Great Job, Internet!: Celebrate 10 years of “Lazy Sunday” with this brony-friendly tribute

Andy Samberg’s life, and arguably comedy in general, changed during the December 17, 2005 episode of Saturday Night Live. Hosted by Jack Black with musical guest Neil Young, the program featured the second installment of its SNL Digital Shorts series. The first, in which Samberg and Will Forte grieve while gnawing on heads of lettuce, had surfaced a few weeks later to a generally positive, if muted, response. But it was the sophomore short, “Lazy Sunday,” that truly established Samberg and his video-making cronies in The Lonely Island, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, as a viable comedic force. In this music video—directed by Schaffer—Samberg and fellow SNL cast member Chris Parnell portray self-styled gangster rappers fixated on such decidedly genteel diversions as cupcakes, online traffic maps, Matthew Perry, and a little film called The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.

“Lazy Sunday” had …

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