Watch: Lady Gaga’s Opening Monologue On SNL

She did a great job on Saturday Night Live last night. I like Lady Gaga, but I didn’t know if she had the ‘comedy’ in her to do well on a show like SNL. She blew me completely away in nearly all of her skits and performances; she’s quite funny and plays several personalities well (which was obvious in her performances before, but that is beside that point).

Her opening monologue pokes fun at two different types of applause: 1) genuine applause about a statement/comment/performance and 2) pandering applause such as ‘Let’s Give It Up For New York!’ She (well a SNL cast member) also makes light of her not wearing pants during performances.

Here’s her opening monologue: