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♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late neyht with seths." tonight -- julia louis-dreyfus, star of "knightfall," actor mark hamill, artist ashley longshore, featuring the 8g band with fred armisen. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers with "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] that is great to hear. in that case, let's get to the news. president trump is expected to travel to japan next month, to attend the final day of the s country'mmer grand sumo tournament.
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these are the only trump stories i still like. [ laughter ] the ones where he does something he'd be doing if he weren't president, like this or playing golf or paying for sex with porn stars or -- [ laughter ] [ audience ohs ] getting in tax trouble or complaining about immigrants. i guess, you know, ething he does falls into this category so never mind. [ laughter ] president trump reportedly refers to his daughter ivanka as "baby" in official meanings. "that's really inappropriate, ledaddy," said stephen mil [ laughter and applause ] melania trump spoke to middle school students yesterday about her life as first lady, and said, "i love what i do." which i assume is dick tracy impersonator. [ laughter and applause ] "50 shades of gray" author e.l. james has released a new romance novel entitled "the mister." it's great if you're looking for something to mister- too. [ laughter ] i guess in the end, you guys reacted appropriately.
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[ laughter ] the makers of chips ahoy! have issued a recall on the cookie brand after reports of a mysterious solidified ingredient was found in several of its ck paages. even worse, fig newtons. [ laughter ] during a fox news town hall last night, democratic presidential hopeful senator bernie sanders called presidentrump a "pathological liar." said trump, "you're just jealous, because i've never gone to the bathroom." [ laughter ] way ioke finally went t always thought it should go. [ laughter ] the supreme court yesterday heard arguments in a case regarding whether a company can trademark a name that resemblese an expleti you know what that means, the la[ bleep ] is back. [ cheers and appe ]
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and finally -- i don't know, nothing is going hi be more fun than that t week. [ laughter ] finally, new york health officials announced yesterday they will begin vaccinating raccoons in several manhattan pa s for rabies over the next few weeks. "not my kids, you're not," said raccoon jenny mccarthy. [ laughter and applause ] there she is. usdies and gentlemen, we have -- [ cheers and appla] we really truly have an exceptional show for you tonight. she is the hilarious star of "veep," now in its final season on hbo. the legend julia louis-dreyfus is here, everybody.nd [ cheers applause ] and that's not all. .hat's not all in the legend category tonight you can see him in "knightfall" on history. you guys, mark hamill is here. [ cheers and applause ] mark hamill is here in this studio, and i truly can't believe it. and she is a very talented new orleans-based artist who's here to demonstrate how she makes her incredible paintings,
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ashley longshore is joining us for a demonstration. [ cheers and applause ] you -- youcan join me if you live in texas d you want to see some stand-up. i, on friday, am going to be at the majestic in dallas. and on saturday, i'm doing shows at the paramount in austin. i would love to see you, so please come and check it out and also, this is very exciting. on thursday night, we're planning on doing another installment of "game of jones" where i watch an episode with "game of thrones" with leslie jones from "saturday night live." [ light laughter ] it's a lot of fun for us. an we were not going to do closer look," because we cannot fit both of those into the same show. then we heard the mueller report is coming out thursday morning. and we thought, you know, i don't know what's going to be in there but it might be fun to talk about.bu you can't fit all of that, plus we have amy sedaris, plus we have pete buttigieg. he's running for president. he's going to be here thursday. [ cheers and applause ] and we have a band who we're trying to figure out what to do. d then, we decided to ask nbc could you give us an extra half an hour?
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were like, "sure, take it." [ light laughter ] so we will be doing a 90 minute show on thursday. and just know on thursday morning, if there's nothing in p that mueller rt, there's going to be a ton of dead air. [ laughter ] which migh know, regardless.you [ light laughter ] you guys, we don't always have enough time to cover all of the recent news, so here wa recap is one of our writers amber ruffin everybody in a segment we call "amber says what?" [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> you guys, things have been crazy.ay okfirst of all, a rapper named lil nas x released a country song called "old town road." and i was like, "what? no one wants to hear a country song." then i listened to it, and i was like, "what? this is my new favorite country song." and billboard was like, "this isn't a country song." and i was like, "what would you call this?" e ♪ i'm gonna tak horse to the old town road i'm gonna ride until i can't no more ♪
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♪ i got the horses in the back horse tack is attached ♪ [ cheers and applause ] yeah! ohmy god! it is such a good song! shoot, i wonder why on't count it as country. [ light laughter ] we may never know. [ laughter and applause ] then billy ray cyrus was like, know how to get in on the country charts, i'll do a remix." and he did. and billboard was like, "this is still not a country song." and i walike, "dang, that [ bleep ] runs deep." [ laughter ] also, gae king interviewed r. kelly, and i was like, "what?" then, in the middle of the interview, he lost his mind and started yelling. and i was like, "what?" check it out. [ screaming ] [ bleep ] >> robert. [ laughter ] >> she was like, "robert." and i was like, "what!"
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she hit him with such a good "robert" that i set up straight, and my name is not even robert. [ laughter ] then i saw the first ever cture taken of a black hole. and i was like, "what?" then i heard the scientist in charge of getting thaticture wa s a woman, and i was like, "what?" [ cheers and applause ] then i got so excited, i tweeted a bunch of dirty jokes about it. and then my mom saw them, and i got in trouble. [ laughter ] and that's a true story. [ laughter ] and then, i was like, "you know what, those jokes wet that bad." but then, i looked at them again and they kind of were. [ laughter and applause ] hey, mom. then beyonce announced -- she's going to be so mad. then beyonce announced that she'll release a documentary of her coachella performance on april 17th. and i was like, "what?" i got so excited that i planned a viewing party.
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oh, that reminds me, sh? >> seth: yeah? >> i need the 17th off. >> seth: no, just watch it at your desk like everyone else. >> abuse! [ laughter ] anyway, party at my desk. so let's see. what else happened? oh! beto o'rourke keeps putting his shoes on countertops all over the country. and i'm like "what? get down from there. someone has to clean that." unless he wins the democratic nomination, then i'll be like, "what -- a nius." [ laughter ] i love how he puts his shoes on everything. en i saw grace jones who is 70-years-old, danced out in the runway at the tommy hilfiger fashion show. and i was like, "what?" this woman is 70-years-old! [ cheers and applause ] now usually when a 70-year-old dances around with no pants on, her kids take away her car keys. [ laughter ] not this supermodel. now how can she look this good
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at this age? i know i say it a lot, but blackness cannot be cracked. [ laughter ] you cannot crack it, freeze it, drop it from a building. nary a crack shall appr, for it is the uncrackable. [ cheers and applause ] i'm 60-years-old. [ laughter ] then i heard the worst thing in the world. now, this is true. a woman in taiwan had four bees living under her eyelids living off of her tears! i read that article, i was like, "what?" so just to be safe, for any bees out there, my tears arde of poison. [ laughter ] oh, dang it. oh, oh. i should have done this. go back. ♪ my tears are poison
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[ laughter and applause ] how did i miss that? [ laughter ] oh, that was a close one. then i heard -- >> seth: i won the bet! [ laughter ] >> i can't resist it. then i heard that they dropped the charges against jussie smollett for wasting everyone's time by calling in a fake crime. and i was like, "what?" he's not going to get in trouble for reporting a fake crime? what is he? a white woman? [ ding ] [ laughter and applause ] all these white women are like, "yeah." [ laughter ] then in -- then in -- [ laughter ] thenn "harry potter" news, j.k. rowling was like, "dumbledore and grindelwald had an intense sexual relationship." and i was like "what?" what is wrong with you? [ laughter ] who asked for this, and why did? you do tha and when can i read about it in detail? [ laughter and applaus
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i like what i like. then i heard a rhino poacher got trampled by an elephant and then eaten by lions on an animal preserve. and i was like, "what, a good idea animals." [ cheers and applause ] work together like y'all doing the cartoons. [ bleep ] if those birds can make cinderella a dress, you can stop poaching. hlaughter ] th been "amber says what?" ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: amber ruffin, everybody. there she is. we'll be right back. and there she is again, with julia louis-dreyfus, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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ivfirst order, $0 dely fee. ♪ [ cheers and apph:use ] >> setelcome back, everybody. please give it up for the 8g band right over there. [ cheers and applause ] walso, fred armisen is heh us this week. and fred, it is always so delightful to have you here, to catch up with you backstage. and -- [ laughter ]
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one of our -- onerof our convtions, you know, where we're going back and forth. >> fred: yes. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] you were saying that you love -- i know this of you. you are a lover of fiction. you love to read books. >> fred: i love reading books. >> seth: yeah. >> fred: any book, every book. they're etl great. >> sh: yeah. you've always said that. you judge them all equally as the same. >> fred: they're all perfectly the sa and great. >> seth: and yet, the one thing you're saying is you don't have as much time to read books as you used to. and so -- and again, you're so smart. and i'm so impressed by you. you developed a process where you can look at the cover of a book, and from the cover alone, you can know the plot, all the characters, everything that happens. you get the full experience of reading the book just by looking at the cover. >> fred: yeah, it's just from being smart. [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: do you mind if we try n it a >> fred: sure. >> seth: yeah, all right. great. so, it's time to test out our segment, "fred judges a book by its cover." la [ cheers and appe ]
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>> seth: all right. ready? fred, this is "finding dorothy" by elizabeth letts. fred, what is this book about? >> fred: okay, so this is a novel, and it's by elizabeth letts. [ light laughter ] and she worked pretty hard on it. it took about four years or so to write it, maybe fr and half years. and -- >> seth: you can tell all that from the cov? >> fred: yes. >> seth: okay. >> fred: and it's an amazing story about this baker who is trying to make a cake. >> seth: mm-hmm. >> fred: and so, doesn't have any ingredients, and the ingrednts that are presented to this baker are train tracks -- laughter ] -- and a house, and wood, and bricks, and barn material. >> seth: uh-huh. [ light laughter ] >> fred: so the baker's like, "i can't -- you know, i know there's a wedding coming up. i'm gonna do my best tke this cake." and for this wedding, they need a little dorothy to put on top of it. [ laughter ] the wedding is a very solitary wedding. there's not two people. it's just the one person. [ light laughter ] and -- so, the baker is like, "i'm just gonna set up --"ai >> seth: the wedding is just one person?
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>> fred: i know, i know. it's -- this is an abstract kind of book. >> seth: okay. >> fred: and so, this baker goes ahead and makes this cake. and it's, you know, train tracks, barn material, and housing. [ light laughter ] and all of a sudden, around this cake and this wedding, this wonderful fog machine creates like, this like, wonderful st of stage magician smoke behind it, and it comes out of -- and it -- [ laughter ] -->> seth: did it look likid it look like clouds? >> fred: it looked -- it ended up because of the yellow lights -- >> seth: uh-huh. >> fred: it ended up looking like it had a cloud effe you will. >> seth: yeah. >> fred: and all of a sudden, er evne in the room, at the wedding was like, "we have finding dorothy." they were gonna say found, but they just changed it to --nd [ laughter applause ] they changed it to present tense. >> seth: yeah. >> fred: and they're likin "we have fng dorothy." [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: that's -- wow. amazing.
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give it up forred armisen, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] our first guest tonight is an emmy-award winning actress you know froows such as "seinfeld" and "the new adventures of the old christine." she stars in the wonderful "veep," which airs sundays on hbo. let's take a look. >> which one of you donkey donks was in charge of thealloons, hu >> believe it or not, amy. >> she still [ bleep ] up? she hasn't worked here for months. >> does anyone have her new email address? >> man up continues to resonate in all four quadrants. >> it's universal. men hate women. won hate themselves. >> the geraldine ferraro principle. >> hey, ma'am. i was hoping i could have some more responsibilities this time. >> yes. . >> can you make me a waxing appointment in charleston? i'm feeling patriotic. >> full bald eagle. >> seth: pleaswelcome to the show, the one, the only, julia louis-dreyfus, everyone. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> seth: welcome to the show. >> thank you. i was -- i was so fascinated to hear what a prolific reader -- >> seth: yeah. >> -- fred i [ light laughter ] >> seth: yeah, it's amazing. right? >> i --- i was just wrapped backstage listening to that story.nn i ca wait to read the book. >> seth: because when you -- >> although, i feel like i know >>it. eth: yeah. when you meet fred and talk to him, you don't think hadwould renything. [ laughter ] >> he doesn't strike me as even remotely smart.et >> s yeah. [ laughter ] >> but he is. >> seth: yeah, yeah. >> well done. well done. >> fred: thank you very much. >> yeah. >> seth: it's so lovely to have you here.et >> likewise, s my god. >> seth: we -- well, we all met together. i'm not sure if that's when fred met you. i saw 2006 you hosted "snl." >> that's right. yes. >> seth: and that was a special week for me, because i've been such a huge fan of yours for so long, and -- and that was your first time back since you had been on the show. >> it was my first time back, and i found out that we -- we didn't even know, if you remember, that i was the first
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female cast member to ever come back and host, which is -- >> seth: is crazy. >> ca-ca-crazy. >> seth: yeah. >> yeah. >> seth: it was nuts. [ cheers and applause ] >> well, it shouldn't have taken that long. eth: it should not have taken that long. >> yeah. >> seth: the good news is it's happened a lot since then. >> since, yes. exactly. i was the ice -- ice -- glass ice ceiling breaker. >> seth: yes. well said. >> thank you. i'm like fred. [ laughter ] >> seth: you had a -ways forget how young you were when you were in the cast of that show. >> oh, i thought you were gonna say how young you are. [ laughter ] >> seth: and yet, how young -- annoyou're exactly as young >> thank you. >> seth: yeah. >> yes. i haven't -- i haven't aged. no. yeah, i was 21. >> seth: 21 when you started in "snl." >> yes, yes, i was -- >> seth: which is -- >> yeah, crazy young. it's too young. it's too young. >> seth: it's too young to start. and we also -- we both went to northwestern univers >> that's right. i left northwestern after my third year to come do "snl." but we both went there. go wildcats. >> seth: go wildcats. go cats, and your son -- [ cheers and applause ] your son followed in your footsteps.
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and he's actually ta fng it a stepther, because he's doing all four years. [ laughter ] >> yeah. >> seth: yeah. >> if things work out all the way to june, yeah. >> seth: and he's actually here tonight. your son charlie is here tonight. >> yes, he is. >> seth: there he is. charlie right there. give it up, charlie. [ eers and applause ] >> yes, he is. he's on -- he's on the basketball team. >> seth: he's on the basketball team. and when i look at charl and think back to myself as a senior at northwestern -- >> yes. >> seth: -- i feel he's worlds cooler than i was. [ light laughter ] >> yeah, i think so. >> seth: yeah, i think. >> i mean, look, he's got a pineapple on his shirt. >> seth: yeah. >> he's like a milli bucks. >> seth: i never -- i mean, to have the confidence to wear a pineapple in college, i never would have. >> this kid is full of beans. th seth: and he -- he did an episode of "veep" year. >> he did. he was absolutely fantastic. >> seth: this is a lovely photo. this is you and mandel, who runs the show, watching him. and you're very happy to be taking a photo of your son. >> yeah. [ audience awws ] i was taking -- i have so many photos that i took of the monitor when he was on camera. [ laughter ]
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>> seth: it is -- that is a really great thing, because it shows that being a mom, like usurps being a television star, that you did a very mom thing there. >> yes, it's true. seth: even though you've been in show business for a very long time. you're like, "oh, you know who's going to -- what i'm gonna want, is photos on my iphone of my son on a tv screen." >> yeah. [ laughter ] you'll see. when your kids grow up. >> seth: right. >> you'll see. >> seth: no, it's true. i had my son when he was 2-years-old came here. >> yeah. ng seth: and he was on like, the monitor just walkiround. i was like, "oh! he's on tv." >> get a video camera. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah. >> i know. >> seth: he really is so ncited. >> yeah, it's soe. >> seth: how did it come to be that charlie did an episode? >> well it was actually dave mandel's idea. god bless him. there was this role of an inappropriately young boyfriend to a record executive who is in his 50s. and dave said, "hey, maybe charlie can play that part." [ laughter ]an i said, "sure, i'll ask him." and then i said, "you wanna do it, cha?" and he said, "yeah, sure." and so, then he came and he did it.rr and i was ied, 'cause i thought he mht screw it up. [ laughter ] sorry, honey. sorry. >> seth: did you have any hesitation or did you think it
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was a good idea right away?ht >> oh, i thougt was a terrific idea. >> seth: yeah. >> a really, really great idea. >> seth: and do you feel like -- do you feel like you crushed it? >> i think i didn't screw it up too bad. >> no, he didn't. >> seth: that's good. >> he was absolutely fantastic. he really hit it out of the park, i thought. so, that was great. >> seth: that's great. >> yeah. >> seth: that's awesome. the other -- you were -- we were both in the northwestern improv troupe as well. >> we were. we were both in "meow." >> seth: "meow."ri >> that's t. >> seth: i feel like we have to give "meow" a shout out. >> oh, we have to. >> seth: yeah. right? [ cheers and applause ] i mean -- >> well, it changed my life actually, in fact. >> seth: it fully chans d my life all. >> yeah. >> seth: and that is with no exaggeration. >> yes. >> seth: that was the first time i thought, and it was very heart breaking to tell my parents, like i think theoney's finally been worth it. [ laughter ] i know you sent me to northwestern, but i founnta thing i wao do, which is make things up -- >> yeah. >> seth: -- off the top of my head.d >> right, anlf the time they're not gonna be that good. >> seth: yeah, so if you come to the show, you're probably gonna be fairly disappointed. [ light laughter ] this is the seveh season of the show. >> yeah. >> seth: congratulations on that.ha >> t you very much. thank you. >> seth: and -- [ cheers and applause ]
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owi've heard you say, you obviously, with a show that's this beloved, you want to nail the ending. >> yeah. >> seth: and seven seasons seemed right. and are you happy now that it's over? do you fee like that you've w accomplishedt you guys set out to do in the last year? >> well, i think, yes. i'm very happy. i'm very, somewhat grief stricken to say good-bye to it, 'cause it was a totadeavor of passion and love. i love this gig more than i can possibly articulate.bu yeah, i think we did it. i think so. i mean, you know, you'll let me know. watch, we'll get skewered by the critics. [ light laughter ] but, i'm very pleased with what we did. >> seth: and again, you know, you're not -- i'm not the firste on to ask you this, and you're not the only person in the cast that's been asked this, but u know, one of the craziest things about the seven year run is politics changed to the point that what was absurd now feels quaint. [ laughter ] >> that's exactly right. yes. >> seth: and has that been an interesting thing to navigate? >> yeah. [ laughter ] yeah, i think so. i -- it's bizarre, because i -- it's sometimes -- it's hard,
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beuse it feels like this current administration, i won't even name his name, but it feels as if he's doing a better episode of the show thane are. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] >> and except,n'f course, i think it's funny what he's doing. >> seth: yeah. >> so we -- what we're doing this season is, i think the season reflects it. i think it's more extreme. it's more out there. and what we're doing this season, had we tried it four ag seasons would have been too outrageous. too broad. we would been like, "what? opliticians don't, you know, mock disabled pe. you can never get away with that." but -- >> set now it's like, yeah, nary a road bump. [ laughter ] >> it's nothing. it's a blip. >> seth: it's a blip. and you -- >> good times. good times. >> seth: sometimes i think, because i talk about politics, people think i want to be a politician. >> yeah. >> seth: i assume that might happen to you as well. and people say, "hey, you should run for office." do you ever entertain that thought? >> no, i do not. >> seth: yeah. >> but i have been asked. >> seth: yeah. >> and i do not have the skill set. >> seth: yeah. but see, you do. dw, we've established you
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>> well, yeah. [ laughter ] fred does too. anybody does. >> seth: fred does, yeah. i mean, if fred can. [ laughter and applause ] >> right? yeah. cheers and applause ] but i -- i'm not going to do that. >> seth: okay, good. we're about to say good-bye, but i'm gonna invite charlie. will you come sit down, because i feel like i'm, likli hazing chare making him stand over there. so just kind of take a seat. >> why not, why not. [ cheers and applause ] >> i can't get over this. look at him. ov seth: look at us. this will be a ly -- now this can be a lovely photo in your foyer. [ light laughter ] if you have one, i'm not sure if you do or not. there you go. >> oh god.da y's gonna die. >> seth: you guys, thank you so much -- thank you so much for being here. that's julia louis-dreyfus, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] that's charlie. the seventh and final season of "veep" airs sundays at 10:30 p.m. on hbo. we'll be right back with mark hamill. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: you know our next guest from his iconic role as luke skywalker in the "star wars" films and his d winning voiceover work as the joker. he stars in the second season of "nightfall let's take a look. " wh >> the worth of a man, knight or attemplar is proven in the of war. >> luciferians can battle hard with warriors amongst their number with real weapons at their dispos. >> god demands we defend his principals training complete or not. line up for combat! any man who dies defending god's will dies a noble death. never forget that. >> seth: please welcome to the show, mark hamill, everyone. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> seth: what a joy it is to have you here. >> it's nice being had. >> seth: all right. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: and that is -- i feel like that is a mark hamill i have not seen beforen "nightfall" here. >> you know what's so great is when y get into all that gear, and you look in the mirror, mark hamill's gone. >> seth: yeah. >> so, i don't feel like i have to take any responsibility for my actions. [ laughter ] 'cause he's highly unlble. he's sort of a latter day drill sergeant. and he's just brutal. you know, and i have sort of a rudimentary grasp of religion. but he's saying to the troops, "once you complete this course, you shall become a member of
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god's executioners." i thought, "wait a minute, that's my favorite commandment." >> seth: yeah. ghlaughter ] ri >> "thou shalt not kill." it's right up there with -- >> seth: yeah. way up top. >> rht up there with "never covet thy neighbor's wife." so -- [ laughter ] so he's a perplexing guy. but like i say, it was unlike anything i've do before. that's what you look for. at least what i look for, is the challenge. >> seth: sure. >> just not repeat yourself. 'cause eventually "star wars" is going to go away. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] but you never know. you never know. yeah. >> and look, it comes out in december. so, i only have eight months of trolling left. >> seth: right, yeah. [ laughter ] >> i love to tease the fans online. it drives them crazy. i'm sure disney is not that happy about it.at but re they going to do, fire me? [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah, right. [ cheers and applause ] it's like the safest -- the safest job. >> it's too late. >> seth: it's too late. it's too late. hey, fred armisen. [ laughter ] i'm a big fan. oh, my gosh. >> fred: thank you, likewise.
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>> oh, wow. >> seth: it's a really big night for fred. >> "portlandia." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] is there anything you can't do? >> seth: there is nothing fred can't do. >> it's shocking. >> author, actor, comedian, drummer. >> seth: yeah. he's everything. >> exactly. >> you -- one thing that i think now people k w about you is you are a pre-eminent voiceover actor. >> oh, yea >> seth: and, so, when you go in front of camera on something like "nightfall," or going back to the "star wars" movie, is itm a lot of adjust to get in that kind of acting versus your voice acting? >> well, that's the problem. when i read the script, i sort of had my voice over head on. i didn't really think it through. >> seth: yeah. [ light laughter ] >> and i didn't realize the undertaking until i went to wardrobe. and they just started putting on layers and boots and belts and capes and shoulder pads. and then just that make-up alone is over an hour in the make-up chair. because there's -- >> seth: yeah. there's some scars and stuff. and it's not --
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>> full wigs, full mustache, full beard.ea >> seth: y >> three or four facial scars. and they do aging on your hands and your face. it's one of those things too. and i couldn't shave my real beard, because i was doing something else. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: oh, no. oh, no. the cats out of the bag. >> see, see. they're just desperate for spoilers. [ laughter ] they'll -- they're hoping i just have a slip and accidentally -- >> seth: yeah, yeah. di you know -- >> seth: that one dn't seem that accidental, yeah. >> no, no. [ laughter ] no, listen. you know, i -- how can you not have fun with it, though? >> seth: yeah. i >> i mean,s -- it's seriously, people say, "what was it like doing those movies?" and we just laughed all day long. >> seth: yeah this is one of -- this is a very famous photo. and i wa to bring it out, 'cause i -- it's just is so lovely, you know much fun you guys are having. [ cheers and applause ] and what was -- you know, what was it like working with -- again, 'cause it was the beginning for all of you. what was it like wg king with yorrison ford?
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>> oh, my gosh. well, the thing is, he walked -- george likes to cast people that are so close to what he was. he doesn't have to really get in there and give you a lot of directions. >> seth: yeah. >> so, harrison walks in, and he's just too cool for school. [ light laughter ] i mean, i just -- instant idolization. you know, carrie was funny and witty and adorable. d we just -- we just immediately hit it off. it was perfect.d anrrison had a really firm grasp, like the overview. i think he'd make a really good director, if he weren't so lazy. [ laughter ] but we'll edit that out later. ] [ laughter but -- for instance, we were doing a scenwhere, it was right after we got out of the trash compactor. we hadn't filmed that scene yet. and i'm looking at continuity. and i said"wait a second, this is right after we got out of the trash compactor. shouldn't my hair be wet and matted with schmutz all through it?" and he turns to me, and says, "hey, kid, it ain't that kind of movie."
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[ laughter and applause ] "if people are looking at your hair, we're all in big trouble." [ laughter and applause ] and i thought, "he's so -- [ cheers and applause ] he's so right." >> seth: he's so right >> and next time i saw him he said, "hey, i don't sound anything like that." [ laughter ] but, like i say, i mean, you'd have these moments of self awareness where you're standing in the cockpit waiting between --e 'cause once squibs go off you have to stand up there. "kids, if you can stay up instead of coming down, they're going to rewire and do another take." and i'd have this moment of self-awareness. to my right is one of the most venerated actors of the 20th century, sir alec guinness. >> seth: yeah. >> to my left is an eight foot guy in a dog costuming wearing headphones. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah. >> what's wrong with this picture? >> seth: well, the crazy thing now is, obviously, you know, it's part ofyou know, our lexcon to say things like "lightsaber" and "death star." >> right, right, right. >> seth: but when you read the script, did it all seems so absurd before we knew what it
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was going to look like >> well, what's amazing to me ih i was just overwhelmed. 'cause i got the part without having read the script i just did the screen test. so, i didn't know what the style was or whether it's a send-up like mel brooks or what. and then when i read it, it just hit me. i said, "this is more like 'wizard of oz.'" >> seth: yeah.n >> thaaditional science fiction. 'cause, i mean, "2001" is a stone cold claic. laugh riot, it ain't. >> seth: right. [ light laughter ] >> and this one was so funny. >> seth: yeah. >> i mean, it was so on a human level. i mean, we risk our lives to rescue the princess. she takes a look at whan we came in, said, "you came in that?" who says things like that. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah. >> and robots arguing over whose fault it is. i mean, i knew i was a straight man. i though, "oh, every part is funnier than mine." but, you know, if you appreciate comedyyou realize what bud abbott is doing for lou costello.
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>> seth: yeah. >> you know, so, you know, when you say to c-3po, "you know, that little friend of yours is going to get me in a lot of trouble." [ laughter ] "oh, he excels at that, sir." well, you -- >> seth: yeah, absolutely. >> if you're not familiar, then knock it outf the park. but, i leave it to george lucas to write a script where the robots get better lines than me. [ laughter ] >> seth: well, in the long run, i think it worked out for ierybody. >> oh, no, listen,ouldn't be happier. >> seth: it's very surreal to have you here. i spent a lot of time in my youth watching you. and it is just -- what a joy it is to have you here right now. >> well, in your adulthood, u should watch "nightfall" mondays, 10:00 p.m. on history channel. [ laughter ] [ cheers a applause ] 'cause you know what happens? you know what happens? you go on these shows ankei get sidetr-- >> seth: yeah. >> -- talking about wookiees and laser swords. >> seth: yeah. >> and i come off, i go, "oh, i didn't even mention 'nightfall.'" [ laughter ] >> seth: well, there you go, "nightfall," monday nights, lastory. [ cheers and appe ] >> thank you. >> seth: you're going stick around. we're going to be right back with ashley longshore. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> seth: wme back to "late night." we're here with artist, ashley longshore, everybody. >> yeah!rs [ chee and applause ] >> hello, new york. >> seth: and we are going to -- we're going to help you do some art here. >> you are standing inside of my brain right now. >> seth: wow. >> i brought my colorful pop art world to your studio. >> seth: that's great. >> and normally i make these huge massive paintings. and they're all bedazzled. they take forever. but for time's sake, we're just going to do this. >> seth: okay, great. so, i believe mark and i are going to put on some jackets to work with. >> yeah. we need to get ready. >> mark: all right. >> this is a lifestyle. >> seth: okay. >> so, we got to sparkle u>> eth: okay, great. [ cheers and applause ] here you go. >> right? >> whoa! >> rig? >> seth: all right. so -- >> wait, holon. hold on. there's one other thing, before we start -- >> seth: yeah. >> this is super important. we have to let all of our gative energy out. are you with me on this? >> absolutely. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] >> this is something i do in my studio with my team. we do screaming therapy. >> seth: okay. >> mark: uh-oh. >> and we just, like, let it all
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out. >> seth: okay. >> so, at the count of three -- >> seth: okay. >> -- we're going to -- audience, you have to be with us.ot >> seth: oh, gou. >> on the count of three we're just going to -- one, two, three. [ screaming ] >> sh: all right. >> do you feel it? >> seth: i do. >> okay, so, now we're gupng to sparkl and it's going to be delightful. >> seth: okay. >> okay, so, mark --ar >> yes. >> i had to paint this of you, of your character. >> seth: oh, my gosh. so there you go. >> i added a little pink and red, but i thought maybe you could use a little glitter on the beard. >> seth: oh, glitter the beard. great. [ cheers and applause ] >> and here. i have a -- i have a lil wayne for you. >> seth: a lil wayne. >> i have teddy roos >> seth: i wanted to do -- i thought this was ron swanson. [ laughter ] >> it can be whatever yobewant it to it's art. >> seth: i'll do lil wayne. i'll do lil wayne. okay, great. >> okay, so, what we're going to rk is, we're going to start with this. this is a lightsaber of sorts. [ light laughter ] okay, you already have yours. okay, amazing, that's it. so, look, you're going to get a little bit of glue here. >> seth: okay. yoarre going to -- we doing lil wayne? >> seth: yeah, we're doing lil wayne. >> okay. all right, so, you're going to lay him flat. >> seth: okay. >> you're going to lay him flat. okay. >> seth: okay.n >> then come ire and just put a little bit of glue. >> seth: okay. ight, you're going to love this. >> seth: okay.
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>> i'm going to get in here on these glasses. >> seth: and then you just take the glitter and put it on? >> that's right. and then you're just going to just take pinch, 'caus twe don't wanttrash your studio. and glitter can be kind of crazy like that. >> seth: yep, yep. >> we're just going to, like, paint that. >> seth: also, when i -- whenever i come home covered in glitter, my wife has questions. >> exactly. [ laughter ] don't want to upset the wife. >> seth: she does not -- it's not like it was glitter night at the library. [ laughter ] >> so, we're going to, like, keep going. and, like, for me, you know, i mean, look, life imitates art. art imitates life. >> seth: gotcha. that's great. >> you know, like, i just -- i just want to, like, bring the sparkle alive. you know what i mean? >> seth: can you make that -- can you make that face while you do it? hold it up and make that -- there you go. oh. >> this is how we roll. >> seth: there you go, hey. >> this is how we roll. >> seth: how do i -- and then what do i do here? do i blow? >> yeah. you just -- you just give it aa low. give it little blow. >> seth: all right, there we go. oh, look, i did a really good job. >> exactly. >> seth: well, you guys can't tell what was nre before. >> but you need more. you need more. >> seth: oy. >> you need lots more. >> seth: lots more? >> so, it's actually funny -- >> seth: i work a little slower. >> but that'htokay. [ lauger ] >> seth: my muse talks to me at a little slower pace. you're doing a great jo >> seth: thank you. [ laughter ] >> but, i do think that lil wayne -- oh.t >> seth: w going on over there? >> mark? >> seth: oh, my god. >> mark, this is -- this is scary. >> mark: well, i thought -- a little --
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[ laughter and applause ] >> but i like it. >> mark: it's a little "clockwork orange." >> yeah. it's very "clockwork orange." >> mark: a little "clockwork orange" thing going on. >> and i thought we were going to give him a pink mustache. >> mark: okay, i will. >> seth: hey, you usually listen music while you work, right? >> i love -- >> seth: hey, 8g band, give us a little glitter mus w. >>need the nasty beat. >> seth: oh, wow. look at this. ♪ >> yes. >> seth: now, see, now it's ea getting a lot er. >> now, it's so good. >> seth: yeah. >> so, look, you can just come right in. oh, th♪'s nice. ♪ >> seth: thank you. >> yeah, i love that. we can give him a little bit more over here. >> seth: okay. ♪ >> mark: this cheek is better. >> seth: i'm going to do his beard now. >> oh, yeah. >> seth: thank you. thank you for this feedback. very nice. [ light laughter ] >> seth: i think i'm really -- >> incredible. >> seth: this is really coming alive. >> incredible! [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: really, r blly good. >>, you know what? i just feel like we need a lot more joy in the world. >> seth: okay. >> as an artist, i'm a joy seeker. >> seth: okay. it so, i surround myself wh people who i love, who inspire . >> seth: yeah. >> so, for example, like rbg with her lingua franca. >>g,eth: yeah. rbreat. [ cheers and applause ] >> love rbg!
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g-w. >> seth: g-dub, everybody. >> who doesn't love g-dub? >> seth: let's see g-dub. >> yes. >> seth: all right, i'm going to give g-dub some gold highlights. >> g-dub needs something. >> seth: yeah. >> are you going to add a little black to his collar? maya angelou, what an incredible woman. >> seth: yeah. >> you know? [ cheers and applause ] i love things, like, oversize that are humbling, so -- >> seth: how long do you -- does it take you to paint the fit drafts here? >> well, i mean, it took me a while. it took me a couple weeks to do these for you. >> seth: these are beautiful. >> i wanted them to be special. but, again, if you come toy studio in new orleans, you'll see giant pieces that i'm bedazzling -- >> seth: yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> -- and painting them as we go. it's super, super fun. >> seth: and you're from alabama. and you work in new orleans now? >> yeah, i'm originally from montgomery, alabama. and i've been in new orleans for about 14 years. >> seth: that's fantastic. >> it's so fun. it's the best city. >> seth: and you're doing something at bergdorf here? >> i'm the artists in residence at bergdorf goodman. >> seth: fantastic. >> i'm partnering with diane von furstenberg right now. there are 37 portrmets of iconic at her flagship store. >> seth: that's so exciting. >> i've worked with gucci. it's amazing. >> seth: this is a very good
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time to be ashley, i'll tell you. >> well, it's a good time to be out there working hard, is what it is. >> seth: now, be very honest and give mark some feedback on whatt he's done overre. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: i mean, it's really good. >> mark, i think you're incredible, mark. >> mark: not too honest. >> and i don't believe in criticizinartwork. >> mark: 'cause, listen, i have to tell you, talus is celibate. and all this glitter might be a life altering experience for me. >> seth: yeah. [ light laughter ] i think we tune into the next episode. there's going to be a real game changer right there. >> i think it's awesome. i thinks it's -- [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: you guys, that's ashley longshore. mark hamill. you can view more of ashley's art at her studio in new orleans or at bergdorf goodman here in e york. we'll be right back. ♪ [ cheers and applaus] i'm mildly obsessed with numbers. so, i started with the stats regardinmy moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
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