“King Tut” And Other Parts Of Egyptian History We Got Wrong.

“I find it hard to believe King Tutankhamen was born in Arizona or moved to Babylonia!”

There was a bit of a kerfuffle recently online regarding Steve Martin’s 1978 Saturday Night Live sketch “King Tut” and how the humor didn’t translate to modern audiences. And honestly yeah, it kind of straddles a line of being too niche and topical with little modern analog. John Belushi playing a Kurosawa samurai hotel manager walks a similar line, but unlike the King Tut Sketch it…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store