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
The Lonely Island has produced a comedy pilot for Freeform, and we know what you're thinking: Finally, the Laser Cats will get the epic TV treatment they deserve. But this pilot is actually about two "overlooked millennial misfits" who "try to make their way into the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los ... More »
Freeform has just announced that it has ordered a pilot for Alone Together, a pilot from The Lonely Island trio of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. Alone Together is a half-hour comedy about two overlooked millennial misfits...Show More Summary
Esther Povitsky, (Lady Dynamite, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Benji Afalo will star. read more
Freeform has ordered half-hour comedy pilot Alone Together from The Lonely Island team of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. Esther Povitsky, (Lady Dynamite Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Benji Afalo (Not Safe with Nikki Glaser) will star in, write and executive-produce the pilot. Show More Summary
(Photo: The University of Queensland) Off the northern coast of Australia lies Bramble Cay, a lonely, tiny island that just pokes out of the ocean. It is only around nine acres, and, for years, was the site of shipwrecks, before authorities...Show More Summary
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is this generation's Spinal Tap, but the pop antics the Lonely Island tap into go back to the Eighties. In constructing Conner4Real, Andy Samberg's goofy, cocky pop icon, the trio pulled from some of pop's most famous moments and personalities to create one whole publicity stunt...
Saturday Night Live veteran Andy Samberg has been doing a lot of press lately for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, his new film with the comedy-music team The Lonely Island. So when Outside contacted him with an offer to do some bird-watching...Show More Summary
The Lonely Island are good at being dumb, but they’re even better at being secretly smart.
When the Lonely Island first released the trailer for their Spinal Tap-style mockumentary Popstar, many (myself included) assumed that the movie was first and foremost a spoof of Justin Bieber. After all, the movie’s subtitle, Never Stop Never Stopping, is a clear allusion to the blockbuster concert documentary Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. Show More Summary
A little over eight years ago, Jason Segel showed his penis for a fleeting moment in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and set the bar for going-for-it male nudity. This past weekend, with the release of Popstar, the Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone high-jumped well over that bar. (Spoiler alert ... More »
If our benevolent and cruel managing editor, TK, had not assigned me to review Popstar, I'd have done what almost every other moviegoer did over the weekend: Completely ignore the Lonely Island mockumentary. I was not impressed with the trailers,...