Seth Meyers lights up N.Y., makes fun of Mass.

Mike Pont/FilmMagic

New Hampshire’s Seth Meyers attended the lighting of the Empire State Building (right) to promote Cycle for Survival, which raises money for research into rare cancers through Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. The next day, Meyers was on “Saturday Night Live” making fun of letters that have been sent home to Massachusetts parents informing them that their children qualify as obese. Meyers quipped, of the letters, which have apparently angered some parents, “They could have used gentler phrasing than ‘You’re kid’s a wicked porkah.’ ”

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of