tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC July 28, 2009 12:35am-1:35am EDT
captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: sounds pretty good. yes! yes! welcome. welcome, everybody. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." happy monday to everybody. let's get right to the news. hey, yesterday, sarah palin gave her last speech before resigning as governor of alaska. [ applause ] it was a very fiery speech. she was mad. i mean, she blasted the media, hollywood, two bears a a moose. [ laughter ] i mean, she couldn't be -- she was p.o.'d. did you see this? the white house press secretary, robert gibbs, said that twitter is now blocked on every white house computer. gibbs said, "sorry, i will not give a specific reason on why we are blocking twitter. this concerns international white house -- okay it was biden." [ laughter ]
"he was playing around again." hugh hefner's ex-girlfriend, kendra wilkinson, is writing a memoir. [ light laughter ] that's not the joke. [ laughter ] it's about her rise to fame. the memoir was delayed six months because her spell check kept overheating. that's what she's saying. [ laughter ] does that happen? spell check overheating. beginning next month, this is interesting, american airlines will charge $20 for passengers' first checked bag and $30 for the second bag. i missed the old days when they just lose your bags for free. [ laughter ] that was more fun. have you guys heard about this? henry louis gates, the harvard professor who was arrested while trying to get into his own house? well, to smooth things over, president obama has invited gates and the cop, sergeant crowley, to the white house for a beer. how cool is that? obama is handling the situation like two of his bros got in a fight over a girl or something. [ laughter ] they'll come over. one beer will lead to two. two will lead to nine.
next thing you know, everyone will forget they were ever mad at each other. they'll start doing jager shots out of betsy ross' thimble. [ laughter ] they'll make prank phone calls on the red phone. you know? [ laughter ] someone's gonna -- "let's tp the capitol building." you know? crowley will pass out. they'll put his hand in warm water and giggle. [ laughter ] then they'll all wake up in the morning with matching robert pattinson tattoos. it's such a great idea. police in connecticut have broken up a huge illegal bird fighting operation. you know, there's a legal way to see a bird fight. it's called dropping a french fry on the sidewalk. [ laughter ] that's what they do here all the time. the octomom is back in the news. she signed a $250,000 deal for her 14 kids to star in a reality show. here's how it works. at the end of each episode, the octomom says, "baby number six, you ayed really hard, we've all grown close to you, but the litter has spoken. please leave the crib." [ laughter ] it's going to be fantastic.
i read this. animal control in new jersey used pepper spray on an aggressive groundhog that chased a man into his garage and tried to get into his truck. [ laughter ] you know what that means. six more weeks of having to hear that guy's story about the groundhog that chased him in his garage and tried to get into his truck. and finally, china now has more internet users than any other country in the world. 338 million. the most popular website in china? two girls, one wok. we've got a great show tonight, everybody. give it up for the roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you, thank you, everybody. wow. we have great show tonight. the lovely and talented holly hunter, from tnt's "saving grace," ll come out here. [ cheers and applause ] love me some holly hunter. she's awesome. also, we got mark seliger, one of the most famous celebrity
photographers in the world, he's going to be taking a picture of you guys in the audience. should be interesting. [ cheers and applause ] also, the legendary spinal tap will perform tonight. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be very good. spinal tap is here. you know, here on the show, we get to do a lot of cool things. a lot of fun stuff that's outside of the show. and this past weekend, we got to -- i got the bracelet on here, too. we got to go to comic con, which is the comic book convention out in san diego. it's just fans -- you guys like comic books? [ cheers and applause ] it's amazing, i've never been. it's so cool, it's like -- i think it was, like, 150,000 people. and fans and stuff just walking around. it's such a cool vibe there, very -- i just loved it. i had a great time. i got to meet stan lee, who created "spider-man," "fantastic 4," he's a legend. the one and only, it was great. [ cheers and applause ] dan didio, who runs dc comics, was there. and jon favreau, who's directing "iron man 2." i mean, it was amazing. anyway, while i was there, i tired to sell my own comic book idea. and -- yeah, exactly. [ laughter ] well, here's how it went. take a look.
>> jimmy: hey, you guys. i'm here, i'm at comic con 2009. we're in san diego. this is awesome. this iinsane. people are all over the place. i have a character i've been working on. i didn't want to pitch it to anyone until it was fully cooked. now it's ready to go. it's going to tear this place a new one. i'm so excited to show people. and here i go. as batman said, "time to make the doughnuts." [ laughter ] hey, guys. jon favreau is over there, he's the director of "iron man 2." he's doing a panel. so, maybe i can get a chance to talk to him quick and try to pitch my idea. we're here at comic con. >> yes. >> jimmy: it's crazy exciting, "iron man 2." i mean, what do you love about the comic books? >> what do i love about the comic books? they make good movies. >> jimmy: they do. >> i'll tell you that, it's good
source material. >> jimmy: that's great, because i have an idea. i have -- this is great. they do make good movies. >> i was told this was going to be an interview to promote "iron man." >> jimmy: yeah, it totally is. [ laughter ] this is another type of iron man. it's a mild-mannered dude. he's taking karate classes. next to his karate class, radio shack blows up. a rechargeable battery goes into his heart. what does this guy do? he tries to call for help. his phone is dead and then he's like, "oh, i should be -- my superpower is i should recharge people's phones." [ laughter ] >> his power is he recharges phones? >> jimmy: yeah, he's got solar panels. >> the artist just chose to make it look like you? >> that's weird. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: these people, their car flips over. i roll up, they go, "help me, help me, oh, my gosh, help me." and i go, "hey, all i can do is recharge your phone." [ laughter ] "and let's get this taken care of." then i smell gas and just take off. [ laughter ] i take off, because that's just unsafe, yeah. >> but you're not supposed to use a cell phone at a gas station. >> jimmy: that's exactly what the problem is, yeah. exactly, that's what happens. yeah, i threw this together. it took me about -- well, i've been working on it
for, like, 20 years. [ laughter ] >> i say you throw this away. clean this slate and use what you learn now to come up with a good idea. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it's the recharger. what he does is he recharges your batteries on your phone when your phone's dying. and that's how he saves the day. you know, it's so good. >> is this all your idea? you know, this might make my top five bad pitches. >> jimmy: that's good. we made a list. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> do you want me to kind of pretend that i like it? is that the idea? >> jimmy: yeah. >> it won't be easy. i'll do my best. >> jimmy: okay, thank you. >> okay, here we go. >> jimmy: what do you think? >> oh, man, that is sensational. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: a little bit more. >> oh, you want more? wow! jimmy. i mean, i've seen some great characters, but did you do -- this came out of your own mind? [ laughter ] your own twisted, gnarled, mixed up mind? >> jimmy: okay, that's a little over the top.
here we are over at the "lost" panel. these guys are going to love my character. i'm so excited about this. there's michael emerson right there. he was on the show. he' talk to me. he'll help me out. then i'll be great. so, yeah, this is it. the recharger. >> and this is? >> jimmy: it. this is it. >> this looks like some kind of superhero character. >> jimmy: yeah, this is the recharger. >> recharger? that's the name? >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] i'm excited about it. >> his power is recharging? >> jimmy: phones. computers. give me your phone. i can charge it up. i do it, i charge it up and then i go on urban spoon and tell them where to go eat. [ laughter ] put them on urban spoon. i'm like, "here's where you go eat. what do you guys like? japanese food?" >> you are like a full service hero guy for food. >> jimmy: yeah. >> nice. >> jimmy: you like it? >> no. [ laughter ] >> the panels are great. but i think you might need to do something more to really get people energized, pun intend, about this character. >> yeah, we find that when you talk about something, sometimes
it sounds ridiculous. people kind of need to see it. >> you need to kind of -- >> feel it. >> you know, you need to see it. you need to put it on. you need to let people know what it is. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i just totally recharged your blackberry. >> is that real? >> does it really work? >> jimmy: yeah. you have, like, a few hours. [ laughter ] what's good about this is, like, you know, i get to get all the sun from all different directions. then i have a one central locator that i can move and aim into the sun wherever i want to. ♪ >> thank you. thanks so much. have fun.
>> jimmy: all right. i'm the recharger. and i just give -- i get the recharge and then you can go and, like, you know, urban spoon and find out what a good restaurant or something to go eat at. what do you think? you into it? >> um -- >> jimmy: you want me to get a contract out and start the signing? >> could i maybe -- um, no. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i can take that. yeah. for starters, we'll start with no. and then we'll see where we go from there. >> i'm a little bit stuck on no. >> jimmy: okay. >> i don't -- >> jimmy: all right. we'll start on no. that's great. so, it's a maybe. >> yeah. i'm a big fan of yours. >> jimmy: yeah, thank you so much. if you have a cell phone or anything, i can totally recharge it. >> oh, really? you'll recharge my phone? >> jimmy: absolutely, yeah. i got a wire hook up, it's just for blackberries. john, this is good.
what do you think? >> yes. >> terrible. terrible idea. >> jimmy: i get what you're telling me. >> no, i tried to be encouraging to you. this is awful. >> i think we should go. >> great, tell everyone. >> jimmy: all right, dude, thanks a lot. no problem. hey, it's almost done. >> thanks a lot. i'll come back and recharge it. >> jimmy: thanks so much. see you guys, yeah. thanks for the advice, you guys. ♪ [ audience aws ] [ laughter ] [ laughter ]
>> hey, jimmy? you know, it seems to me this costume of yours, it's really not so bad. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah! how cool is that? stan lee liked my idea. thanks to everyone out at comic con. god, that was such a blast. we had a great time. we'll be right back with a recap episode of "seventh floor west," everybody. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ announcer: welcome to the now network. currently, thousands of people
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back. we've got a great show tonight. but -- but first, it's monday. which means it's time for another installment of our very own late night reality series "seventh floor west." now, for those of you who haven't been tuning in, you've missed a lot of crazy drama. a lot of juicy scandals. and, most importantly, a lot of weird staring. [ light laughter ] it's like a way less attractive version of "the hills" up there. it's crazy.
so, let's get everyone up to speed this week. join us, won't you, for aery special recap episode of "seventh floor west." ♪ >> jimmy: i'm jimmy, and i'm a comedi. last year i got offered the opportunity of a lifetime. so, i packed up and moved to new york city to risk everything for a career in late night. in this business, you need to learn where you fit in. and you need to learn it fast. are you uptown, like the producers? >> do you have a pen? do you have a pen on you? >> jimmy: are you downtown like the writers? >> hey, what printer are we supposed to use? >> jimmy: or, are you foreign, like this guy? [ laughter ] it's sink or swim, and i guess it's time for me to start swimming. on "seventh floor west." ♪ kick my shoes off and run i'm alone but don't feel lonely ♪ ♪ i can do this by myself i can be anything my own superhero ♪ ♪ shower myself with affection my life is so not finished ♪
♪ ♪ >> good, you're here. i need you to pick a lei for in-office beach day. >> jimmy: i know what you're thinking. this should be easy, right? but if you knew what happened last time i had to make a decision like this. i mean, i could tell you about it, if you want. take my chair. it's my thinking chair.
[ light laughter ] okay. here's the deal. in general, i think i'm a pretty happy-go-lucky de. but lately, there's been all this drama in the office, and it all started with the ties. >> i need you to pick a tie for the first show. >> jimmy: everyone wanted me to wear the red tie and miles wanted me to wear the blue one. and so, i just kind of freaked out and i wore the black tie. now everybody's mad at me. >> drama. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: now, i know what you're thinking. you're thinking "why would miles tell him to wear the wrong tie on purpose." you're thinking "what the 'h' is this guy's problem." you are thinking, "ooh, what a douche. ooh, stupid, why do i always make him wear the wrong tie, you douche." [ laughter ] i just think that miles has always had it in for me for some reason. who are you?
>> oh, i'm miles. i'm a writer. but i really want to be in fashion some day. [ laughter ] [ flatulence sounds ] >> jimmy: can i talk to you for a second? can i talk to you? can i talk to you? alone. in the hallway. >> let me guess, out in the hallway? >> jimmy: no, not out in the hallway. >> if you want to talk in the hallway, it's fine. >> jimmy: whatever. >> if you want to talk hallway -- >> jimmy: it's just more private. >> yeah, i see what you're saying. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: but, the good news is that i've got some really great friends and we've had some pretty awesome times. ♪ pizza, pizza party pizza, pizza ♪ ♪ pizza, pizza toot-toot pizza train pizza train ♪ ♪ pizza train pizza train ♪ ♪ oh, oh pizza party pizza train pizza train ♪ ♪ everybody pizza train
>> dude, awesome pizza party. >> awesome. >> jimmy: than, thanks so much. >> oh, my god. i'm food drunk. it's crazy. >> steve: does this hat make me look too smash mouth? ♪ somebody once told me the world ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: but then there's jenny. she's my new assistant. it's hard for me to even say this, she was making photocopies for miles. >> your new lady, she's been photocopying. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: tell me everything. i know what you did. and this is so not over. [ laughter ] and then there's lauren. she's my old assistant. the thing about me and lauren was that we've always had kind of a weird relationship. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy. i'm the new host. >> the host of what?
>> jimmy: the host of this. [ laughter ] [ laughter ] can you show me where my office is? [ laughter ] anyway, now she works for miles and that stinks. pretty tired, huh? [ light laughter ] rough week? >> i'm sorry. i've just been so busy making all the clothes for beach day. i haven't slept in days. >> jimmy: making clothes? like, by hand? [ laughter ] you're telling me you make all of my clothes?
seems like you should really get an assistant. ♪ ♪ the world is open future's at hand ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ dreaming of what i knowji i can be ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ i wish upon a star i dance into the moonlight kick my shoes off and run ♪ ♪ i'm alone but don't feel lonely my life is so not finished ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so, now you're all caught up and you're ready for the two-part season finale of "seventh floor west" that starts next monday, august 3rd. it's been a summer of "seventh floor west" mondays here on "late night." and we've got two weeks left. check out old episodes on our website, latenightwithjimmyfallon.com and at sevenfloorwest.com. but, in the meantime, stick
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. our first guest is an oscar and multiple emmy award-winning actress who's currently starring in the third season of her television series, "saving grace," which airs tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. on tnt. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome holly hunter. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: did you get it? >> that was great, man. [ laughter ] i love that. >> jimmy: they threw a little -- they're good, the roots. how are you? thank you so much for coming on the show. >> thanks. it's a pleasure to be here. >> jimmy: yeah, i'm a big fan. nominated again for another emmy. come on. that's big. another nomination. [ cheers and applause ] where do you put all these awards? can you give me a couple emmys? >> well, you know, actually, "raising arizona," joel and
ethacohen, who -- [ cheers and applause ] the roots were just playing the theme of. the yodeling theme of. >> jimmy: they do stuff like that. >> that was really cool. i haven't heard that in a while. but it's quite memorable. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. when steve kroft was on, from "60 minutes," they just played ticking. [ laughter ] that's pretty good, yeah. they get creative. they get creative. >> that's good. but, no, but joel and ethan and francis mcdormand who -- we all go back from before "raising arizona," we all -- all of our oscars, you know, live together. >> jimmy: they're roommates? where do they go? [ laughter ] >> well, they're all together. we've talked about them traveling, you know, from house to house, but so far they've st stayed at joel and ethan's office. >> jimmy: like "sisterhood of the traveling pants," except they're oscars. [ laughter ] >> right. >> jimmy: you take them to different places and write letters. like, "oh, my gosh, i met a boy in greece. it was amazing." [ laughter ] that's what happened in that movie. but you guys were, like, roommates or you all lived in
new york? interesting story. >> fran and i lived in the north bronx. >> jimmy: really? >> for about a year. and then -- and we all lived together in silver lake for a period of months. >> jimmy: out in l.a.? >> and sam raimi who, at that time, was writing "evil dead 2" lived with us. and he and his writing partner were writing "evil dead 2" on the front porch for that period of time. and joel and ethan had just written "raising arizona." so, it was -- >> jimmy: you guys are all buddies? >> yeah. and i really like silver lake. it's just a part of l.a. that's, you know, very eclectic. >> jimmy: yeah, cool. >> and this was the early '80s. it was -- >> jimmy: a good music scene out there. >> and a good music scene. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, i like silver lake. but now you're here in new york. >> and there were some, you know, there were some comedy clubs out there at the time. i don't know if they're still there. >> jimmy: i used to work the improv on melrose. that's not in silver lake. >> that's not in silver lake. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: where i used to work.
comedy magic club? >> like, nobody knows where silver lake is really, unless you're, you know, a los angelean. >> jimmy: by the way, i love hearing your voice. you have a great voice. >> so, i understand that, like, you don't have me. >> jimmy: i don't really do that many female impressions because my voice is too masculine. [ laughter ] i'll save everyone from saying that. >> i doubt that. [ laughter ] i'm sure you could figure a way. >> jimmy: well, you kind of just -- [ in a southern accent ] you just start a little like that and kind of the sides of your mouth, but it's cute. [ laughter and applause ] it's really cute. see, i like it. it's really cute. i like it, it's good. it's good. but i was watching "the incredibles." >> i think you should work on it. your barry gibb -- you are off the charts. >> jimmy: that's ridiculous. >> barry gibb is off the charts. >> jimmy: thank you. >> i mean, i think it's truly inspired. >> jimmy: no, thank you. >> truly inspired. >> jimmy: thank you. but i remember, i saw "the incredibles" because i'm a 30-year-old guy. [ laughter ] why was i watching cartoons? and i heard your voice, and i'm
like, "oh, my god, i love holly hunter." and i just love you. you were fantastic in that movie. >> oh, thank you. >> jimmy: you should have gotten an oscar for that as well. >> oh, stop. >> jimmy: why not? they could hang it out in silver lake. >> yeah, exactly. one more in the family. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly, why not? keep building them up. >> joel and ethan, nobody can keep up with them. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i mean, they just -- >> jimmy: they just keep winning it every year. yeah, that's good. now you got the emmys. you got the emmy side of it coming in. "saving grace" is off to its third season. can you tell everyone what it is, really. it's an interesting story. you have an angel that -- >> well, i play a really, you know, a very complicated woman. who is basically kind of an extremist but -- and a woman who lives with great regret, but close to her instincts. and i have a last chance angel. but it's -- >> jimmy: it's a tricky thing, yeah. >> it's been a fantastically wild ride. you know, it's been a great experience being her.
>> jimmy: yeah. and it's a cool show. it's really fun. we have a clip of the show. do you know at all what this clip is? >> well, this is, i mean, i believe that i'm in a pancake house with my last chance angel, brilliantly played by leon rippy. >> jimmy: he's great, yeah. >> who's just, you know, a wonderful actor. great guy. and, yeah. >> jimmy: here you go. take a look. >> wondered why you wanted to meet me for pancakes. how did you find this place? >> used to bring coma girl here. when she was coma girl. >> so, back then you'd just sit down, order pancakes, look across a table and call her? >> by her name. >> which was? >> stealing names when you've got a mouth full of pancakes just ain't right, grace. >> what's her name? >> i can't tell you. >> you told me leon cooley's name. >> that was part of god's plan. >> how do you know part of god's plan's not to give me her name? coma girl , s etotshwakes up, exits stage left. you give me her name, i drink all your milk. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: holly hunter,
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walls and covers of magazines like "rolling ones," "gq" and "vanity fair." his latest collection of photos, "the music book," is out right now. say hello to my pal mark seliger, everybody. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i love that you have your camera with you at all times. >> well, you know, it's not digital. i don't want to upset anybody. it's just e of those old-fashioned ones. >> jimmy: do people ways bother and go like, "what's the best camera to get?" >> all my relatives, they call me like, you know -- >> jimmy: "what should i get?" you go like, "i use an $8,000 camera." >> "can you give me a discount?" [ laughter ] "i can't get you a diount. i don't know the guys from nikon. stop bothering me, mom." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: your mother wants a discount? how many covers -- you worked for "rolling stone" for ten years? >> ten years.
well, 12 years, but the book is a collection of music, photographs from '87 to 2008. so, ten years of "rolling stone," basically. and ladysmith black mambazo was my first cover. >> jimmy: was that your first one? with paul simon? >> with paul simon. >> jimmy: look at this one with the white stripes. i like this one. >> yeah. we painted the horse. >> jimmy: okay, good. [ laughter ] >> am i going to get in trouble? >> jimmy: no, no, not at all. you digitally painted him, right? >> yeah, digitally. thank you. >> jimmy: or else you found a red horse somewhere. that would be awesome. >> we were looking for a white horse. we've just got one red one. >> jimmy: an actual red horse. but so many insane things in there. i mean, out of your favorites, you're saying ladysmith black mambazo. >> well, that's actually not in the book, but that was my first cover picture for "rolling stone." and that was an assignment that i got the exact same day. i had to run to the studio, set it up. ladysmith came. they were amazing. they sat and they waited. paul simon comes in. and they sanfor us for like 20 minutes before we even shot.
so, the "graceland" songs kind of, you know, came out. and then we shot -- >> jimmy: they were like -- ♪ what kind of camera should we get? tell me, can we get a discount ♪ [ laughter ] >> "we're going back to south africa. should we go to b&h?" i was going, "yeah." ♪ i want to get a discount ♪ [ laughter ] >> so, that was sort of the kickoff. and then, you know -- >> jimmy: there's so many goodies in this guy, in "the music bo l ainke take a look at some of these shots here. can we bring up one? a shot of diddy in times square. > inomtomorrow, isn't he? >> jimmy: yeah, he's going to be on the show tomorrow. how did you do that? >>hael ts l,inwat -- thawas wain the middle of the nigh reay lythone e timnito i tins ph in times sqre e olethe night. sola, p i oedrsnnt ouweelves.er ye t e > w ts,re.werehe >> yes, we were there. we planted ourselves in the ddle of the, you know, median heinerly e terarth ae in terlyad itwewant ed uil it got dark. and diddy came out and he --ed eang riri he was just w that anyway, right? [ laughter ] he dresses like a king. >> he walked right out of the motor home with a hat on. i was like, "my gosh. that's fantastic." luckily, we had the chair in the center.
so, it worked out fine. but he wanted to change the chair. and i said, "it's 2:00 in the morning. we can't do it." >> jimmy: what did he want? like a lawn chair or something? >> no, he wanted a different -- a bigger throne. >> jimmy: look at this next shot . ok at that. nirvana on the cer. and i love it says -- what is that? "corporate magazines still suck." >> yeah, that was the shoot that i thought was going to end my career. and the reason why is that, you know, there's so many times when you ask people to, kind of, do things and you guide them. and nirvana was the group that, you know, really came out of the grunge movement. you know, you couldn't really ask them to do anything. so, i flew to australia. i saw the -- i met the band and they were, you know, they were great. they were wonderful me. dave and chris were great and kurt was really lovely, too. but he kept wearing these -- supporting these bands by writing, you know, the band's name on the t-shirt. and when they would perform, he'd have like flipper or, you know, whatever band they were supporting. so, you know, i asked him, you know, "don't wear a t-shirt with writing on it, if you don't mind, because, you know, we want
to be able to, you know, not have it compete with the magazine." and he was fine with that. so, of course, they drive out the next day to the location and he walks off. and he's weing this shirt that says "corporate magazines still suck." so, i learned the great lesson that you just don't ask people to not do something. [ laughter ] ven immy: they'll do it more. >> yeah. >> jimmy: step it u they came back. and look at that photo right there. >> and this picture was taken the following -- i guess the following record "in utero." we asked them to wear brooks brothers suits, and they did. so, you know, i guess things worked out. and that was, kind of, our answer. and then this picture was the portrait that we did for the inside. and then two months later, you know, kurt was gone. so, that was the memorial photograph for "rolling stone" for kurt. >> jimmy: you took so many good pictures. so many great ones in this book. when we come back -- you agreed to do this. and i'm so excited about this. our audience came down here tonight, not even knowing this. >> i think this a very, very good looking crowd. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we only get the best looking crowds. we want to get the best looking shot.
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good man. what should i do? >> i want you to -- how about you go up there in the middle section, and then i'm going to, kind of, work with the audience. okay? >> jimmy: you'll give them directions and stuff like that? >> i'm going to give some directions. >> jimmy: this is it. this is our first photo shoot, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] it's kind of exciting. this is going to be great. all right. how are you? here you go. nice to meet you. >> i need the guys on the side, on the right and left side of you -- i need everybody to, kind of, squish in. super important. >> jimmy: are you with him? >> please keep your tops on. [ light laughter ] >> great. okay, i'm feeling this. good. all right, here we go now. >> jimmy: is that good? is everyone in? make sure your face is seen. i'm totally blocking you, buddy. i'm sorry. [ laughter ] >> okay, everybody, you got to really squish in. i need a nice tight group over here. >> jimmy: oh, that's good right there. you're coming in there. it looks good. >> okay. jimmy! >> jimmy: yes? >> here we go, baby. [ camera shutters ] here we go, baby. [ camera shutters ] here we go, baby. [ camera shutters ] >> jimmy: do i look in the lens? >> yeah, look right over here. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what am i feeling? give me spring -- >> what's your attitude? >> jimmy: work it. >> why don't we give jimmy the, kind of, like the sad doggy, sad puppy look.
here we go. ready, everybody? one, two, three -- aw. [ audience aws ] that's nice. i love it. >> jimmy: am i sad puppy as well or am i happy puppy? [ laughter ] sorry, that's why i don't work with these -- >> let's do it on three. one, two, three! [ cheers ] >> jimmy: whoo-hoo! all right, awesome. hey, dave, can we see what the pis retulook like? do you have any shots up in the booth?re [ cheers and applause ] .u oer gh t. this is awesome. all right, we got the book here. here you go, the one and only mark seliger, everybody. we'll be right back with spinal tap. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. tonight's musical guest starred in the legendary comedy "this is spinal tap," which comes out tomorrow on blu-ray with lots of extras. it's super cool. if you don't own this movie, you must own this. it's on the list of movies that you must own. also, they have a new album called "back from the dead." which i think is so cool, if you fold it out, it turns into this. it took me two weeks to do. [ laughter ] but, yeah, isn't that awesome? like, who does this anymore?
called "back from the dead." which i think is so cool, if you fold it out, it turns into this. it took me two weeks to do. [ laughter ] but, yeah, isn't that awesome? like, who does this anymore? they're the greatest. i love these guys. please welcome the kings of heavy metal music, spinal tap, everyone! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
♪ we're back from the dead climbing from the coffin we don't come here often ♪ ♪ or so it is said we're back from the grave recovered from our coma more body than aroma ♪ ♪ it's life that we crave watch our hearts pump as we go back into action ♪ ♪ giving satisfaction and getting some too hear our blood roar as we roll a lucky seven ♪ ♪ from hell or from heaven we're past but we're due ♪ ♪ we're back from the dead putting up resistance clinging to existence ♪ ♪ and ready for bed we're out of the shroud an end to the becalming reversing the embalming ♪
♪ and we're back with our crowd ♪ ♪ nothing's more fun than flipping off the reaper we're back on our beeper ♪ ♪ heading straight for the top ♪ ♪ it's not so hard to avoid a mid-death crisis no coffee, no spices rock 'till you drop ♪ >> when the blood-red moon peeps over the naked hills. when the nightshade blooms beside the rocky road to daylight's end. and the spirits re-inhabit their castaway bodies of yore. don't say i didn't warn you. ♪
♪ ♪ we're back and we're glad nothing ever stops us we're our own synopsis we're here to be had ♪ ♪ we're back from the dead this time we're not stopping we've brought some corn for popping ♪ ♪ and we're banging your head ♪ ♪ better off dead still better off living the gift keeps on giving and it's taking no more ♪ ♪ no time like the past
no rhymlike the present the first shall be last we're slamming death's door ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you very much. >> jimmy: all right. nigel, thank you very, very much. yes, i try to shake everyone's hand if i can. >> don't shake the drummer's hand, just to be on the safe side. >> jimmy: yes, i know, absolutely. thank you for being here, you guys. i really appreciate it. "back from the dead," the record is great, it's fantastic. >> thank you. >> jimmy: you just finished a world tour? >> yes, that's true, yeah. >> just two days. >> one night only. >> yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] >> we played the glastonbury festival. andhe