Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Andy Samberg - Gets a letter with advice for hosting the MTV Movie Awards

Dear Andy,

As a fan of yours, I wanted to say how psyched I was to hear you would be hosting the MTV Movie Awards in May! The last time I watched was when Jimmy Fallon hosted, which, ironically, was the gig that got you, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Shaffer on the writing staff at Saturday Night Live. I wonder if you ever just sit back, the three of you, and embrace how awesome that has got to feel. And now, all these years later, you -- Andy Samberg -- are hosting! You're also in I Love You, Man, being released this Friday, and Incredibad has been a success after its release last month. You've also revolutionized Saturday Night Live with your Digital Shorts. Now, you're going to carry a show, pretty much on your own! You're on your way to becoming Huge.

I hope this means you're not going to become a dick. I've seen interviews with you, and you seem like a real sweetheart of a guy.

So, I was thinking of a few things that, as a fan and a comedy writer, I would really like to see on the MTV Movie Awards. Some may see this as a desperate attempt to pitch things, and, well, I'm not gonna lie -- it is. But I'm okay with that.

Your strongest suit is playing cocky and then being humbled. Your fellow man can relate, and it makes ladies want to hug you. Now that you're on the Brink of Huge, I would go with that. Do something awesome and then projectile vomit. A few times. The last time, you can man up and hold back. But this is a big deal, and if you're way too awesome off the bat, people will resent the hell out of you. I'm guessing Watchmen will be huge at these awards. I think Dr. Manhattan should take you on some sort of tour of the universe and everywhere you go, you puke, just like Silk Spectre did, but a lot more. Not her little girly spew, but a massive, convulsive, vomitocious event. Two or three of them.

Then when he transports you onto the stage to start the show, you just gag a little. No puking in front of a live audience, especially since you should really start with a "Jizz in my Pants"-caliber opening, and the cleanup would be dangerous and distracting. However, don't do "Jizz in my Pants." You are so original and come up with things I could never think of, so show us what else is up your sleeve.

People will want to see Timberlake. Even if all you do is share a longing glance from across the stage, it's enough of a payoff. I, personally, would prefer to see more of the Lonely Island onstage, but that's just me. I have no doubt that you guys can come up with some wicked shorts featuring all the illustrious people you'll be meeting. By the way, make them look not-as-illustrious.

Tell everyone during one segment that you have a live Twitter feed -- connected directly to your brain. Accidentally Tweet things you didn't want to share. Then introduce Ben Stiller. Come back later and say it's fixed, and Tweet about all the awesome things, people, drugs you're doing. Oops, it's Robert Pattinson's feed. Introduce Robert Pattinson.

I'm sure that you will be working with an amazing staff of writers, including Jorm and Keev, but I couldn't resist writing this. It's such a huge deal for you, and on behalf of your fans, we're so thrilled. Next stop is clearly the Oscars. Then you're going to go international. Interplanetary. Intergalactic. You'll host an awards show from Jupiter, the broadcast of which will not reach Earth for like 200 years. So feel free to screw that one up. But not this one. No pressure! We love you!

Don't forget to thank the audience and then close with "Jizz in my Pants."

Jamie Frevele


The Watchmen gag is pretty good. He mostly did it already in his "Jam The Vote" skit, but yeah, that would be funny.


No comments:

Popular Andy Samberg Posts - This Month

Tags (by frequency)

News_SNL_09 News_SNL_10 Images_07 Videos_FanMade_08 News_Web_09 News SNL 11 Videos_SNL_09-10 Videos SNL 2010-2011 Images_09 News_SNL_08 Videos_FanMade_09 Videos_Movies_07 Images_08 News_Web_08 Videos_FanMade_07 Videos_SNL_08-09 Videos SNL 2011-2012 News Movies 11 Photos 11 Videos_LonelyIsland News_Romance News_TV_09 MTV Movie Awards 09 News_Web_07 Videos_TV_09 Videos_Interviews_09 CD - Incredibad CD - Turtleneck and Chain Videos_SNL_07-08 Joanna Newsom Images_06 Audio Blog Updates News TV 11 Photos 10 Videos_SNL_06-07 Videos_TV_07 News_TV_10 Videos SNL Promos Videos_Live_07 Jorma Taccone Videos_SNL_05-06 News - Sitings 10 Text_Interviews_09 EDitorial_09 Ask Andy Samberg Blog EDitorial_08 News_Movies_07 News_Web_10 Movies - Donny's Boy MusicVideos_SNL News_Movies_08 News_Movies_10 Videos_TV_08 News_Movies_09 News_SNL_07 Text_Interviews_07 EDitorial_10 Videos Interviews 11 Featured Player Update Images_05 Products 09 Videos TV 11 Movies - I Hate You Dad News Web 11 Videos_Live_08 EDitorial 11 SNL Episodes 08-09 Akiva Schaffer Videos TV 10 Videos_Live_09 Digital Shorts 2010-2011 News - CDs Videos_Interviews_07 SNL Episodes 09-10 Videos_FanMade_06 News Sitings 11 News_Web_06 Hot Rod Images - Fan-Made Magazines MusicVideos_LonelyIsland Products 08 Videos Interviews 10 Digital Shorts 08-09 Digital Shorts 09-10 Text Interviews 11 Text_Interviews_08 Videos Web 11 Videos_Movies_08 Icons SNL Impressions Justin Timberlake Videogames Videos_Interviews_08 Digital Shorts 2011-2012 FAQ Videos_TV_06 EDitorial_07 News_CDs_09 News_SNL_06 Text Interviews 10 Videos Live 11 SNL Recap 07-08 Videos Weekend Update Videos_FanMade_10 Videos_Movies_09 Videos_TV_05 News SNL 12 SNL Statistics 08-09 Twitter Update thelonelyislandfan Animated GIF Classic Andy Comic Con 09 Drawings Images_04 SNL Recap 05-06 SNL Recap 08-09 SNL Recap 10-11 Videos - Justin Timberlake EDitorial 12 News TV 12 Studio News Videos Cold Open Videos_TV_04 Wallpapers Caption Andy Costumes Discussion Merchandise 11 Movies - Celeste and Jesse Forever News - Sitings 09 Products 10 Text_Interviews_06 Videos Fan-Made 11 Videos Movies 11 Videos_Live_06 Bill Hader Rokk Vodka SNL Lessons SNL Transcripts 08-09 Videos Movies 10 Videos_Live_10