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Funny In Failure

Mar 1, 2021

Jorma Taccone is a writer, actor, comedian, director & producer. He can pretty much do it all. He’s a versatile entertainer and creator both in front of and behind the camera. He is best known as one third of the comedy trio, THE LONELY ISLAND with Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer. They have worked with some of the biggest names in music including, Justin Timberlake, Rhianna, Natalie Portman, Nicki Minaj, Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, Michael Bolton, Akon, and Kendrick Lamar to name a few.

Jorma has also been involved with (either directed, written, acted or produced) Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Lego Movie, Hot Rod, Saturday Night Live, MacGruber, The land of the Lost, An American Pickle, Parks and Recreation, Grown Ups 2, PEN15, Girls, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Palm Springs, The League, The Last O.G. Brooklyn Nine- Nine and the soon to be successful action thriller Kung Fury in 2021. He has also won an Emmy award for his skit Dick in a Box and is the author of the Little Fox and the Wild Imagination. Jorma is also a voice actor known for voicing Spider-Man Earth-67, Green Goblin / Norman Osbourne and William Shakespeare.

In this wide-ranging chat, we chat about nerves, doubts about making it in the industry, teamwork & collaboration, ego, Lonely Island, happiness, social media, being nominated for a razzie award, comedy, knowing yourself, regrets and being a father.

Check out Jorma on:

  • Instagram: Jormataccone
  • Twitter: Jormataccone
  • Little Fox and the Wild Imagination:

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