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April 29, 2014 10:30 pm

inothernews:

Jimmy Fallon’s best gag yet.

Hilarious

February 10, 2014 8:14 pm

Shot for shot. Impressive.

August 2, 2013 1:18 pm March 22, 2013 6:40 pm
"Fallon offered a new mood for the post-irony crowd—a new generation with a taste for immediately streamable chunks of unabashed pop-culture sugar that didn’t pretend to be nutritious, symbolic, relevant, or important."

Are we post-irony now?  I did not get that memo…

But Jimmy Fallon is awfully charming.

(Source: GQ)

March 20, 2013 6:27 pm
rollingstone:

The Tonight Show is reportedly heading back to New York, with Jimmy Fallon expected to take over for longtime host Jay Leno by the fall of 2014.

Good/bad. Awesome that Jay Leno will finally fade away and Jimmy Fallon will continue to delight even larger masses. Sad that the show is going East, mostly cause it means fewer chances for me to see Questlove and Co. around town.

rollingstone:

The Tonight Show is reportedly heading back to New York, with Jimmy Fallon expected to take over for longtime host Jay Leno by the fall of 2014.

Good/bad. Awesome that Jay Leno will finally fade away and Jimmy Fallon will continue to delight even larger masses. Sad that the show is going East, mostly cause it means fewer chances for me to see Questlove and Co. around town.

February 22, 2013 10:11 pm

theclearlydope:

Official New Crush Alert: The first lady. 

latenightjimmy:

Evolution of Mom Dancing (with Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama)

In honor of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign, Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama present the “Evolution of Mom Dancing.”

Greatest first lady ever.

(via popculturebrain)

January 5, 2013 11:17 am

I love Bill Cosby so much.  The man is just pure.

Part 1 

October 24, 2012 11:00 am

popculturebrain:

top5funniest:

Tom Hanks Performs Slam Poem About ‘Full House’ on Jimmy Fallon

Ok, this is really amazing.

April 7, 2012 4:23 pm

Let’s talk about the many ways this is amazing. I’m so glad Dan Auerbach is using his rockstar super powers to do good.  Also, the cover art for this mother is truly bananas.

November 15, 2011 5:11 pm

GQ: Let’s talk about how you guys came up with “History of Rap,” the most viral video in network late night history. Jimmy Fallon: We were in your dressing room backstage on SNL.Justin Timberlake: We were just shooting the shit, right?Jimmy Fallon: You were coming on my show later that week, and I asked, “What do you want to do?” We both thought, well we could sing something. I wanted to do Toto’s “Africa."We could sing that song really well together.Justin Timberlake: We should still do it! We should do Toto’s “Africa” but we should do it as characters.Jimmy Fallon: I was thinking we’d do “Africa” as me and you at the age of thirteen. We’d be best friends and have a tape of us having a sleepover and singing “Africa.” We can wear wigs and braces .Justin Timberlake: We were sitting there, and I said, “Do you remember that guy who did the history of dance?” He did every song that had a dance or was named after a dance. It was a viral sensation. Then we just started kicking around medley ideas. Jimmy was like, “What if we did the whole history of all hip-hop and fit in as many songs as we can?Jimmy Fallon: We started improvising right there. We went from Jay-Z to “The Humpty Dance” to “How about this one?” Justin Timberlake: Jimmy’s a great impressionist and that’s what makes it funny—Jimmy Fallon impersonating greats like Snoop and Notorious B.I.G. And, of course, the Roots. If I had the Roots on my show I’d be doing songs every day. Can you imagine if you had a total karaoke session with the Roots? By the way, you should have audience participation karaoke.Jimmy Fallon: That’s a good idea. I’m writing it down.Justin Timberlake: You should try to stump the Roots! Have random audience members come up and make requests. Is there a song they can’t play? They can play anything.Jimmy Fallon: I think why those videos have gone so viral is partly because everyone knows and loves those songs. That alone is pretty cool. But when you have Justin Timberlake doing it, it makes it insanely cool. After we did the first “History of Rap,” we were on the phone and you were like “I’m in France now and it’s on the front page!” Le History of le Hip Hop. I was so excited, like “Dude. They know who I am in France?” And Justin just goes, “No.”  Oh, of course. You’re Justin Timberlake. That’s why this is a huge hit.

GQ: Let’s talk about how you guys came up with “History of Rap,” the most viral video in network late night history.

Jimmy Fallon: We were in your dressing room backstage on SNL.

Justin Timberlake: We were just shooting the shit, right?

Jimmy Fallon: You were coming on my show later that week, and I asked, “What do you want to do?” We both thought, well we could sing something. I wanted to do Toto’s “Africa."We could sing that song really well together.

Justin Timberlake: We should still do it! We should do Toto’s “Africa” but we should do it as characters.

Jimmy Fallon: I was thinking we’d do “Africa” as me and you at the age of thirteen. We’d be best friends and have a tape of us having a sleepover and singing “Africa.” We can wear wigs and braces .

Justin Timberlake: We were sitting there, and I said, “Do you remember that guy who did the history of dance?” He did every song that had a dance or was named after a dance. It was a viral sensation. Then we just started kicking around medley ideas. Jimmy was like, “What if we did the whole history of all hip-hop and fit in as many songs as we can?

Jimmy Fallon: We started improvising right there. We went from Jay-Z to “The Humpty Dance” to “How about this one?” 

Justin Timberlake: Jimmy’s a great impressionist and that’s what makes it funny—Jimmy Fallon impersonating greats like Snoop and Notorious B.I.G. And, of course, the Roots. If I had the Roots on my show I’d be doing songs every day. Can you imagine if you had a total karaoke session with the Roots? By the way, you should have audience participation karaoke.

Jimmy Fallon: That’s a good idea. I’m writing it down.

Justin Timberlake: You should try to stump the Roots! Have random audience members come up and make requests. Is there a song they can’t play? They can play anything.

Jimmy Fallon: I think why those videos have gone so viral is partly because everyone knows and loves those songs. That alone is pretty cool. But when you have Justin Timberlake doing it, it makes it insanely cool. After we did the first “History of Rap,” we were on the phone and you were like “I’m in France now and it’s on the front page!” Le History of le Hip Hop. I was so excited, like “Dude. They know who I am in France?” And Justin just goes, “No.”  Oh, of course. You’re Justin Timberlake. That’s why this is a huge hit.

July 20, 2011 7:06 am

thedailywhat:

After Hours: On tonight’s Late Night, host Jimmy Fallon, guest Justin Timberlake, and house band The Roots made history again with “History of Rap Part 2.”

[lnwjf.]

Earlier: Part 1.

March 17, 2011 7:43 am

I wonder how much arm-twisting his publicist had to do to get Woods to do this spot.  That said, ballsy.