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Playboy Interview: Andy Samberg Grows Up, Aims High, Buys a Squatty Potty
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Playboy Interview: Andy Samberg Grows Up, Aims High, Buys a Squatty Potty

If he wanted to, Andy Samberg could still be ruling viral video with shorts like Dick in a Box, that indelible ode to the joys of gift wrapping your junk and presenting it to your lover. After Saturday Night Live lobbed that comedy grenade, co-written by Samberg and recorded with Justin Timberlake, it hit 28 million views in less than a year. Later cited by Billboard as one of “the most iconic musical moments in the show’s history,” it copped an Emmy and inspired two sequels, to say nothing of the countless fan reworkings. Samberg chased that one with other huge SNL digital shorts, including “Jizz in My Pants,” a New Wave banger about premature ejaculation that to date has more than 153 million views; “I’m on a Boat,” the Grammy-nominated nautical rap featuring T-Pain; and “I Just Had Sex,” featuring Akon. All these Samberg created with SNL writers Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg’s buds since junior high and inseparable creative partners. Instead of settling into…

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