Many people and websites have changed the way people now laugh at Internet comedy. But The Lonely Island — Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone — must be on everyone’s short list. The trio’s SNL sketches, starting with “Lazy Sunday,” not only transcended comedy, but it spawned the idea of non-amateur “viral videos” catching fire on YouTube.
Our friends at Paper Mag went deep on The Lonely Island as they get set to finish their third album, The Wack Album. Check it out here.
Alabama Shakes > Harlem Shake. Watch SNL gig here.
A terrific Christmas episode of SNL gave us the best gift of all: Samuel L. Jackson dropping the F Bomb on the return of “What Up With That?”