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The Lonely Island & The Roots Do 'YOLO' Live On 'Fallon'

Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

On last night's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," The Lonely Island turned in a rare live performance by staging an elaborate version of their single "Y...

The Lonely Island Guys Need Love, Not Meaningless Sex

Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy

Akiva and Jorma are just two guyz who need love, not meaningless sex. And in this somewhat NSFW video from "The Wack Album" they tell you everything t...

WATCH: The Lonely Island Discuss The Pros And Cons Of 'Second Base'

Posted 06.13.2013 | Women

The group that brought you the viral songs "Dick In A Box" and "I Just Had Sex" have released something new -- a video of heartwarming advice for teen...

The Lonely Island's New Video Is For Adults Only

Posted 05.20.2013 | Comedy

The Lonely Island released their newest video from their upcoming release "The Wack Album" on Monday as a part of YouTube's Comedy Week, and in the vi...

Brand New Lonely Island Is Ode To Gay Marriage

Posted 05.08.2013 | Comedy

Don't be fooled by the newest episode of "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis. After a few moments of bantering with (okay, insulting) guest Jam...

The End Of 'SNL' Digital Short Era?

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.17.2012 | TV
Mike Ryan

Digital Shorts have been crucial in keeping "SNL" in the cultural consciousness. Without them, would the show have been as vital? Absolutely not. A future without Digital Shorts seems like a risk at this point.

WATCH: The All-Star 100th 'SNL' Digital Short

Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy

In addition to welcoming back celebrated cast member Will Ferrell, "Saturday Night Live's" latest episode also marked the 100th "SNL" digital short. T...

In Defence of 'The Lonely Island'

Rajiv Naresh | Posted 03.16.2012 | Entertainment
Rajiv Naresh

The Lonely Island typifies the birth of the internet sensation. The internet has been instrumental in the shift from a cultural economy that was grounded in the market to one that is seemingly limitless.

Lonely Island Sued For Beat Theft

Posted 01.08.2012 | Comedy

The Lonely Island, the rap group known for comedic hip-hop videos on "Saturday Night Live," has been sued in New York by two St. Louis-based musicians...

WATCH: The Lonely Island's Funniest Videos

Posted 07.10.2011 | Comedy

The Lonely Island, the comedy trio made up of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, today released "Turtleneck and Chain," the much-anticipa...

The Lonely Island Makes A 'Huge-Ass Announcement' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Lonely Island's empire continues to stretch far and wide. Ever since Lorne Michaels took note of their unique online sketches and snatched up Andy...

Lorne Michaels: Words of Wisdom from SNL's Founder

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andrea Chalupa

Since founding Saturday Night Live in 1975, here's some of what he's learned since then.

The SNL Shorts: Part 2 - Reaching the Masses

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Frevele

Yesterday, I talked about how the short films of Saturday Night Live have evolved since the show began. But what about reaching an audience beyond that of the show?

The SNL Shorts: Part 1 - The Beginning of Creative Anarchy

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Frevele

That's how I make my day better, at least for a few minutes at a time when I can steal them from the crushing ennui. I watch the SNL Digital Shorts.

I'm On A Boat: SNL Digital Short (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

T-Pain, Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer hit the open waters this week for an SNL digital short. "I'm on a Boat" is a track off Lonely Island's upcomin...

Hear Me Out While I Posit That The Wrestler Was Inspired by "Hot Rod"

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Frevele

In the broadest sense, both Randy "The Ram" Robinson and Rod "The...Rod" Kimble are both hell bent on following their true passions, even if it means risking their lives for it.

We Like Sportz Video: The Lonely Island's "Just 2 Guyz" Follow Up Debuts

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone's group, The Lonely Island, has posted its follow-up video to the hit "Just 2 Guyz" on YouTube. The g...