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Emma Stone Tests Her Skills at Art of Lying on Fallon; She Stinks! (Watch!) 2

Emma Stone Tests Her Skills at Art of Lying on Fallon; She Stinks! (Watch!)

Emma Stone knew her debut as a “Box of Lies” contender on the “Tonight Show” would be disastrous, but even she didn’t realize how bad she would be at making up stories on the spot. Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon has put a number of celebrities to the test, from Kate Hudson to Jennifer Lawrence. No one apparently likes to admit they’re a good liar, but in Emma’s case, her claims seem to be more than just posturing....
Jon Stewart Scolds Democrats for Lusting After Root of All Evil (watch!) 4

Jon Stewart Scolds Democrats for Lusting After Root of All Evil (watch!)

Jon Stewart plumbs the depths that Democrats will go to raise funds while at the same time decrying the influence of money on the electoral process. Republicans on the other hand, don’t give a sh*t; they just want the money. President Obama, who has been criticized for missing intelligence briefings, seems to have plenty of time to hit the fundraising circuit. He attended a star-studded bash at the Hollywood home of Gwyneth Paltrow for a fundraiser and attended another fundraiser hosted by real estate mogul Rich Richman....
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Turns Up... on Saturday Night Live (watch!) 6

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Turns Up… on Saturday Night Live (watch!)

North Korea’s beloved leader Kim Jong-Un has dropped out of sight for almost a month, provoking rumors about illness or even a possible coup. It only makes sense that he would resurface for a guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” Bobby Moynihan had the honor of playing the fearless leader in the show’s cold open. The skit opened with Moynihan sitting with a nurse surrounded by his lackeys. ...
Kristen Stewart Outs Dumb Pal, Tries Odd Porno-ish Game on Fallon (see!) 8

Kristen Stewart Outs Dumb Pal, Tries Odd Porno-ish Game on Fallon (see!)

Kristen Stewart must have had better things on her mind (maybe not), but spent most of the time on Jimmy Fallon last night talking about a slacker friend and two abandoned dogs and playing a game that oddly seemed subliminally pornographic. Oh right, she also talked about her new movie “Camp X-Ray,” for which she’s receiving some of the best reviews of her career. Kristen got things started when she mentioned that a friend found two abandoned dogs while playing “frisby golf” in a local park....
Jimmy Kimmel Plays Secret Talking Pig; Kids Sell Him Out for Bacon 10

Jimmy Kimmel Plays Secret Talking Pig; Kids Sell Him Out for Bacon

Jimmy Kimmel thinks kids will believe anything, so a top Hollywood makeup artist disguised him as a talking pig on his show last night, and he tried to convince a some kids to keep his secret. They did… up to a point. The scene unfolded at a state fair. Jimmy looked realistic enough in his pig suit, so two nine-year-old girls were invited to see him. “Children love animals, especially talking animals. Kids see talking animals on TV and in the movies a lot and they love them,” he said....
Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader Take Down TV Reporter for Interview Flub 12

Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader Take Down TV Reporter for Interview Flub

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader ran into an unusual problem promoting their new movie, “The Skeleton Twins.” The reporter interviewing them didn’t know what he was talking about. Well, maybe that’s not so unusual. But how Kristen and Bill handled the flub was hilarious. Denver reporter Chris Parente of KWGN TV, starting talking about the wrong Kristen Wiig film midway into the interview....
Jon Stewart Goes Into Deep Space to Explain Upcoming Elections (see!) 14

Jon Stewart Goes Into Deep Space to Explain Upcoming Elections (see!)

Jon Stewart had to go to the far reaches of the universe last night on “The Daily Show” to explain down-home politicking in the upcoming Congressional races for the House and Senate. Would you believe pols are arguing over how to hold a gun? Stewart has been regularly featuring reports on the elections in a series entitled “Democalypse 2014.” He’s gone to the far reaches of the earth to explain our political process, but this time he rockets into space in a hilarious segment....
Jimmy Kimmel Finds a New Way to Stop Nude Celeb Hacking (watch!) 16

Jimmy Kimmel Finds a New Way to Stop Nude Celeb Hacking (watch!)

Jimmy Kimmel premiered a new service on his show last night (Sept. 23) that will help celebrities keep their nude photos private. Once again American capitalism rises to the occasion in a most unusual way. The scandal has Hollywood up in arms, but the release of hundreds of racy photos has provided a mother lode biting humor on late night television....
James Franco, Seth Rogen Jump Out of Cake for Jimmy Fallon's Birthday 18

James Franco, Seth Rogen Jump Out of Cake for Jimmy Fallon’s Birthday

James Franco and Seth Rogan gave Jimmy Fallon the surprise (fright?) of his life last night (Sept. 19) on the “Tonight Show” to mark a very special occasion… Jimmy’s birthday. The talk show host turned the big 4-0, so you know the celebration was going to be special. But who knew that Seth would jump out of a giant cake, shirtless… and presumably bottomless as well, although the audience was spared any embarrassment....
Simpsons Groundskeeper Willie Says 'Aye or Die' in Scottish Vote (watch!) 20

Simpsons Groundskeeper Willie Says ‘Aye or Die’ in Scottish Vote (watch!)

Simpsons character Groundskeeper Willie may live in Springfield, but his sympathies still lie back in Scotland. He comes out in favor of Scottish Independence in a hilarious video that sums up the issue in black and white. Willie has the slogan “Aye or Die,” written on his chest. Scots will vote next week in an historic ballot that could see the nation leave Great Britain...
Lindsay Lohan Does ALS Ice Bucket on Fallon: Taps Prince Harry! (see!) 22

Lindsay Lohan Does ALS Ice Bucket on Fallon: Taps Prince Harry! (see!)

Lindsay Lohan made a special appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to do the ALS ice bucket challenge. Then, she challenged Prince Harry to do the same, like that’s going to happen. Lohan, 28, is supposed to be in London rehearsing for her West End revival of Mamet play Speed the Plow. Seems like she’s been everywhere but. She’s spent the last three weeks vacationing in Europe. The play debuts Sept. 24 and runs through Nov. 29 at London’s Playhouse Theatre. Opening night is Oct. 2. ...
John Oliver Skewers Dr. Oz for Phony Weight Loss Claims (watch!) 24

John Oliver Skewers Dr. Oz for Phony Weight Loss Claims (watch!)

John Oliver is finally hitting his stride on his new HBO talk show. He deconstructed Dr. Mehmet Oz for hyping diet pills without any scientific evidence to back them up. Dr. Oz’s comeuppance has been a long time coming. It took an act by Congress to finally call Dr. Oz on the carpet for his baseless claims, but Oliver nailed him to the floor. ...
Roots Meet Harry Potter on Fallon; Result? Tariq Busts a Rhyme (see!) 26

Roots Meet Harry Potter on Fallon; Result? Tariq Busts a Rhyme (see!)

Leave it to a fan to make this unusual request on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” How about a rap song based on the theme song for “Harry Potter?” Can do, Jimmy said… and called on The Roots to make it happen. As it turns out The Roots’ Tariq is a major Harry Potter fan, or so he said. He rapped to the Harry Potter theme as if it were a rap song to begin with....
Jon Stewart Decries Mass Shootings as Nation's New Normal (watch!) 28

Jon Stewart Decries Mass Shootings as Nation’s New Normal (watch!)

Jon Stewart can’t help but notice how it’s become all too common in America for deranged individuals to easily obtain guns and ammunition to carry out mass murders. On Monday’s broadcast (June 2) of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” he put his finger on the problem. The killings have been accepted by the American people as the new normal in society. ...
Dr Phil Called Out by Conan O'Brien Over V. Stiviano Interview (watch!) 30

Dr Phil Called Out by Conan O’Brien Over V. Stiviano Interview (watch!)

Dr. Phil McGraw threw some hardball questions at Donald Sterling’s alleged mistress, V Stiviano,. But the ones about sex particularly irked comedian Conan O’Brien. “He really grilled her about all the rumors that she was actually sterling’s mistress. I know he’s a doctor but I don’t think all of Dr. Phil’s questions were entirely appropriate,” Conan griped. Dr. Phil went into considerable detail about the allegations, obviously to titillate the audience. ...
Jennifer Lawrence, Jimmy Fallon Spat Over Beef... Hilariously (watch!) 32

Jennifer Lawrence, Jimmy Fallon Spat Over Beef… Hilariously (watch!)

Jennifer Lawrence looked like she was about punch Jimmy Fallon in the mouth on the Tonight Show over a “beef” between the two. Jimmy and Jennifer had two distinctly different points of view about the incident. Lawrence, was peeved because she thought Fallon left her hanging during a party prank on Jennifer Lopez. Eek! Lawrence also referred to herself in the third person. ...
Anne Hathaway Busts Rhymes Broadway Style on Tonight (See!) 34

Anne Hathaway Busts Rhymes Broadway Style on Tonight (See!)

Anne Hathaway showed off her singing talent in a hilarious spoof of rap music on “The Tonight Show” last night (Apr. 8). With Jimmy Fallon at the piano, she sang Broadway interpretations of the songs. Hathaway may be better known for acting, but she showcased her singing talent in the 2012 movie musical “Les Miserables.” The duo glided through Snoop Dogg’s “Gin and Juice,” 50-Cent’s “In Da Club,” and Kendrick Lamar’s “B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe.”...
Jon Stewart Shows Sean Hanity the Door After NY Gov. Blasts GOP 38

Jon Stewart Shows Sean Hanity the Door After NY Gov. Blasts GOP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave extreme Republicans the bum’s rush, telling them their pro-life, pro-assault weapon, anti-gaeeey views had no place in the state. Fox News’ Sean Hanity cried foul. Jon Stewart showed him the door. The governor’s remarks in a radio address on Friday (Jan. 24) sparked a rabid reaction on right-leaning Fox News. ...
Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Fallon Hilariously Riff on NJ Gov. (watch) 40

Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Fallon Hilariously Riff on NJ Gov. (watch)

Bruce Springsteen, New Jersey’s native son, joined Jimmy Fallon last night for a side-splitting riff on NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s mushrooming scandal involving illegal lane closures on the traffic-packed George Washington Bridge. Christie has been embroiled in a political scandal after it was revealed that his No. 1 aide order three lanes closed on the bridge leading into New York City as political payback....
Beth Behrs Stops Short on Kat Dennings; Conan Freaks! (watch!) 42

Beth Behrs Stops Short on Kat Dennings; Conan Freaks! (watch!)

Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings were on Conan last night–big mistake. They took over the show from the rooster-haired comedian. Conan was so out of the conversation, he missed it when Beth accidentally grabbed Kat’s breast. What to do? Demand a replay. Beth was talking about “DuckTales,” the Disney animated series about Donald Duck and friends, when the conversation got particularly, shall we say, animated....
Jon Stewart Goofs on Megyn Kelly Over White Santa Claims (Watch!) 44

Jon Stewart Goofs on Megyn Kelly Over White Santa Claims (Watch!)

Jon Stewart just could pass up on a chance to lampoon FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly after she asserted that St. Nicolas, the model for today’s Santa Claus was white, even though he was Greek and likely dark skinned. Adding insult to injury she said Jesus was white, too. Jeeezus! Kelly was trying to rebut an article published on the online site Slate. Author Aisha Harris argued that Santa shouldn’t be white anymore, ...