The Time New SNL Cast Member Michael Che Braved, Accosted The Line At Franklin BBQ

On Friday, word hit the comedy news wires that Saturday Night Live had hired comedian Michael Che to join its cast, and team with Colin Jost behind the anchor desk on its long-running "Weekend Update" segment. (This is in addition to this morning's news that 20-year-old New Yorker Pete Davidson will also be joining the cast.) Che, 31, also grew up in New York City but when we hung out with him earlier this spring it was in Austin, Texas — where he was performing at the Moontower Comedy Festival. Did we interview him about funny fruit and vegetable shapes? Come on! Give us some credit. We all woke up early and hit the mythical line at Franklin Barbecue. Here's what went down: