Connery can be irascible. But as impersonated by Saturday Night
Live star Darrell Hammond, who brought the well-known activist for
a free Scotland to Moravian as part of an evening of comedy October
18, Connery was more likely to tickle the funny bone.
who had rescheduled his original September 14 date after the terrorist
attacks, presented the Saturday Night Live brand of political and
celebrity satire to some 1,100 Moravian students and community members
in Johnston Hall.
those he jabbed were former President Clinton, current President
George W. Bush and President-wannabe Al Gore. He also took aim at
Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Richard Dreyfuss, Regis Philbin, and
Chris Matthews. His Connery takeoff, which originated in a Celebrity
Jeopardy sketch, was the audience favorite.