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we have an update on that missing airasia flight. we told you about the debris spotted in the past couple of hours. well officials are now saying it is red and white debris. that is the color of the airasia airliner. the debris is similar to a plane door. we also heard a life vest and emergency slide was also spotted. the plane with 162 people on board disappeared over the weekend. it was flying from indonesia to singapore. we are told that families are now being called. of course we will have the latest on this on "today in the bay" tomorrow starting at 4:30. thank you very much for joining us. have a great evening. >> good night, folks. >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests --
shailene woodley, michael shannon, musical guest, eric church, and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 146! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey! that's what i'm talking about, buddy. thank you. thank you so much, everybody. welcome to "the tonight show." thank you so much for being here. [ cheers and applause ] we're going to have fun tonight. >> i love you, jimmy!
>> jimmy: i love you, too, mom. my mom comes to every show, thank you, mom. [ laughter ] guys, joe biden is at it again. i just love the guy. he's in all of our monologues. [ laughter ] i don't know why he said this. yesterday in south carolina, biden met with a group of african-american ministers and referred to himself as quote the only white boy on the east side of wilmington. which explains his new nickname, vanilla vice. [ laughter ] all right, stop. no seriously, stop. [ laughter ] no, just stop. biden told a group of african-american ministers he's the only white boy on the east side of wilmington. yeah, which got worse when he was like, relax, relax, half of my best friend is black. [ laughter and applause ] i can say that. i can -- >> steve: i can say that. >> jimmy: i can, yeah. [ laughter ] i saw that today president obama held a video conference with the leaders of four european countries, to discuss the ebola crisis.
and i guess even the president is freaked out about ebola because the video conference was just from the next room. he was like -- "you got to stay in there, put on a hazmat suit. did someone sneeze? i heard someone sneeze." [ laughter ] this does not sound encouraging, during a recent interview, senator john mccain declared the u.s. isn't winning the war against isis. [ audience oohs ] even isis was like, well, not with that attitude. [ laughter ] more political news, according to a new poll, chris christie's approval rating -- chris christie, our buddy -- >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: his approval rating in new jersey has hit its lowest level in three years. >> steve: really? [ audience aws ] >> jimmy: yeah. voters saying he hasn't done enough to fix the state's economy. christie says that's really unfair. he's like, i'm only two men. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: oh, hey! oh, hey! hey, oh! hey, i'm the governor! >> jimmy: chris christie now has a negative approval rating in new jersey. in fact, here are the latest poll results of popular things in new jersey. 98%, there's bruce springsteen. [ applause ] 76%, things that fall off
trucks. [ laughter ] a bit lower, 55% is knowing a a guy who knows a guy. [ laughter ] and then there's chris christie at 48%. you see, that's what's popular there. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: oh, hey! hey! >> jimmy: get this, i heard about an 18-year-old pizza delivery guy who is running for city council in colorado. when asked if he has enough money to fund a campaign. he said i'm a pizza delivery guy in colorado, weed is legal. i can buy and sell all of you. yes, i'm a rich man! [ cheers and applause ] speaking of weed, i saw that the city of anaheim, california is trying to get rid of illegal marijuana shops that keep popping up near disneyland. [ laughter ] they said disneyland is no place for drugs. it's a place where a giant mouse in suspenders welcomes you to ride a little boat through a tunnel of singing dolls and -- yeah, okay, we see your point. [ laughter and applause ] just go right ahead and build it. i'm sorry we shouldn't even have brought this up. go right ahead, bad idea. [ applause ]
this isn't good. earlier this week, cowboys running back joseph randall was arrested for stealing gucci cologne and a two-pack of underwear from a store in texas. [ laughter and applause ] i mean that's -- that's disappointing for two reasons. first, he was stealing. second, he couldn't outrun a a mall security guard? [ laughter and applause ] it's like, he's an nfl running back! break a tackle! [ laughter ] oh, this is a sweet story, here. i heard about a 114-year-old woman in minnesota who recently joined facebook. but she had to lie about her age, because they didn't have her birth year as an option. [ laughter ] it gets even crazier when you find out she also joined tinder. >> steve: really? [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: swipe right and i'll show you my ankles. [ laughter ] >> steve: ♪ how do you do how do you do ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: of course the
holidays are fast approaching. and just in time for the big shopping season, amazon announced it will open its first real store right here in new york. yeah. it will be just like other stores, but since it's amazon, in order to shop there, you must be drunk and in your pajamas. [ laughter ] i want to buy -- i want to buy two juke boxes. [ laughter ] and finally a new study says that the marriage rate has hit an all-time low, with one in five adults over 25 having never been married. in fact, the institution of marriage is so unpopular right now that they even hired a an ad firm to come up with slogans to get people on board. and i don't know, i don't think it's going to work. i mean, look at some of the slogans. first we have, marriage, satisfaction guaranteed or your money back, half of it, anyway. [ laughter ] that's not selling me. next there is, marriage, look at how happy your parents turned out. [ laughter ] that's not good. and finally we have marriage, because happy people are annoying. [ laughter and applause ] there you go. we have a great show, give it up for the roots, everybody! [ cheers and applause ]
♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, my goodness! oh, man! that is long time "saturday night live" bandleader lenny pickett -- >> steve: come on! >> jimmy -- sitting in with the roots tonight! [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: lenny! >> jimmy: oh, there's no one better than lenny pickett. here is his new album "the prescription" which he recorded with the umo jazz orchestra. thank you so much for being here, man. i'm honored, i love you. >> i'm honored. >> jimmy: you're the best. >> thank you, man. >> jimmy: lenny pickett in the house. >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: gosh, the greatest.
you guys, before we get started, we got some big news, last week, we made a music video with will.i.am called "ew." [ cheers and applause ] right? and we asked you guys to help us get it played on radio stations across the country. to maybe just, just maybe break into the billboard hot 100. [ cheers and applause ] i said i'd be happy if we made it to 99, even. that's great. guess what -- even the 80s, billboard called us, personally. so either it's good news or the guy just wanted to hear me depressed. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: so, he called me. i go, what we like, are we in the 80s? he goes, good news. i go, oh my gosh, what is it? "ew" is the number 26 song! >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ oh! >> jimmy: i couldn't believe it. the number 26 song, "ew" right there! that is insane. that is absolutely -- that's the craziest thing in the whole wide world, man. do you know how hard that is? >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: we're so happy.
that means ryan eacrest has to play it on his radio show. >> steve: yeah, he's forced to. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he's forced to do it. >> steve: he has to do it. >> jimmy: i'm just -- we're all just freaking out and flipping out. i just want to thank everybody who made this possible, will.i.am, all the radio stations who is played the song. this just shows how powerful when tv and radio get together. iheartradio.com, even -- the internet, social media, twitter. and of course the fans. not only did you guys request the song, and listen to the song, but a ton of you helped make a new video for it. that's right. we actually got sent in things, just lip-syncing to the song. we made a super-cut of "ew" starring you, here you go. ♪ ♪ seriously look at her butt ew oh she looks like a slut ew i'm like what the what ew ♪ ♪ right right ew ew oh you got to see this ew oh my gross i can't believe it ew ♪ ♪ she's so basically basic ew she's literally making me sick ew this is embarrassing ew ew ♪
♪ like seriously seriously ew ew no seriously seriously ew ew i can't i can't ♪ ♪ ew ew [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah! we have the best fans. that's awesome. to see the rest of the video, go to our website at tonightshow.com. thanks again, everyone! 26! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ i'm framing that, i'm framing that. it's been a great week so far, there is more ahead. tomorrow night, guys, this guy knows about hip. 16-time grammy award winner, sting, will be here tomorrow. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: what? >> jimmy: yeah. and then on friday, bradley cooper and i are playing a game of egg russian roulette and also neil diamond will be performing for us. >> steve: what? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. how cool is that? >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: but first we have a a great show tonight. fun show, we love it. she's one of my favorite guests, we love if when she stops by, from the new movie "white bird in a blizzard" shailene woodley is here. >> steve: oh! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: she's cool.
she's fun. plus but from the film "young ones" a great actor, the talented michael shannon is dropping in. and we got great music from eric church tonight. oh, man! [ cheers and applause ] he's got a great song. "talladega." his record is great. oh, he's a good man. you guys, working on the show is so much fun, man. this is the best job in the world. i love it. but sometimes i get a little stressed. yeah, so every now and then i like to get out of my office, i go to the basement at 30 rock -- >> steve: oh yeah. >> jimmy: -- and i just blow off some steam. you know what i'm saying? it really helps me to -- you know, just calm down. i'll show you what i'm talking about. we have some video.
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>> jimmy: our first guest is a a golden globe-nominated actress who starred in two hit films this year, "divergent" and "the fault in our stars." her latest film "white bird in a blizzard" opens in theaters on october 24th. and it's currently available on itunes and video on demand. please welcome back to the show, shailene woodley! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> hey man! >> jimmy: you look gorgeous. welcome back to the show. >> thank you for having me. >> jimmy: my dances always look like i'm about to fall. am i sitting down? >> that's a good a dance move. >> jimmy: yeah. >> it's very original. >> jimmy: we got something special for you. >> yeah, i know. i was meant to teach you about this, and apparently you're already drinking it.
bulletproof coffee? >> jimmy: yeah. bulletproof coffee. >> for how long, man? >> jimmy: yeah. this is it, i think since you were coming on. i started drinking it. you guys know about bulletproof coffee? >> it will change your life. >> jimmy: all right, this is it. this is -- >> you want to break it down? >> jimmy: i think so. >> break it down. >> jimmy: i actually got a nice gift from you, by the way, after, because i guess you saw me. i mentioned that i'm drinking it now. you put, it's coffee, just normal coffee. you put it in the blender with a thing of butter. >> a thing of butter. >> jimmy: butter. >> grass-fed butter. >> jimmy: grass-fed butter. and a scoop of -- i do coconut oil. >> coconut oil, yeah. >> jimmy: is that what you do? yeah. >> i totally do that. >> jimmy: and then so then you blend it up, it's the most delicious thing ever. >> it's insane. >> jimmy: it just tastes like coffee with cream in it. >> it's so good. >> jimmy: but it's actually good for you. right? >> so good for you. >> jimmy: it's good for you brain. >> it's good for your happiness. >> jimmy: it is. >> it's good for your taste buds. >> jimmy: taste buds. >> and it's good for your brain. and your stomach likes it too. >> jimmy: yeah, no, but there is something to it, it curbs your -- appetite. >> well, what it does is it sort of supplies your body with a healthy amount of fat in the morning. fat is so underrated. it's so good for you, healthy sources of fat. >> jimmy: yes. >> when you get it, it's so great for you. >> jimmy: i love fat! no argument here, man.
i love that, absolutely. that's pretty wild. it sounds like -- i tried it and i was like "this is really good." >> yeah. it's so good. >> jimmy: so i do it all the time, yeah. i gained 55 pounds and -- [ laughter ] you should have seen me before. i was just wasting away. you always, you always educate me on something fun. it's good, right? >> it's so good. >> jimmy: last time, we talked herbs, you brought, there was garlic one time. because i was sick. you brought me horseradish. >> i did. i figured you should see what it looks like outside of a jar. in its original form. >> jimmy: it's very, very phallic. but yeah, just a little bit, yeah. did you bring anything this time? i don't see anything. >> i did. i heard that you're growing a a garden. >> jimmy: yes. i'm starting a garden. seeds! >> i brought you some seeds. >> jimmy: see, you're awesome. >> seeds. you're awesome. >> jimmy: all right, so what do we have? >> okay. so, there's a bunch of different things. but they're all, all of these seeds are not genetically engineered. and a few of them are heirloom, which means they haven't been altered from their original form. >> jimmy: cucumber's good stuff.
>> it's pretty rad. yeah, there's some edible flowers in there i think too. >> jimmy: really? wait, what do you mean? so i just eat the flower? >> yeah. you can you grow them. you can garnish a little salad plate with flowers? >> jimmy: i don't know, are you sure? what if you do it as a goof and the next time you're on, you say, he ate the flowers! >> he ate the flowers. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't know man. really? i can eat -- they don't look like i could eat these. >> they look so pretty. >> jimmy: i think they're very pretty. i would put them in a -- >> in a jar? >> jimmy: a vase or a vase. >> a vase. >> jimmy: a jar. >> a mason jar. >> jimmy: thank you so much for this. i love all this stuff. you were saying that there's also stuff that's around, around my yard that i could do. >> yeah, so it's not about just what you grow in your garden. there's a lot of wild foods which are so high in nutrients. because if you think about it, everything's been domesticated. so all the plants that we grow have been altered from their wild forms. so like wild lettuce or wild greens. they have spikes on them, you have to cook them. so people have altered the genes in order to be able to create lettuce that we can get
at the supermarket. but my favorite is dandelion. you know the dandelion. like the little yellow flower. >> jimmy: the weed? >> yeah, the weed. >> jimmy: dandelion. >> the weed. >> jimmy: yeah, the weed. that's not a weed. >> no. okay, so the flowers, if they haven't been -- >> jimmy: why do you like to eat flowers? >> because they're so beautiful! who doesn't want to eat flowers? >> jimmy: i don't. i just want to look at them. >> i love to eat flowers, look how happy you are. >> jimmy: i don't want to eat things that i think are beautiful. so what do i do with the dandelion? i have to dry it out or something? >> so you can you take the dandelion root and the dandelion leaves and you can dry them and make a tea or a a little tincture out of them. they're like a liver, kidney tonic. >> jimmy: oh really? my liver is like -- >> your liver's like -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> i want some dandelion. >> jimmy: please, yeah. my liver's giving me the middle finger right now. [ laughter ] you drink too much, buddy. so i can make dandelion tea and anything else, pine needles? >> pine needles. so it's almost chris -- well, is it almost christmas? >> jimmy: sure. >> yeah, kind of. >> jimmy: according to cbs. [ laughter ]
but i digress. thank you very much. you get some pine needles. >> so pine needles are one of the highest sources of natural vitamin c. so, if you're feeling a little bit under the weather. you can take a few pine needles, cut them up, steep them in some boiling water for two or three minutes, strain it. vitamin c, bam. >> jimmy: see, right there. shailene woodley helps you out with that stuff. she knows about that stuff. >> so don't throw your christmas trees away. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yes. your christmas trees. exactly. let's talk about your new movie. this is a twist -- this is some good -- it's a thriller. >> were you going to say it's a a twisted film? >> jimmy: it's a twist -- i don't want to ruin anything. but watch the full movie, and you will see the twists that's like, what is going on! "white bird in a blizzard", a a little bit more than a twist. it is a twist and a half. but it's a great film. you got a video on demand and itunes as well. basically, your mom goes missing. >> she does. she goes missing when my character is in high school. and it tracks my character as
she sort of deals with the loss of her mother. the disappearance of her mother and trying to figure out who she is along the way. >> jimmy: yeah. and you do do that and then there's a -- it's a twist! [ laughter ] it's unbelievable. >> i think you love this film. >> jimmy: i really did. i was like what the -- set in the late '80s, early '90s. you were saying that you liked that era. >> i love that era, the music from that era is so good. >> jimmy: it was great. [ cheers and applause ] >> it was so good. >> jimmy: it was fun. >> like the pop music you can work out to if you want to just like -- you need to get going. you want to work up a sweat. or the sort of quiet mellow tones, you can chill out at night. >> jimmy: yeah. a little r&b. >> cocteau twins? oh! >> jimmy: oh, cocteau twins are great. so you had to learn dances, special dances? >> i did. >> jimmy: your character was kind of a goth character? >> a little bit. so there's a scene in the film where they're dancing at a goth club and gregg araki, our director, sent me a video of what that means. in the video there's an example. can i show you?
>> jimmy: yeah, i'd love to see it, please. goth dance. [ cheers ] >> one of them is clearing the cobwebs. you got to clear the cobwebs. >> jimmy: oh, that's a good one right there. >> clear the cobwebs. oh but there's a spider, you don't want that. but there's more cobwebs over there, and the other one is stepping over the dead body. >> jimmy: stepping over the dead body. >> yeah. it's a goth move. you go -- step over the dead body. >> jimmy: wait, that's the dance move? >> yeah. >> jimmy: really? >> step over the dead body and clear the cobwebs. >> jimmy: oh my god, this is how i walk to work every day. [ cheers and applause ] you're so fun! come on, that's how people dance. >> and then you can fall into your chair. >> jimmy: what's wrong with having fun? and then you fall into the chair slowly. i want to show everyone a clip. here's shailene woodley in "white bird in a blizzard." take a look at this. >> and there was that night that she walked in on me and phil. >> i think it's time to go. >> what? why? >> it's late. >> it's not even midnight.
>> kat, what i say goes, and i say go to bed. >> the weirdest part was that she had on this nightgown, and it was practically see-through. it was almost like she was putting on a show. >> could it be that's what she was doing? >> what, putting on a show? for me or for phil? no. >> jimmy: there we go. it's almost halloween. >> it is almost halloween, so don't forget your dance moves. >> jimmy: don't forget your goth dance moves. and also i want to do something autumnal. something that represents this month of rock-tober. and we're going to do something with a pumpkin. >> okay. >> jimmy: that's all i can say. well, no, i can say more. shailene and i are playing pumpkin time bomb, when we get back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [richard] on the one hand, you have taxes.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] we're back, everybody, i'm here with my pal, shailene woodley. [ cheers and applause ] we love you. since it's halloween. halloween is around the corner. we thought we would play a new game called "pumpkin time bomb." >> da-da-da! >> jimmy: it's a simple game, shailene and i will place rubber bands around this pumpkin until it explodes. [ laughter ] we have absolutely no clue when that will happen. already there's 190 rubber bands on this. >> 190. >> jimmy: 190, so i don't know how we can -- >> we got this. >> jimmy: we got this. we can do this. >> jimmy: now before, let's put
on goggles, cause because safety is sexy. >> we might jump in the river afterwards. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh yeah, i look cool. >> you're upside-down. >> jimmy: oh, am i upside down? >> maybe. >> jimmy: i don't think it matters on my face. [ laughter ] just sad. you know what's sad? [ cheers and applause ] it's so tight on my head. my head -- might explode. like the time bomb. i don't know which one is going to pop off first. here we go. alright, shailene, are you ready? grab the ruberbands -- put them on and ready? >> i'm ready. >> jimmy: alright one, two, three, here we go. all right. oh, my god. wait. >> okay -- so not that one. [ scary music playing ] ♪ >> jimmy: scary, oh yeah. >> it is scary. >> jimmy: this is frightening, we don't know what's going do happen. do you get dressed up for halloween? >> always. >> jimmy: what are you dressing as this year? >> i'm not sure about this year yet. >> jimmy: ooh. >> what was your favorite halloween costume? that you've ever -- >> jimmy: i dressed up as the unibomber once. [ laughter ] this was before they caught the guy. it was this sketch that looked like a guy with like a elvis glasses. i went to a party and no one knew who i was.
>> are you nervous right now? 'cause i'm terrified. >> jimmy: yes i am. i don't know what's gonna happen. >> i'm really terrified. >> jimmy: i don't know what's going to happen. >> i don't know what's going to come out. >> jimmy: i know -- this is crazy. trick-or-treating? do you or don't you? >> do i trick-or-treat? >> jimmy: yes -- what, what, what does that mean? you're scaring me! why are you saying ah like something happened? nothing happened. >> they saw a ghost maybe. >> jimmy: do you believe in ghosts? >> like casper? i totally believe in casper. [ laughter ] do you believe in ghosts? >> jimmy: have you ever seen a a ghost? >> i did one of those ghost tours, once -- i forget where we were. we were somewhere in virginia and that freaked me out as a a little kid. >> jimmy: what was it a ghost of, do you remember? >> i just remember being -- >> jimmy: ha! >> whoa! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: nothing happened. nothing happened. nothing happened. >> that's why i wore a jacket so you couldn't see the sweat coming down. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: nothing happened the rubber band broke. okay. ♪ here we go. ♪ >> the music is just over the top, man.
>> jimmy: i know, i know, it's scaring me. >> feel my heartbeat. ♪ >> jimmy: pumpkin time bomb! pumpkin time bomb! [ laughter ] >> this is one stubborn pumpkin. >> jimmy: yeah, we got it from stubborn pumpkin farms. [ laughter ] ♪ oh my gosh. ♪ the music is freaking me out. [ laughter ] ♪ oh! gosh. [ deep breaths ] ♪ oh my god! [ scream ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> we did it! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: let's see that again in slow motion. look at this! [ cheers and applause ] >> woo! woo! >> jimmy: that was awesome!
shailene woodley, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] "white bird in a blizzard" opens in theaters on october 24th. available now on itunes and video on demand. michael shannon joins us next. come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [vet] two yearly physicals down. martha and mildred are good to go. here's your invoice, ladies. a few stops later, and it looks like big ollie is on the mend. it might not seem that glamorous having an old pickup truck for an office... or filling your days looking down the south end of a heifer, but...i wouldn't have it any other way. look at that, i had my best month ever. and earned a shiny new office upgrade. i run on quickbooks. that's how i own it.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is an oscar nominated actor who stars in the new film, "young ones," which opens in select theaters, and is available on demand friday. please welcome to the show, michael shannon! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you know we're big fans over here. thanks for -- >> that was exhausting. >> jimmy: it was -- yeah, that pumpkin thing? >> yeah, that's the kind of thing that me and my cousins would do back home in the
country. and now it's on national television. >> jimmy: you've not done that before, have you? >> well, you know. >> jimmy: you put an m-80 in there and probably blow it up or something. >> you know, little fire crackers. >> jimmy: exactly, yeah. you started acting pretty young in your career. but did you ever have any jobs before acting? >> a plethora. >> jimmy: yeah, you did? >> i didn't just wash ashore like venus in a clamshell, you know. [ laughter ] i had to pay my dues. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you didn't just wash ashore like venus in a a clamshell? >> no. >> jimmy: you did not -- no, no you didn't -- nude. no but -- what other jobs you have you had besides acting, is what i'm saying? >> i worked at a pet store, the fish bowl. i cleaned all the fish tanks. >> jimmy: that sounds like fun. that's not what you do -- it's a fun job, cleaning fish tanks. with that magnet -- that cool magnet thing that sticks to the side. >> algae, your worst enemy. [ laughter ] and then i also did my share of canvassing and telemarketing and things like that.
>> jimmy: telemarketing? >> yeah. >> jimmy: really? that -- it feels like a tough job to me. >> well, it is, because essentially -- i mean, i don't know about you, but i've never received a phone call in my life from anyone offering me something that i cared to buy by telephone. [ laughter ] and we've both been alive 40 years, so that's saying something. >> jimmy: ever. >> yeah, ever. >> jimmy: so that's not a fun job. >> and i was selling ad space on a radio station that nobody listened to. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: gosh, that must have been tough. >> it was actually an imaginary radio station. it was a real radio station. >> jimmy: you would have to call them and convince them, would you like to -- >> i'm with w -- you know -- n-i-b, and -- >> jimmy: wnib? w-nib? >> yeah, w-nib. [ laughter ] it was a catchy call name -- >> jimmy: sure, absolutely, yeah, absolutely. >> but basically anytime you know, i would say hello, click. hi, click. i'm trying -- click. you know, click, click, click. >> jimmy: it's a tough gig. >> and eventually somebody would like "hello i'm calling from wnib, i'd like to sell you
some ad space and they would be like." uh-huh? and i wouldn't know what to do next. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that never happened before. >> what do you want to talk about? [ laughter ] that's all i got. i want to sell you an ad space. >> jimmy: start having a a conversation. you know what, i don't even want to sell you anything anymore. i feel bad for you. >> i like you. >> jimmy: yeah, i actually like you, yeah. >> i'm lonely, none of the people i'm working with talk to me so -- >> jimmy: i'm lonely. oh my gosh. i want to talk about quickly, "boardwalk empire." [ cheers ] you're great. now if you're watching at home, i don't want to be a spoiler. so this going to be a spoiler alert. so we're gonna answer right now to put your show, put your television on mute. because this is a spoiler and when i'm done, i'm going to do that and that means it's safe to watch again. okay? so put your tvs on mute. okay, on mute. your character died last week. >> yes, yes. >> jimmy: your character -- yeah.
that must have been a shock. how did you find that out? >> well what happens is, terry weiner that created the show, he very kindly calls you up to give you a little head notice there that it's going to happen. and he's always prepared for it to be very emotional phone call. i've heard stories about you know, phone calls that didn't go well. he called me up. and -- he called me on my cell phone. i was at home. and i get very bad reception. so he called me up and he was like -- is this -- terry winter -- i'm calling -- yeah, terry. yeah, i can't hear you really well. you're calling to tell me i die? okay. yeah, don't worry, terry. i know what you're trying to say. i'll see you on set. okay, bye. >> jimmy: you assumed he was calling to tell you you died? >> well, we didn't see each other socially. he wasn't calling to say you want to get a latte or something. [ laughter ]
you want to play tennis -- >> jimmy: he wanted ad space on wnib, no -- [ laughter ] >> i'm terry weiner calling from wnib -- >> jimmy: he worked for wnib? that was -- anyways -- i want to say that's hilarious, and now it's a cartoon. [ laughter ] they don't know, they don't know. they don't know anything. they're watching, they're having fun. >> you'll get your 3-d glasses in a minute. >> jimmy: "young ones," you're fantastic yet again. >> thank you. >> jimmy: another great role. you know, you're one of my favorites. this is like kind of like a a futuristic -- type of western. i would kind of put it. is that the way you would describe this? >> yeah, it's a real conglomeration of things, it's a family drama, it's a science fiction, it's a western. but i think more than anything it's a real unique film. you don't really see many like it. >> jimmy: zero, i've never seen anything like it. >> i know we're opening against
some of the big fall releases. but i have some high hopes for us. >> jimmy: i can tell, look at your attitude. [ laughter ] you can feel it. >> i'm really -- really -- optimistic. i think we're going to -- $500, $1,000, no problem. >> jimmy: that's no problem right there. but it's great, it's good -- it is well-acted in the movie. and is it nicholas holtz who plays -- >> yeah, he plays a fellow that's after my daughter, and as we can both say is watch out. >> jimmy: you don't want to mess with michael shannon. you think he's calm now, you don't want to see him angry, man. i mean, he's like the hulk times 10. we have a clip. here's our pal, michael shannon in "young ones," check it out. >> you're going to set this story straight. >> what, the killing? >> i don't know, i was wondering maybe -- will take it.
there's insurance money -- promising you that. i know you're mad, but you got this wrong. you don't want to get your head mixed up over our -- you know, our other problem. >> what? >> conflicted interest, no? >> be quiet! >> she's a flower. someone needs to appreciate her for more than cooking and sewing. >> jimmy: now, yeah! [ cheers and applause ] now you want to buy ads from wnib, punk! "young ones" opens in select theaters and is available on demand friday. "young ones." eric church performs next. come on back everybody. ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest has scored two straight chart-topping albums. he's in the midst of a huge tour which visits madison square garden right here in new york on friday. [ cheers ] here to perform "talladega" from his album, "the outsiders," please welcome eric church! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
♪ it was the summer before the real world started and the deal was we would get to go, if we ♪ ♪ cleaned it up and got it running daddy's old winnebago wing and a prayer down 65 ♪ ♪ five best friends on four bald tires i can still see billy smiling when we finally made it ♪ ♪ to talladega boys raise up the whiskey in your glass here's to turning up ♪ ♪ slowing down and cars that go real fast we were laughing and living drinking and wishing ♪ ♪ and thinking as that checkered flag was waving sure would like to stay in, talladega ♪
♪ like a storm time rolls on you can't hit pause as we just did most days in life ♪ ♪ don't stand out but life's about those days that will, like rocking rando ♪ ♪ getting rowdy shooting roman candles at the man in the moon 'til the alabama ♪ ♪ sun was breaking over talladega boys raised up whiskey in your glass ♪ ♪ here's to turning up slowing down and cars that go real fast we were laughing ♪ ♪ and living drinking and wishing and thinking as that checkered flag was waving ♪ ♪ sure would like to stay in, talladega
talladega ♪ ♪ when the wind grows and it blows october ♪ ♪ i think about us shoulder to shoulder like those cars my thoughts roll ♪ ♪ over and over and over in my mind tonight i'm in talladega boys raised up ♪ ♪ whiskey in your glass here's to turning up slowing down and cars that go real fast ♪ ♪ we were laughing and living drinking and wishing and thinking as that ♪ ♪ checkered flag was waving sure would like to stay in, talladega talladega ♪
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to shailene woodley, michael shannon, eric -- eric church, right there! [ cheers and applause ] brad pitt! lenny pickett! i know that song! lenny pickett, and the roots. [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. hope to see you tomorrow! eric church! [ cheers and applause ] ♪