tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC December 21, 2010 12:35am-1:35am PST
e [ cheers anduspplause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you. thank you very much. welcome, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] can you feel the love? welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." you guys, christmas is less than a week away. [ cheers and applause ] exciting. everyone's in the -- everyone's in the giving spirit. you guys, christmas is less than a week away. [ cheers and applause ] exciting. everyone's in the -- everyone's in the giving spirit. in fact, just yesterday, i saw the giants hand the football game to the eagles. [ cheers and applause ] it was just -- it was just fantastic. i go -- oh, my god, couldn't believe it -- i was in shock. hey, did anyone see this? last night, on "sarah palin's alaska," palin and her family went whitewater rafting with a guide named mud flap. [ laughter ] it was such an odd name, sarah palin was like, "are you sure you're not one of my kids? [ laughter ] crack, jacket, get away from mud. goretex, get away from mud flap. [ laughter ] get over there -- sorry. what were you saying, mud flap?" listen to this. while visiting a school on friday, president obama said he
walks his dog, bo, on the white house lawn, but sometimes he has to scoop up bo's poop. they probably should find someone else to do that . [ laughter ] if there's one thing obama's not good at, it's cleaning up a mess that was left for him. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] oh, check this out. for the first time in 456 years, tomorrow's winter solstice will coincide with a full lunar eclipse. oh, my god. that is so cool probably. [ laughter ] what does that mean, even? the lunar eclipse? >> steve: the lunar eclipse means -- >> jimmy: and winter solstice -- means what? the shortest day of the year. >> steve: but, together, look out! crazy town. >> jimmy: i think it's like a red moon or something? >> steve: is it? >> jimmy: anyone know if i'm telling the truth? [ laughter ] i think tonight, right now, if you open your window and look out and find the moon, it should be blood red. [ laughter ]
>> steve: weeping blood. >> jimmy: yeah. i don't know what to make of this, you guys, charles barkley was talking about brett favre recently and said that, if you're going to send a woman a picture of your junk, "it should be humongous." [ laughter ] in response, nbc called it one of the weirdest "the more you know" promos they've ever seen. ♪ i just read that a theater company in chicago is putting on a production of "a christmas carol" in klingon. yep. audiences of nerds haven't been this excited since a winter solstice overlapped with a full lunar eclipse. [ laughter ] [ applause ] what does that mean? what is going to happen? it was 456 years ago today. yeah? >> steve: the last winter solstice, solar eclipse -- winter -- lunar eclipse. >> jimmy: yeah, lunar eclipse, on a monday night. [ laughter ]
was 456 years ago. >> steve: oh, my god. >> jimmy: could happen on a tuesday or wednesday? >> steve: oh yeah, that happened last year. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: man there's been some terrible weather over in europe. london's heathrow airport was closed yesterday because of snow and ice. in fact, heathrow cancelled so many flights today, it changed its name to laguardia. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: this is big, you guys. levi johnston reportedly has a new girlfriend in alaska named sunny oglesby. [ laughter ] which raises an interesting question. is there anyone in alaska with a normal, human name? [ laughter ] sunny oglesby? sunny oglesby -- that sounds like a suspect from an "encyclopedia brown" book. [ laughter ] finally, singapore has a new campaign to clean up 70% of its public toilets by the year 2013. or in much grosser news, singapore has admitted that 30% of its public toilets will
not be clean for three years. [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show tonight! give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hey, we have a fantastic show tonight. from the new film "gulliver's travels," a very, very funny man, jason segel is here! [ cheers and applause ] you know him, you love him. from the movie "true grit," the talented newcomer, 14-year-old hailee steinfeld is joining us. [ cheers and applause ] a lot of buzz. psyched to talk to her. our very own tech expert, my man, joshua topolsky is stopping by with a new gadget for the holiday season. [ applause ] and boy, oh, boy this whole week is going to be a little holiday music, i'm so excited, sponsored all week by pepsi max, dr. elmo is going to perform "grandma got run over by a reindeer." [ cheers and applause ] come on! [ applause ]
so happy about that. hey, you guys, there's exactly four shows before we go on christmas break. it's time for that beloved "late night" tradition, "12 days of christmas sweaters." here we go. ♪ 12 days of christmas sweaters four days left ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's right -- every show between now and christmas, we're giving one lucky audience member a wicked cool christmas sweater from the countdown to christmas cabinet. since there are four days left, let's open door number four. [ drumroll ] ooh. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] yeah. [ applause ] what is that? the cat.
[ meow ] the cat. there's fish on the tree. that's the problem. they hung fish as ornaments -- [ laughter ] and the cat is grabbing at the fish, fish ornaments. and knocking the tree over. but i'm sure that either way, they'll have a great holiday season. so the sweater has a happy ending. let's see who is going to go home with tonight's sweater. everyone, look at your seat number -- [ cheers and applause ] and i need to you jump up and let me know if you got your number if i call it out. quest, can i get a drumroll please? [ cheers and applause ] who wants this, baby? [ cheers and applause ] 212! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] that's what i'm talking about. ♪ oh my god. wow! that's cute. please. try not to cry. try not to cry. i know a lot of people get emotional when this happens. where are you from and what is your name? >> i live here on the upper west side, my name's nicole.
>> jimmy: nicole, welcome to our show, thank you so much for coming here. look at this ring. oh, my god, look at this ring. can we zoom in on this? [ laughter ] hey, you psyched for that lunar eclipse later? [ laughter ] you point this ring up at it, you get special powers. yeah. do you own a christmas sweater? >> no, i do not. >> jimmy: oh, man this is perfect. >> now you do. >> jimmy: now you do, 'cause there it is right here -- look at this guy. you have cats at home? >> no. >> jimmy: oh, man. well, you probably have friends that can relate to this exact thing happening. you hang up fish as ornaments and then the cats just go bonkers. would you want to try it on? >> yes, please. >> jimmy: all right. here we go, this is cool. this will be the new thing on the upper west side. everyone will be wearing these things. ♪ it will look gorgeous. pink is a good color on you, too. [ cheers and applause ] wow. ♪ [ applause ] oh, you look fantastic! look how good you look. everyone is going to be so jealous of you. give our winner one more round of applause. [ cheers and applause ] you look great. thank you.
thank you for winning. thank you for playing. [ applause ] ♪ 12 days of christmas sweaters four days left ♪ congratulations, that's so cute. hey, do you guys know robert pattinson? [ cheers ] he's the guy who plays the vampire in the "twilight" movies. yeah, i agree, that guy is one -- he's one cozy mitten. [ laughter ] well, it turns out that in addition to being handsome, robert pattinson is also really bothered by a lot of things. in fact, a couple of months ago, he actually started his own website, robertisbothered.com, just so he can talk about all the different things that bother him. well, he posted a new video this week. here, take a look. ♪ >> hey, i'm robert pattinson and sometimes when things bother me, i climb up to my tree and i think about different things that bother me.
like holidays bother me, shopping bothers me -- christmas shopping. christmas shopping bothers me! christmas shopping is stupid! ring, ring. what? hello. what, we're going christmas shopping? but it's 5:30 in the morning! what kind of a sick joke is that? so, let me get this straight, i'm supposed to wake up at 5:30 in the morning, drive 20 minutes to or more just to spend two hours trying to find a parking spot to buy a present i can't afford for people that i don't like? well, [ bleep ] me! [ laughter ] [ sniffs ] [ laughter ] "oh, happy christmas. here, i got a gift." "oh, what is it?" "it's $7,000 in credit card debt. happy new year. you're bankrupt!" bothered! look at this. who is this? okay?
am i supposed to visit this man when i go to the mall? so you take your child to see a man in a red sweat suit, some fat drifter who doesn't have a job and you sit your child on his lap and he promises your child toys. great parenting. job well done. if phil donahue were here, you know what he'd say about your parenting skills? he'd say -- [ bleep ] you! [ laughter ] oh, and how about those dumb animatronic little dolls you can buy when you squeeze the mitten and they start shaking and going some weird lady's version of rocking around the christmas tree? [ singing ] ♪ rocking around the christmas tree, have a ♪ shut up! [ laughter ] and what do they play over the loudspeaker while you're christmas shopping? the same 12 songs that nobody wants to hear every year. you got "jingle bells," no thank you. can't relate to that. "rudolph the red-nosed reindeer."
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, thank you. welcome back. you guys, it's time to announce this week's "late night hash tag." now, a few weeks ago, i went on twitter and i started a hash tag called, "aww, hell no." [ light laughter ] it was really fun. we got a lot of funny responses. so today, in the spirit of christmas, i started a new hash tag called, "ho ho, hell no." [ laughter ] for example, i tweeted out -- "instead of 300 christmas lights, one bulb goes out and the whole thing's unusable? ho ho, hell no." [ light laughter ] so this is where you guys come in. [ light laughter ] i still don't understand that logic. go on twitter, though. tweet out something about the christmas season that makes want to say -- "ho ho hell no" and be sure to include that hash tag, "ho ho hell no." i'll look at all of them and put up some of my favorites on the show tomorrow night. so tune in, you might see your tweet on the show. [ cheers and applause ] it'll be fun. but first, you know my first guest from the popular tv series "how i met your mother" and hit movies like "forgetting sarah marshall," "i love you,
man" and "despicable me." starting christmas day, he's starring opposite jack black in "gulliver's travels." give it up for jason segel. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back to our ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back to our show. >> little proclaimers from the band, huh? >> jimmy: little proclaimers from the roots. >> yeah, thank you. well done. >> jimmy: you know your music. >> i like it. yeah. >> jimmy: thank you for helping us out with that rockapella thing. >> i wasn't involved in that at all. >> jimmy: me neither. [ light laughter ] me neither. but did you happen to see it while you were getting your makeup on? >> yeah, it was brilliant. [ light laughter ] the harmonies were perfect. >> jimmy: just perfect, right? >> just perfect. >> jimmy: just mind-bendingly
perfect. >> yeah. >> jimmy: thank you for coming, because i know you're in middle of doing a new muppet movie? >> i am. yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i'm so excited about it. >> thank you very much. [ applause ] >> jimmy: are you a big fan of the muppets? >> yeah, they were my first comic influence. i mean, to me, kermit was the original tom hanks. >> jimmy: really? [ light laughter ] >> yeah, no, really. i mean, kermit is jimmy stewart or tom hanks when you're a little kid. >> jimmy: i do get that. yeah, absolutely. yeah. 'cause he's kind of heartbreaking, but he's -- he's lovable. >> he's the every man. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i'm not going to lie to you. i mean, i wrote the script for,
like, three years, and we did the first table read, and they brought all the puppets. and so we come out, and it starts, and then kermit comes out. and i think his first line is "hi ho." >> jimmy: aw, come on. >> yeah. it's just, "hi ho." >> he was born in my brain. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: wow! >> yeah, his name is walter. he's the sweetest puppet of all times. but i must say, like, it's not, like, such a funny talk show story, but -- i don't care. [ laughter ] i don't care, jimmy, i'm sorry. >> jimmy: i know -- >> i want this to go well >> jimmy: i want to hear this story. >> these guys are so talented. they're not just puppeteers. they're not just operating a puppet. they're actors, and they're singers, and they're contortionists. we did a scene where me and walter, the puppet i just showed you, are talking, sitting on the couch next to each other. well, they hollowed out this couch and there's some poor dude in there just like -- [ laughter ] just trying to puppeteer and he sings a song.
and he's acting, and i'm just like -- these guys 100 times more talented than i could ever be. >> jimmy: oh, that's very nice of you to say. >> so, my hat's off to the puppeteers. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i agree with you there. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and you don't realize when you're watching at home, because you're so lost. the way they move is so magical, it seems like a -- well, it's a person almost. and you go, like, "oh, i forgot that it's operated by a human." >> yeah, well, what's awesome, is, like -- the director of photography is like, just -- "hey, kermit, can you just look at jason when he's doing this?" and you're like -- "he doesn't have eyes, dude." [ laughter ] that's a -- that's a puppet. >> jimmy: that's a puppet. but got to stay in character, yeah. >> he doesn't know to look at anything. >> jimmy: well, last time you said that you were going to learn banjo to surprise kermit and play "rainbow connection." did you do it? >> yeah, i haven't done it, yet. i have -- so far, i've bought a banjo. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: that's your first step. i mean that's -- that's pretty -- that's pretty good. [ applause ] >> little steps. yeah. >> jimmy: it's very hard to learn the bando. >> yeah, i know it is. i have a ukulele, too. which is the runner up.
it's only four strings. >> jimmy: he's never played the ukulele, though. did he? >> no. he didn't, but i did. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: that's good. >> yeah, i was in hawaii. "sarah marshall," we shot in hawaii for several months, so -- >> jimmy: that's right. absolutely, oh yeah. >> i learned -- oh, thank you very much. yes, it's the nudity. you're welcome. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's not what they were applauding. it wasn't. >> it was? >> jimmy: no it wasn't. >> he says it wasn't the nudity. was it the nudity, why you were applauding? [ cheers ] unbelievable. yes? >> jimmy: is there a name -- is there title for the muppet movie? >> right now it's called -- it's a very creative title -- "the muppets." [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: it has a ring to it. it kind of makes me. i kind of get what the movie's about. >> it explains -- it explains what it's about. >> jimmy: you have that going on. >> yeah. >> jimmy: you have "how i met your mother" going on. >> yeah. >> jimmy: which is -- congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> jimmy: are you -- season six? >> season six, dude. >> jimmy: how are you doing both >> yeah. >> jimmy: which is -- congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> jimmy: are you -- season six? >> season six, dude. >> jimmy: how are you doing both that and the movie and -- >> i'm doing seven day weeks. >> jimmy: are you going nuts? >> it's fine. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] >> it's not great, i mean, tuesday -- tuesday to wednesday is my hard day. tuesdays, i do tuesday day shooting on the tv show. then, i go to a wednesday night shoot on the movie into a wednesday day shoot on the tv show, so it's a full 36-hour day. i sleep in my dressing room.
>> jimmy: do you throw tantrums? do you go nuts? >> i stay pretty calm, but i seem like a hobo. there's like toothpaste and underwear and stuff in my dressing room, like no one knows quite what's going on. horrible. >> jimmy: and then "gulliver's travels." which is in 3d. which is fantastic. you shot it in england? >> we did, we shot for, like, four months in england. >> jimmy: with jack black, who's hilariously funny. >> yeah. well, jack is my mentor. he gave me my first -- you'll appreciate this. i'm 19 years old. i'm, like, a struggling comedian, and jack saw a pilot that didn't get picked up, that i made. and i came home one day, and there was a message on my machine. this is how long ago it was, there were machines. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: were you acting in this pilot or writing? >> i was -- i was acting in it, and a message light is blinking. i push the button. it just goes, "jason segel, i'm jack black. f-you, dude.
f-you. click." [ laughter ] i don't know him. i don't know this person. >> jimmy: it's a mysterious voice going on. >> and so, for three months, he didn't call back. [ light laughter ] and i'm just left with like -- did i piss off jack black somehow? like, did i do some terrible thing? >> jimmy: no. >> but, then he offered me a writing job. and -- >> jimmy: he's just being funny. that's his way of saying, "i love you." >> it was. and he's been my mentor for about ten years. so, i have been trying to work with him forever. and it's a dream come true. >> jimmy: yeah, he's great guy. and you guys have good chemistry together. [ applause ] >> oh, thank you. thank you very much. >> jimmy: and it's a fun 3d movie. good for the kids, as well. we have a -- we have a clip from the movie, "gulliver's travels." here's jason segel, you guys. >> very exciting. >> the king requests the honor of your company at a banquet this evening. do you accept? >> uh, yeah. on one condition -- you free my friend horatio and allow me to bring him as my plus one. >> he is jailed for unlawful courting. he -- he must -- >> that's my condish.
>> one moment, if you will. ♪ >> why are you doing this for me? >> 'cause you're my buddy. i'm not gonna go to this thing without you. i'm not gonna know anybody there. you have to come. shh, play it cool. >> the king requests the honor of your and horatio's company at a royal banquet this evening. do you accept? >> yes, indeed. >> i can make it. jimmy: you there go. [ cheers and applause ] "gulliver's travels" is in theaters everywhere christmas day. jason segel, everybody! hailee steinfeld is up next. stick around! come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ooh, a brainteaser. how can expedia now save me even more on my hotel? well, hotels know they can't fill every room every day. like this one. and this one.
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being on the show. >> thank you. >> jimmy: you look very pretty. >> thank you. >> jimmy: congratulations on the sag award nomination. >> thank you so much. >> jimmy: that's huge. [ cheers and applause ] >> yes, thank you. >> jimmy: that's huge. that's so exciting. >> thank you. >> jimmy: you're in very good company. i mean, this is a -- this is a big year for you. >> yes, it is. >> jimmy: you also turned the big 1-4 recently. >> i did. [ light laughter ] yep. >> jimmy: that's good. happy birthday. >> thank you. >> jimmy: did you get any good presents? >> i did. i got an ipad. >> jimmy: [ gasps ] >> i'm really excited about that. i got my -- that case, too. >> jimmy: i love ipad. yeah, what games did you get? >> i'm still kind of, you know, downloading all of -- yeah. >> jimmy: what are you downloading? >> "veggie samurai." have you played that? >> jimmy: no. >> no? >> jimmy: "veggie samurai?" >> yeah. >> jimmy: i can assume what it is. it's flying vegetables that you cut down? >> pretty much. >> jimmy: got to write that down. >> it's a lot of fun, yeah. >> jimmy: okay. "veggie samurai," i'm writing down. [ laughter ] >> and, um -- >> jimmy: i'm 37 years old, by the way. [ light laughter ] what -- the other one you got to get is "angry birds." >> yes, i have "angry birds." yeah, totally. >> jimmy: that's great one. that is so -- that is so mind-numbing, it's fantastic. >> right? >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. you just, like, what i have been doing for three hours? just playing this dumb game. it's so fun.
i got to say, you -- you got the coen brothers movie -- a coen brothers -- your first movie? >> yeah. >> jimmy: kind of your first big thing, right? >> yes. >> jimmy: i mean, that is exciting. that's gigantic. >> yeah. >> jimmy: how did you find out the news? >> well, when i found out i got the job. yeah, i was in my room, waiting for calls. not even knowing if i was going to get one or not -- and i was -- i was upstairs in my room, sitting on my floor, and the phone rang. and, i mean -- like, it would be my dad coming home from work, and i'd get all excited. then be, like, "oh, my gosh. okay, it is my dad." but the phone finally rang. it was my agent. >> jimmy: you expect to see your dad. >> you know, of course, but -- >> jimmy: that's good. >> you know. >> jimmy: i used to play a car game with my mom called "the car game." and see, you know, who ever the cars go by, and if you guess -- if every car that goes by, the first car, my car and the next car is your car, and then it's my car. and then if my dad's car came, then that it's winner of the car game. [ laughter ] >> i like that. >> jimmy: pretty great game. you should play it. it's really fun. >> i will. i will. i'll write it down. >> jimmy: so, your dad comes home -- it's just your dad. or no -- the phone rings, it's not your dad? >> no it's, not my --
no. my parents are actually home -- my dad before he came -- once he was home, my agents called. and i heard my mom pick up the phone and i was like -- i wanted to listen, 'cause i wanted to know, like, what was going to happen. but i was scared to. so finally, my mom called me down and she said maddie ross, there's somebody on the phone for you. and so i run downstairs. my dad's taking a pictures of me. >> jimmy: come on. >> and everyone is screaming on speaker phone. >> jimmy: that is so fun. that was the character you are playing? >> yep. >> jimmy: that is so super cute. man, that's awesome. i would get excited like that, too. but i was 23 when i got "saturday night live." but i still was -- [ laughter ] but you -- so, you get through that and you're -- you're going toe-to-toe with big stars. >> yeah. >> jimmy: jeff bridges. matt damon, josh brolin, coen brothers. it's a western and you, man, do you hold your own. you're phenomenal. >> thank you. >> jimmy: a lot of people say you steal the movie. that's huge. >> thank you. >> jimmy: did you get excited? [ applause ] yeah, absolutely. give it up. do you get excited going to premieres and all that stuff -- and red carpet. do you like getting dressed up,
and doing all that stuff? >> yeah, absolutely. it's like, pretty much my favorite part. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. did you meet anybody that you wanted to meet? like, do you got bieber fever or anything? [ laughter ] >> of course. >> jimmy: yeah, you do. everyone. who doesn't? >> right. i actually met justin timberlake. [ cheers ] right? >> jimmy: that guy is one -- one cozy mitten. >> that was pretty exciting. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] we do have a -- we have a picture of you. here you are. yeah, come on, there's you and your boyfriend. [ laughter ] [ cheers ] no. he's the nicest guy. >> he is. >> jimmy: he is such a cool guy. were you nervous meeting him? >> yeah. >> jimmy: did you just sing all his songs -- or you just go, like -- "hey." what did he say to you? >> well, when i saw him, i actually -- i saw him. he saw me. so, he was, like -- i kind of, like, went up to him and i was, like -- he's like, "oh, my god, you're amazing. are you so excited?" and i was like, "well, i'm actually kind of more excited that you're here but the movie was great." [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: i love that, and he's -- and he's a good guy, right? >> yeah, totally. >> jimmy: i love him. yeah, he's such a friend of our show. we love him so much. you're a knockout in this movie. >> thank you. >> jimmy: you should be so proud of yourself.
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♪ [ applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody, i'm here with our pal joshua topolsky, our resident technology expert and editor-in-chief of engadget, one of the most popular blogs on the interwebs. thanks so much for being here, my friend. [ cheers and applause ] >> well, thanks so much for having me. >> jimmy: you were with us from the beginning. you have a bunch of gadgets and stuff for holiday gift ideas, we have short on time so, let's just run through these. >> we'll burn through it. so, you've got a gadget person in your life. you need to buy them something, some suggestions. nook color. this is the new barnes & noble ereader. >> jimmy: oh, is it really? >> yeah, yeah. it's got a full-color screen, let me flip it on here real quick. hold on. any second now. nope. it's broken. >> jimmy: no, that's right. >> come on. there you go. so, it's got -- it's kind of a tablet, really, and it's actually powered by android, which is google's os, has all kinds of tablet stuff. next year, they're going to have an app store for it. >> jimmy: oh, really? >> you can play "angry birds" on it. >> jimmy: so, they're really to fight the ipad?
>> yeah, and it does magazines, so it can do full color -- >> jimmy: is that "rolling stone" right there? >> full-color magazines, you can, you know, see all the ads, which is great. >> jimmy: how fun. >> which i'm sure you love. >> jimmy: i do like ads. >> but, no, i mean, it's actually -- >> jimmy: how much is this guy? >> this is $249, so way cheaper than an ipad. >> jimmy: how much is an ipad? >> starts at $499. >> jimmy: oh, all right. >> yeah, you bought an ipad, haven't you? >> jimmy: i'm on layaway. [ laughter ] >> t.j. maxx? >> jimmy: yeah. what's this guy over here? it's a giant iphone? >> yes. this is the galaxy tap. this is actually a direct competitor to, hang on -- >> jimmy: direct competitor to the ipad? >> that's right. >> jimmy: 'cause it's not an ereader? >> it's not an ereader. it's a tablet, has a proper tablet os. >> jimmy: what's the difference between ereader and tablets? you can just do other programs and then -- >> well, in this case, the difference isn't that big, because this has a lot of tablet features. but, i mean, typically a tablet can do everything. some of the things the ipad can do this thing can do -- all run all kinds of apps. any android app that you can think of, and -- >> jimmy: and this is android, too. gosh, people love android. >> this is android, and it's got a front-facing camera and a rear camera, so you can have video chats with it. >> jimmy: unlike? the ipad does not have that? >> maybe in january. maybe next year. >> jimmy: well, you just got some scoop?
>> i don't know, i mean, he's making that up. that may be a lot. >> jimmy: have you heard about the winter solstice? >> i -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you're having a party, aren't you? >> i am. i am. [ laughter ] little jam -- little jam session. >> jimmy: you're having a jam session. this is ridiculous. >> you want to hear about the rest? >> jimmy: i do, yeah, i do. i'm sorry. so, what is this asymmetrical object? >> so this is cool. this is the boxy box it's a -- it's for doing streaming television, internet tv, you can put a sd card in here and run local media if you've got a bunch of movies that you illegally downloaded off the internet. >> jimmy: now, john, why would you say that? >> no, i'm just saying, if you were to have illegally downloaded movies. >> jimmy: well, i don't ever do that. >> of course. >> jimmy: i think doing anything illegal is wrong. [ laughter ] but -- but -- >> you think it's wrong -- anything illegal. >> jimmy: the box -- it's not quite a box, though, is it? >> no, it's actually -- >> jimmy: half a box. >> three quarters. missing really. >> jimmy: is this on sale? >> it's actually cool. >> jimmy: i'll take the whole box. >> this -- but it's $199. you can do -- you can do -- >> jimmy: is it -- is it made out of nerf? [ laughter ] >> it is actually nerf-like material. it is, you're right. >> jimmy: quite nice.
but this is like for -- why i would use this? so i can download movies? >> you can -- yeah. you can do hulu plus is coming to it, too. so, you can watch hulu stuff. >> jimmy: surf the web? >> you can surf the web on it you can watch netflix. you can, again, illegally downloaded content. you can do that. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: stop saying that. [ laughter ] no one's doing that. oh, oh, here -- >> wait, hang on, really cool. this thing on the -- a regular remote, on the back, qwerty keyboard, which is really great. >> jimmy: that's nice. >> searching for something on your television. >> jimmy: le future. >> yeah. is that french? >> jimmy: that's french. >> en france. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. >> very nice. okay, this is easy, this is the macbook air. >> jimmy: i actually own this guy. >> you own this. the 11 inch? >> jimmy: i think i have the 13 inch, two inches bigger. [ laughter ] [ applause ] ♪ i don't get what you're talking about. >> 11 inches, still a good size. >> jimmy: no i -- [ laughter ] nothing can change 11 inch. macbook air -- really. good. solid. >> jimmy: all right.
[ laughter ] >> extremely thin, though. very thin. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> jimmy: what i'm trying to say is look at this thing. >> oh, it's very thin. >> jimmy: it is quite amazing, and the thing i like about this -- the battery life. >> yeah, so you can do eight hours of actual use 30 days on stand by, you close this -- you leave the country, you come back, 29 days later. >> jimmy: for illegal downloads? all right. >> open it back up, it works. >> jimmy: okay, let's look at these guys -- >> really quickly, this is the new windows phone. it's called the venue pro by dell and -- >> jimmy: is this android as well? >> this is windows phone. >> jimmy: oh, that's it. >> and it's got a beautiful slide out keyboard, which is really very sexy. >> jimmy: see, i like that. >> and it's got xbox live on it. you can actually play xbox live games and you can see that -- >> jimmy: what do you mean you can play xbox live games? >> it's got xbox live games. you get achievements, you use your account on it. >> jimmy: really? >> yeah. yeah. and there -- you can see my guy, my avatar right there. check it out. >> jimmy: is that you?
[ laughter ] are you -- >> he's -- yeah. >> jimmy: you won a frenzy the other day. i didn't know who it was. i didn't friend you. >> well, thanks. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i was too excited about the winter solstice. [ laughter ] let's talk about this last guy here. >> this is the nexus s, this is the new google phone. this thing is pretty sexy. it's got a curved display, i don't know if you can see that, but -- no you really can't. >> jimmy: no. >> but, here's what's cool, really quickly. they just have -- >> jimmy: oh, i heard about this. >> they have a nexus x -- s. >> jimmy: s. >> yeah, they have a new version -- and for android phones, they have a new version of maps. and i'll try to -- so, it looks like a regular version of maps here. but if you get closer in on the map, you start to see some 3d buildings pop up, you can actually -- >> jimmy: whoa. >> move your view and start kind of -- watch this. >> jimmy: all right. you just freaked people's beans right now. [ laughter ] >> watch this. hold on. >> jimmy: is this gingerbread, they're saying?
>> this is gingerbread. this is the new -- >> jimmy: new android? >> if it works, we should get them popping up, there they go. >> jimmy: that is just crazy. >> and that's real time. so when you're walking around new york, if you're trying to find something, you can actually -- >> jimmy: if you're spider-man, you've got it made. [ laughter ] our thanks to joshua topolsky, and engadget.com dr. elmo performs next. happy holidays, my man! good to see you. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
♪ >> tonight's holiday music is brought to you by -- pepsi max. too much taste to be called a zero. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is the voice of one of the most beloved holiday songs of all time. here tonight to perform "grandma got run over by a reindeer," with a little help from the roots please welcome, dr. elmo. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ grandma got run over by a reindeer walking home from our house christmas eve ♪ ♪ you can say there's no such thing as santa but as for me and grandpa we believe ♪ ♪ she'd been drinking too much eggnog and we begged her not to go ♪ ♪ but she forgot her
medication and she staggered out the door into the snow ♪ ♪ when we found her christmas morning at the scene of the attack ♪ ♪ she had hoof-prints on her forehead and incriminating claus marks on her back ♪ ♪ grandma got run over by a reindeer walking home from our house christmas eve ♪ ♪ you can say there's no such thing as santa but as for me and grandpa we believe ♪ ♪ now we're all so proud of grandpa he's been taking this so well ♪ ♪ see him in there watching football, drinking root beer and playing cards with cousin mel ♪ ♪ it's not christmas
without grandma all the family's dressed in black ♪ ♪ and we just can't help but wonder should we open up her gifts or send them back ♪ ♪ send them back ♪ grandma got run over by a reindeer walking home from our house christmas eve ♪ ♪ you can say there's no such thing as santa but as for me and grandpa we believe ♪ ♪ now the goose is on the table and the pudding made of fig ♪ ♪ and the blue and silver candles that would just have matched the hair on grandma's wig ♪ ♪ i've warned all my friends and neighbors better watch out for yourselves ♪