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  1. 'SNL' Comic Makes Audience Sign NDAs

    They weren't kidding. Anyone wanting to see Pete Davidson do standup in San Francisco last week got a legal surprise: They had to sign a non-disclosure agreement. It obligated them to pay $1 million — plus attorney's fees — if they shared the Saturday Night Live funnyman's material online or moved to "offer any opinions or critiques" of the performance. Audience members also had to provide their social media IDs and surrender their devices during the show.

    How are fans reacting? One posted the NDA on Facebook, describing it as "Orwellian."

    Read this OZY op-ed on how wealth kills comedy.

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