(Getty) First there was "Lazy Sunday," then there were all those other smartly titled music parodies like "Dick in a Box," "Jizz in My Pants," and "I'm on a Boat." If you missed the boys from the comedic troupe The Loney Island (Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer), then miss no longer because the former SNL stars are returning with their third full-length album The Wack Album, which is set to drop on June 11. So what can we expect from the follow-up to Incredibad and Turtleneck...Read Full Story
The Lonely Island boys aren't ones for subtlety, as evidenced by the single from their upcoming album. The song's called "I Fucked My Aunt" and is part of the band's Wack Wednesdays, a promotional move in the run up to the release of The Wack Album. Every Wednesday from now until June 11, the guys will upload a new video or song, the first of which is "I Fucked My Aunt," a slow-jam featuring a Lonely Island reunion with T-Pain. We can only hope for the inevitable follow-up, "I Fucked My Aunt...Read Full Story
The comedy worlds of Zach Galifianakis and Lonely Island collide on the latest "Between Two Ferns." The setup's the same in the beginning: Galifiankis awkwardly interviews a celebrity guest, in this case James Franco, with perfect questions like, "Of all your art projects which one caused people to roll their eyes the most?" But for the first time in "Ferns" history, there's a musical guest: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer, aka Lonley Island.The clip cuts to the parody band's...Read Full Story
Ah the joys of marriage and having kids. Doesn't it look and sound so sweet? The Lonely Island jokesters released their latest video for "Diaper Money," a real talk ode to being a "grown ass man." So, what do you do when you've locked down the girl, popped out a few kids, and brought home the bacon? You pick out a cozy highway-side grave plot, naturally, and leave the rest to fate.Read Full Story
Monday, June 4, 2012 WATCH: The Best Of Andy Samberg With the news that longtime "SNL" cast member Andy Samberg will not be returning to the show next season, we decided to look back at the funniest moments in his career so far. He is of course most well known for the now-famous "SNL" Digital Shorts that he created with fellow members of The Lonely Island, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, but he has also been in plenty of other classic sketches and online videos. FULL STORY...Read Full Story
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Akiva "Kiv" Schaffer (born December 1, 1977) is an American writer for Saturday Night Live, a film director, songwriter, and a member of The Lonely Island, a sketch-comedy troupe that first found success on the Internet, which includes SNL cast member Andy Samberg and SNL writer Jorma Taccone.