Great Job, Internet!: Read This: A timeline of The Lonely Island’s trailblazing internet comedy
The Lonely Island is online. This September will mark the 15-year anniversary of the first time the comedy group made up of (now) Hollywood heavy-hitters Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone hit upload and started its ascent.
The timeline starts in 1990 when the trio met in the world’s comedy club: middle school. Ten years later, they made it to Los Angeles with a hope and a dream and (most importantly) an internet connection.
Throughout the years, the group has had quite a few of the setbacks that most anyone looking to make a career in Hollywood does. The road to success is paved in failed pilots, as they say. Endurance is key, and when paired …