This article originally appeared at The Patterning. This week, The Lonely Island released a music video for a song that was cut from their new movie, Popstar. The deleted scene for the song, “Fuck Off,” shows Conner4Real (Andy Samberg’s...Show More Summary
Alone Together, the comedy pilot from The Lonely Island guys (andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer) has begun production. The potential series would be a half-hour, single-camera comedy about two overlooked millennial misfits from different backgrounds trying to make their way into the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles. Show More Summary
RIO DE JANEIRO — In five months, Richson Simeon would compete in the same race as Usain Bolt. The 18-year-old from Sacramento had been tapped to be the lone male track athlete representing the Marshall Islands, his parents’ homeland, and would compete in the 100-meter dash in Rio. Show More Summary
“Weird Al” Yankovic had a brief cameo in the Lonely Island’s film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. He played the frontman of the fictional band Hammerleg, and he has now shared some of his outtakes from the movie. In the deleted scene,...Show More Summary
If you didn’t see Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping this summer, you’re part of the problem. Universal Pictures gave us this glorious, original comedy chock full of outstanding new songs from The Lonely Island, a barrage of incredible cameos, and some of the biggest laughs of the year. Show More Summary
The Lonely Island have shared a deleted scene from "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping", in which Andy Samberg performs "Fuck Off".
The Lonely Island’s movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping hit theaters back in June. Today, the trio have shared a delete scene from the film, where Andy Samberg’s character conner4real performs “Fuck Off”–a bonus cut from the Popstar soundtrack. Show More Summary
Next month, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, the Lonely Island’s comedy about music-business excesses, comes out on DVD. And with it: Deleted scenes! As with so many recent comedy movies, the deleted scenes promise to be some of the best parts in the movie. Case in point: The scene below, in which Andy Samberg, in […]
On a tiny island at the end of the world, a lonely weather station is slowly tumbling off a cliffside. It’s a perfect metaphor for the state of our planet. Say hello to Vize Island, Russia. It won’t be around much longer. More » ...
Ed Yong describes the results of a cool new study of mammoth extinction on Saint Paul Island, in the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia: “The Lonely, Thirsty, Final Days of the Doomed Alaskan Mammoths”. The island was once a tiny...Show More Summary
In a somewhat desperate attempt to teach kids by utilizing familiar media (“Why yes, reading Flannery O’Conner is like catching Squirtle!”), Vancouver English teacher Cory Rae Steeves was suspended for five days after screening the Lonely Island’s “I’m on a Boat” and Duck Sauce’s “Big Bad Wolf" to his class. ... More »
A substitute teacher in Vancouver received a five-day suspension last December, after playing 10th grade students videos by the Lonely Island and Duck Sauce, CBC reports. The English teacher, Cory Rae Steeves, played his students “I'm...Show More Summary
God forbid we corrupt young minds with the music of a comedy rap group.
Clams Casino has shared another new track from his upcoming LP 32 Levels, this time “Ghost in a Kiss” featuring Samuel T. Herring, the inimitable Future Islands frontman. The track comes via its new music video, which follows a lonely Herring haunted by thoughts (memories?) of... Continue reading
Before a passing ship had rescued the remaining inhabitants of the island, four women and seven children, the world knew nothing of the lonely atoll known as Clipperton Island. With the rescue of the emaciated inhabitants, the true and horrific story of Clipperton came to be known. Off the coast of Colima Mexico, across acres […]
Get your towels ready – it's about to go down. The Lonely Island is finally returning to TV after leaving Saturday Night Live about six years ago. Freeform, formerly known as ABC Family, has picked up the comedy trio's pilot Alone Together. SEE...Show More Summary
Lonely Island really never stops never stopping. With the recent release of Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping coupled with a new Fox sketch-comedy series Party Over Here, The Lonely Island crew were already doing quite well — but now they also have a pilot order for Freeform (formerly known as ABC Family). The comedy troupe that doubles as a production company, […]
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Back in April, we reported that Freeform was developing a sitcom called Alone Together from Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Tacone—better known as goofsters behind The Lonely Island. As we said at the time, the show is about a “platonic pairing” between a man and a woman who try to make it in Los Angeles. Show More Summary