Jimmy Fallon

  • Culture

    October 3, 2013

    Here Lies Wally George

    The story of the father of combat TV as told by female wrestlers, punk rockers and a furniture-throwing pacifist

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    The Rolling Stones - Honda Center - May 15, 2013

    The Rolling Stones Honda Center May 15,2013 You have to hand it to The Rolling Stones. If you told any rock fan, critic or musician that they'd be playing live shows nearing the age of 70, they would have laughed and you would have been ridiculed. Just think back to the Jimmy Fallon character in Al ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2012

    Nick Cannon

    Brea Improv

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Penn Jillete's Obama-Marijuana-Crackdown-Is-Whack Tirade Goes Taiwanese!

    On his recent Penn's Sunday School show, magician, comedian, and medical pot defender Penn Jillette blasted President Barack Obama for unleashing federal goons on California's medical marijuana industry. In his tirade, Jillette shredded Obama for trying to act cool and hip with the kids on his ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2012

    OC Music Awards Ceremony

    City National Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Michele Bachmann's Fallon Intro Music: "Lyin' Ass Bitch" by Fishbone, Chosen by House Band The Roots

    As Michele Bachmann, congresswoman and GOP presidential contender, walked across the stage to sit next to Jimmy Fallon on Monday night, house band the Roots chose to play Fishbone's "Lyin' Ass Bitch." While the audience only heard a "la la" refrain, the message was pretty clear.

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Celebrity Karaoke: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Channels Axl Rose, Jimmy Fallon Does a Mean David Bowie

    ​We're certainly no strangers to Joseph Gordon-Levitt's musical talents on this blog, but last night on Jimmy Fallon's late night show, he was pretty spectacular. Actually, both Fallon and Gordon-Levitt were spectacular, channeling David Bowie and Axl Rose (respectively) on the most unlikely songs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    It's Pink Floyd Week on Jimmy Fallon

    ​More than any other reissue of collectors' box sets and unreleased music, Pink Floyd's campaign with EMI, Why Pink Floyd? is being presented with the most hoopla. The campaign launches tomorrow, also with unreleased music from the archives and complete studio recordings remastered. How is EMI cel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Ben & Jerry's Puts "Schweddy Balls" In Its Ice Cream

    ​Just in time for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 24 with host Alec Baldwin (arguably the best SNL guest host and who also plays Pete Schweddy in the above clip), the ice cream company that has already given Steven Colbert and Jimmy Fallon their own ice cream flavors ("Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain in Cerritos Tonight!

    ​This post is for those of you who have this blog bookmarked or on Google Reader and do not actually venture anywhere else in our paper but here. There are, believe or not, other sections of this rag and its website, and some of it has some food-related news, such as the indispensable Calendar of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Paul McCartney Sings Original 'Yesterday' Lyrics--'Scrambled Eggs'--with Jimmy Fallon

    ​Last night Paul McCartney was on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show, where talked about using placeholder lyrics to remember the song "Yesterday" when he was working on it. The catchphrase? "Scrambled eggs/oh my baby how I love your legs." Then Fallon asked McCartney to perform it with him! I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Sesame Street vs. Yo Gabba Gabba! The Musical Battle for Your Kids' Coolness

    Sesame Street​Sesame Street wants your kids to be cool. And not by learning the alphabet, easy addition or "good government bullshit" (sorry, it's the 20th anniversary of the release of GoodFellas).No, they're doing it through pop music.This week, The Street (I hear that's what the cool toddlers a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Superstars! Theme Parks! Slimy Politicians! All OC Names That Didn't Live Up to the Hype

    ​On over the weekend, Angels third baseman Brandon Wood hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.While that's pretty impressive, the four runs Wood drove in over the weekend represent 30 percent of his RBIs on the season. In other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Record Review: The Roots, How I Got Over

    ​The Hype: Waiting for the new album from the Roots to come out has been torturous--especially for those who love them enough to endure the entire hour of the Jimmy Fallon's comedy just to watch them play every week, all the while knowing that they should be on tour with an album th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    2/1 Odds Set Conan Splits "Tonight Show" by June

    ​An Irish bookmaker is offering short odds of 2/1 that Conan O'Brien quits as The Tonight Show host before June 2010.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: 26 Reasons to Hate Boston, Bostonians and Other Massholes

    Those rubes in Boston probably find this pretty.​UPDATED WITH CORRECTIONS . . . Before Angel fans can truly hate the Boston Red Sox--actually, if 1986 playoffs didn't do it, nothing will--they must first hate the team's fans, the residents of the town surrounding Fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Jimmy Fallon: Savior of Hip Hop?

      For some reason, when ?uestlove announced in November that The Roots would cease touring and become the house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, there was minor outrage. "Black Thought opening for Jimmy Fallon every night is the cultural equivalent of Miles Davis playing his horn on the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009

    Jimmy Fallon

    The Grove of Anaheim

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    On-Sale Saturday: Live, Keane, More

    Bet you had pretty much forgotten all about Live, didn't you? Well. They didn't forget about you. Their love is. Like water. They're coming to town, and tickets are on sale tomorrow. And so is other stuff!

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Incoming: Keane, The Go-Gos, 'Unwigged and Unpluged' and Jimmy Fallon all Coming to the Grove of Anaheim

    I took piano lessons for years as a kid. Maybe I should have practiced more (read: at all). We talked earlier this week about piano-heavy bands The Fray and Jack's Mannequin coming to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and now Keane (pictured), the English band that's been rockin' the 88 keys in one for ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Fallon for It

    Jimmy Fallon

  • Features

    November 15, 2007

    Record-store Clerk Blues

    FEEDBACK: Working Retail Leads to Misanthropy. Here’s Why

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Edie Made Easy

    Queen of the Factory and 60s Beauty No. 1 gets the superficial biopic treatment in Factory Girl

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Now Playing

    Alpha Dog, Borat, Charlotte's Web

  • Film

    January 11, 2007

    New Reviews

    Arthur and the Invisibles; Guru; Primeval; Stomp the Yard

  • Film

    February 23, 2006

    New Reviews

    Dirty, Doogal, Madea's Family Reunion, Running Scared, Taxi 9211

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    Attack of the 50-ft. Commercials!

    Abandon all hope: there's no escape from movie product placements

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    Low Fidelity

    The Farrellys strike out with Hornbys Fever Pitch

  • Features

    April 15, 2004

    Hung Out to Dry

    What we laugh about when we laugh about American Idols most famous reject

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    What Is It About the Gay Heroin Addicts?

    Monique Powell on boys, bands and bananas in the bathtub

  • Columns

    March 15, 2001