10 episodes

Join Seth Meyers as he sits down with fellow SNL alum and comedy-music sensations The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) to discuss their wildly popular and groundbreaking series of SNL Digital Shorts that aired on Saturday Night Live beginning in 2005. Episode by episode they'll discuss how each short was created, what the response to it was at the time, and what impact, if any, it still has today. Aided by Seth, the guys will relive their time at SNL and reminisce on the nearly 50-year-old show from a time when putting short comedy sketches on the internet was so novel that they maybe even helped launch YouTube to do it. Along the way they'll talk all things SNL from guests, fellow cast members, and favorite live sketches including many that never aired.

The Lonely Island and Seth Meyers Podcast The Lonely Island & Seth Meyers

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 116 Ratings

Join Seth Meyers as he sits down with fellow SNL alum and comedy-music sensations The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) to discuss their wildly popular and groundbreaking series of SNL Digital Shorts that aired on Saturday Night Live beginning in 2005. Episode by episode they'll discuss how each short was created, what the response to it was at the time, and what impact, if any, it still has today. Aided by Seth, the guys will relive their time at SNL and reminisce on the nearly 50-year-old show from a time when putting short comedy sketches on the internet was so novel that they maybe even helped launch YouTube to do it. Along the way they'll talk all things SNL from guests, fellow cast members, and favorite live sketches including many that never aired.

    Laser Cats!

    Laser Cats!

    The Lonely Island discuss what it was like creating their digital short, Laser Cats, and how they felt about their success on the show thus far. Plus, Seth talks about his time vying for the Weekend Update Anchor position.

    Laser Cats! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5fiBFhf9OQ

    (Not all the clips we mention are available online; some never even aired.)

    If you want to see more photos and clips follow us on Instagram @thelonelyislandpod.

    • 45 min
    Doppleganger

    Doppleganger

    The guys discuss their digital short, Doppleganger, and the laughs that came from the A-holes at a Travel Agency sketch. Plus, Seth brings up memories of sketches that never aired including Handlebar and Lobster Claw, Brain Eaters, and more!

    • 49 min
    Family Trips: ANDY SAMBERG Had a Closet for a Room

    Family Trips: ANDY SAMBERG Had a Closet for a Room

    Check out Family Trips with the Meyers Brothers wherever you get podcasts or by going to apple.co/familytrips.

    Lifelong brothers, Seth Meyers and Josh Meyers ask guests to relive childhood memories, unforgettable family trips, and other disasters! New Episodes of Family Trips with the Meyers Brothers are available every Tuesday.

    On this episode, Seth and Josh welcome their pal Andy Samberg to the pod! He tells them tales of how he was always the one to throw up on a roadtrip, his encounter with seal pups, what his spirit animal is, what he really thinks of his hometown.

    • 58 min
    Natalie's Rap

    Natalie's Rap

    The Lonely Island takes a look back at creating their digital short Natalie’s Rap with none other than Natalie Portman. Plus, Seth and the guys talk about sketches including smoke detector, the Toy Collector sketch that never aired, and more!

    Natalie's Rap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A0iftflme4&t=104s

    (Not all the clips we mention are available online; some never even aired.)

    If you want to see more photos and clips follow us on Instagram @thelonelyislandpod.

    • 46 min
    The Tangent and Close Talkers

    The Tangent and Close Talkers

    On this week’s episode The Lonely Island discusses another infamous digital short, The Tangent. Plus, the guys discuss Close Talkers AKA Two Inches, what Seth wrote that week, their favorite memories from working with Steve Martin, and more!

    Close Talkers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCfNM4NfFc0

    (Not all the clips we mention are available online; some never even aired.)

    If you want to see more photos and clips follow us on Instagram @thelonelyislandpod.

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    • 51 min
    Young Chuck Norris

    Young Chuck Norris

    The guys discuss the making of their digital short, Young Chuck Norris. Plus, they share fun stories from sketches like The Fairmount Inn, Pirate Convention, Give up the Ham, and more!

    Young Chuck Norris - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSCY11BfvCE&t=1s
    Chandeliers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DG6sQ_7gXmQ
    Mark Wahlberg Talks to Animals - https://youtu.be/ZjpUfdjYR6s?si=CAfFv0gAPsYQniee
    Pirate Convention - https://youtu.be/K7aM_HWMdj0?si=6aRN_rPfkYJfx-6m

    (Not all the clips we mention are available online; some never even aired.)

    If you want to see more photos and clips follow us on Instagram @thelonelyislandpod.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

CakebugTranch ,

Party over here

Just 4 guyz and they’re having a good time
Having a good time, having a good time

Char_Char1244 ,

Needs improvement

I’d rate this podcast higher if this wasn’t a zoomcast. This isn’t 2020 no more so get a studio and up the sound quality. It’s kinda crazy how these celebrities can’t afford to meet up in person in an actual studio. Second, if SNL is going to get referenced so much, they should think about a visual component. I mean, they’re already putting the audio up on YouTube might as well put a video behind it. Third, the banter is actually better then what Seth tries to stay on script, just be dudes who talk about stuff. As much as I like the SNL throwbacks, you could do with much less of it. Also, is Seth broke? Why does he need to put his home on Airbnb?

near fantastica ,

Oh how I’ve missed The Lonely Island!!

As an old school, slightly obsessive fan of The Lonely Island and a huge fan of SNL, this podcast feels like it was made for me. The way I nearly shrieked out loud when you guys mentioned The Heist and Stork Patrol was slightly embarrassing but I truly love the mentions of the deep cuts. Even the guys just talking amongst each other makes me laugh so hard, and of course it’s great to hear the inspirations and behind the scenes stories from each short. Never stop never stopping!!

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