‘SNL’ introduces Amazon Echo Silver for older people who can’t remember their question


If you’re of the older generation and you sometimes have a problem getting your Amazon Echo to understand and/or answer you, Saturday Night Live has the product for you.

It’s called the Amazon Echo Silver, and it helps people from the Greatest Generation get answers to all the questions they need—even if they can’t remember the name, Alexa, or hear the actual response to their original query.

And if your question is completely off the wall, for instance “How many people did Satchel Paige strike out last night?” the Echo Silver is here to redirect you (Paige died in 1982). The next step for Amazon Echo Silver: Getting people to actually believe the answers it gives.

Josh Katzowitz

Josh Katzowitz

Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for CBSSports.com and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.