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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- tina fey, from "the mindy project," adam pally,
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music from grouplove featuring the 8g band. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ and now, here he is, seth meyers. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: good evening, everyone! good evening. i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how's everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] great news. that is just great news. let's start with some political news. to start off with, in a speech today, president obama reiterated that the u.s. will not be sending ground troops to fight the militant group isis in iraq. he has a much better idea. he's going to send suspended nfl players. [ laughter and applause ]
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not feeling so cocky now, are you, isis? [ laughter ] this is interesting. president obama has announced plans to build 17 health care facilities in liberia in response to the ebola crisis. but he promises, he promises that if you like your ebola, you can keep your ebola. [ laughter ] [ applause ] obola care. [ laughter ] he's calling it obola care. technically, i'm the only one calling it that. [ light laughter ] i couldn't believe this. radio host, glenn beck, said that hiring nigerians to work in america may cause ebola to spread to the united states. despite the fact that nigeria is not part of the ebola outbreak. look, it's glenn beck. just be glad he pronounced it nigeria. [ laughter ] it could have been so much worse. it could have been so much worse.
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[ applause ] listen to this. the senator from washington state has proposed revoking the nfl's tax-exempt status because the league has not forced the washington redskins to change their name. said the nfl, "honestly, that is the least of our problems right now." [ laughter ] that is the last thing we are thinking about. [ applause ] hey, here's a little good news. eva mendes and ryan gosling's first daughter was born earlier this week. yeah. [ cheers and applause ] just what the world needs, another girl who's obsessed with ryan gosling. [ laughter ] finally got another one of those. this is kind of cool. spirit airlines has launched a new color scheme and will paint all of its planes bright yellow. they finally decided, if it feels like you're on a bus, it should also look like you're on a bus. [ laughter and applause ] can't argue with that. you cannot argue with that logic. this is just a shame. a man in florida was arrested -- he was arrested for masturbating during a yoga class.
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[ laughter ] in his defense, he was just trying to get it back to downward dog. [ laughter and applause ] i, on the other hand, have no defense. [ laughter ] i was surprised by this story. a new survey shows that the combined wealth of the world's billionaires is $7.3 trillion. said billionaires, "ha, ha, ha, ha, ha! ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha! ha, ha, ha, ha!" [ applause ] that's what they do. i've met billionaires. they always have their money in a pile right in front of them. [ light laughter ] this is crazy. this week a construction worker crashed through the roof of a london fashion week show. though in fairness, it was the fall collection. [ laughter ]
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i was worried by the noise he made that he fell through the roof behind me. [ laughter ] do you guys like krispy kreme doughnuts? [ cheers and applause ] krispy kreme has announced a new double hundred dozen box, which contains 2,400 doughnuts. experts hope it will become a safe and reasonable alternative to lethal injection. [ laughter ] that's right. the double hundred dozen box is 12 feet wide, 12 feet wide, and filled with 2,400 doughnuts. or as they call that in new jersey, governor. [ laughter and applause ] this is a cute story. this week a new york dog was found in florida after having gone missing two years ago. he went from new york to florida. so, it sounds like he wasn't missing, he just retired. [ laughter ] he worked like a dog his whole life. [ laughter ]
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this is amazing. a new york city man who posted 15,000 flyers around the city, seeking a girlfriend, has gone on 65 dates from the pamphlets. which answers the question, is anyone more desperate than a guy who posts flyers asking for a girlfriend? yes, 65 people. [ laughter ] 65 are more desperate. [ applause ] and finally, police arrested a woman dressed as elmo in times square for demanding a bigger tip after posing for a photo with a tourist. witnesses said she went from tickle me elmo to tackle me elmo. [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, this is the 8g band! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: so excited. we have such a great show for you tonight. joining us tonight, my good friend tina fey is back on the program.
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[ cheers and applause ] always so excited to talk to her. from "the mindy project," the very funny adam pally will be joining us. [ cheers and applause ] wonderful guy. and tonight, we will have music from grouplove. great band. [ cheers and applause ] so, there's an old saying, i'm sure everyone is familiar with, "a watched pot never boils." and i've always taken that for granted. but today, i thought we'd put that to the test in a segment we're calling "watchin' the pot." ♪ watching the pot >> seth: so, we've got a live feed to our kitchen. let's get that stove going. so far, the water is definitely not hot. >> all: aww -- oh! >> seth: uh -- guys, i'm sorry. what's -- what's going on over there? >> hey, seth. we're just playing some jenga. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah, no, i can see that. but why, why are you doing that? >> oh, well, we got your handwritten note that says you wanted us to hang out with your
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nephew derrick during the show. got your signature and everything. >> seth: derrick! get over here! >> all: oh! >> seth: i am so sorry about this, everyone. my 14-year-old nephew, derrick, is in town and i promised his mom i'd look after him. but it looks like i can't leave him alone for two seconds. sit down. >> hey, uncle seth. [ laughter ] cool tie. >> seth: don't "hey, uncle seth" me, derrick. i mean, come on. what are you doing? >> sorry. i thought it would be fun to hang out with the band because they're so cool, and i don't really have a lot of friends. [ audience aws ] i kind of feel stupid. >> seth: no, you're not stupid. you're just a little misbehaved. now, your mom said you have an earth science quiz tomorrow. why don't you just study for that? >> okay, i actually brought some flash cards. could you quiz me? >> seth: i would love to quiz you. there you go. that's very adult of you. all right, here we go. this is the level of the atmosphere where thunderstorms take place.
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>> the troposphere. >> seth: all right. very good. [ laughter ] this type of rain cloud -- >> the cumulonimbus. >> seth: oh, that's very good! >> do the next one. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] derrick! when your mom finds out about this -- >> come on, uncle seth, it was just a prank. everybody's laughing and having a good time, right, everybody? [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: no, no, no. do not encourage him. that's really, really not cool, derrick. >> you're right. i don't know what's wrong with me. i'm sorry. >> seth: it's all right. but, you know, at some point, you have to stop being sorry and you have to grow up a bit. >> excuse me, are you talk show host seth meyers? >> seth: yeah, why? >> well, we're here in response to your emergency 911 call. >> seth: yeah, i never called 911. >> well, we have a recording. >> uh, yeah, hi. 911, this is seth meyers, the talk show host. [ light laughter ] i just spent the morning trying
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to stick my head up my own butt, and now it's stuck up there. so, i'm going to need a ride to the hospital like now. and in case you were wondering, yeah, i made this call from inside my butt. [ laughter ] okay. see you soon. >> sir, you should know that it's a felony to make a fake call to 911. grow up, seth! >> seth: all right. you know what? [ laughter ] first of all, i'm really surprised they thought that was a real 911 call. and i'm really disappointed in you, derrick. i mean, remember when i taught you to skip rocks at brandywine creek state park? i mean, what happened to that kid i knew? >> well, to be honest, i knew i shouldn't have done those things. i was just kind of bummed out because -- today's my birthday, and nobody remembered. >> seth: well, actually, derrick, i remembered. yankees tickets, front row, you and me. >> whoa! you did that? uncle seth, you know, i actually got you something for your birthday in december, but i was
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too embarrassed to give it to you. >> seth: oh, buddy, you don't have to get me anything. >> i actually keep it with me at all times. [ light laughter ] it's in my bag right now. but it's stupid. you're not going to like it. >> seth: no, i'm sure it's great. >> no, it's dumb. you're going to hate it. >> seth: i'm your uncle. i'm not going to like it, i'm going to love it. >> yeah? >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] you're a really bad kid. you're a really bad kid. [ cheers and applause ] we'll be right back with tina fey. you're a really bad kid. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome back to the show, everyone. our first guest tonight is an eight-time emmy award-winning actress, writer and producer as well as a new york times best-selling author. starting friday, you can see her in a brand-new film entitled "this is where i leave you." let's take a look. >> what are you waiting for? come on! >> yep. any particular key. >> i'll take her. >> no, no. oh, no. she's fine. >> annie. >> you need a nap. [ baby cries ] >> you need to put a baby in that woman, like yesterday. >> i'm working on it. >> have you had your man parts checked yet? >> come on. not now.
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>> 'cause you may have emptied them over the years. [ laughter ] my room is next to yours. >> seth: please welcome, my good friend, tina fey! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> hello! >> seth: hi there! how are you? >> hey, buddy! >> seth: you're the first -- i believe you're the first two-time guest to the show that's been at both sets. >> yeah, this is exciting. i got real nervous that i wouldn't be able to find you. >> seth: yeah! >> came out -- >> seth: you were like, looking over there. [ talking over each other ] we can say to the people who were watching at home and we had to edit it a great deal. >> i wandered for like 15 minutes. [ laughter ] >> seth: you -- this movie, you're great in this movie. >> aww, thank you, buddy! >> seth: and it's -- it's a comedy but it's also -- >> yep. >> seth: but it has some dramatic elements. >> mm-hmm. yes. >> seth: and you're great at it. >> thank you very much. >> seth: and it's an incredible cast. >> it's a -- it's a real murderer's row except for me.
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it's -- it's jason bateman and -- adam driver, cory stoll -- on top of other things -- and jane fonda plays our mother. it's a -- i got connie britton, katherine hahn. it's like really great. >> seth: and you -- >> good people. >> seth: you haven't worked with many of them. like, bateman -- >> no, bateman -- i really, i was really excited to do something with bateman because i'm a big fan. but, the only time i had worked with him was he hosted "snl," when i worked there. >> seth: yep. >> you worked there, right? [ laughter ] you know i've watched him -- >> seth: i was a little -- i was littler then. >> you were smaller then. i watched him do, you know, i remember he did, like, sketches like "gays in space." >> seth: mm-hmm. [ laughter ] >> and i said, "where's the one about like -- people's -- monkeys throwing poop at people. >> seth: monkeys throwing poop at celebrities. >> talk show. >> seth: talk show. >> so -- >> seth: and so you saw his work in that and you said, "i'd love to do the film with you." >> i want to do a dramatic film with this guy. [ laughter ] >> seth: and you -- my -- the thing i'm really jealous of you, is your character is in love with -- >> can bench press a hundred -- no. [ laughter ] >> seth: timothy olyphant. >> oh, yes. timothy olyphant. >> seth: is a really -- you look like a romantic love
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interest. he's is my number one man crush. >> yeah, i get it. >> seth: i mean, just "deadwood", "justified" and damn handsome. >> yeah. to prepare for this movie, i read your diary. [ laughter ] so imagine what it would be like to be in love with timothy olyphant. [ talking over each other ] >> i have it. you're a creep. [ laughter ] he's such a nice guy, though. and he did in this movie, he plays -- like the guy i grew up across the street from. and we were -- he was the love of my life when we were teenagers. and then something bad happened and he's kind of not quite right anymore and so -- he's really great in the movie and he -- his wardrobe, he's the only guy who never moved out of his mother's house and so his -- his clothes were all, like, basketball shorts and shower shoes, and -- weird t-shirt of terry cloth thing with the tag on it. and there'd be days where he'd come in and see him in, like, a crazy outfit. i'd be like, "your wardrobe today is really heartbreaking." he's like, "i am not dressed yet." [ laughter ] this is my clothes and i'm very sorry.
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>> seth: jane fonda. how is it like to work with someone like that? >> crazy. >> seth: yeah. >> i mean, you have to just pretend it's not jane fonda and, you know, i think having worked at "snl," we've seen so many, like, crazy stars come through. and you realize like, they're just at work. like, they don't want you to -- i think anyway -- they don't want you to always be like, "oh! you're just a big star." like, they just want to be at work. and she's an amazing actress. one of the first scenes i got to shoot with her, she plays our mom. we're a bunch of siblings. and in the beginning of the movie, our dad has died and i'm in the hospital room with her and then someone has to play our deceased dad. and so, it's this guy -- it was a super-nice older guy who had never done any background acting before. it was literally his first job. he's like, i'm retired. recently retired from the garment business and i thought this would be a -- [ laughter ] --fun thing to do. and it's like, "that's great." so we put in -- he's laying in this hospital bed. and then, jane is just like, a very brave and maybe method actress is like weeping over her late husband in this scene. and then, just starts kind of
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like, kind of rubbing his crotch. [ laughter ] and, like, climbing on him. i'm like, "this guy -- his first gig!" [ laughter ] and barbarella is all up in his business. this -- every gig after this is gonna be real disappointing. [ laughter ] >> seth: even if he's a movie star! even if it leads to acting jobs. not just background acting. >> all downhill -- >> seth: yeah. >> --from jane fonda making love to a dead body. >> seth: and you don't even have any lines to worry about. >> yeah! nothing. well, he had one thing i bet he had to worry about. [ laughter and applause ] his age may have helped him there. >> seth: yeah his age might have been an advantage. this -- you also worked with -- you shot that in long island, right? >> yeah, we shot -- we show in manhaset, long island. and then this summer, i was out in -- i pretty much live in long island now. >> seth: yeah. >> 'cause this summer, i spent the whole summer making -- shooting a movie with amy out in, in bethpage, long island. a movie called "the nest" that comes out -- yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: so excited.
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>> and -- yeah. long island's a magical place that can double for any other place in the world. >> seth: i just -- like, do you -- were you there enough to, like, become part of the town? like -- >> yeah. i mean, i got -- i lived at a hotel called "the inn at fox hollow." me and ike barinholtz and maya rudolph were kinda just kind of living in this hotel. and every friday night, somebody would be having their wedding there. and we were like, "hi." [ laughter ] skulk through the wedding. and then, some dear friends of ours came out and took us out to dinner. >> seth: we did. >> seth came out and drove out to long island. >> seth: it was really fun because well, again, it's you, it's poehler, dratch was there. >> dratch was there. >> seth: paula pell who wrote it. >> yeah. >> seth: ike barinholtz and mike schumaker and i drove up. because you at -- by the time we got out there, i felt like you were almost a mafia family that ran that town. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> seth: we went to a restaurant and we had a back room. and they were like -- >> bring me the brojol! [ laughter ] i don't know brojol. >> seth: they keep going to the kitchen, going, "she keeps asking for an italian thing that isn't a word. >> bring me the -- making up stuff. >> seth: hot -- for my friends.
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and but you did -- there was a private room that you guys were - and you told us that you had been going to this sort of room in this restaurant pretty much every week. and paula pell who is one of the finest people on earth -- >> one of the finest people on earth. and then, no -- no bit is too much. and she did -- she did kind of a little dance, where she sort of like took -- pulled her dress up and was like dancing like crazy. [ laughter ] and i have the video on my phone. i don't know why i didn't give it to kevin. we can add it later. >> seth: yeah! >> i have the video. >> seth: and just in case we can, here's the video. >> pretend like you're laughing really hard. it's amazing. miller is in my dressing room. and so -- we had a few glasses of wine or whatever. and she was dancing and doing the -- dances and then the very sweet -- maitre d came in to the private room, and he goes, "we're going to have fun watching the tape tonight." and he pointed up and there were security camera like, on every angle. [ laughter ]
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3d paula just, like, going for it. >> seth: and maya was out there as well. >> yes. >> seth: and you guys, you had full brood because you had all the kids. >> it was actually so lovely. because -- maya, and amy live in l.a. most of the year. and so while we were making this movie, dratch and i live here. our kids all got to play with each other which is the best little rascals, just the cutest. >> seth: i would get, like, pictures like this. how many is it? >> it's a to -- i believe it's eight. well, maya has -- is it nine? >> seth: it's nine. i might be nine. >> maya has four kids. >> seth: very easy to pick out. you know exactly which "snl" mom the kids belong to. >> they're like eli dratch is like is that big. and then, like four mayas. >> seth: yeah. >> yeah. >> seth: and there's a lot, like the mayas are like, real full -- >> the maya's are so cool. and then, mine are just two floating eyebrows.
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome back to "late night." we're here with tina fey. so, you have your daughter, your older daughter who just turned nine? >> yes, yes, can you believe that? >> seth: incredible. i can't believe how time flies. that was back when you were doing "snl." >> yeah, i was pregnant. she was born my last year. >> seth: that's crazy, and then you, what did you do for her birthday? what did she want? >> she wanted a surprise party. when someone's nine, it's super easy to surprise them. they don't catch on. but it was kind of funny, because like -- i said, yeah, anytime between your actual birthday and december 31st. so she's getting nervous it would be seven weeks away. we went into petco to buy dog food, and she was like -- did you think your party was going to be -- she's like, "i thought my party
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was maybe going to be at petco." [ laughter ] not. so, we just had this little party for her and so it was like trying to think of lemony snicket things we had this whole like dress up and have a disguise. 'cause jim carrey, the movie is always like disguising himself. so we got all this junk to have disguises. and they loved it. and so they had -- i got like wigs and things a generic mask and whatever. and when i got the pictures back. what appeared to be a generic, i thought just a generic man mask, in all the pictures, it looks exactly like alec baldwin. [laughter] >> seth: i have a picture. and i can attest to the truthfulness of your last statement. this is eerie. [ cheers and applause ] >> and i was like, did i subconsciously buy an alec baldwin mask? i went online to see if you can buy an alec baldwin mask. it's not, apparently i'm told it's actually meant to be a jim parsons "big bang theory" mask.
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>> seth: it's an alec baldwin mask. >> it's and alec baldwin mask. >> seth: that's not jim parsons that's alec baldwin. >> look at that beautiful mouth. that's a kissable alec baldwin mouth. >> seth: nothing funnier to me than a little girl who's like, i want to be alec baldwin. [laughter] >> seth: it's a party. >> happy birthday! >> seth: you promoted this film in toronto. >> yeah, we went to the toronto film festival. the one thing i found different is sometimes in the u.s., people will come up to you at a movie premier and be like, "can i get a picture," and you're like, "of course," that's what you're there for. in canada, there seemed to be this added layer of not only -- they didn't want a picture, they had elaborate scenarios that they wanted you to act out with them. this guy came up and said, "so, here's what i need you to do." i was like, "okay." he's like, "my daughter is a filmmaker." i'm like, "oh, my gosh that's amazing." he's like, "my daughter just made her first film." i go, "how old is she?" she's 24. okay, because from your hands, i thought she was nine. no, she's 24. my wife is keeping her in the
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bathroom. so you go in there, and you -- i'm going in the bathroom, why? just say congratulations on your film. partly because i'm too obedient, and i kind of wanted to stop talking to him. i'm like, here i go. so i go in the ladies' room. there's a woman in there that looks to be about 24. by the way, super tall. i don't know what he was doing with his hand. i don't know what this was. so, i'm washing my hands, not having gone into the commode. just washing my hands. i go, "oh hey, hi, how are you? are you here for the film festival?" i'm a professional improviser. are you a filmmaker or audience member? she's like, "oh, i'm a filmmaker." i was like, "oh, that's so cool. congratulations." she goes, "did my dad send you in here?" [ laughter ] i go, no. and then she just walked out. >> seth: you didn't even leave
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the bathroom first. >> i didn't, no. i was left in the bathroom. and then i went back out a few minutes later and another guy came up. >> seth: a different guy. >> a different guy was like, "here's how it's going to go. my wife is going to sit next to you. pretend you don't know each other." what is going on in canada? the last time you were here we talked about the phillies. johnathan papelbon the closer for the phillies was walking off the field, made an obscene gesture to the fans. >> yeah. >> seth: grabbed his, they were booing so he grabbed his crotch. >> right. >> seth: as a philly fan, what do you think is next for johnathan papelbon? >> i just heard about this before i came out. but i will say, not one thing about this story surprises me. not a guy getting booed, not -- yeah. it's a tough town. i just feel like he's a relief pitcher. it's good we don't know exactly when he's going to pitch again, because he's asking for it now. if he thinks that a bunch of philly dirt bags like me are just going to be cool, has he ever seen 7,000 people grab their crotch? that's what's going to happen. >> seth: oh, its going to be a lot. >> it's going to be a crotch wave.
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it's going to be like the wave, but with crotches. >> seth: well, they call that move the philadelphia handshake, right? >> yeah, they call it the spirit of philadelphia. >> seth: that's the spirit of philadelphia. >> that's what they mean grabbing your crotch, angrily grabbing your privates. >> seth: that's the spirit it of -- well, thank you so much for being here. it's always a delight to see you. >> delight to see you. >> seth: tina fey, everybody. check out "this is where i leave you" in theaters friday. we'll be right back with adam pally. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ sometimes the little things last the longest.
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old el paso says... start somewhere fresh [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome back, everyone. our next guest is a very funny actor and comedian who starred for three seasons on the critically acclaimed show "happy endings." now you can see him on the mindy project airing tuesday nights on fox. let's take a look. >> hey, danny, can i have your professional opinion on something? i need someone of your expertise. >> of course. i was hoping you'd ask me how to be a better doctor, pete. now, what can i help you with? >> i heard you're good with your mouth. >> what does that mean? >> i heard you're, um, i heard you're good with your mouth. >> what? >> mindy told me. and as you know, i've never given a woman an orgasm. she says you're like a thirsty camel in a desert oasis.
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i don't know if she's referring to a technique or -- >> seth: please welcome adam pally! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome, it's so good to see you again. >> thank you. it's so good to see you, too man. >> seth: everything well? is nice to be back to new york? >> it's amazing to be back to new york. >> seth: we first met doing an improv show together in a ucd. >> yeah, love at first sight. >> seth: and here we are again. >> and here we are again. >> seth: so, you sort of played these roles. but in real life, you consider yourself a bit of a bro. proudly. >> yeah. i think it's -- i think bro has gotten a negative connotation. and i think it's kind of unfair, you know, like, i mean, i think bros are generally nice guys. >> seth: yeah. >> who know what i mean? who like sports and fitted baseball hats backwards, you know what i mean? >> seth: you went to the
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university of arizona. >> i did. >> seth: you were in a fraternity. what is the most fraternity thing you did? >> uh -- i killed an ostrich. >> seth: no, no, no. >> yeah. >> seth: what? how did you -- why? >> i killed an ostrich with my shoe. it was an accident, obviously. i didn't murder an ostrich. >> seth: i will say, you have to -- in order to accidently kill an ostrich with a shoe, i feel like you've made a lot of bad decisions up to that point. >> yeah. it's never like, oh, i got a flat, i got out of my car and an ostrich attacked me, and i had to hit him with my shoe. no. this was -- you do crazy things. they asked me to go steal an ostrich egg in yucca, arizona. >> seth: from the zoo or? >> from an ostrich farm. >> seth: okay, got it. >> apparently in the desert climates because of all the sand, ostriches feel comfortable. >> seth: sure an ostrich without sand is like a bro without a fitted cap. >> yeah, there's nowhere to put
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your head. >> seth: exactly. [ cheers and applause ] >> so i -- we went there. and i jumped over the fence, as one would do. i didn't think i could like walk in. and i grabbed an egg. and the -- >> seth: okay, got you. >> about that big. i don't think it was a mamer jammer. i think it was just kinda like a decent size. not a preemie. but not like -- >> seth: yeah, okay. got it. >> so, i mean, i think that's how you refer to ostrich eggs. >> seth: preemie, regular, and mammer jammer. >> veterinarians are like, we've got a mammer jammer! don't worry --it's nothing. so the mother didn't like that i grabbed that egg. >> seth: the mother ostrich saw you do it? >> i'm assuming it's the mother ostrich. i mean, there's no way to tell. because i couldn't compare what the baby ostrich looked like. >> seth: because you can't look
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in the egg. but you could see a baby ostrich you could have definitely picked out its parent. >> i'm good with faces. i'm great with bird faces. i've never met a bird that i didn't remember. [ laughter ] >> seth: we were talking, you played a bro character on "happy endings" as well. but, you were gay on that show. and you became a bit of a -- what would you call it a gay icon? >> a gay icon. yeah, i would call it a gay icon. i don't think anybody else would, but i would. i tell everyone i meet, you know i'm a guy icon, right? you know what that's like. >> seth: yeah, a little. yeah. i do a little. and you liked that? >> it was awesome. it's great. i mean, it's like, first of all, anybody that likes me and doesn't have an adverse reaction to me on sight, i'm like, i like you, too. and i think it's cool. there's like a lot of positive responses from people. and some people said i inspired them to come out, and it's like,
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that's awesome. >> seth: that's really great. >> yeah, it's awesome. >> seth: you're on "mindy project" now. you also do films. you auditioned for a film recently to work with robert deniro. how was that? >> oh, god it was so awesome. i mean, that's like the number one, right? >> seth: sure. >> sometimes i use robert deniro, where normal people would use like the michael jordon of. >> seth: like you would say michael jordan is the robert deniro of basketball. >> yeah i'm like --like this soup is awesome, like the robert deniro of soups. mostly because it's checked out now. and we'll say yes to anything. no, no, me and -- am i going to get whacked now? not great. um, anyway, i had to audition with deniro, such a big thrill of mine. but we had to do it over skype. and it was interesting, it was like a real moment of, like, they're just like us. because i had to like walk robert deniro through using skype. >> seth: you would have to walk me through using skype.
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>> you're like facetime. i'm sure you facetime on your phone or ipad. it was just that, essentially. but you know, like the screen opened up, and i was nervous. i was like, oh, my god, i'm going to be doing scenes with robert deniro, and all i saw was a top of a head. and i could hear him being like, what am i doing? what am i looking at? what am i doing? [laughter] and i was like, oh, my god. like this is crazy. so i was like, robert? robert? and then he looks up and he's like -- am i looking at the light? am i looking at the light? i'm like. he said, yeah, i see you. i see you. i'm like, oh, okay. but i can't -- what are we doing here? what are we doing here? i'm going, oh, my god, this is going horribly. so, we start to read. and the connection is a little wonky. so it's not good for me.
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the director is like, we'll stop it, the connection is bad, and i didn't get the part. >> seth: i feel bad for all those people at starbucks where robert deniro was at. >> yeah. totally, totally. people were like trying to help him. he was like, "i got it. i got it. get out of here, barista." so the director is like, we're done. and deniro and -- i'm like, okay, it's so nice, and deniro is like, we're done here? and closes the laptop. i'm left staring at black. >> seth: it was the ending of "the sopranos." >> i know where deniro lives. >> seth: so you're a ucb guy. >> yes. [ cheers ] >> seth: give it up for ucb. great improv theater here in new york. a lot of people at ucb are always working on developing characters. you have some that you want to --
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>> yeah, these are characters that i've been doing for a long time. >> seth: okay. >> coming up through ucb is a big deal to audition for "snl." you always have to prepare characters and have them -- >> seth: you want to be ready with them. and you have three really good ones. >> i have three that are mammer jammers. i was hoping you could help me out. >> seth: absolutely. >> just in case. the first one, i should tell you that these are not very long. >> seth: okay. >> these are brief. >> seth: okay. got it. >> because it's about the essence. >> seth: you're an essence person. >> and i let the writer take over. i'm a vessel for you. >> seth: okay. >> so this is adam duritz, lead singer of "the counting crows" agreeing. >> seth: adam duritz agreeing. >> yeah, so make a point. >> seth: i love pizza. do you love pizza? >> yeah. >> seth: that's great. >> yeah. >> seth: really good. so that's your character. >> that's my first character. >> seth: that's an impression.
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>> no, that's a character, seth. >> seth: i'm pretty sure that was an impression. >> no, if it was an impression, it would be good. >> seth: ok. >> this next -- oh, this is -- i've gone down a bad path. this next one is -- this is liam neeson. but he's very -- he doesn't remember to do things. like forgetful. >> seth: a forgetful liam neeson. okay. >> i have a very specific set of bills. >> seth: so he forgot to pay them? >> yeah. >> seth: oh. >> bills that i've accumulated over the years. but that's the "b" side of it. >> seth: yeah, sure. i'm glad there was more. that's also an impression. >> once again, if it was an impression, it would have sounded like liam neeson. >> seth: okay great. >> so this is another character. this is either wilson brother,
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luke, or owen, dealer's choice. >> seth: okay, got you. >> being upset about something to himself. >> seth: okay. got it. >> oh, man. >> seth: that was pretty good. >> yeah. >> seth: that one i think of the three was the best. adam pally, everyone! "the mindy project" airs tuesday nights on fox. we'll be right back with music from grouplove. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ this is the age of knowing what you're made of. why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain... ...it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age...
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: tonight's musical guest are a los angeles based rock band who just wrapped their summer tour last night right here in new york's central park. here to perform "i'm with you," please welcome, grouplove. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ i'm with you this is all i do know
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for the years this is mine to follow ♪ ♪ this is hope and it's all i know that i have seen it through this is all i can do ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ♪ breath is slow for the undertoners there is blue now it's my turn for you ♪ ♪ all i know is you never leave me so completely moved ♪
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♪ i can't live without you no, no, no ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ♪ and away we'll go and we'll ride in slow it's all i see when i make believe ♪
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♪ that i'm falling for you oh, you know it's true ♪ ♪ yeah, i'm falling for you oh, what else can i do ♪ ♪ i'm with you this is all i do know for the years this is mine to follow ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh i'm with you you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh
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you ♪ ♪ ah, ah, ah, ah oh, oh, oh, oh you ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> seth: grouplove! the album "spreading rumors" is available now. we'll be right back! [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] >> seth: so, we found the video. >> yes. >> seth: here's paula dancing. ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: my thanks to tina fey, adam pally, grouplove, and of course, the 8g band. stay tuned for "carson daly." we'll see you tomorrow.
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>> and paula pell. >> seth: and paula pell. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ >> carson: hey, folks. you're watching "last call" with me, carson daly. thank you very much. we're at dimples in burbank. we got one heck of show for you tonight. coming up -- kaiser chiefs perform from the el rey. and we use the "last call" snapshot to introduce you to the legendary songwriter, chuck e. weiss. but first, marc maron is the comedian best known for his hosting one of the most praised about podcasts in the podcast universe, "wtf." this week, he also kicks off the second season of his ifc series entilted quite simply, "maron." for more, this marc maron in the

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