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If you have a love for Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Chester Tam, Jonah Goldstein, and all of their friends, then this is probably the community for you. Please post: -icons -dude sightings!!! -fan art/movies/awesomeness -news/questions about/related to the dudes.
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Please don't post: -disrespectful stuff. Everyone here lives in Awesometown,and so should you. -irrelevant stuff about how cute Seth Meyers was on SNL last night. -we welcome any and all commenters, but as of 4/6/06, anonymous comments are screened. So your anonymous comment will be posted if you have something constructive and/or nice to say. If you're thinking about something snarky, don't waste your energy. -requests for links and file sharing (unless you have joined the community and put it under a friend locked entry)
WARNING: Much of the material posted here, film or otherwise, is probably not of a work-safe nature. At the very least, most things posted are "PG" and up. If you have a video by/related to the Dudes, we'd LOVE to see it, but please mark it with a warning about what it contains (nudity, excessive violence/profanity, all that fun stuff). We appreciate it!
(taken from the lonely island contact page)
The Lonely Island is a group of filmmakers located in Los Angeles, CA.
The group was founded in 2001 by Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, and Andy Samberg. The three have been friends since attending junior high and high school together in Berkeley, CA. After high school they parted ways for college (Akiva to UCSC majoring in film, Andy to UCSC followed by NYU Film and Jorma graduated from UCLA Theater.) Eventually they all landed in an apartment in Los Angeles where they resumed filming comedy shorts and christened themselves (and their apartment) 'The Lonely Island'. They have been collectively writing, directing and acting in projects ever since and are frequently joined by their friend Chester Tam and others.
Jorma "Jorm" Taccone- (IMDb page) One of the main Dudes. He plays Brett, the outcast ninja, on The 'Bu. He's really hardcore!! He's all about the pants.
Akiva "Kiv" Schaffer- (IMDb page) One of the main Dudes. Mostly known for directing The 'Bu. He is also of Guy #1 fame in Just 2 Guyz. So there you have it.
Andy "Ardy" Samberg- (IMDb page) One of the main Dudes. Plays Aaron on The 'Bu. Andy has made a name for himself by appearing on Premium Blend, and the hit FOX comedy, Arrested Development. He grew up in Berkeley, CA, with the other two dudes.
Chester "Chez" Tam- A good friend of the Dudes. Has his own blog called "Chez-Chat", located at thelonelyisland.com
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