tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC May 17, 2011 3:05am-4:00am PDT
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey! that's a great new york city crowd. thank you so much, everybody. welcome. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." good guys, good. we're gonna have a fun show. hey, i just wanna say -- i just wanna say a big congratulations to jockey john velazquez, who won the kentucky derby this weekend. [ cheers and applause ] or as the horse put it, "yeah. all you, man. congrats. [ laughter and applause ] i don't know how you did it. you must be exhausted right now." some tv news. it was just announced that chris brown will be performing on the "today" show this summer, which explains the new nbc chime. [ nbc chime ] [ glass shattering ]
[ laughter ] it's fine. everyone's fine. a little angry. little angry. roker puts him over the edge. it happens. this should be interesting. the pakistani government will start questioning osama bin laden's three wives this week. so, it looks like we might finally get an answer to the question on everyone's mind, "so, how was he?" [ laughter and applause ] check this out -- washington, d.c., has a new program that would pay residents $12,000 to move closer to their workplace. it's already a huge hit. in fact, just today, 3,000 prostitutes moved in right across from congress. it's like -- [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] some political news -- newt gingrich plans to announce his campaign for president this wednesday.
i don't know about his chances. i mean, i'm not saying gingrich peaked in the '90s, but his campaign is being sponsored by tamagotchis and crystal pepsi. [ laughter ] look -- got to feed him. just got to feed him. hold on. got to feed him. [ laughter ] i played with that for about a week. this is just a digital watch. this is insane. >> steve: this thing isn't living. >> jimmy: that's right, gingrich plans to announce his campaign on facebook and twitter. in other words, it looks like myspace just got a little bit cooler. [ laughter ] [ scattered applause ] you guys hear about this? hooter's apparently gave out free chicken wings on mother's day. [ cheers ] it's a perfect way to tell your mom, "i'm not just a sleaze. i'm also a cheapskate. [ laughter ] free wings. come on, mom! gotta love it!" [ cheers and applause ] and finally, this is a true story --
the team that killed osama bin laden found erectile dysfunction drugs in his house. [ light laughter ] i guess that's what president meant when he said that he had "hard proof" it was bin laden. ladies and gentlemen -- [ laughter ] we have a great show tonight! give ti up for the roots, everyone. ♪ >> jimmy: hey, everybody -- body, body, body, body, body. [ cheers and applause ] here's our book, right here. "thank you notes," you guys, in stores. it's our first book. [ cheers and applause ] in stores may 23rd, in stores. it's a dozen bucks. one dozen bucks, you can have that. >> steve: one dozen? >> jimmy: absolutely. hey, everyone, it's bob marley week, here on "late night," mon. [ cheers and applause ] oh yeah. oh, it's gonna be good, good, good, all week long. incredible musicians will be here, covering the work of bob marley, in honor of the 30th anniversary of his last concert.
i'm talking about jakob dylan, jennifer hudson, chris cornell, lenny kravitz, ms. lauryn hill and kicking it off today -- [ cheers and applause ] it's gonna be an amazing week. kicking it off today, it's gonna be great, bob's son, ziggy marley will sing "get up, stand up." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ stand up for your rights get up, stand up don't give up the fight ♪ my thanks to land shark beer for making bob marley week possible. if it wasn't for land shark beer, we couldn't do it. [ cheers and applause ] they took care of all the bills. they took care of all the smoke machines we have back at -- yeah, it's a smoke-eater machine, yeah. >> steve: oh wow. oh, a smoke-eater, okay. i was gonna -- 'cause there was a lot of -- i thought somebody left a smoke machine on back there. >> jimmy: no, no, that's ziggy's dressing room. [ cheers and applause ] we got a great show tonight. the hugely popular and successful comedienne -- god, we love her here -- chelsea handler is here. [ cheers and applause ] she's super fun. from broadway's "book of
mormon," josh gad is dropping by. [ cheers and applause ] he's a funny, funny man. and as i mentioned, to kick off bob marley week, bob's son and reggae superstar, ziggy marley is here! [ cheers and applause ] it's a great show. settle down and watch it enjoy it. it's gonna be fun. obviously, president obama's been in the news a lot lately and -- the one thing i've noticed about him is that he has a very expressive face. like he has thousands of different facial expressions, one for every occasion. like, you all know the classics, like this one. the determined, yet hopeful. [ laughter ] that's what i call that one. there's tons and tons more that you just don't see as often. you can almost tell what he's thinking, just by looking at his face. so i thought tonight we'd take a look at his lesser known facial expressions, in a segment we call "obama expressions." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: now, let's take a look -- let's take a look at this first
expression. this is from a recent white house meeting. this is the "why do my fingers smell like hot pockets?" [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> audience member: yeah! >> jimmy: this next expression is from a fundraising event with the vice president. this is the "look, biden's fly's down again. [ laughter ] isn't that hilarious?" [ cheers and applause ] he needs to put velcro in there or something. here's another lesser known expression that comes out every once in awhile. it's called the "awwww, yeah!" [ laughter and applause ] here's another. this is from the press conference last week where president obama announced that osama bin laden is dead. so you can tell what he's thinking here. this is the "i am so getting laid tonight." [ cheers and applause ] he was the man. he was the man. this next expression is one of my favorites. [ laughter ]
i call it the "ha-ha ha-ha -- security! [ laughter ] security! ha-ha ha-ha. yeah, yeah, yeah." [ applause ] "and then i -- and then i -- i went -- i invented a time machine and then --" "yeah, yeah, yeah." >> steve: "do you want some soup?" >> jimmy: he's ringing out the soup from his beard. >> steve: yeah. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: here's another lesser known obama facial expression. this is the, "nope, much longer." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ watch it, watch it. this next expression is great. take a look at this one. this is the "terry? is that a guy's name or a girl's name? [ laughter ] nice to meet you, terry." here's another expression.
this is from a recent town hall event with facebook creator, mark zuckerberg. this is called "if you say 'poke' one more time, i'm gonna poke you with my fist." [ laughter ] this next expression is very interesting. i call it the "dear diary, having another fat day." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] all right. here's one from a joint news conference with canadian prime minister, stephen harper. this is the "pretending to listen to this guy talk while actually thinking about the 1990s nickelodeon cartoon, 'doug.'" [ cheers and applause ] here's another one, it's from the same conference. this is the "man, 'doug' was the best. what ever happened to 'doug'? such a great show." [ cheers and applause ] and here's one. this is the "what was doug's last name again? oh, yeah, 'funnie.' 'doug funnie. which is perfect because 'doug'
was funny. ha-ha-ha. it works on so many levels." [ cheers and applause ] this next one -- this one's called the emember th when disney bought 'doug' and moved it to abc's one saturday morning? that 'doug' wasn't as good. on abc, 'doug' was like drawn different or something. like, his sleeves were longer. why did they make his sleeves longer? that's so stupid! the only good thing was that i had abc on my tv, but not nick, so before, i had to go to my grandma's house to watch 'doug' and his pals. i mean, you got skeeter, patti mayonnaise and my favorite, porkchop the dog. porkchop was so funny. he-he-he, good times." [ cheers and applause ] you can see it in his face. it just fits with his face. it must have been an interesting meeting, because here's another one here. [ laughter ] this is the "remember those episodes where doug had a alter ego superhero named quailman and doug, aka quailman, went around
stopping evildoers? yeah, quailman was pretty good but there was one evildoer that even quailman couldn't stop, osama bin laden. [ cheers and applause ] shoot, i forget, who was the guy that finally stopped osama bin laden? oh yeah, me. [ cheers and applause ] they should make a cartoon about me called 'barack.' and it's mostly about me having awkward encounters with my classmates but then, every once in awhile, i effing swoop out of the sky and kill the most wanted terrorist in the world. boo-yah! [ cheers and applause ] you know what? i'm taking the next year off and just watching old episodes of 'doug' in my pajamas and there's nothing anyone can even say about it. i'm president of the united states. i'm the president of the united states and i got osama bin laden, dammit! [ cheers and applause ] in conclusion, 'doug' rules." amazing that he can convey all that in one -- he loves "doug." and finally, one last obama facial expression, from a
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, guys. it's time to play a game that involves -- a game that involves odd-looking dolls and making a fool of yourself. that's right, it's time to do some "doll posing." here we go. ♪ doll posing doll posing doll posing posing like dolls ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody, check out my little friend over here. there he is. [ audience aws ] he's the happiest cowboy baby i've ever seen. you'd be happy too if you were just chilling in a diaper, some awesome kicks, and a ten-gallon hat. you know what you know what makes me happy? explaining how this game works. we briefly show our little buddy to our contestants, who are hiding backstage and have yet to see him. they have to memorize his outfit, dress up and then, pose
exactly like him. and then you guys get to decide who the winner is. now, before we meet our contestants, i need to hide my little friend, here. good bye, partner. very, very good. let's meet our contestants. higgins, who's gonna be doing some "doll-posing" tonight? >> steve: well, jimmy, coming to the stage are -- ♪ justin burton. bryan mariner. and dave ellen. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: very, very good. nice to meet you guys. now, on the count of three, i want you all to tell me how many dolls you own. 1, 2, 3. >> 6. >> 0. >> just one blow-up. >> jimmy: oh. [ laughter ] what are your names again? >> justin. >> jimmy: justin. >> bryan. >> jimmy: bryan. >> david. >> jimmy: very, very good. all right, you guys. you guys ready to play some "doll posing"? >> oh yeah. >> oh yeah. >> jimmy: all right, let's do it. here's how it works. [ cheers and applause ] tiny doll hidden inside here. when it's your turn, i will show you the doll for five seconds. you have to make a mental note of what it's wearing, how it's posed and what its facial expression is. you will then have 30 seconds to pull props from a bin, put them on and then, when you hear this sound -- [ baby crying ]
you have to look right into that two-way mirror and strike your doll pose. okay? the contestant whose pose looks most like the doll wins the grand prize. any questions? very good. higgins, what are they playing for tonight? >> jimmy, tonight's "doll posing" winner will receive $100 and that's not all. they will also get to take home tonight's doll. ♪ jimmy >> jimmy: -- you can join me over here and just so you guys don't cheat and look at the doll before it is your turn, we're gonna have you put on these domes of silence. [ laughter ] you won't be able to -- >> steve: shh! >> jimmy: -- hear or see a thing. [ laughter ] oh. don't cheat. very good. all right, perfect. very, very good. i'm going to show you the doll for five seconds. take good look, memorize his pose. ready? ♪ [ clock ticking ] ba boom.
[ buzzer ] enough! you saw enough. did you get a good look? >> i feel good. i feel good. >> jimmy: all right. stand next to your bin, okay? when i say "go," you have 30 seconds to pose in the two-way mirror. ready? set? go! ♪ whoa! shirt came off. shirt's off. [ cheers and applause ] you have 14 seconds left. there you go. very good. there's your pose. [ cheers and applause ] [ baby crying ] very interesting. let's see how accurate your doll pose was. yeah.
[ laughter ] you had the face down pretty good. >> i feel like a stripper. >> jimmy: yeah, very good. awesome job, buddy. stand over there and think about what you just did. [ laughter ] what's up, buddy, old pal? let's take off this dome of silence, here. how you doing, buddy? how are you? everything good? >> good, good. >> jimmy: all right, good. now, are you ready to play a little "doll posing"? >> yeah -- >> jimmy: i'm gonna show this guy to you for five seconds. take look. you have to do his pose, his mannerisms, everything, okay? >> okay. >> jimmy: and what he's wearing. here we go. five seconds. ♪ [ clock ticking ] whoomp, here he is. [ light laughter ] [ buzzer ] okay. [ laughter ] you ready? >> i'm ready. >> jimmy: you feeling good? >> i'm good. >> jimmy: all right, good. get over, by your bin and get ready to do "doll posing," all right? when i say go, you have 30 seconds on the clock and then you gotta go pose in the two-way mirror. and -- go! ♪ shirt's are all coming off.
oh, that's good. five seconds. go, pose! [ baby crying ] [ cheers and applause ] very, very nice. are you drunk? >> no. >> jimmy: okay. very good. [ laughter ] let's see how accurate you were there, buddy. [ laughter ] ah -- close. close, yeah. i mean, you had the face there. that was pretty awesome. very good, very close. very good, now, go on, git over there! git! [ laughter ] how are you, buster? >> all right. >> jimmy: are you doing good? >> i'm ready to rock this doll. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: there'll be no doll-rocking tonight, my friend. i'm just gonna show you this doll for five seconds, okay? you have to memorize this pose, okay? get a good look at him. you gotta wear what he's wearing
and then -- and do what he's doing, okay? >> got it. [ light laughter ] ♪ [ click ticking ] >> jimmy: yeah. [ buzzer ] there you go. enough. back to the darkness. did you get a good look? >> good look. >> jimmy: all right, very good. go behind your bin. it's bin number three. when i say "go," you have 30 seconds to pose in the two-way mirror. ready? set? go! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ baby crying ] [ laughter ] all right, well -- there's always a first. there's always a first, right? yeah, we have a first on our show. everyone was shirtless on our show so far. [ laughter ]
all right, here, let's see how accurate your doll pose was. [ laughter ] not too bad. let's do the close-up. [ laughter ] very good. i hope you're proud of yourself. all right, now it's time to see who winner is. contestants one and two, join me over here, will you, please? audience, it's now up to you. please cheer for the contestant you think struck the best doll pose. please watch your screen to see each pose again. was it contestant number one? [ cheers and applause ] was it contestant number two? [ cheers and applause ] or was it contestant number three? [ cheers and applause ] we have a winner. contestant number one, you're a winner. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] you won. here is your $100 and more importantly, here's your tiny, little doll friend that you take home with you. and cherish forever. congratulations. sorry you guys did not win but you gave it your best. because no one leaves here
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody, our first guest this evening is the host of "chelsea lately," the highest rated show on e! and starting tomorrow, she kicks off a big nationwide standup tour in boston. she's also written multiple "new york times" best-sellers and her new book is called "lies that chelsea handler told me" please welcome the hard-working, hilarious comedienne, chelsea handler! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: hey. >> hi. hi. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back to the show. they love you here. >> thank you. thank you. it's great to be back, it's great to see you. hi. hi. that was a great -- that was great segment earlier. >> jimmy: you like the "doll posing." >> yeah, that wasn't creepy at all. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. which one creeped you out? >> none of those guys were creepy. >> jimmy: none of them. >> the last one had an amazing body. >> jimmy: i think you were watching a different show maybe? >> no, no, i was watching this one. i liked his upper torso area. thank you for showing that to me right before i came out. >> jimmy: i want to get you all in the mood, very happy. >> yes, i have a female boner right now. >> jimmy: you don't have to tell me, i knew it. >> you could see it. >> jimmy: yeah. i could see it. >> you could feel it. >> jimmy: last time you were here, i almost died. >> you did. you had an injury, you sustained a big injury. >> jimmy: here's what we did.
it's the dumbest thing ever -- i didn't know the game we were playing. >> well, you wanted to race me making vodka drinks which is not that original of an idea if you know me, but whatever. and i was sensible enough to put on a pair of nursing shoes -- >> jimmy: nursing shoes? >> yes, because i had heels on, so, i know how to run. >> jimmy: what are nursing shoes? >> don't worry about it, they're private. anyway, we ran, we raced, we had to race and make drinks. like martini's -- >> jimmy: yeah and i was just trying to do something fun and -- >> right and then you fell on your ass. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it was horrible. >> you looked like you were in the special olympics, to be quite honest. not the fun kind. >> jimmy: but all i know is that i was bleeding. >> yes. >> jimmy: the last time we've ever used glass on this show. i swear to god, we learned a lesson, we just started. >> are you healed? >> jimmy: i have no scars or anything now, but it was blood everywhere. and i was trying to act like nothing happened. >> like glass, shards of glass and then he's like, "go buy 'chelsea chelsea bang bang,'" and there's blood flowing down. >> jimmy: and you're like, "you're bleeding." i go, "go to commercial."
i was lightheaded, but we actually have a clip of what happened just so we can see it. >> oh, good, i want to see t. >> jimmy: i don't want to. but here it is. >> jimmy: oh, my god. there was glass everywhere. [ applause ] >> that was good the way that you recovered. >> jimmy: i was baby about it for a week. >> yeah, but it was a good recovery. i was impressed. >> jimmy: it was a banana peel slip, i went like horizontal in the air. and if you watch it again, tariq turns his back. he just turns around, like walks away, like, "i don't want any part of this at all." >> it's embarrassing to see somebody fall like that. it's really embarrassing. >> jimmy: it really was. thank you. >> it's more embarrassing for the person watching you fall, 'cause you're like, "oh, no!" >> jimmy: you felt bad for me? >> yeah, i was embarrassed for you. >> jimmy: yeah, you were? >> i wanted to get out of here as quickly as possible. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: but because of that,
your book went to number one and your standup comedy shows were sold out everywhere. >> yes. yes. >> jimmy: speaking of that, you start tomorrow. you're in boston tomorrow. then may 11th you're in chicago. may 12th in denver, may 13th in phoenix, may 14th, los angeles, may 15th, oakland. dude, this is crazy. >> i know, i know. i got to go promote this stupid book. >> jimmy: oh, come on! it's a funny book. >> no, this is a book that my friends wrote about me, 'cause i was like, "how i do write another book without actually writing an entire book again?" >> jimmy: so much work. >> because it's really time consuming and i'm not like -- i have a job. >> jimmy: i know. you have many jobs. >> so, my brothers and sisters, and all of my friends wrote chapters for me, and then i went through it and edited it to make sure that it was as humiliating as possible. and then i added stuff at the end of each chapter. and then i put in a bunch of pictures, because a lot of people that read my books are slow. [ laughter ] so, there you have it. we have a finished product. it's amazing. >> jimmy: yeah. here it is, right here. and then some of these people are going on tour with you, right? heather mcdonald? >> heather mcdonald, brad wollack, and then josh wolf. they're gonna come on tour with me, we're gonna do a big "lies
that chelsea handler told me tour." >> jimmy: lies. >> yeah, i'm a liar. i like to play practical jokes on people. you didn't really fall, i made that happen. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: no, i really fell. >> no, you did really fall. but if i could have made that happen and knew you wouldn't get hurt, i would have done that. >> jimmy: but there's funny stories in here, this one story in here like, you tried to set up your makeup artist with your brother? >> well, my makeup artist who's with me tonight, she hasn't had penetration in a while. [ laughter ] and she's got an edge to her. you know, when people don't get stuff, boom boom, that they get, they have an edge. and i thought that it would be good if my brother, who also needs to get some boom boom, would penetrate her while she was maybe sleeping, slightly awake. [ laughter ] she was awake, she was almost -- she had a lunesta. she only had one lunesta. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: lunesta. >> and so, that's the best way -- i don't know if you've ever had sex on lunesta. >> jimmy: i have not. it can be very enjoyable.
>> jimmy: yeah. >> especially if you don't know each other that well. so she was sleeping, and i convinced my brother i said, "she told me that she wants to you go in there and get in bed with her and, you know she's really excited about it, but she was shy," and if you met this woman, she's anything but shy, she's a bitch. she's a real -- [ laughter ] and so, my brother went in. and i didn't think my brother was gonna take his clothes off. like i said, "you know, get in there and just start seeing if anything would happen," because i thought she was drunk, maybe she would be into it. and she heard his shirt and boxer shorts, she says, "hit the floor." i don't know if anybody's ever heard boxer shorts hit the floor. >> jimmy: quiet room. >> like what is in your boxer shorts that they're hitting the floor? but she was like, "what the hell are you doing in here, boy? get out!" so he came out, you know, with his head in his hands and he was like, "you're an ass [ bleep ]." >> jimmy: you can say that. yeah, absolutely. >> so they didn't have sex. >> jimmy: they did not do that -- >> and she still hasn't had sex since then, fyi. >> jimmy: you scarred her, but
all those stories and more of these crazy stories are in here. it's a very funny book. chelsea handler, everybody. check out her upcoming comedy tour and her new book. we'll be right back with josh gad, everybody. come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ (announcer) you'd never wash your dishes in a dirty sink, so why use a dirty dishwasher? hidden dirt can build up. for flawless results, use finish dishwasher cleaner to remove grease and limescale. and a cleaner dishwasher means amazing dishes.
i never dreamed this would happen to me. when the doctor told me i had three blocked arteries, i felt like i was punched in the gut. i found out that one in three women die from heart disease. how did i not know that? ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest stars in the hottest show on broadway, "the book of mormon," which just got nominated for 14 tony awards including his first nomination for best actor. please welcome josh gad, everybody! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: how are you, my friend? >> oh, i'm great. i'm great. this looks like a good show. i just actually want to say hi to my mom, she's in the hospital right now.
>> jimmy: yeah. >> her intestines -- i know, you don't even know her, but her intestines got twisted. and so, i love you, mom. >> jimmy: we all love you, mom. >> i miss you. [ applause ] >> jimmy: glad to hear she's doing better though. she's feeling better. well, you look great. i just met your dad backstage. >> thank you. >> jimmy: congratulations on the show, this a monster, monster hit. >> thank you, it's crazy. >> jimmy: this is one of the funniest things i've ever seen by the way. i've gotta say you are phenomenal in this. can you explain to the audience what it's about? >> yeah, it's about mormons. >> jimmy: thank you. we'll be right back. [ laughter ] >> no, "the book of mormon" is actually -- it's brilliant. trey parker and matt stone, who created "south park," and "team america," -- wow, the camera really does add 50 pounds, doesn't it? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't think that's the -- you look great. >> thank you. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's not better. that's so -- >> little ass crack showing. yeah. >> jimmy: please stop doing -- >> "the book of mormon" is about basically these two mormon
missionaries, one played by the brilliant andrew reynolds who plays elder price. and he's the perfect mormon specimen. and then there's me, elder cunningham, and i'm just kind of a mess of character. i tend to exaggerate everything, i lie a lot, and i wind up creating almost a whole new religion. >> jimmy: it's basically like -- like you guys get assigned where you're going to go for your mission, spread the word, "the book of mormon." and so the first two guys, "you guys, elders, you are going to paris." like, "i love paris, gay paris." and the next guy's like, "you guys are going to england. "oh, jolly old england, this is great." and you guys step up. >> you're ruining the entire plot. >> jimmy: no, i'm not. then you guys get up and you guys are going to -- and your buddy goes -- "please say orlando." he wants to go to orlando for some reason. >> and then we go to uganda. and all hell breaks loose. >> jimmy: it's so funny. it's like -- the play just moves. >> it's pretty crazy. >> jimmy: you don't want it to end, great songs. >> it's amazing. and trey and matt are so brilliant, because not only is
it hysterically funny, but it's also got great heart. and i think that audiences have been really impressed by that, because it's moving people. and mormons tend to come up to us too and go, "this is one of the best things i've ever seen in my life. this is one of my favorite shows." >> jimmy: i actually ran into two mormons actually at the show, i took a picture with them. >> did you? >> jimmy: yeah, they go, "yeah, we're actually missionaries." >> yeah. >> jimmy: i go, "well, how is this? are you offended?" they go, "this exactly how it is. this is exactly how it is!" [ laughter ] yeah. >> yeah. a lot of f-bombs in uganda. >> jimmy: yeah. yeah. it's pretty racy for broadway, i would say. >> yeah, it's pretty racy for anything. when i first got involved -- [ laughter ] when i first got involved, i heard the demo, and i heard one of the songs, and i called up my agent and i said, "i don't know if i can do this." and he goes, "why? is it not great?" i go, "no, it's great, but i prefer not getting shot in my life." >> jimmy: exactly. >> i like maintaining living and breathing. >> jimmy: boy, oh, boy, you knocked it out of the park. 14 tony nominations, including you for best actor. how'd you find out?
>> i got can a call for my manager. and she started screaming, and i started screaming. and then the dog started barking. [ laughter ] and then the baby started crying and pooped her pants. and so i had to hang up the phone and clean my baby up. >> jimmy: yeah. yeah. >> it's good, it kind of grounds you and reminds you that you're a father at the same time. >> jimmy: yeah. now, on the playbill q&a here it says you are a good impersonator, under special skills? >> yeah, it's kind of a boldfaced lie. i do -- you have to put something. so, oh, my god. >> jimmy: no, you look great. [ laughter ] stop it, stop doing -- that doesn't help. oh that maybe helps. that maybe helps. just do that, can you do that? >> i do some weird impressions. i do an impression of maya angelou. because that comes in handy for me. >> jimmy: how do you do maya angelou? >> "i know why a caged bird sang, 'cause he's stuck a damn cage!" >> jimmy: right. right. [ cheers and applause ]
>> philip seymour hoffman, that also comes in handy at passover seders and the like. "you know what your wife or a girlfriend. i'm gonna hurt her. and i will hurt you." half the audience is like, "oh, my god, i wish i knew who philip seymour hoffman was." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's great. very fantastic. you guys got to go see "the book of mormon," it's playing at the eugene o'neill theater, right here in new york city. josh gad, everybody. ziggy marley joins us next. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hostu 15% or more on car insurance? host: would foghorn leghorn make a really bad book narrator? foghorn (stammering): it was the best of times, it was the wor - i say worst of times. and by worst i'm talkin' as bad, i say, as bad as my aunt ginny's corn puddin'. that stuff'll sink you like a stone. engineer: ok that was a little...
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: there is no better way to kick off bob marley week than a visit from his son. he's a five-time grammy winner and a reggae icon in his own right. his new album "wild and free" is out june 14th. please welcome ziggy marley, everybody! ♪ gettin' ziggy with it gettin' ziggy with it ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. ziggy marley! >> yo, yo, yo. jimmy, let me just say, thank you for doing bob marley week. >> jimmy: oh, please. >> it's an honor, brother.
thank you very much, bro. >> jimmy: oh, please. now man, come on. it's an honor ot have you here to kick it all off. i mean, your dad was just so amazing and just -- you gotta say -- you gotta give props to -- [ cheers and applause ] do you have any memories that stand out? any memory of your dad that stands out as one of your favorites? >> yeah, i mean, there's so much memories, but i think the one that had the most effect on me was the trip that we took to zimbabwe, 1981, for the independence of zimbabwe. he was invited to perform there and we went and -- his impact on the revolution in africa was a big deal to him and a big deal to the africans. so that was a great trip for me to experience. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. i mean, he was just amazing. if you go to -- any kid that goes to college, you get bob marley, "legend." it comes with your college -- when you -- acceptance. [ laughter ] it comes with you. you get a giant poster, yeah. your name is not ziggy. ziggy -- your dad gave you ziggy as a nickname. >> yeah, well, that's my name, though. >> jimmy: it is now. >> i mean that's my street name. in the -- that's what people
call me in jamaica. "ziggy." >> jimmy: they have to call you ziggy. what does ziggy mean? >> ziggy, in jamaica, is a small joint. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so he named -- he nicknamed his own son "a small joint." yeah, i guess so. i mean, do you have to? was with-- 'cause your dad was bob marley -- do you have to smoke weed? >> audience member: ya mon! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i think -- i mean -- i mean, if my dad was neil armstrong, i would have to like -- drink tang and eat, like freeze-dried ice cream. [ laughter ] >> put this way -- whether you want to or not, it's around you, so -- >> jimmy: yeah, it's gonna happen. >> yeah, it's a good time, man. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, trust me, it's happening right now. absolutely, yeah. i'm doing it. [ laughter ] explain -- explain this to me. this is very interesting. "marijuana man." if you guys like -- if you guys like graphic novels and weed, check out ziggy marley's "marijuana man." i don't know if we can show all those picture. that wasn't a naked woman. okay, good. [ laughter ] that was -- but explain this. what made you do this? >> that was just a way for me
to -- enlighten people. put them on a higher level of thinking. >> jimmy: oh, a "higher" level? yeah, yeah, yeah. [ cheers and applause ] check it out. yeah, absolutely. it's a really fun read. now, tonight, you're gonna do a song for us. what song are you gonna do for us? >> "get up, stand up." >> jimmy: i mean, come, this is -- [ cheers and applause ] thank you for doing this. thank you for rocking out. i'm so happy. honor to have you here. ziggy marley, everybody. pick up "marijuana man." check out his album when it comes out. he's gonna perform when we get back. more with ziggy marley. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ take the finish challenge. i'm robin sue joss and my website is big red kitchen. i do believe in standards. cascade was a disappointment because you have dried on food stains. but when i took the finish challenge i realized, i don't need to settle. i like to make roast beef and it leaves a lot of baked on grease. so i threw it in the dishwasher, i did not pre-rinse. but when i open the dishwasher, everything was very shiny and no more gunk left on my dishes.
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>> steve: tonight's tribute to bob marley is brought to you by land shark lager. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right, everybody. it is bob marley week all week long, here at "late night" and what a way to kick it off. performing the classic "get up, stand up," please welcome back ziggy marley!
[ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up stand up for your rights ♪ ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up don't give up the fight ♪ ♪ preacherman, don't tell me heaven is under the earth i know you don't know what life is really worth ♪ ♪ it ain't all that glitters is gold 'alf the story has never been told ♪ ♪ so now you see the light i bet you'll stand up for your rights ♪
♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up stand up for your rights ♪ ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up don't give up the fight ♪ ♪ most people think great god will come from the skies take away everything ♪ ♪ and make everyone feel high but if you know what life is worth ♪ ♪ you will look for yours on earth and now you see the light ♪ ♪ i bet you'll stand up for your rights ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up stand up for your rights ♪ ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up
don't give up the fight ♪ ♪ we sick an' tired of the ism and skism dyin' n' goin' to heaven in religion name ♪ ♪ we know we overstand almighty love is a living thing you foolin' some people ♪ ♪ sometimes but you couldn't fool all the people all the time so now we see the light ♪ ♪ would you stand up for your rights ♪ ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights get up, stand up stand up for your rights ♪ ♪ get up, stand up stand up for your rights ♪e ♪ one more time ♪ get up, stand up don't give up the fight ♪ ♪ don't give up the fight don't give up the fight don't give up the fight don't give up the fight ♪ ♪ don't give up the fight
don't give up the fight don't give up the fight ♪ ♪ don't give up the fight ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow. that's the way to do it. ziggy marley! look for his new album, "wild and free," in stores on june 14th. my thanks to chelsea handler, josh gad, ziggy marley. i want to thank land shark lager for making bob marley week possible and the greatest band in late night, the roots, over there, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]