Chris Rock hosted Saturday Night Live last night (with musical guest Prince!) and caused a bit of a Twitter stir with his opening monologue, which didn't include even one song. Uh, this is Saturday Night Live, Chris Rock. Ya gotta sing something in your monologue!

The stir came not from the lack of singing (??) but from both the fact that Chris Rock's monologue, like Louis C.K.'s last season, was more of a brief standup set. And this brief standup set included jokes about 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing:

Of course, because it was funny, some people liked it. And of course, because it touched on sensitive subjects, some people freaked out about it???????????

Some people had the right idea, though:

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