @saghirhussain4360
      @saghirhussain4360 Month ago

      @@NC7491 James"

    • @neon1899
      @neon1899 Month ago +38

      @@NC7491 you mean James Cameron?

    • @ellie9248
      @ellie9248 Month ago +41

      ​@@NC7491 So after politics he went into film making and grahics? 😂

  • @chasmcloughlin9296
    @chasmcloughlin9296 Month ago +96

    "Stephen Wingdings" is the punchline I didn't realise I had been waiting 6 years to hear.

    • @hillarys8433
      @hillarys8433 10 days ago

      I agree- perfect resolution haha

    • @rachelrachel9152
      @rachelrachel9152 3 days ago +1

      I know! I realized it was in bold before he clicked it, but i actually gasped when he said "wingdings". Beautiful story

  • @jasonarias5603
    @jasonarias5603 Month ago +248

    This wasn't just a sketch; I was legitimately surprised when he found out it was in bold!!! Hahaha, lol

    • @macaoron
      @macaoron 23 days ago +3

      the new Avatar logo was actually developed by John Roshell, so it’s a completely different typeface!

    • @MarieAntoinetteandherlittlesis
      @MarieAntoinetteandherlittlesis 19 days ago +7


    • @pronkb000
      @pronkb000 10 days ago +4

      @@macaoron Well, whatever he did, IT WASN'T. ENOUGH!!!!

  • @lidla2008
    @lidla2008 Month ago +7538

    The way Papyrus showed up in under "Recently Used Fonts" 🤣

  • @ruzzelladrian907
    @ruzzelladrian907 Month ago +2775

    I'll never get bored of watching Ryan Gosling play a lost character.

    • @whe832kso10
      @whe832kso10 Month ago +75

      I love this sketch because it's also making fun of how Gosling always plays lonely, psychologically affected characters

    • @BjarneLindqvist
      @BjarneLindqvist Month ago

      Lost is CG Triumnirste Inserat

    • @jenniferwhite2945
      @jenniferwhite2945 Month ago +6

      Or watching him as any character

    • @Dragon_Void07
      @Dragon_Void07 Month ago +2

      i mean ken was kinda lost

    • @Thewhiteandorange
      @Thewhiteandorange Month ago

      did they just use comic sans for the title of this sketch? are they serious?....the sketch... with the Ryan Gosling.... a classic that took internet by storm that we all love.... and they used COMIC F@^&!%G SANS????????!

  • @notaguise2064
    @notaguise2064 26 days ago +79

    As soon as I heard Ryan was coming back to host SNL, I knew Papyrus 2 was coming.
    It's even better than I imagined. This is a piece of art.

  • @aipipiw
    @aipipiw 28 days ago +56

    Dude still have 2 ammunitions left for the next avatar logo.
    Italics & Underlined

  • @lifeoffemi7788
    @lifeoffemi7788 Month ago +3102

    The face the therapist made when he told her he had a plan had me rolling

    • @Shhheye1
      @Shhheye1 Month ago +12

      That was his ex from the first sketch I think

    • @ianwestc
      @ianwestc Month ago +19

      "Oh, that does not sound good..."

    • @candycakeshake
      @candycakeshake Month ago +2

      @@Shhheye1I think it was Cecily

    • @RachaelJohn
      @RachaelJohn Month ago +2

      Hahahaha yes!

    • @carolyntalbot947
      @carolyntalbot947 24 days ago

      I liked her falsely encouraging “there it is” when he promised to avoid his triggers, as if she was resigned to see him back at the hospital when he didn’t.

  • @charliemalick8985
    @charliemalick8985 Month ago +5599

    I love how this started off as an innocuous SNL bit that transformed into a psychological short film about the root of one man's unhealthy obsession with papyrus and confronting his past.

    • @seabertotter4325
      @seabertotter4325 Month ago +18

      But it's more. It is a metaphor for Gosling to cast his wienie Ken self and reach for the Paprus and become fluent in ancient Egyptian. I am sure of this as I am doing the same thing and have been since I saw the first Avatar. I still cry when I think of those blue skinned goofballs.

    • @Generationrhino
      @Generationrhino Month ago +5

      It would be funnier if windings was rejected in favor or paprys

    • @andreys7729
      @andreys7729 Month ago +12

      Someone was so obsessed with making a sketch about papyrus-something that even SNL couldn't resist.

    • @zk9058
      @zk9058 Month ago +21

      Papyrus (the first skit) is by far one of my favorite SNL skits of all time. So glad to see they made a sequel!

    • @divineeast8568
      @divineeast8568 Month ago +9

      I really need to know that Julio Torres also wrote this sequel to his first one.

  • @arjunsuresh6412
    @arjunsuresh6412 Month ago +119

    i love that they put in his famous "GOD DAMNIT" scream from blade runner

  • @mylesnmore
    @mylesnmore 27 days ago +32

    "Disney Graphics Awards Ball" lol😂

  • @filmsnat3428
    @filmsnat3428 Month ago +2487

    "My dad was so hard to read." That line is amazing.

  • @jonl3578
    @jonl3578 Month ago +2997

    Father: John Wingdings
    Steven: "My dad was so hard to read" LOL

  • @seangeary7100
    @seangeary7100 Month ago +123

    Anyone that has ever worked on a group project for school with at least one lazy bastard:

    • @carolyntalbot947
      @carolyntalbot947 24 days ago

      I feel like this is what you would say _to_ the lazy bastard presenting the project, as the one who actually did all the work? 🤔😤

    • @MarieAntoinetteandherlittlesis
      @MarieAntoinetteandherlittlesis 19 days ago +5

      Whatever he did…. ITS NOT ENOUGH!!!

  • @saleemahabdullah
    @saleemahabdullah Month ago +73

    I’m COMPLETELY obsessed with this Papyrus storyline. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽😂😂

  • @May_Odaigahara
    @May_Odaigahara Month ago +8932

    The fonts on the signs changing into papyrus is genuinely a great creative touch

    • @loveforeignaccents
      @loveforeignaccents Month ago +11

      Sure thing, lady!

    • @RobertPilla
      @RobertPilla Month ago +84

      The level of production is just insane.

    • @Mou5eketeer
      @Mou5eketeer Month ago +47

      LOL it was, but also disturbing. If you've ever experienced visual artifacts or needed a med like ziprasidone, then I'm sure someone else did what I did for a sec, which was to feel a slight panic tingle feeling and go "wait, am I???? oh, the show's doing that" *whew*"
      They were very clever about making the words slide across your periphery, that's how it feels irl sometimes, seriously.

    • @philoctetes_wordsworth
      @philoctetes_wordsworth Month ago

      Sure, but those were examples from real life. Have you never seen the sandwich board for a legitimate massage place? A juice bar? A meditation center? How about their flyers? Papyrus is used on menus in small cafés and mom-and pop restaurants all over the country. I must run into it at least once a week, in print.🤗🫶🏻🫶🏻💋

    • @sabes44
      @sabes44 Month ago +3

      Thanks! Glad you liked it!

  • @broberr7670
    @broberr7670 Month ago +1804

    If anyone was curious the Wingdings in the final title card translate to "The Way Of Steven"

    • @indigowolf8712
      @indigowolf8712 Month ago +146


    • @yourfriendlyinternetmeatshield
      @yourfriendlyinternetmeatshield Month ago +63

      Thank you for your service.

    • @duranburnett
      @duranburnett Month ago +152

      and the Papyrus is written in Comic Sans the only font hated more in the design industry than Papyrus

    • @Molfar92
      @Molfar92 Month ago +6


    • @elgalv
      @elgalv Month ago +27

      Glad to know I'm not the only one who immediately pulled out the wingdings to decipher this!

  • @devinlewis5116
    @devinlewis5116 Month ago +37

    I have never clicked on a video so fast to watch
    The Papyrus saga is undoubtedly the best thing that has EVER come from SNL and ever will.

  • @robertcosta6967
    @robertcosta6967 Month ago +115

    If Ryan doesn't win an Emmy for this (or the entire episode).... I give up. They could create a 90 min. Papyrus movie and submit it to a film festival and probably win the grand prize. Simply amazing 😮

  • @roccosaint5844
    @roccosaint5844 Month ago +2180

    The angled camera slowly zooming on his face, as he realizes "He just put it in bold.", is SO perfect and well done to the fact that it got the biggest laugh out of me for this skit.

  • @ejaybugboy3yt
    @ejaybugboy3yt Month ago +2949

    Not only am I happy that this masterpiece of a sketch got a sequel, I'm also ecstatic that they got Kyle Mooney to come back.

    • @okonh0wp
      @okonh0wp Month ago +7

      Did he? Maybe they shot it a while ago and recycled it? And if not, why?

    • @itsallGudmin
      @itsallGudmin Month ago +55

      ​@@okonh0wpdefinitely got him to come back... He left before the 2nd movie came out
      And SNL shoot those movie trailer spoofs barely a month out if so

    • @okonh0wp
      @okonh0wp Month ago +2

      @@itsallGudmin thanks for the clarification. I heard that Michael Longfellow did a shoot that didn't have the host so they could delay it for a couple episodes or so

    • @OrangeArdmore
      @OrangeArdmore Month ago +8

      I didn't realize Kylie left. 😂😂😂I thgt he might still be a writer.

    • @dresdnhope
      @dresdnhope Month ago +9

      I don't think Kyle had to move his schedule around a lot to come back. Probably has a lot of free time now.

  • @Web_Slade
    @Web_Slade Month ago +26

    Papyrus in _Comic Sans_ and The way of Steven in _Wingdings_ at the end...
    *Megalovania starts playing *

    • @naeka9752
      @naeka9752 27 days ago +1

      My thoughts exactly

    • @kittenssssssss
      @kittenssssssss 26 days ago +2

      I scrolled through the comments looking for someone who acknowledged this lol

    • @thomasmoran8958
      @thomasmoran8958 18 days ago

      I started to think I was the only person in this comment section (and the comment section of the first Papyrus) that thought of Undertale. It was so weird seeing people talking about Papyrus, Comic Sans, and Wingdings and meaning fonts.

  • @chlorophyllmorelikeboraphy6874

    I’ve learned so much about this series….mainly the freakin crazy attention to detail people have.

  • @imaniflows5644
    @imaniflows5644 Month ago +2785

    This deserves an Emmy. The writing, the editing, the performances. All around gold.

    • @Kevschwa
      @Kevschwa Month ago +8

      Only issue is it was cut for time so it wasn't even live

    • @directorGMedia
      @directorGMedia Month ago

      Sure, if they can get an Emmy for “D*ck in a Box”… 🤔🙊

    • @jenniferwhite2945
      @jenniferwhite2945 Month ago +5

      I think it will be nominated, for sure

    • @drownthepoor
      @drownthepoor Month ago +2

      I mean, the performance is good. The color-grading and ligthing are legit like a real movie.
      However, the plot and writing are kind of weak to be honest.
      I watched the Beavis & Butthead sketch before this one, and I didn't think that was all that funny either.
      I used to love SNL. I watched it all the time when Will Ferrell, Darrel Hammond, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph, Jimmy Falon, and Tina Fey were part of the cast

    • @KidFresh71
      @KidFresh71 Month ago +2

      the sound design! That background score is the envy of most horror movies

  • @ManateeMentality
    @ManateeMentality Month ago +2279

    "...to be raised by such a deliberately obtuse man." This is actual dialogue in an SNL sketch. Love it.

    • @LeePresson
      @LeePresson Month ago +5

      Mr Mike would be proud.

    • @MichaelSmith-ts9oi
      @MichaelSmith-ts9oi Month ago +8

      And the retort.

    • @GGoAwayy
      @GGoAwayy Month ago +4

      Its like a Bruce McCulloch sketch from Kids in the Hall. Like the pear dream one. Or the sausage one.

    • @user-pz3et9yb1f
      @user-pz3et9yb1f Month ago +1

      is that Kyle Mooney

    • @ManateeMentality
      @ManateeMentality Month ago +3

      @@user-pz3et9yb1f Yes. He appeared in the previous Papyrus sketch too.

  • @kristho.oficial
    @kristho.oficial Month ago +16

    OH MY GOD! This is by far the best sketch and it surpasses its first part. Ryan Goslin you are the best. Keep it up boy, NEVER CHANGE!

  • @LordJHouse
    @LordJHouse Month ago +14

    This, along with the Beavis and Butthead skit, is one of the best SNL sketches I've seen in ages. Well done, well done. Oh, and Ryan absolutely crushed it.

  • @forbiddencolor
    @forbiddencolor Month ago +2350

    The end is teasing the main villain of the third one.
    Mr. Comic Sans.

    • @pedxing
      @pedxing Month ago +19

      THANK YOU!

    • @floydmaseda
      @floydmaseda Month ago +35

      Waiting for some internet hero to translate the wingdings below the Comic Sans

    • @RRB99
      @RRB99 Month ago +13

      The first sketch ended with this same joke lmao

    • @ShuttleXpC
      @ShuttleXpC Month ago +1

      @@floydmaseda Bro! I was just thinking the same thing!

    • @ShuttleXpC
      @ShuttleXpC Month ago +45

      @@floydmaseda The Wingdings at the end spell out, "The Day Of Steven"

  • @bendean6672
    @bendean6672 Month ago +752

    “Somebody must have said something” was delivered in an absolutely hilarious way

    • @dulcieparker7425
      @dulcieparker7425 Month ago +4

      The "it" moment of any work. The moral of the story..until...just when ya think there's no more to it!

  • @ArchEnemy969
    @ArchEnemy969 13 days ago +2

    That dramatic clapping moment is perfection.

  • @RenzoVodka
    @RenzoVodka Month ago +10

    I loved that Papyrus in Comic Sans at the end.

  • @thenext9537
    @thenext9537 Month ago +1013

    Now I want an ENTIRE movie just based on this.

  • @rosebuddhist
    @rosebuddhist Month ago +669

    The fact that Ryan Gosling takes these sketches seriously and gives the best of his acting craft, is praiseworthy. A humble artist, that man is.

    • @charlottep4222
      @charlottep4222 Month ago +14

      The best SNL hosts are the ones who take the material deathly seriously.

    • @cnj67
      @cnj67 Month ago +3

      Especially this joke is nothing without poignant, serious drama.

    • @miroslavassiniavskis7725
      @miroslavassiniavskis7725 Month ago +2

      Yes. Also he is with likeability and desirability genes. No wonder he is getting the best parts. Love to watch him on a screen. Best representation of a superstar definition it can be. He didn't let this status being outcompeted even when Cinema industry overall is not that Hollywood dependant and everyone is creating content with their phones.

  • @nicolepiazza7522
    @nicolepiazza7522 Month ago +12

    The Papyrus in Comic Sans at the end HAHAHAHA

    • @matthewquach2705
      @matthewquach2705 27 days ago

      Papyrus and Comic sans are related. Also, SNL is going to have a bad time.

  • @needsmore4830
    @needsmore4830 Month ago +12

    That slicked back long hair look at the end goes hard

  • @le_petit_renard
    @le_petit_renard Month ago +2704

    Okay, now I want Gosling to play a psychotic villain in a movie

    • @seg1912
      @seg1912 Month ago +76

      So Drive?

    • @RicClifton
      @RicClifton Month ago +132

      @@seg1912 Drive was more of an anti-hero. This sketch had Joker type vibes.

    • @senister14
      @senister14 Month ago +7

      The doll movie?

    • @seg1912
      @seg1912 Month ago +19

      @@RicClifton the level of violence he exhibited in that film felt a bit more than just anti-hero

    • @RicClifton
      @RicClifton Month ago +32

      ​@@seg1912 yea but his intentions were pure. He did everything he did to protect someone he cared about. but yea, combine this sketch and what he did in Drive, The Place Between Two Pines, Blade Runner, and Only God Forgives and Ryan could easily play a villain or serial killer type character.

  • @valmarsiglia
    @valmarsiglia Month ago +3210

    Ending it with "Papyrus" in Comic Sans was a nice touch.

    • @EhCloserLook
      @EhCloserLook Month ago +44

      That part really got me. 😂

    • @Nimesay1
      @Nimesay1 Month ago +10

      Oh my God!

    • @zzpazi
      @zzpazi Month ago +67

      Did anyone already decipher the wingdings under it?

    • @valmarsiglia
      @valmarsiglia Month ago +96

      @@zzpazi Yeah, it's "The _ay of Steven," whatever that means. The blank space is for the Greek letter sigma, which isn't part of Wingdings, so I'm not sure. Maybe "The Day of Steven" or "The Way of Steven"? Nothing else makes much sense but I have no idea what it means lol.

    • @DaRealPedro404
      @DaRealPedro404 Month ago +123

      @@valmarsiglia The way of Steven, as in Avatar 2: The way of water.

  • @Mashy8722
    @Mashy8722 Month ago +7

    🎵the avatar logos papyrus in bold, the avatar logos papyrus in bold 🎵😂😂

  • @katsaras1
    @katsaras1 18 days ago +2

    That's one of THE BEST skits I've ever seen. Ryan Gosling is a natural comedy actor worthy of a damn oscar in this one!

  • @alexbarry2539
    @alexbarry2539 Month ago +2028

    Sarah Sherman’s confused expression when everyone is applauding at the end 😭😭😭

    • @jeffconner8231
      @jeffconner8231 Month ago +6

      best part

    • @vanessal.6891
      @vanessal.6891 Month ago +25

      She's like: Am I the only sane person here?

    • @mearl3977
      @mearl3977 Month ago +2

      Ow, my hand!

    • @Hardfax99
      @Hardfax99 Month ago +5

      Loved that part! It Brought it back to the comedy source that it was. And just showing when you try make something funny, You don't have to try the entire time...just needs to be at the right time. 👏👏👏👏

    • @jstringer4900
      @jstringer4900 Month ago +3

      She really nailed her character as a nerdy IT gal. I love when Ryan asks she minds if he joins her on the park bench, and she sort of studders "Sure".

  • @porsupuesto13
    @porsupuesto13 Month ago +956

    This skit is an indie short in itself. riveting, suspense with a twist of psychological drama.

    • @fartnloud7411
      @fartnloud7411 Month ago +7

      And seriously, amazing acting too! You can't look away.

    • @michaelsacco4212
      @michaelsacco4212 Month ago +1

      Calm down

    • @fartnloud7411
      @fartnloud7411 Month ago

      @@michaelsacco4212 Hey man. you can't tell me how to feel about a masterpiece.

  • @catherineburch9849
    @catherineburch9849 Month ago +8

    SNL goes hard with Ryan Gosling everytime! I’m here for it. I need a remake of Fallen (staring Denzel Washington) and Ryan Gosling be casted for the villain. Please!!!

  • @Risket
    @Risket Month ago +3

    the Comic Sans at the end 😭😭

  • @zeroshadow2468
    @zeroshadow2468 Month ago +3052

    Ken and the Papyrus guy have got to be some of Ryan's best roles. He puts so much into being so grounded yet so eccentric.

    • @keneldridge
      @keneldridge Month ago +74

      You mean Ken and Mr Wingdings

    • @mrgregw
      @mrgregw Month ago +51

      Steven Wingdings

    • @BroosWane
      @BroosWane Month ago +4

      Driver 🔝🔝🔝🔥🔥🔥🔥

    • @1013jjt
      @1013jjt Month ago +25

      It was an honor to watch him work on this scene....i was in the background as a gala attendant and it was super late when we filmed it yet he was brilliant 💯

    • @seanwade8188
      @seanwade8188 Month ago +1

      Outrageous statement right there

  • @stephaniecollins6052
    @stephaniecollins6052 Month ago +589

    Saying "Its not a huge improvement, but it's not papyrus" with his mouth full was so funny

  • @773SleepyHollow
    @773SleepyHollow 17 days ago +2

    LOL, I just realized that Gosling's long hair and his dip exercise were reminiscent of Max Cady in Cape Fear.

  • @Malony29
    @Malony29 Month ago +3

    "It's an after thought!" LOL This is so great.

  • @joeyclemenza7339
    @joeyclemenza7339 Month ago +967

    There's only a handful of serious oscar caliber actors that real, genuine comedic timing. Gosling is one of them... and probably the best.

    • @isabelladicaprio2113
      @isabelladicaprio2113 Month ago +14

      Yes! This has been apparent ever since he was in The Nice Guys and I’m so glad he is starting to give us more chances to enjoy how funny he is!

    • @organboi
      @organboi Month ago

      Um, no.

    • @Dominik-tx7vg
      @Dominik-tx7vg Month ago


    • @jimreadey4837
      @jimreadey4837 Month ago +2

      You might need one more re-edit there, Joey...

    • @juancalderon8976
      @juancalderon8976 Month ago

      i agree he's the best actor of his generation. he's up there with dicaprio who is the best actor ever in my opinion. they just don't miss even if the movie is bad you can count on their performances to kill.

  • @MC-qn3oi
    @MC-qn3oi Month ago +696

    the second TELL THEEEM WHAT TOU DID ! the tonee , the hand gesture ... just amazing 🤌🏻

    • @Notturnoir
      @Notturnoir Month ago +10

      Joaquin as thw Joker

    • @ghina9
      @ghina9 Month ago

      Reminds me of paris hilton yelling at lindsay lohan “tell them the truth”

  • @Fhgchd67
    @Fhgchd67 Month ago +4

    I love how papyrus is in recently used fonts😂

  • @Jamesssssssssssssss
    @Jamesssssssssssssss Month ago +1

    The acting he does in these sketches is just keeps getting better and better. Way too good for just sketches.

  • @coreydodge4190
    @coreydodge4190 Month ago +1634

    Flawless follow up. No notes. Extremely cathartic, and theres even Kyle

    • @coreydodge4190
      @coreydodge4190 Month ago +76

      This isn't even comedy, this is an indie drama short film

    • @TabethaAurochs
      @TabethaAurochs Month ago +7

      It's beautiful and very satisfying.

    • @DominicanOps
      @DominicanOps Month ago +27

      Kyle's walk down the stairs was pure cinema.

    • @dzenacs2011
      @dzenacs2011 Month ago

      No chris Red fir some reason while he still in the cast

    • @KajianTemp
      @KajianTemp Month ago +1

      Whatever they did, it WAS, KENOUGH!!!

  • @hrmalte
    @hrmalte Month ago +1137

    Gosling's performance is always top tier. The drama is perfect. Waiting for the full movie.

    • @ramenxz218
      @ramenxz218 Month ago +5

      thank you (im Ryan Gosling)

    • @claudiaschiffer5093
      @claudiaschiffer5093 Month ago

      ryan has to stop dying his hair.

    • @timinri1989
      @timinri1989 Month ago

      Yes so good, sequel coming to terms with the complications of WingDings trigger warning from the father flashbacks training him to read in WingDings

    • @BrianGreene-rn9uz
      @BrianGreene-rn9uz 29 days ago

      Honestly wished they would make this, I would watch for sure, better than have the crap netflix and the likes release. Premise isn't that far fetched, plenty of nutcases like that around.

    • @timinri1989
      @timinri1989 27 days ago

      @@BrianGreene-rn9uz I am one of those, an extremely successful one in healthcare

  • @BlueFoxy87
    @BlueFoxy87 Month ago +3

    Sans: “wow bro, they named a short film after you..”

  • @barbosacami
    @barbosacami Day ago

    The final logo in comic sans (!!!!!) and wingdings, "my father was just so hard to read", OMG this video is pure gold!

  • @NicolaiBolas
    @NicolaiBolas Month ago +1242

    The music when he highlighted Papyrus and then clicked the "Bold" button was incredible! I could genuinely feel his dread and then the powerful realization hitting him. Whoever chose the background music did a fantastic job!

    • @brunomarigliano9316
      @brunomarigliano9316 Month ago +6


    • @dougphi
      @dougphi Month ago +18

      Pretty sure it's a cut from the score of Blade Runner 2049, which would be so very clever.

    • @Delamare82
      @Delamare82 Month ago +3

      ​@@dougphi Indeed 👏

    • @lmamakos
      @lmamakos Month ago +4

      This is all just an amazingly well done bit of film. Just think of all the time and effort they invested in this. And no one has really mentioned the special effects for the alien giving humans the Papyrus font.. Not "funny" like the first sketch, much beyond just the humorous gag.

    • @neonnskye
      @neonnskye Month ago

      Didn't expect to see you here

  • @La-ld9mn
    @La-ld9mn Month ago +1868

    "He's probably at THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN" hahaha

    • @heatherstarling1653
      @heatherstarling1653 Month ago +31

      Brilliant line, had be rolling. He’s probably right too 😂🤣😂

    • @evonne315
      @evonne315 Month ago +39

      I loved that part because it's so true. Taking his millionth trip to see Titanic. God bless that man.

    • @BeeyothGaming
      @BeeyothGaming Month ago +12

      Hes right too. James is trying to raise the bar. He's the bravest pioneer!

    • @lyda2889
      @lyda2889 Month ago +3


    • @Al-zm2sc
      @Al-zm2sc Month ago +9

      @@BeeyothGamingjames cameron does what james cameron does.. because james cameron is james cameron

  • @Petraishable
    @Petraishable Month ago +2

    Comic Sans at the end are hilarious! 🤣

  • @jennsunflower
    @jennsunflower Month ago +2

    He is such an amazing actor!

  • @xatica5
    @xatica5 Month ago +1329

    Please, Can these people hire Ryan Gosling and Adam Driver as regular staff? Everytime they show in SNL is amazing

    • @anonymousNine
      @anonymousNine Month ago +2

      Anytime SNL gets a critically acclaimed actor you'll get the same thing

    • @emu314159
      @emu314159 Month ago +10

      They literally can't afford them. SNL famously pays in fame, which you can use to get other gigs. I'm just glad they've hosted as much as they have, as they absolutely kill.

    • @tlreclipse1126
      @tlreclipse1126 Month ago +1

      they can't afford Gosling.

    • @stefani.m.1987
      @stefani.m.1987 Month ago

      I agree! Both men are hysterical! Always a must watch!

    • @Pendragon-dnd
      @Pendragon-dnd Month ago +2

      seeing them both in a movie together would be awesome!

  • @liamcarter9290
    @liamcarter9290 Month ago +1371

    The subtle jokes in this along with Kyle being in it and it was cut for time makes this my favorite sketch

    • @dbadagna
      @dbadagna Month ago +8

      The video description doesn't say, "In this Cut for Time sketch,..."

    • @360.Tapestry
      @360.Tapestry Month ago +46

      this was an internet special - they specifically promoted it on the show for interwebs

    • @tommyleelynn
      @tommyleelynn Month ago +3

      @@dbadagnait didn’t air live on the show.

    • @1972glm
      @1972glm Month ago +25

      @@360.Tapestry That makes sense. I was watching it and hearing zero laughs from the audience and was confused that they didn't even give it a curiosity chuckle. Thought they were just completely rejecting it lol

    • @doodoobutter101
      @doodoobutter101 Month ago +26

      I miss Kyle Mooney!!

  • @matienazemy1382
    @matienazemy1382 17 days ago +2

    This should’ve been called “Papyrus: The Way of Fonts”

  • @Kallie-rk9ev
    @Kallie-rk9ev Month ago +2

    Not the 2049 "God damn it!" 😂

  • @Dunkacciino
    @Dunkacciino Month ago +1069

    The subtitle translates from Wingdings to "The Way Of Steven." Absolutely fantastic.

  • @andreea6896
    @andreea6896 Month ago +734

    For anyone who cares, the subtitle at the end says "The Way Of Steven" in Wingdings.

  • @acqua_exp6420
    @acqua_exp6420 Month ago +2

    2:15 : Me realizing the earth is not flat after zooming all the way out on Google Maps for the first time.

  • @beatboxbuynsanjaa
    @beatboxbuynsanjaa Month ago +2

    Ryan's acting is Emmy worthy

  • @yoGTB
    @yoGTB Month ago +1474

    The wingdings at the end say "The Way of Steven"

    • @CBlargh
      @CBlargh Month ago +27

      I got everything but the 'W'. I think it might be a different character in some versions of the font...

    • @GalGreen
      @GalGreen Month ago +44

      @@CBlargh I think they're f*ing with us and the actual translation is "The Σay Of Steven", with the Σ (sigma) symbol, which looks like a rotated W.

    • @Phoenix-gd4xw
      @Phoenix-gd4xw Month ago +40

      I knew someone would take the pain to decode. So I just read the comments 😂

    • @BradiKal61
      @BradiKal61 Month ago +10

      Holy Deep Dive Batman!

    • @Notturnoir
      @Notturnoir Month ago


  • @Krackerjax
    @Krackerjax Month ago +798

    2:37 Lmao he did the Blade Runner "GOD DAMN IT". Mans still got it.

    • @Jason-dh9tz
      @Jason-dh9tz Month ago +33

      Now i remember why i feel familiar with the "GOD DAMN IT'😂😂😂

    • @aegisarmory
      @aegisarmory Month ago +23

      What a powerful emotion. I noticed that they start playing a Hans Zimmer style music piece after that.

    • @jmp868
      @jmp868 Month ago +4

      Yes! I was looking for this comment. Man...that was a great scene in bladerunn

    • @JeffreyDahmerTheGoat
      @JeffreyDahmerTheGoat Month ago +1

      i knew it real GOD DAMMIT

  • @lolychan1
    @lolychan1 20 days ago +1

    An Oscar for everyone involved 🎉 And I was that kid who burned the ends of the book report to give it an old fashioned feel 😂

  • @chrisw451
    @chrisw451 16 days ago +2

    Better than most 2 hour films.

  • @hg82met
    @hg82met Month ago +1049

    "He just put it in bold!"

    • @user-hv1km8rs7s
      @user-hv1km8rs7s Month ago +13

      The AUDACITY!! Using papyrus was bad enough

    • @jeremyallen2503
      @jeremyallen2503 Month ago

      @ArianaAubrey-ef9cj where's the vid? 🙄

    • @richstrobel
      @richstrobel Month ago

      Click on Ariana's avatar (pun intended) then click on it when it's bigger. From there you'll see the channel with one video. 3.4K likes in nine days. I think you'll get that camera.

    • @AZtea4UnME
      @AZtea4UnME Month ago +1

      Every self diagnosed OCD person understands this!😆

    • @jdbeckley
      @jdbeckley Month ago

      That may be a callback to the original skit where he compared using the font to a child pulling leaves off trees: ruclips.net/video/jVhlJNJopOQ/video.htmlm43s
      And in the layers that is this "Papyrus" universe, in the above segment of the skit it shows the person going to select a font, and briefly landing on Wingdings but then switching to Papyrus 🤯

  • @steventhomas4499
    @steventhomas4499 Month ago +250

    The bass drop when he clicks bold is everything

  • @chriskadoglou
    @chriskadoglou Month ago +2

    I was dying every time they'd said the word papyrus 😂😂 EVERY TIME

  • @EmmieB
    @EmmieB 19 days ago +1

    "From the conception of reiki ,to the pioneering of the first Western publishing of the Kama Sutra books..." 😆And "Jonathan Wingdings -- such a deliberately obtuse man" 😂 This whole thing is the most clever and actually innovative thing I've seen on SNL in decades!

  • @CreamNCyder
    @CreamNCyder Month ago +588

    Im so glad they did a sequel to one of the funniest shorts SNL has ever made. Good work by the writers.

    • @jenm6977
      @jenm6977 Month ago

      Which one?

    • @carlalussini
      @carlalussini Month ago +4

      ​​@@jenm6977the OG about a guy complaining about Papyrus being the font used for Avatar (I assume it was with Ryan Gosling but honestly I only remember the brilliant concept)

  • @babababad
    @babababad Month ago +629

    The fact that his only other recently used font is Courier is such a lovely little detail.

    • @carollice
      @carollice Month ago +1

      What does it mean?

    • @nobodygnomes
      @nobodygnomes Month ago +55

      @@carollice It's the font used for writing movie scripts, I think... something to do with that and Avatar maybe?

    • @juliajello3558
      @juliajello3558 Month ago +14

      It shoulda been Wingdings 😭

  • @noctiss_season2
    @noctiss_season2 5 days ago

    its crazy how good ryan gosling is at acting tho. When he was falling asleep you could feel genuine joy in his face... and then he wakes up with that 3 in the morning tired of being alive half sunken face and you can just completly feel what goes on in there

  • @atomosstampede
    @atomosstampede 28 days ago +1

    I was just thinking about this skit earlier, but now it appeared on my recommendations

  • @fergalosanchez7675
    @fergalosanchez7675 Month ago +652

    This sketch is golden honestly I can’t believe it got a sequel lmao

  • @SemiFilmProductions
    @SemiFilmProductions Month ago +1213

    5:51 In 6th grade (Elementary School not Middle School), I used Papyrus font for my Ancient Egypt essay report. I burnt the edges and stained it with tea bags to give it that "old timey feel." The sensation of being called out for something I did 20 years ago. Thinking I was an artistic history nerd, but alas I was unoriginal.

  • @user-tu4zb6ec9y
    @user-tu4zb6ec9y Month ago +2

    Not only we're waiting for Avatar 3, but also Papyrus 3. 😂

  • @kotchapakmaneechote2062

    ''The Way Of Steven'' written in Wingdings at the end though. 😂
    Also, I thought the new Avatar logo was just Papyrus in bold but I fell for it, they got me real good 😂😆

  • @MiLoAnne666
    @MiLoAnne666 Month ago +537

    Kyle Mooney doesn't even work for them anymore and he's still getting cut for time 😭😅

    • @van6946
      @van6946 Month ago +6

      thas crazy

    • @M3GANdoll
      @M3GANdoll Month ago

      Ahhh hahaha hahaha Good One! 😂😂😂😂

  • @kwaitefuni9152
    @kwaitefuni9152 Month ago +647

    The Papyrus sketch was such a classic.
    Can't believe they made another one. This one is a banger too.
    I was not ready for the reveal of Bold Papyrus.

  • @melgarb7650
    @melgarb7650 Month ago +2

    This is top tier SNL content right here hahahahahaha loved every second

  • @randomhandle
    @randomhandle 27 days ago +1

    This is an absolute masterwork. It's cinema. It's art. It's amazing.