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  • Jiminy Glick returns to interview Jimmy Fallon on ‘The Tonight Show’

    Last night brought the return of the great Jiminy Glick. Martin Short reprised his famous character on The Tonight Show for a talk show within a talk show called, “Talk of the Town.” Glick sat down for an intimate interview with none other than Jimmy “Giggle Boy” Fallon. “Usually I talk to celebrities, so this is a nice change of pace.” Glick and “non-celebrity” Fallon discuss growing up in poor Brooklyn, Hollywood, donuts, and SNL. Check it out.

    Paul Reubens confirms there will be a new Pee-Wee Herman movie on ‘Tonight Show’

    Paul Reubens was a guest last night on The Tonight Show. Like many, host Jimmy Fallon is a huge fan of Ruebens’ iconic character Pee-Wee Herman. Asking the question that’s been on everyone’s mind for some time, Reubens confirms that he is working on a new Pee-Wee Herman movie. The film will be produced by Judd Apatow and is expected to start production in February.

    Andrew Orvedahl on Tonight Show, “Sometimes I’ll forget I’m divorced”

    Denver comedian, and member of The Grawlix comedy group, Andrew Orvedahl was the guest comedian on last night’s The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Orvedahl is a recently divorced father of one, and sadly, his comedy career causes him to miss semi-important things such as preschool graduations… well, sort of. “You can’t miss something that’s not actually a real thing.” Orvedahl goes to talk about it slips his mind from time to time that he’s divorced, parenting secrets, and the perks of owning a flask. Check it out.

    Zach Galifianakis and Jimmy Fallon try (and fail) to make plans to hang out

    Zach Galifianakis was a guest on last night’s The Tonight Show. In a little behind-the-scenes clip, Jimmy Fallon ran into Zach after having not seen his friend in a long time. The pair try to schedule a time to get together to hang out, but just have the busiest schedules. Riding an elephant, staring at a blank wall, creating and dealing with the fallout of Jurassic Park, the pair are just too busy, maybe 2030 will slow them down. Read More

    Artie Lange explains how Keith Richards’ cigarette cost him $25K on ‘Tonight Show’

    Artie Lange was a guest last night on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his new Comedy Central special. Lange’s a man’s man. He likes beef hotdogs, the New York Jets (well…), smoking, and The Rolling Stones. Lange tells Jimmy Fallon about the time he went to see the Stones play at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, where, surprisingly, you’re not allowed to smoke… not even if you’re Keith Richards. Well, maybe not if you’re Keith Richards. Lange bet a security guard that Richards would light up the second he got on stage, and it almost worked out for him.

    John Mulaney got Ice-T to narrate the “Mulaney” show intro

    With his new sitcom premiering on Fox this Sunday, John Mulaney is making his rounds the talk show circuit. In an amazing interview with Jimmy Fallon on last night’s The Tonight Show, Mulaney revealed a wonderful meta joke in his show. Having often talked about his love of Law & Order: SVU in his act, the comedian hired Ice-T (rapper and Detective Fin Tutuola) to narrate the show’s intro. “Mulaney was shot in front of a live studio audience, ok?” My high hopes for this show just keep getting higher. Read More

    This week on TV: Love comes to the store

    There are lots of great funny people making appearances on television this week. Late night is packed full of it all while many new sitcoms are premiering. While that’s all fun and dandy but this weekend, we’re not only hosting some killer live stand-up shows but we’re anxiously awaiting the debut of Jerrod Carmichael’s new stand-up special, Love At The Store. Giddyup! Read More