Jimmy Fallon's Nightmare Ring Injury Makes Me Want to Throw Up

Jay Hathaway · 07/14/15 12:45PM

“It’s a thing called ring avulsion. A-V-U-L-S-I-O-N. If you Google it, it’s graphic images. Don’t Google it. But ring avulsion, it’s a real thing...,” Jimmy Fallon said last night, describing the gruesome hand injury that kept him away from his show for two weeks and will now fuel your paranoid nightmares for a lifetime. Jimmy Fallon is a silly clown who enjoys a drink from time to time, but he is absolutely correct: don’t Google it.

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town and He's Bringing One Direction With Him

Dayna Evans · 12/23/14 09:40AM

In this edition of Jimmy Fallon's ongoing "Famous Song Played with Classroom Instruments" series, British handsome man cabal with angel voices and regrettable tattoos One Direction joined The Roots and the goofy TV host to threaten you with holiday spirit. Santa Claus is coming to town—and he's bringing these scruffy babes with him.

Fallon and Timberlake Go Back to '90s Summer Camp to Sing "Jumper"

Jay Hathaway · 12/17/14 10:10AM

The duo of Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon took it all the way back to the summer camp of your '90s childhood last night in a sketch where they landed roughly 1.5 good jokes, one of which was "Remember Third Eye Blind's 'Jumper?'" Pretty good joke.

Benedict Cumberbatch Just Cannot Get Jimmy Fallon to Say "Booty"

Jay Hathaway · 11/18/14 02:01PM

Jimmy Fallon's recurring Tonight Show games, like beer pong and musical impressions, are pretty reliable, but only because he doesn't overuse them—he has to mix it up by introducing new ways to torture his guests. Or, in the case of last night's new game, his audience.

Watch Mike Tyson Fight Himself in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out

Jay Hathaway · 10/29/14 02:20PM

Mike Tyson, of Mike Tyson's Punch-Out, was one of the most fearsome Nintendo bosses of any '80s kid's childhood. He hit extremely hard, and it was hard to hit him back. So it's understandable that the real Mike Tyson might be a little nervous to face himself in his 8-bit prime.

Jimmy Fallon Interviewed Brad Pitt in the Form of a Breakdance

Jay Hathaway · 10/16/14 02:15PM

What's up with Brad Pitt these days? [Pop] [lock] [extended windmill] [exagerrated shrug], basically. At least that's what Pitt('s stunt double) told Jimmy Fallon('s stunt double) in their interview last night, which was conducted in the form of breakdancing.

Ira Glass Defends His Misbegotten Anti-Shakespeare Tweet

Aleksander Chan · 10/09/14 06:58AM

Ira Glass, famous voice of This American Life, sent the summer news cycle aflutter when he tweeted that "Shakespeare sucks." "It's as if Mister Rogers has tweeted, 'Kermit's an asshole," he told Jimmy Fallon of the ensuing think pieces and tweetstorms on the Tonight Show.