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>> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company prents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac --
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey. thank you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. how you guys feeling? you guys feeling good, tonight, on monday night? [ cheers and applause ] good monday night crowd. i'm very excited to be here. let's get right to the news here. in a new interview, snooki -- [ laughter ] -- said that her arrest last month embarrassed her family. [ laughter ] her family followed up with a statement of their own saying, "oh, no, we were already embarrassed. [ laughter ] but thank you." some more celebrity news. simon cowell was spotted on vacation this weekend, not wearing a shirt. it was actually kind of a scary moment, when simon turned sideways and one of his nipples took out a family of five. [ laughter ] it was like -- you have to cover those things up. check this out. a new study found that americans are becoming more honest about what they weigh. i guess people are starting to figure out that we can see them. [ laughter ] clearly -- clearly fat.
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[ applause ] hey, here's some gossip for you. levi johnston was at the teen choice awards last night. i'm not sure what he was doing there. choosing teens, i guess? i don't know what -- [ laughter ] either way, that's some gossip. listen to this. a company in california is selling cannabis cupcakes to anyone with a medical marijuana card. [ cheers and applause ] fortunately, to get a medical marijuana card in california, you have to go through a rigorous background check, where they ask you all sorts of questions, like, "do you want a medical marijuana card?" [ laughter ] stuff like that. it's tricky. speaking of marijuana, a 14-year-old boy in california just started a wildfire while he was trying to smoke pot in a field. if this kid ever does try pot again, it's definitely gonna make him paranoid. [ laughter ] he's gonna be like -- "i lit a whole forest on fire!" guys, exciting news, i'm very excited about this. there's a new pop-tarts cafe opening tomorrow in times
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square. [ cheers and applause ] finally -- finally, a way to enjoy pop-tarts without the hassle of making them myself. [ laughter ] "so hard! i don't have time for this." the statue of liberty, you guys, the statue of liberty is closing for nine months next year to install a second staircase. but between you and me, i heard boob job. [ laughter ] i heard that. any of you guys have kids? [ scattered cheers ] yeah. well, listen to this. the iowa state fair is selling gps tracking devices, so that parents can find their children if they get separated. yeah, that should be really helpful. "honey, where did gary go?" "uh, okay, let's look here. it says here, according to this, he's at the iowa state fair." [ laughter ]
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and finally, a man in california was arrested for smuggling piranhas into the country. and you thought it was scary hiding heroin in your rectum. [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show! give it up for the roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome. welcome, everybody, to our show. i had crazy weekend, this weekend. i flew to l.a. and back, one day. i went to go see -- i went to the teen choice awards. >> steve: oh, that's right. >> jimmy: i was nominated for "choice comedian." [ cheers and applause ] i lost. [ laughter ] don't clap for that, buddy. no, i lost to ellen degeneres, who is -- gosh, she's so funny. she had a funny acceptance speech. you win a surf board at these shows. that's your prize. that's your award. and it's a fun show. and she was like, "i like this award, 'cause all my other awards sink." [ laughter ]
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it's the only one that floats. i thought that was really funny. she was awesome. how was your weekend? you do -- >> steve: my weekend was good. i had a lot of -- i'm getting ready for the big -- we're having an annual -- first annual, in my hometown of des moines, iowa, it's called "just best." they're having a comedy show, and i'm getting back together with my brother and a fellow named gruber, for the higgins boys and gruber reunion. oh, thank you. [ cheers and applause ] oh, my god. please, stop, please. please. >> jimmy: no, no. higgins boy and gruber. >> steve: you know, it makes me feel warm that they remember. >> jimmy: oh, yeah, they remember all the -- >> steve: they remember "higgins boys and gruber" from the comedy channel, that's right. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so, you're getting together -- why are you guys getting back together? >> steve: well, they're doing a comedy festival in des moines, where we started, and -- >> jimmy: that's your hometown. >> steve: my hometown, where the iowa state fair is. right there, mom, i'll see you. we're going back. it's gonna be on a friday night, at hoyt sherman auditorium, which is a beautiful -- [ laughter ]
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it's hoyt sherman -- sherman's brother. [ laughter ] his name's hoyt. it's iowa! >> jimmy: hoyt. >> steve: hoyt. >> jimmy: hoyt. hoyt sherman. >> steve: h-o-y-t. oh, my god, thank you! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we have the details -- we have the details on our website. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: if you want to get tickets to go see higgins. >> steve: and quest is gonna tweet it out. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: --this weekend. quest is gonna tweet it. >> questlove: yeah, i'll do that, man. >> jimmy: we got a big show tonight, you guys. we're thrilled to have him back. from the new film, "the switch," the one and only, jason bateman is here. [ cheers and applause ] love him. a very talented, young actor from "scott pilgrim versus the world," kieran culkin is joining us! [ cheers and applause ] he's a good man. the lovely host of "work of art" on bravo, china chow is here. [ cheers and applause ] she's funny. and we got some good music and performance from menomena, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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that's a lot of show. that's a lot of show. should be really fun. everybody, we love gadgets on this show, and we love games. that's why it's time, once again, for "cellphone shootout." >> "cellphone shootout!" ♪ >> jimmy: all right, here's how the game works. we're gonna invite three people down here with cellphone cameras. a bunch of images are gonna flash by on the sharp 108, really fast, like six images a second fast. yeah. [ laughter ] and you're going to snap the picture with your cellphone as they go by. now, whatever you take a picture of, that's what you win. steve, what kind of prizes are we playing for here. >> steve: well, jimmy, today, we have a jar of "law & order" applesauce -- an iphone -- a vision of the future -- and we have the touching serenade from folk duo, tungsten and moore, financial advisers and estate planning. [ applause ]
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>> jimmy: wait, guys. wait, wait. hold on, hold on. tungsten and moore, what's wrong? >> it's not a serenade. it's a protest song. there's a difference. big difference. >> jimmy: i'm sorry. i apologize. it's a protest song. for those of you who don't know tungsten and moore financial advisers and estate planning is the name of your band. >> yes, that's correct. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: and you are financial advisers in real life? >> and we also do probate law. >> currency trading, as well. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what is your protest song about? >> about the financial reform legislation. >> jimmy: the one that congress just passed, you don't like it? >> have you taken a look at cost of compliance on this legislation? i mean, it's not cool! [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, okay. i agree. moore, are you upset about this, too? [ laughter ] ♪
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[ laughter ] >> yeah, i am. i'm a little bit upset. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: higgins, who do we have playing "cellphone shootout" tonight? >> steve: well, jimmy, tonight's contestants are trevor, brittany, and sonny. get your cellphones cocked and ready, and get down here for "cellphone shootout." ♪ >> jimmy: great to see you. how are you? >> how you doing? >> jimmy: take your time. [ laughter ] what's your name, where you from? >> trevor, from montreal. >> jimmy: trevor, from montreal. good man. good to see you, buddy. >> brittany, from right here. >> jimmy: brittany, from right here in studio 6b. [ laughter ] >> sonny, from jersey. >> jimmy: sonny, from jersey. good man, sonny. well, welcome, welcome. what are you guys playing for? >> the nintendo.
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>> jimmy: the nintendo action set. very, very nice. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: of course, above that is the vision of your future. [ laughter ] you might win that, as well. you might win that as well. what are you looking for? >> i'd like to see the future. >> jimmy: yeah. interested? [ laughter ] what do you think it holds? >> i don't know. a mystery. >> jimmy: yeah, it is a mystery. any guesses at all? >> i hope i'm alive. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i hope so, too. yeah, yeah. i think you'll be alive, yeah. it might be, like, five minutes in the future, who knows. but either way, you'll be -- yeah, you'll be alive. what are you looking at, buddy? >> i'm looking at towel with the yellow stain. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i believe -- i believe that is a mustard stain. but i'm not sure. we'll find out if you do win it, but good luck. here we go. turn around and please face the sharp 108 and get your cellphones ready. now, don't fire until i tell you to. okay? i'll give the signal.
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let's start the loop first. start it. there it is. all the prizes up there. wait for my command. wait for it. and ready, aim, shoot! all right, stop the loop. all right. player number one, let's see what you got, my friend. >> no idea. >> jimmy: looks like half of a bowling ball. >> steve: oh, yes! it's half a bowling ball. ever wondered what the inside of a bowling ball looked like? well, guess no longer, 'cause we cut one open for you. so, throw away your -- but don't throw away your sense of awe and wonder. for the curiosity forever to observe the mysterious innards of this timeless piece of american sports. jimmy? >> jimmy: that's great, man. you gotta be psyched. let's see what you won. [ drum roll ] you won a protest song by tungsten and moore. [ scattered cheers ]
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♪ >> this summer, congress passed the most sweeping financial reform legislation in history. this is a protest song. ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh, ooh ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh ♪ sometimes life can get you down make you sad and make you frown ♪ ♪ when you're feeling kind of blue there's just one thing that you gotta do ♪ ♪ get your smile on ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ooh, ooh, ooh get your smile on ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh
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get your smile on ♪ >> capital gains should not be taxed as they come! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you won the diamond ring. >> steve: oh, you've won an engagement ring. this engagement ring is being given to you by jeremy. jeremy is a non-smoking 35-year-old mechanical engineer from madison, wisconsin. jeremy's very high standards and trouble being in a relationship but he's been working on them, and his therapist thinks he's ready to commit. congratulations on your engagement ring. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: congratulations. well, that is it for "cellphone shootout," everybody. [ cheers and applause ] hey, we'll right back with jason bateman! come on back! ♪ host: could switching to geico really
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>> jimmy: you know our first guest from the award-winning "arrested development" and countless hit movies. his latest movie, "the switch," with jennifer aniston, is in theaters friday, august 20th. please welcome back to the show, jason bateman! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow. >> that's why i don't dance. >> jimmy: what are you talking about? that was very -- >> i was giving up the dancing. that, boy, "little house on the prairie," i have not thought about that show for a long time. >> jimmy: no, no, no. similar, but no. >> wasn't "little house"? >> jimmy: no, no, wasn't "little house."
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no. >> oh. >> jimmy: there was no words to that -- i don't think was any words to that theme. >> there wasn't! >> jimmy: no. there was just sounds, like, mary falling down the hill. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: "ooh, ow, ooh, ah!" >> a melancholy cello. >> jimmy: it really was. how are you, buddy? >> real good. >> jimmy: you're not on your iphone or ipad right now? >> i've got it loaded. >> jimmy: you do? >> you want to play? >> jimmy: no, i don't want to play. but you kept playing -- backstage, he's playing words with friends. >> yes. >> jimmy: or scrabble, basically. >> do you want a beat down, 'cause i will get your user name and i will -- i've got nine games going. let's make it ten. >> jimmy: what is it? explain to me what this is. >> words with friends is a scrabble-type game. >> jimmy: uh-huh. >> they love it. [ cheers and applause ] you can -- you can tell. >> jimmy: i can just tell by the -- >> it is -- it keeps me smart. i didn't do any college time, and so i go ahead and i make up words and see if the computer allows it. and if it does, i seem smart. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's the thing about these games, 'cause i do -- i i play scrabble on facebook. >> okay. >> jimmy: and you do that.
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i'm under a fake name. >> i'll get it out of you before the night is over. >> jimmy: do you want the name? i have a fake name, so that nobody bothers me. i'm under jason bateman. [ laughter ] >> no. jason bateman -- [ scattered applause ] >> jimmy: come on. that's a good one, yeah, i worked on that. i worked on that. >> jason bateman was a big gay porn site. >> jimmy: was it really? >> yeah. it was, for a long time. we took some lawyers on that. >> jimmy: you did? >> it wasn't even -- it was worse. it wasn't even that it was a gay porn website, it was a gay porn web hub. from here, you could go to thousands of gay porn sites. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: jason bateman -- >> don't act like you don't know. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you know what, you're right. you can access so many. and that's why -- my head would just start -- it got scrambled. >> yeah, but this -- this words with friends thing is -- it's a healthy way to waste some time. it's -- you know, i'm very domesticated now. i've got a beautiful wife, amanda. >> jimmy: i know her.
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she is very beautiful. very nice. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] you guys know her, too? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. we all know amanda. she was out here earlier. >> it was only dudes clapping. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's weird. >> and i have a great little daughter, francesca, and so i'm not doing a lot of, you know, shall we say, drinking and going out at night, so this is my -- this is my mistress. >> jimmy: this is your partying. >> yeah. this words with friends, and so, i really let my hair down. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, my god. you logon and just -- >> oh, god, i'll throw up a seven-tiler. and -- >> jimmy: oh, my god. it really gets wild at the bateman household. >> it does. it does. and she actually chastises me, as if i'm doing drugs in the house when she catches me doing it. like, if -- she'll watch the way my thumbs -- like she'll be where you are, and so, she can't see the screen, but she'll notice the thumb action. and if the thumb action, if it's sliding, that means i'm putting together a word in words with friends. i'm sliding tiles. if it's tapping, then it could be a work-related e-mail, she'll
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leave me alone. so, i have to watch the sliding, otherwise, you know, she reminds me i've got a kid to father. >> jimmy: you've developed a system where it looks like you're tapping, but you're really sliding? >> it's called locking yourself in the bathroom. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: and just go for it. hey, i want to hear about -- you have a company with our good friend will arnett, who's a very funny individual, as well. >> yes, yes, he is. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you have a company together? >> we have a company. and willy -- willy and amy just had a new little baby boy, abel. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: abel, that's right. so cute. >> we didn't think they could do it again. >> jimmy: we really didn't think, but they did. they came back. >> they did it. >> jimmy: they came back, and did it again. >> this one was cheaper than the first one, too. >> jimmy: it really was. >> craigslist, you can get so many bargains. >> jimmy: yeah. >> no. it's a real one. so, yeah -- so, willy and i started this -- it's a digital content company, where we make, sort of, like, funny shorts that have products integrated organically into the short. it's fun, but -- >> jimmy: so, a company will approach you and go, "can you just make something" -- does it have to be about the product?
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>> right -- well, they don't want it to be a commercial, 'cause they've got that covered. they want -- they want us to do a funny little video. and "if you can put our product in it, that would be great," but we try not to hammer you with some sort of product message. that's -- that's sort of the fun, creative goal. >> jimmy: what is the name of the company? >> it's named after will. it's called "dumb dumb." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: dumb dumb. >> yeah, it's actually named after both of us. a couple of dummies running it. >> jimmy: but we have a clip of one here. this is a new one. is this out yet? >> this is just recently out, i think. this is called "the dancer." and, well, let's run it and then let's talk about it, jimmy. >> jimmy: okay. [ light laughter ] >> yeah! woo! >> i'm gonna get some kisses tonight, boys! >> whoa, whoa, whoa. all right. >> woo! [ cheering ] [ laughter ]
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: now, that was -- that was you there, that was you. that was you as the dancer. >> no, i was just -- >> jimmy: that was not your sister. >> no, it wasn't. >> no, i -- i found some very uncomfortable things about myself doing this. "a," it was -- it was shockingly freeing. the feeling i had. [ laughter ] and, "b," i had a very well-known, hilarious hollywood actress that was all set to do this for us, and i got rid of her a week before we shot it, because i wanted to do it. like, i couldn't stop myself from dialing the phone. i thought, "well, it would be funnier and perhaps we'll get even more viral traffic if i do it," but it was -- it wasn't as business oriented as that. i really think i just -- i wanted to do it. i wanted to see what it's like on the pole, jimmy. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you wanted to see what it was like, and you got a glimpse. >> yeah. and i had no problems with the heels. i never stumbled. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: for a second, i didn't realize, i gotta be honest, i
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did not realize that that was you. >> yeah, 'cause she's hot. right? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: well, yeah, yeah. i don't want to go that far. yeah. >> the weird part is that i thought, all i needed to do is just wax my chest a little bit to be convincing that this would be a hot stripper. i guess, i don't know, but i went -- i did some light waxing. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and the -- the worst part, aside from the pain, was taking my kid to swim parties afterwards, during the grow-back period, where can you tell that old douchebag's been waxing his chest. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the kids are just making fun of you, bustin' -- >> not the -- well, mostly the parents. [ laughter ] and i want to, you know, i wanted to hide -- hang a sign around my neck saying that this is for work, and here's the link. >> jimmy: yeah. you couldn't do that. people are like, "god, i guess, jason waxes his chest." >> yeah, "what a weirdo." >> jimmy: yeah, "maybe he's going into the olympics." [ laughter ] >> yeah, i was cutting down my swim time. >> jimmy: yeah. hey, when we come back, we're gonna do a little talking about the movie. okay? >> yes. >> jimmy: good man. more with jason bateman, when we come back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we're back with the
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great jason bateman. his new movie is "the switch" with jennifer anniston. that sounds like a great combo to me, you and jennifer aniston. >> i liked it, a lot. we've known each other a long time, and it was great to work together, and more -- i think we had one scene on "the breakup." >> jimmy: oh, yeah. >> and so, with this one, we in each other's days all day every day, so it was real, real fun. >> jimmy: that's where you met is on "the breakup"? >> no, no. we knew each other way back in the sitcom days, and as i like to call them, the wet and white days. i was doing things other than work back then. [ light laughter ] and she was always very steady, you know, very professional. >> jimmy: yeah. >> very beautiful, talented, had everything together, and -- and she was sort of like the iconic, well, when i get my stuff together, i would like to meet somebody like that, and then i found amanda, and -- >> jimmy: see. >> guys, i didn't think i was going to do it! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't have many
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people cry on my show. >> i love her so much. >> jimmy: i'm also cutting onions down here, too. [ laughter ] you will cry. >> you will cry. forcing it. >> jimmy: "the switch," there's a funny premise of the movie. >> "the switch," basically explains it in the trailer if you've seen it. basically, she and i are best friends. she wants to get artificially inseminated. i'm a little ticked off that she's not choosing me, so at the donor party, i get a little over-served and find the bathroom and find the semen sample and i start playing with it for some unknown reason and i spill it, and then i think that the best thing to do would be to replace it, you know? [ laughter ] that's what a drunk guy will do. >> jimmy: that's the only nice thing to do. >> just makes sense, but i don't remember doing that, so, seven years later, when i'm baby-sitting the kid, 'cause she went out of town and she comes back in town, i sort of figure this kid is a lot like me and, "oh, my gosh now i have to tell her." >> jimmy: it's fun.
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>> it's kind of a neat problem to navigate your way out of. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i recommend it highly. it's a good, good movie. >> jimmy: yeah. you and jennifer anniston, "the switch." here's a clip from the movie. ♪ >> i think i have disorder. i looked right at the sharks and felt nothing. >> honey, i don't know what that is but i'm sure you don't have it. >> look at this. okay, guys, here's a big surprise. are you ready for the best duck in the whole wide world? >> you know what they do to ducks at the waterfowl farms? they force feed the ducks seven times a day from a plastic tube they jam down their throats. >> i called on the phone. pre-ordered it. >> i won't do it, uncle wally. and i hate you if you'll do. >> okay, we don't say hate. >> we can have rice with soy sauce. >> great, rice with soy sauce. >> you're kidding, right? >> no, that's light for him. >> jimmy: rice with soy sauce.
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>> jimmy: we are back. thanks for hanging out, buddy. our next guest is a golden globe-nominated actor whose newest film, "scott pilgrim versus the world" is in theaters this friday. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome kieran culkin! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: very nice. >> i completely convinced myself that i was going to trip on these stairs or something. >> jimmy: oh, really? >> thought i was going to trip balls or something, i don't know. >> jimmy: do you want to do it again? >> should i? >> jimmy: yeah. >> i could fall. >> jimmy: this time you want to trip? could trip. >> no, i don't want to trip. i don't think that would be a good idea. >> jimmy: but you could. >> why don't you have steps? don't you have actresses in high heels that have to walk up these things? >> jimmy: why do you care? [ laughter ] you got up here, you're fine. >> i guess i am fine. i guess i would like to see somebody fall. >> jimmy: i can help you up next time. i'm sorry, i thought you came in for a chest bump, so that's what i did. >> hey, man. appreciate the chest bump.
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thank you. >> jimmy: thank you. dude, you come from a giant acting family. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and you've -- >> seven of us. >> jimmy: how many? >> seven. my parents had sex at least seven times. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: yes, at least, but they are not all actors. >> yeah, i guess at this point only three of us. i think we were all sort of put into acting and it only really stuck with three so far. might be a couple others. >> jimmy: you started really young. >> really young. i think actually technically my first job is when i was 2. i was a prop on stage, basically. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: a prop? >> somebody picked up the toddler and passed it to another actor or something. >> jimmy: that's really good. >> i don't really remember my first job, needless to say. >> jimmy: no. >> well, i guess, my first job would be i did a commercial when i was 6, something to do with learning disabilities. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: hey, you gotta work. >> advertising learning. >> jimmy: a job is a job. it's a gig. >> a gig is a gig is a gig. and i remember me job was to stand in front of the chalkboard with a piece of chalk and look sad. [ light laughter ] yeah, and -- and the idea was that the class people were going to be saying bad things and
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calling me dummy and things like that, but i remember on the day, my first job ever, the director yelling things at me. he goes, "write on the chalkboard. now look sad. dummy, stupid, moron, idiot." and i'm like, "i'm not method, i'm 6." [ laughter ] what was that about? >> jimmy: "you can just tell me, 'look sad.'" >> "yeah, tell me to look sad. i get what that is, i'm 6." >> jimmy: calling you dummy, idiot. >> really trying to work with me, work with this kid. >> jimmy: look at this little cute guy from "home alone." [ cheers and applause ] >> that's a nice photos. >> jimmy: nice photo of you getting squished by the chair. >> my first role as fuller, the bed wetter. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: very nice, congratulations. now, this is a funny scene. >> a little fun fact about that, and i get my face squished up against the wall. that was shot in reverse. movie magic. they smooshed my face up against the wall and then ran the camera in reverse and pulled the chair away. movie magic. >> jimmy: really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: i did not know that. >> did not know that, right? >> jimmy: so they didn't have to squish it that hard. >> the first time they tried shooting it for real, mashed in my face and after a couple of
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times they felt bad about cracking a 7-year-old kid in the face with a chair. >> jimmy: your lawyer came on the set and said, "i don't think you should do this very much." >> not so much. >> jimmy: "scott pilgrim versus the world," let's talk about this move. very cool movie. >> this movie is awesome. so awesome. i love talking about this movie. i've been doing interviews about it for weeks, but i also have been talking to my friends about it. it's just a really awesome movie. they ask me what it's about and i can usually break it down to about a sentence. i say, "scott pilgrim falls for this girl, but in order to date her he must battle and defeat her seven evil exes." >> jimmy: there you go, explains it. >> it's an original concept, very bizarre, but to actually talk about the experience of what it's like, i just go on and on for half an hour and end up telling people, "you know what, you kind of have to see this and experience it for yourself." >> jimmy: it's like a video game, he has to fight these guys and it's very surreal and a lot of effects. >> it's awesome. it's based off a comic book series, by brian liam alley, edgar wright directed this. he directed "hot fuzz" and
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"shaun of the dead" which are awesome movies. >> jimmy: yeah. with simon pegg. [ cheers and applause ] >> awesome movies. >> jimmy: you play michael cera's roommate. >> his room markets, yeah. >> jimmy: his gay roommate. >> gay roommate. yes, that's true. >> jimmy: you're very funny, really funny in this movie. you're attracted to men with glasses, right? >> yeah, for some reason. i guess that was in the comic. my first gay role, yeah. >> jimmy: we do have a clip from the effects-laden "scott pilgrim versus the world." check it out. >> why does everything have to be complicated? >> if you want something bad, you have you to fight for it. break out the game, scott, break out "l" word. >> lesbian? >> the other "l" word. >> lesbians? [ laughter ] >> come on, scott, i wasn't trying to trick you. >> hey, buddy, look, if she's really the girl of your dreams, then have you to let her know. you have to overcome any and all obstacles that lie in your path. you can do it. be with her, it's your destiny.
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plus, i need you to move out. >> what?! >> jimmy: there you go. [ cheers and applause ] "scott pilgrim versus the world" is in theaters this friday. we'll right back with china chow, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ michael hall ] we are only as good as the things we make today. and today we're making 5,400 welds, in the body of the new jeep grand cherokee. ♪ that might seem like a lot, if you're building a car. but not if you're building a company. ♪ the new jeep grand cherokee. ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest this evening is the host of a really cool now show called "work of art: the next great artist."
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catch the finale wednesday at 10:00 p.m. on bravo. please welcome a smart, funny lady and an old friend of mine, china chow, everybody. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: absolutely. china chow. >> hello. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: china chow. very good. thank you so much for coming to the show. >> thank for having me. >> jimmy: yeah. you're not mad at me at all are you? >> no, but have you your own show. >> jimmy: aren't you excited about this? yeah, we know each other. we've hung out a couple of times out in l.a. >> we have. >> jimmy: and last time i saw you, ratted me out to your dad, because -- you remember this? >> yes, i remember. >> jimmy: you were having a house warming party or something? >> no, my father -- my father was having a house warming party. >> jimmy: yeah. >> my father spent seven years building his dream house. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and he's meticulous, and he put a lot of love and just all
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the little details, and so he had a house warming party. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and jimmy was there. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and everybody was sort of outside, right? >> jimmy: kind of. >> kind of, but nobody was in the rooms. the rooms were all closed and the house was closed off. >> jimmy: and i wanted to see the house. >> but he wanted to see the house. >> jimmy: i keep hearing so much about the house, so show me the house. stuff me in the backyard. >> i thought i could sneak him into some of the rooms if we're discreet. we don't want anybody else seeing us. i don't to get into trouble. and we don't want a tour going. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i took you to the roof. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and then -- >> jimmy: and your little sister was in her room. >> yeah, you went to my sister's room. >> jimmy: she was in the room. >> and she had this amazing white carpet. >> jimmy: well, here's what happened. your sister was in there, very cute. what's her name? >> asia chow. >> jimmy: asia chow, and she's very cute and i was trying to make her laugh. and i was wearing brand new shoes. >> and you said, "can i walk on the carpet?" and we said, "of course, it's white carpet." >> jimmy: i started dancing. >> oh, yeah. he started doing this. "i'm dancing on the carpet, dancing on the carpet." but grinding the shoes --
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>> jimmy: i wasn't grinding. i was just dancing. well, that's how i dance. [ laughter ] >> he was dancing hard into the carpet. >> jimmy: that's how i dance. i was making her laugh. cut to when i was done. >> the carpet is black. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the carpet has marks all over it. >> all over it, and he said, "oh, my god, let's go, let's go. let's get out of here." >> jimmy: "let's scram. let's get out of here." >> we closed the door and we said, "don't tell your dad." >> jimmy: i'm afraid of your dad. >> everybody is afraid of him. but anyway, we ended up on the roof with my dad. introduced him to you and he said, "nice to meet you." and i said, "jimmy did something really bad." [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: you told him what i did. >> he said, "what did he do?" i said, "he ruined the carpet." he said, "oh, who cares?" he thought he had chipped an antique or something or done something major. >> jimmy: and then cut to -- >> cut to my dad and jimmy doing this weird freak -- what was it? >> jimmy: we were just dancing. [ laughter ] >> but it was a little close and a little freaky! >> jimmy: no, it was great. me and your dad are good dancers. >> and the wind was going in the hair. >> jimmy: we had a wind machine. it was fantastic, yes. [ laughter ]
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anyways, thanks for coming on the show. "work of art," the season finale is wednesday? >> yeah. >> jimmy: and it's down to three kids. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and i like the show -- >> two boys and a woman. >> jimmy: two boys and a woman. you know who i think is going to win? the one boy with the blondish hair. >> miles. >> jimmy: miles. i think he's going win. >> i can't tell you. >> jimmy: i know you can't tell me. but i think that -- i love this, it's like "top chef" but for artists. >> yes. >> jimmy: and then when you don't like what they do, "your work of art doesn't work for us." >> it's it is time for you to go. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you crush their dreams. you're very mean to them. you crush their dreams and they go home crying. >> i cry! >> jimmy: yeah, you cry. i've never seen a judge cry on these shows. you cry. i didn't see the show yet. it was last week, right? >> it was like two weeks ago. >> jimmy: yeah, it's on my dvr. but you're crying. but you're not leaving, you're throwing them out. you're mean to them. >> i'm not being mean. >> jimmy: ruining their dreams. >> it was my job to tell them to leave and i felt bad. i feel bad. they are putting their selves out there in such a public way,
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so vulnerable. we're ripping their art to shreds and you just want to give them a hug, not, "it's time for you to go." >> jimmy: yeah. sorry, you're -- your piece of art -- >> your work of art doesn't work for us and it's time for you to go. >> jimmy: you crush their dreams. >> you want to know what, there was an alternative. you're art history. >> jimmy: you're art history? [ laughter ] oh, my god! that is the worst! oh, my god. well, anyway, it's a really fun show. >> yeah. >> jimmy: you actually have a lot of heart. and we have a clip of the show. here's "work of art." ♪ >> good morning, artists. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> welcome to the brooklyn museum. you guys are probably excited that this day is finally here. >> kind of crazy. >> are you excited to see our work? >> oh, my god, i'm dying to see what you guys have done! >> great. >> i'm excited to see what you're going to wear. >> me, too. >> this is pretty good. >> china looks, whoa, double whoa. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: you're about to crush of dreams! your work of art does not work for us! my thanks to china chow right here, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] watch "work of art: the next great artist" this wednesday at 10:00 on bravo. next up, a song by menomena. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. our next guests are a great band from portland, oregon. their new album "mines" was just released. and they're here to perform a song from it, called "killemall." making their tv debut tonight. make them feel welcome. menomena, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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♪ have you met your ghost he says things that you won't ♪ ♪ and the stones that he throws are the grudges he holds ♪ ♪ ♪ it's the lingering doubt in the gathering crowd ♪ ♪ it's his stones that we love and the devil's
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cast out ♪ ♪ ♪ fire and flames they are possessed lay the spirits down to rest ♪ ♪ the spirits are ventriloquists they say the things that must be said ♪ ♪ ♪ did you strangle your ghost when she broke in your home ♪ ♪ and no time spent awake ♪ ♪ oh-oh-oh
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is just time spent alone ♪ ♪ ♪ fire and flames they are possessed lay the spirits down to rest ♪ ♪ the spirits are ventriloquists they say the things that must be said ♪ ♪ ♪ the spirits are ventriloquists ♪ ♪


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