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The Silent Soliloquy: Echoes of The Passion of Joan of Arc within Imperator Furiosa

In a deserted and desert post-nuclear world, society has been reduced to roving gangs fighting for control of resources: water, fuel, bullets, and women. Imperator Furiosa (CharlizeTheron) leads a group of escaped wives from the enslavement of crime lord Immortan Joe. On the run, Furiosa teams up with road warrior Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) to fight off Immortan Joe’s army, sent to reclaim the overlord’s brides.
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Stefon and the Benign Violation

Saturday Night Live has had a number of memorable characters over the years—just think of Matt Foley, the motivational speaker who warns about the eventual fate of living in a van down by the river, or Debbie Downer, the buzz-kill queen who brings up her dead mother at the most inappropriate moments. But more recently, Bill Hader has made his mark on SNL history through his odd, yet popular, character Stefon. 

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