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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.

Michael Bolton: Lonely Island Made Me Breastfeed A Doll

www.spinner.com | Posted 01.09.2012 | Comedy

Michael Bolton may not be known as the hippest cat, but 20 years after taking Percy Sledge's 'When a Man Loves a Woman' to the chart top -- and winnin...

Doritos Enlists "The Lonely Island" To Compete In Super Bowl Ad Contests

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The football season just started, but Doritos is already thinking about the Super Bowl. The snack chip brand is going to have its sixth a...

WATCH: The Funniest Emmy Awards Moments This Year

Posted 11.19.2011 | Comedy

Sunday night's Emmy Awards served up plenty of LOLs thanks to some smart comedic timing and fair amount of nerve from a handful of nominees. And, of c...

Samberg, Timberlake... And Bolton Rock The Emmys

Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment

Sure, they missed out on the Best Original Song award last week, but that didn't stop the dudes from the Lonely Island from putting on the most memora...

WATCH: Gaga Watches Jorma Dance Naked Backstage At 'SNL'

Posted 07.27.2011 | Comedy

Looks like Justin Timberlake wasn't the only one to express his love to Lady Gaga in an unorthodox way at "Saturday Night Live" last week. Except inst...

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This week's new music is built for time travel. Feel the flashbacks and step into the future. 2011-05-11-lonelyisland.jpg

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...

LISTEN: New Lonely Island Song Featuring Snoop Dogg

Posted 07.02.2011 | Comedy

The titular track off The Lonely Island's new album, "Turtleneck And Chain" has been leaked, and the song features none other than Snoop Dogg himself....

Andy Samberg To Host Shark Week

Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment

The sound you just heard was the internet exploding in joy. Two of its comedic treasures are set to come together in an epic, water wedding. Discov...

WATCH: The Comedy Awards Asks 'Are Men Funny?'

Posted 06.09.2011 | Comedy

The first annual Comedy Awards premieres Sunday night, and it's aiming to be the most entertaining awards event since MTV first began airing the Video...

WATCH: The Lonely Island 'Back' With New Music Video

Posted 06.04.2011 | Comedy

Comedy rap trio The Lonely Island have been teasing us with bits of their new album, "Turtleneck And Chain," for months before its May 10 release. On ...

WATCH: Tom Hanks Presents 'Laser Cats: The Musical' On 'SNL'

Posted 06.03.2011 | Comedy

This week's "SNL" presented the newest chapter in the "Laser Cats" saga: "Laser Cats: The Musical." Where 3D, politics and James Cameron failed, an E...

New Lonely Island Album Dropping In May?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The last time we heard from "Saturday Night Live" digital shorts trio The Lonely Island they were making a "huge ass announcement" about their second ...

WATCH: Bieber, Samberg In 'The Roommate'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Justin Bieber has been everywhere this week. After surprising "Daily Show" fans by trading places with Jon Stewart after a "Freaky Friday" accident...

WATCH: Nicki Minaj & Lonely Island Do 'The Creep' On SNL

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Sometimes SNL can try too hard to shoehorn one of its musical acts into a sketch. Fortunately for everyone, that was not the case in last night's epis...

Which Stars Will Play The Lead Roles In 'The Three Stooges' Remake?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They've got some big shoes to fill -- and trip over. TheWrap.com is reporting that, after a long and winding saga of casting calls and budget issu...

Top 21 Albums & Tracks of 2010 -- What Are Yours?

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

2010-12-21-blackkeys.jpgHere are my top 21 fave raves of 2010. In no particular order.

WATCH: The Lonely Island Does It Again With 'I Just Had Sex'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since the final "Saturday Night Live" of the year featured Eminem and Lil' Wayne as the musical guests, we had a feeling this week's digital short wou...

Shilling For Swedish Vodkas With Cee Lo Green And The Lonely Island

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

Who's not a fan of good marketing gimmicks? So when Absolut and RÖKK Vodka wanted to show me how they're hawking their wares this holiday season, I figured, what the hell.

WATCH: The Lonely Island Makes Sexy Digital Short For Rokk Vodka

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Lonely Island, the guys responsible for the "Saturday Night Live" digital shorts with Andy Samberg, have already proved they can write hilarious s...

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...

"Another Park, Another Sunday": A Super Bowl Sunday Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Wild

You better you bet that The Who will have halftime covered pretty well this Sunday, especially with the great Zak Starkey on drums. So here's a special Sunday playlist to help kickoff some alternative entertainment.

"Let's Get Lost": A Playlist for Island-bound Lost Fans

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I really love Lost. And as our shared excitement builds, here are some TV Island Discs to celebrate our time on the Island.

How Andy Samberg Comes Up With His Digital Shorts (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While we are fans of Andy Samberg and his digital shorts, this parody is hilarious. In it, Landline TV shows us a week in the life of SNL's rising sta...