Monday, April 30, 2007

Andy Samberg - Is one of the most Influential People of the year


Here you can vote for Andy Samberg as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of the year:,28804,1611030_1610841_1609904,00.html

It says...

AGE: 28

OCCUPATION: Comedian, Saturday Night Live cast member

PRO: Co-founder of the Internet sketch comedy team the Lonely Island whose digital shorts became an Internet sensation. A digital short he made for SNL called Lazy Sunday garnered significant attention and bolstered Samberg into the mainstream.

CON: Has had limited prominence in SNL's live sketches, and has followed up Lazy Sunday with only one other sensational short—the R&B spoof -- in a Box.


They forgot to mention that he created YouTube by rocketing it to the top of the Internet video pack (YouTube now has a commanding lead), he made NBC Internet video into a business (NBC leads the pack now in TV channels that do Internet videos), and he put Saturday Night Live back on the map. Additionally, the recent Dear Sister (The Shooter) along with other popular digital shorts (Young Chuck Norris, Natalie Portman Rap, and Laser Cats) shows that he has longevity other than just -- in a Box. And he has received a little more notoriety as a live cast member recently, doing his two live skits of Sanjaya.

Plus they also don't mention that he's successful because he has The Lonely Island (and many others) supporting him and writing for him. He's well supported by his friends.



Added the embedded video to the original Laser Cats and a new link:

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