Despite Sylvester Stallone’s valiant attempts to prove otherwise with 1987’s ‘Over the Top,’ arm wrestling is sort of hard to make exciting for spectators. On last night’s ‘Tonight Show,’ host Jimmy Fallon and guest Liam Neeson decided to give that whole "make this sorta sport fun for the people" thing a go. It got weird.
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The demands of filming a television series -- especially a highly anticipated one like Marvel's own 'Agent Carter' -- often lead to some strange side effects that bleed over into real life. For star Hayley Atwell (the eponymous Agent Peggy Carter herself), that apparently included having to run errands while done up in full post-World War II regalia.
Kidman and Fallon have previously met—all celebrities know each other, obviously—but while Fallon remembered their years-ago hang as a sort of weirdly casual thing, Kidman recalls it a bit differently. For Kidman, it was a romantic prospect, and the look on Fallon's face when he realizes what might have been is genuinely priceless. You really blew this one, Fallon.
First of all, were you aware that Anne Hathaway once had swine flu? Additionally, were you aware that this apparently happened somewhat recently? It's true! What a horrible fun fact about the Oscar-winning actress!
Like many of us, 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon appears to believe that Hollywood superstar Bradley Cooper can do anything -- and, based on his impressive resume of stage and screen roles and accolades, the guy can't be too off the mark. But there is one that Cooper isn't so great at: music. It's sort of surprising, really, and even the overly solicitous Fallon was a little dumbstruck when Cooper admitted that his musical talents are minimal on last night's show.
‘Tonight Show’ host Jimmy Fallon loves a good recurring sketch or game, but one of his very best repeating gags is one we don’t get to see often enough. When given the right musical guest—typically, someone funny and plucky and more than willing to go a bit crazy—Fallon and his house band The Roots will break out the classroom instruments and everyone will just go to town on a particular jam.
Jimmy Fallon has beaten plenty of superstars on his ‘Tonight Show’ when it comes time to break out the drinking games—maybe these things are fixed! maybe Fallon is just really good at games!—but few talents have turned in such an all-around dismal performance as Chris Pine did last night. The ‘Into the Woods’ star could not catch a break when it came to Battleshots, a wicked little hybrid of Battleship and, well, shots of tequila, and Fallon nearly broke the poor man.
Amy Adams is adorably bad at flip cup. The ‘Big Eyes’ star—and hey, this week's ‘Saturday Night Live’ host!—hit up ‘The Tonight Show’ last night to play an extremely festive round of flip cup with host Jimmy Fallon. Although the cheery spirit was strong in this particular round of holiday-decked flip cup, that didn’t do much to help Adams’ overall performance.
Even though "Stephen Colbert" the host, actor, and comedian is only leaving us for a brief bit of time -- he'll take over hosting 'The Late Show' late next year -- "Stephen Colbert" the 'Colbert Report'-created character left us last night, when the Comedy Central talk show ended its nine-year run. Colbert's final episode was weird, marvelous, and marvelously weird, ending with a massive, star-studded sing-a-long that included crooners like Big Bird, Jeff Daniels, Cyndi Lauper, James Franco, and more more more.
The holiday season can be particularly trying for plenty of people, but there is a certain subset of living things we might often forget need some extra love when the weather turns cold. Trees. Specifically, trees chopped down in their prime to serve as Christmas decorations for millions upon millions of people. Can you even imagine what this season of death must be like for them?