She gave us a glimpse into the minds of Fred and Carrie with the Inside Portlandia documentary. She transformed hours of footage shot from a train window into a cinematic meditation for Laura Gibson’s “Empire Builder” video. But 34-year-old editor Kelly Lyon may be best known for crafting the sharp parody clips that have become Saturday Night Live’s widest-reaching viral hits: the family Thanksgiving saved by Adele; the ladies of SNL shimmying around Jimmy Fallon and belting out, “Let’s do it in my twin bed”; Kristen Wiig’s spot-on brand of crazy in the perfume-ad parody “Red Flag.” On this episode of The Long Play, she joins Portland Monthly Style Editor Eden Dawn to talk about the bicoastal lifestyle—and getting intimate with MC Hammer.

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Audio production by Sika Stanton.

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