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>> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. our next guests are only kids, but they already have their own youtube channels with videos that have over 2 billion views. [ cheers and applause ] here to show us this year's hottest holiday toys, please welcome evan and jillian, ladies and gentlemen. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i'm so excited that you're here. people know you best from your youtube channels, evantubehd and jilliantubehd where you review toys. how did it start? how did you first start making videos? evan? >> i was 11, and i started when i was 5, because i got interested in youtube because i saw a lot of other people doing it and i wanted to try it for myself. >> jimmy: but how did you end up reviewing toys? >> well, i always liked toys since i was, like, 3. [ light laughter ] so i was like, why not just make a channel about toys? >> jimmy: yeah, i've been saying that all the time. jillian? >> so i am 8 years old, and i saw my brother doing videos, and i thought it looked pretty cool and so i tried them too. >> jimmy: well, love -- that's awesome. that's what you need big brothers for.
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holiday toys and this is the one i've been hearing about. it's called hatchimals, right? so this is the big thing. now what is the idea? they're egg animals? what are they? they're chickens? >> no, they're basically -- they start out like this, in the egg. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and then they -- you have to love it and care for it, and then they start pecking the egg out, and then -- >> jimmy: how do you love it and care for it? just positive reinforcement? [ light laughter ] >> pet it. >> jimmy: you pet it. aww. yeah. and then how long does that take? >> a long time. >> like a long -- >> i just smash mine with hammer. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: little boys and little girls. yeah. [ laughter and applause ] that's exactly -- you love it and care for it. or we can smash it with a a hammer. and what happens once come out, once they hatch? >> and so, you press the belly. >> jimmy: oh, that's cute. >> and they start walking around. it's like a little pet. and you can pet its head. >> jimmy: i love it. at
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pretty soft. all right, good. [ light laughter ] what are you going to show me? you're gonna show me one, too. hey, that thing's loud. [ light laughter ] all right, go. i have kids. this is -- oh, what is this guy? >> the zoomer chimp. it's basically a robot chimp and it can do different commands and it can do different tricks. >> jimmy: he's cute. i like him. what can he do? >> so, you tap his head. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, that's good. >> guard me. [ audience ohs ] just go pet its nose. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right, yeah. it's screaming at me. okay. that's pretty cool. what else does he do? >> you can make him do tricks, though. go bananas. [ laughter and applause ]
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>> jimmy: what he d. that's what he gets. hey, guys, i want to show you this. i'm really into this toy right here. the hatchimals, they're n. look at that one loves me. all right, this is the coolest thing i saw. it's weird, it's called fantastic gymnastics. have you guys heard of this one? >> mm-hmm. >> mm-hmm. >> jimmy: oh, yeah. you have? of course. yeah, you know everything. here's what you do. you just press this button, right. there's this gymnast here, and you just kind of get him going, and then you keep getting him going, and then flip him. and then you try to land him. but yeah, you got to try to stick the landing, which is almost impossible. >> yes. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: all right, here. you going to try it? >> i guess. >> jimmy: oh, man. [ applause ] but hey, if you love and care for him, something grows out of his belly.
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[ light laughter ] all right, now, jillian, what is this? this is -- i'm freaking out. i have two little girls, so this is unbelievable. >> this is the hello dreamhouse from barbie. and -- >> jimmy: hello dreamhouse? >> mm-hmm. >> jimmy: wow. >> and there's a dog. >> jimmy: oh, yeah? it's a little dog. >> it's like a real dog. >> jimmy: how is it like a real dog? >> it poops. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: merry christmas, kids. [ laughter ] but what -- what does this thing have? is that an elevator it has? >> yeah, it has an elevator and then you can turn the lights on and the fireplace goes on. >> jimmy: there's a fireplace? this is unbelievable. no one -- my sister never had this when she was growing up. i did, but she didn't. [ laughter ] no, this is unbelievable that kids have this. did you freak out? this is like so cool. let me see the elevator. >> and the elevator. ♪ [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: and then you have the ll
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>> jimmy: a kitchen. >> so you can flush the toilet. >> jimmy: flush the toilet, yeah. [ light laughter ] >> and then my favorite part is -- [ laughter and applause ] >>immy: comes with a photo of ice t. framed photo of ice t in there. big "law & order" fan. what is this thing? >> my favorite part is the stairs that turn into a slide. and so you get to -- >> jimmy: hey. [ applause ] i love this thing. let me get, let me get the monkey with this guy. let's see if i can get this guy over here. cool. how do you do it? just like this? >> press his head. press his head. >> jimmy: yeah. >> press it. >> jimmy: feels likes he's -- feels like he's thinking about it. go bananas. [ light laughter ] yeah! wreck it, baby! yeah!
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[ applause ] [ laughter ] our thanks to evan and jillian, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] check out evantubehd and jilliantubehd on youtube. we'll be right back with a a performance from dec 99th. stick around. bad monkey. don't do that. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: their highly-anticipated new album is now exclusively available for streaming on tidal. performing "seaside panic room" and "n.a.w," give it up for dec 99th! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ don't press 'less you really need to this chopper ain't with the breakfast toast ♪ ♪ keep clear if you won't let it go seaside view in the panic room ♪ ♪ stand clear if you're insincere
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and pay the toll ♪ ♪ if you're reading this you already know gone gone gone gone gone gone ♪ ♪ gone gone gone gone gone gone gone ♪ ♪ >> you must desire. look towards your desire. look at the condition they put you in. ♪ gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone ♪ ♪ ♪ gone gone gone ♪
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pushing out at the playground so so beautiful ♪ ♪ they say that they like you do they even like themselves ♪ ♪ you like yourself so much you like yourself so much you like yourself so much ♪ ♪ you like yourself so much you like yourself too much you like yourself how much ♪ ♪ how much how much think what you like needs and wants ♪ ♪ you got need and wants needs and wants she got need and wants needs and wants ♪ ♪ i got need and wants
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we got ♪ ♪ i hope you got what you need and you need what you want ♪ ♪ i hope you got what you need and you need what you want ♪ ♪ gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone ♪ ♪ gone gone gone gone gone ♪ gone gone gone gone gone ♪ ♪ ones and others shining lights at the playground ♪ ♪ called unusual they say that they love you do you know what love is ♪
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needs and wants you got need and wants needs and wants ♪ ♪ we got need and wants needs and wants i got need and wants needs and wants ♪ ♪ i hope you got what you need and you need what you want ♪ ♪ i hope i hope you got what you need and you need what you want ♪ ♪ gone gone gone gone gone gone gone gone ♪ ♪ gone gone gone gone gone ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: dec 99th! the album is available on tial now! my thanks to jim parsons, evan and jillian, dec 99th!
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[ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. bye-bye, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- matthew mcconaughey -- from broadway's "chicago," actress mel b. star of "chasing cameron," cameron dallas.
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fred armisen and craig finn. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening everybody. i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] fantastic to hear. and in that case, let's get to the news. today is our last show of 2016, but we'll be back on january 9th, and then cancelled on january 20th. [ laughter and applause ] there are just three days until christmas when most of us will celebrate the birth of christ, and mike pence will celebrate history's least planned parenthood. [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] donald trump's childhood home in new york city is going up for auction three days before his inauguration. wow, just think, you could own the home that donald trump never u
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[ light laughter ] the rock band kiss reportedly turned down an offer to perform at donald trump's inauguration, and it's not the first time trump has been refused a kiss. [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: "you're my best friend." [ light laughter ] an 11-year-old has set up a stand in a subway station to offer advice to stressed out new yorkers, and apparently, nobody is less stressed out that his parents. "mom, i'm heading down to the 4-train and talk to strangers." "okay, have fun." [ laughter ] i still don't know. [ light laughter ] i'm just shaking eggs over a flame. the -- a new poll -- not the new poll. a new poll -- a new poll has found that the most annoying
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conversation is "whatever." the second most annoying is, "hello, i'm conducting a poll." [ light laughter ] a new study has found that using multiple social mediaplat forms may make you depressed or anxious, while using just one may make you president. [ laughter and applause ] according -- according to new research, drinking cactus water can help cure hangovers, but if you keep waking up hung over in the middle of the desert, maybe it's time to stop drinking altogether, bro. [ laughter ] mattel is selling a new -- a smart-home version of its barbie dream house featuring a toilet that can actually flush. now all barbie and ken need in order to use the bathroom are genitals. [ laughter ] and finally, a group of models allegedly spent six hours doing a photo shoot in an abandoned warehouse before alerting police
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that there was dead body inside. at first, they just asked for her diet secrets. [ laughter ] "how do you do it, girl?" you guys, we've got great show for you tonight. he's starring in two fantastic movies, the animated "sing" and a new crime adventure film, "gold." matthew mcconaughey is here tonight. [ cheers and applause ] she is starring in broadway's "chicago" and co-hosting "nbc's new year's eve with carson daly," mel b is here tonight. [ cheers and applause ] and his new show, "chasing cameron" comes out on netflix on december 27th. social media star cameron dallas is here tonight. [ cheers and applause ] and -- i met cameron for the first time back stage. a very lovely young man, was not wearing a shirt as he walking around backstage, and i got to be honest, it looks great. [ light laughter ] nothing to be ashamed of, looks fantastic. [ light laughter ] and i'm real tough judge of torsos. [ light laughter ] moving on, you know,
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i'm married. i have a kid. [ cheers and applause ] yeah, thank you. give it up for 43, but nothing makes me feel older than when i don't know or understand the new slang terms teenagers are using. and it seems like these days, teen slang terms are evolving so fast, that sometimes, it's hard it keep up. and there are some new terms that are actually inspired by the holiday season. so we decided to give you a little primer on new team slang terms in a segment we call "seth explains teen slang: holiday edition." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ bells jingling ] >> seth: our first holiday teen slang term is "chronic-kuh." [ light laughter ] let's see what it means. it's when your supply of marijuana miraculously lasts for eight whole days. [ laughter and applause ] here it is in a sentence. i thought i'd blow through my weed the first day at my parents' place, but that chronic-kuh was lit for the entire week. #l'highem.
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[ laughter and applause ] l'highem. moving on, our next term is "gingerbread house." here's the definition. something you can look at, but you're not allowed to touch. for example, i've been dating julie for six months, now but her family's born again, so she a straight-up ginger bread house. [ laughter and applause ] our next teen slang term is "baby new year." let's see what it means. the guy at your new year's eve party who gets so wasted, he ends up passed out in the fetal position in his underpants. [ laughter ] here it is in a sentence. hey, if you're looking for kevin, he went full baby new year in the bath tub. #toiletpapersash. [ laughter ] our next teen slang term is "eggnoggles." it's beer goggles for eggnog. [ laughter ] let's see it in a sentence. i shouldn't have had four eggnogs before going christmas shopping at the mall. i thought i was hooking up with an abercrombie model, but turned out to be a drunk mall santa. #eggnoggles. [ applause ] up next, it's "joseph." you might hear a teenager using this word, so let's see what it
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his girlfriend is cheating on him. [ laughter ] for example, tyler is a total joseph. he still thinks stacey is his girlfriend, even though she's fully pregnant with dave's baby. [ laughter and applause ] coming up next, it's "ball drop." let's see what it means. when someone hits puberty in the middle of your new year's eve party. [ laughter ] for example, kyle must have gone through a ball drop because his rendition of "auld lang syne" just went down an octave. [ light laughter ] our next new teen slang term is "the holy land." this is new slang -- this is a new slang term. [ laughter and applause ] this is a new slang term teens are using. [ laughter ] just in case you forgot the premise, my writers had to put that in. this is a new teen slang term teens are using. [ light laughter ] that's what again? what are we doing now? the holy land. it's the one chinese restaurant that all the jewish people in your town go to on christmas. [ laughter and applause ]
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for example, so jealous of having goldstein, i'm stuck here eating figgy pudding while he and his family are mowing down dumplings in the holy land. [ light laughter ] #letmypeoplegotothatrestaurant. [ cheers and applause ] next up, we have "daily double." this has really taken off for teens. here's the -- [ light laughter ] here is the definition. when you drink so much on new year's eve, it looks like there are two carson dalys. hlhl for example, hey, turn it up. the guy from "trl" and the guy from "the voice" are both on tv. #dalydouble. [ light laughter ] our next holiday teen slang term is "manger." it's the makeshift bed you have to use when your parents have guests over for the holidays. [ light laughter ] for example, mom invited 30 relatives over to the house for christmas, so dad pushed two ottomans together, and i'm sleeping in the manger. [ light laughter ] moving on our next slang term is "jack and rose." you probably remember jack and rose as the main characters from the movie "titanic." let's see what it means. when your date dies before the night isr.
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[ laughter and applause ] you know, how that used to happen and you didn't have slang for it. [ laughter ] for example, i was all set to get a kiss at midnight, but then, steve jumped off the roof into the pool. #iceberg #jackandrose #myheartwillgoon. [ cheers and applause ] next up, "messolution." let's see what messolution means. when you break your new year's resolution while you're still at a new year's eve party. [ light laughter ] for example, i promised myself that in 2017, i would stop getting blackout drunk and embarrassing myself, but at 12:03 a.m., i chugged the punch bowl, stripped to my underpants, and ended up full-on baby new year on the front lawn. [ laughter and applause ] #messolution. up next it's "yule log." let's see what it means. the family member everyone burns during christmas vacation. [ laughter ] for example poor uncle barry, he's 52 years old, but no one will ever stop talking about his ball drop back in 1976. he, the fa y
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last teen slang term is "auld bang syne." what does it mean? well, it's when you sleep with an old acquaintance who should be forgotten. [ laughter ] let's see it in a sentence. remember that guy brian who missed senior year because he was in rehab? well, he was at a christmas party last night and auld bang syne. #eggnoggles. [ laughter ] that was "seth explains teen slang: holiday edition." [ cheers ] we'll be right back with more "late night." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ these as well. luke!? amy. it's been years! oh, you smell the same. meet my wife and my kids. oh you guys are so good-looking... and impeccably dressed. thanks. it's all old navy. you sending off some last minute gifts? i miss us. you know? you should go to old navy. the entire store is up to 75% off right now. amazing idea. okay, i think i'll go there.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: welcome back everybody. our first guest tonight is an academy award-winning actor you know from his work in films such as "interstellar" and "dallas buyers club." you can see him in the upcoming drama "gold" in theaters january 27th. he also lends his voice to the animated film "sing" which is in theaters now. let's take a look. ♪ >> i am not singing this. >> what's not to like? you're a female and you're a teenager. this song was made for you. >> wow. it's like you can inside my tiny teenage mind. >> i know, right? you just got to add some moves. and a little bit of -- ♪ ♪ hey i just met you and this is crazy but here's my number so call ♪ ♪ me maybe >> go for it. >> oh, you mean like this? ♪ ♪ try to chase me
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so call me maybe ♪ ♪ >> there you go. you're a natural. >> seth: please welcome to the show matthew mcconaughey, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome to the show. >> i like the bass line in your band. >> seth: yeah, that's sid over there providing the bass line. he will take that home with him tonight. he'll be very happy. he'll be very happy that he heard that. >> good to be here, man. >> seth: great to see you. so here you go. animated film. you play a koala. is that the dream? [ laughter ] >> it was about time. >> seth: it was about time. have you -- is this your -- no. you've -- have you -- you've done animated. >> i've only done it once before. "kubo and the two strings" earlier this -- earlier this year. >> seth: okay. >> and now "sing." and i don't know if you know anything about the films i've been making, i have kids eight, six, and t
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they can see in a while. [ laughter ] >> seth: oh -- "dallas buyers club?" not -- not really, yeah. [ laughter ] i think that might be the next "frozen." "dallas buyers club." >> "killer joe," not yet. >> seth: "killer joe," that's right. >> "true detective," nah. maybe wait a little bit. >> seth: yeah, exactly. you got to wait a bit. >> yeah, so it's my second one. and it's a ball doing it. >> seth: and a -- koala. and do the kids -- have the kids seen it? >> kids have seen it three times. >> seth: great. and what's their reaction? >> they love it. >> seth: oh good. >> they have a different favorite song every time they lee the theater. they have a different favorite character every time they leave. and if they see it four, five, six times it's going to be the same thing every time they see it. >> seth: are you -- have you ever been their favorite character? >> i was my daughter's -- my daughter's favorite character right now. >> seth: okay, gotcha. [ light laughter ] >> but -- i got a feeling it's kind of temporary. [ laughter ] >> seth: she's gonna give you another shot. so then next time she'll see it, she'll say, "i didn't feel like your heart was in it that time." >> something. they dig it. i did get a little more clout in the household. >> seth: that's good. >> finally, you know, i play
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his name, this koala. so my kids go see it and pop eyes, what they call me. i have a little extra umpf in the household now. >> seth: that's good. >> i use that leverage. >> seth: okay. >> unfairly. >> seth: what could you use leverage for with children who are eight, six, and three? >> hey, who was the one who was buster moon a koala bear in the movie? come one? >> seth: i see. >> right, side with me. >> seth: oh, you use it in arguments >> hey, oh yeah. >> seth: i got to do an animated film then. you play a koala. a famous -- famously australian. i notice no accent. >> no australian accent. >> seth: is that -- i think we're finding out why? >> i did live there. [ laughter ] no australian accent. i got asked that. i did a lot of australian presses and they're like, "well a koala's australian. and you lived over here for a year. why don't you do an australian accent?" i was like, "no." it would have been a little too literal. [ laughter ] decided not to. >> seth: but you did. you mentioned you lived in australia for a year. this was between high school and college. >> yeah. >> seth: and then were you -- is
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abroad and you actually brought the accent back with you? >> damn right. >> seth: wow. [ laughter ] and this is texas, right? there can't be a lot of people walking around with an australian accent back there. was it -- were people into it? >> the ladies kind of were. >> seth: yeah. [ cheers ] but then -- >> which why i was doing it. >> seth: yeah, but -- >> and also because i was playing -- yeah. it was a lot of my fraternity brothers out there going, "you son of a bitch. you did fake that for a year." yeah, i did. [ laughter ] >> seth: but i would imagine the problem with faking an accent for a year is if you don't move, you have to explain what happens when the regular one comes back, right? >> no, i actually let everybody know. all my buddies, like one night. >> seth: okay, gotcha. >> they were like, "wait, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa." it's like a year after i'd been hanging out with them. we were in the frat house. and like, "well what happened to your australian accent?" i was like, "gotcha." [ laughter ] >> seth: you played the long con. >> i did the long year con. >> seth: and you actually went back and you taught at your alma mater, ut this year, university of texas. >> we got a class there that -- that we're going into ou
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um, it's a class i wish i would have had when i was in film school. >> seth: okay. >> so if you -- any movie you see, if you're privileged to read the very first script, very different. >> seth: very. >> so it's called from script to screen. and all, it's put the science to the magic in that script. what it turns into to get to that two hours of celluloid that you see on film. major changes. and we take them through that chronologically. >> seth: i must be a jackpot to be in matthew mcconaughey -- professor mcconaughey. excuse me, professor mcconaughey's class. >> yes please. [ light laughter ] thank you very much. thank you very much. >> seth: and i also realize i did not raise my hand. and i apologize for that. [ laughter ] i want to ask, so you got another movie too. again, very different. one for the kids. one for the adults. >> yeah. >> seth: so this film, "gold," you play -- this is about businessman who is trying to find gold in indonesia. and i heard a tale that you were drawn to this character because he reminded you of your father. >> he reminded me -- he's a prospector. he is at the bottom of the barrel living in a -- you know, in reno working out of a bar in reno. and he dreams that he knows the
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in indonesia. and he -- a blackout dream follows that dream, finds the gold. so what it was was it was somebody that my dad -- my dad would take me around the country to go collect money from people that owed him money. >> seth: okay. >> and as a 12, 13, 14-year-old boy, i was shamed them in to paying him back. >> seth: oh, he brought you as a prop. >> as a prop, yeah, exactly. good move pop. so, but he introduced me to a lot of different characters. or i saw him with a lot of different characters. i mean, there was this one incident. it was the day before christmas at 2:30 in the afternoon. he says, "come on buddy. let's go get some stocking stuffers." so we get in the car, we drive -- >> seth: that's exciting as a kid that age. >> december the 24th. picking up -- some fingernail clippers, etc. so we're driving there and he gets off the exit of i-59 southwest houston, about four exits early and pulls into this abandoned one-story shopping mall. broken windows. graffiti. we go around back, downed power
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lines, dumpsters, and a white van that flashes its lights at us. [ light laughter ] we pull up next to it, pop says, "stay here, this is chicago john." [ laughter ] oh my man, this is great. what are we into dad? he gets out of the car and he goes over. chicago john rummages through the back of his van through microwaves and hair driers and stuff and pulls out this shoe box. pulls out this thing wrapped up in paper towels and shows it to my dad. and when he shows it to my dad, i remember, i saw my dad's back. my dad's shoulder is going -- [ laughter ] which was, my dad's way of going, this is something really good. [ laughter ] the next thing i see is my dad pulls this envelope out of his pocket and i see his elbow going like this. so he is counting off benjis -- [ laughter ] or whatever. >> seth: oh, yeah, that's a benji motion right there. >> he's counting off bills, right? he gets it. he wraps it up. he comes back to the car. he gives a glance to the sky like, i don't know, frickin' helicopters are probably looking for us or something. which they weren't.
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hands it to me, he says, "put it in the glove box so nobody can find it." it's just me and him. >> seth: yeah. also that's the first place they look. right. [ laughter ] >> so i'm in some little intermodal mafia gig here, i think with my dad. i don't know what it is. we drive for five minutes, he doesn't say a word. finally he says, "buddy, open up the glove box, see if it's still there." i don't know if we have a ferret. i don't know if we have a cobra. but this is really fun stuff. >> seth: yeah, yeah. >> as a 17-year-old kid. i reach in there and unwrap the paper towels. i lay it out on the middle consol and it's a big silver watch. and i never forget my dad. he leans over, he's like, "god damn, buddy. that's a $22,000 titanium rolex and i just bought it for three grand." [ laughter ] that rolex was not a rolex. [ laughter ] it wasn't worth $400. but the gig, the scam, the shady deal. >> seth: he loved this gig. >> he loved the shady deal. he always said, "i'd rather do
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money in a shady deal with people that are fun than make twice as much money with a bunch of squares." >> seth: wow. [ light laughter ] >> and that's very much who kenny wells was. >> seth: and we have a clip. let's show a clip of kenny wells here in gold. >> 85, 15 slip. if you have the balls. >> kenny, do you have balls? >> open it. [ tiger roars ] ♪ i'm touching a tiger. [ laughter ] >> seth: now that's fantastic. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> seth: very shady dealer. real tiger. >> real tiger. >> seth: real tiger. >> real tiger. real mcconaughey. as you can see i'm not doing much acting in that scene. i am scared [ bleep ] less. and i am sweating. >> seth: and that was the last day of the shoot? >> how about that for scheduling. >> seth: yeah. >> you guys know anything about a shoot that scheduled the tiger scene as the last shot on the last day of filming. [ laughter ] i'm the producer on the show. i even thought that was clever. [ laughter ] >> seth: cause if you go down, they still got a movie. >> hey, we got everything else in the can. >> seth: he would want us to put this out. >> yeah. >> seth: that was his last thing. >> in memoriam. [ laughter ] >> seth: i know you're working -- this is very exciting as well. a partnership. you are working with wild turkey. >> yes. >> seth: the good people at wild turkey. >> the good people, the russell family at wild turkey. they came to me about five -- four years ago about being the face of the campaign. and i started sharing ideas with them about how to market wild turkey. and they started -- they liked them. so i said, let me come on as creative director.
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome back everybody. give it up for the 8g band right over there. [ cheers and applause ] and we have had such a fantastic week with one of my favorite vocalists sitting in with the 8g band, he's from one of my all-time favorite bands, the hold steady and now his third solo record, "we all want the same things" will be available fo preorder on january 10th. give it up for craig finn, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] thank you so much for the great week. >> thanks for having me. >> seth: also you guys, fred armisen is here this week. give it up for fred. [ cheers and applause ]
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fred, we go through this every time we're here. we love tv. you're on multiple television shows, "portlandia," "documentary now," you work here, "snl," you just went back and did some cameos on that. fantastic. you're on tv all the time and yet you still claim that you have time to watch every television show that's on tv. >> fred: everything >> seth: that's impossible fred. that's impossible. and if you just said that to impress me now is the time to admit it is not true. >> fred: no, i love it all. >> seth: okay. so if i name a television show you could tell me everything about it? >> fred: yeah. >> seth: all right, that means it is time once again for fred armisen's extremely accurate tv recaps. ♪ >> seth: all right. the name of tonight's show fred is "the level" on acorn tv. >> fred: oh "the level?" >> seth: yeah. >> fred: you know it? >> seth: no. >> fred: so acorn tv is great. >> seth: okay. >> fred: and they just do like series and they'll sort of like put stuff out like all at once. >> seth: okay. >> fred: so the pilot for the -- the whole thing is an origin story, it's like a separate story from "the walking dead." it's like all "walking dd"
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>> seth: so it's "walking dead" related? >> fred: yeah. so it's like an extension of "walking dead." it's like an origin story of a separate story and -- >> seth: zombies? >> fred: yes. >> seth: okay. >> fred: but it's before the zombies come out. [ light laughter ] you know what i mean? so every episode is every episode is before you see any zombies. so you just feel it. you just feel like, something is gonna go down. they don't reference it because they don't know zombies yet. you know what i mean? >> seth: so you as the audience have a sense the zombies are coming. none of the characters do. >> fred: exactly. >> seth: but then as an audience member you're wrong because the zombies never show up. >> fred: no you're right, because you know that from the makers of "the walking dead," so that you know that later on oh, okay, in this world, zombies came out. >> seth: so a normal episode is just regular people going about their day? >> fred: yeah. it's on an oil tanker. >> seth: what? >> fred: it's on an oil tanker. [ laughter ] >> seth: that seems like the
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told me. >> fred: yeah i'm sorry. so yes it's on an oil tanker. >> seth: okay enough. let me tell you what tv guide said. the level is the adventures of two drug squad detectives who actually both calculating law breaking liars with murky pasts. >> before the zombies. >> fred: okay, give it up for fred everybody. [ applause ] >> seth: you know our next guest as one-fifth of the spice girls as well as one of the judges on nbc's hit show, "america's got talent." starting december 28th, she returns to broadway as roxy hart in "chicago" for eight-week limited engagement at the ambassador theater. please welcome to the show, mel b everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: how are you? >> i'm very good. how are you? >> seth: i'm wonderful. i'm so happy to have you here. >> thank you for having me. >> seth: you've been world traveling. you just came back from australia? >> yeah, i i
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london for two weeks, and then launched myself into rehearsals full on in new york. >> seth: yeah, you're opening in less than a week. and you haven't had a ton of time to rehearse, right? >> no, but let's not say that right now. >> seth: well, i'm just hearing your schedule and i'm thinking unless you were rehearsing on the planes you have not had a lot of time. >> no. i haven't had a lot of time. but you know the roxy character, she's a little bit all over the place like me. >> seth: okay. >> as in she's a very emotional woman and very erratic and kind of thinks on her feet. >> seth: gotcha. >> so hopefully that will work out. >> seth: there you go. >> i'm hoping. >> seth: and -- you have three daughters, right? >> i do. >> seth: are they helpful in this time of rehearsal? >> well i have a 5-year-old, a 9-year-old and a soon to be 18-year-old. so they -- you know, they were kind of brought up and born in america so they've been helping me with my accent. and they kind of take the mickey out of my accent a lot. because when i try do an american accent it doesn't sound very american. >> seth: oh no, in "chicago," i don't need to tell you, here. >> yeah. >> seth: yeah. >> so i'm having a problem with
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my 5-year-old turn around to me and she said, "mommy, why didn't you choose a different part, like a smaller part." [ light laughter ] i'm like "where's the faith." i'm all about girl power and supporting women but i've got my three daughters that are like "oh, geez, mum, are you sure you can do this?" [ laughter ] >> seth: now is there a -- based on ages because obviously you have seen them now all ages, are the -- is the 5-year-old the most honest? is that the way -- >> the most honest. and then also, obviously my 18-year-old, a little bit moody, like you are when you're 18. she likes to kind of jab me with the honest truth also. >> seth: yeah, so the 9 is really your touch stone. >> oh yeah she is. she actually has been doing like line reading with me. and i don't know if you have seen "chicago" before but it is not kind of the friendliest of scripts. >> seth: yeah it's not a kid's play. it's not "matilda." >> no, it's not "matilda." i'm saying a lot of words and she was asking me, "so what does illicit mean?" i'm like, "i'll tell that a little bit later. let's stto
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in new york for next eight weeks, she's gonna hear worse than illicit. [ laughter ] >> i know. it was funny because i did yoga here when i first got here and i knew that i was in new york because i tried to hide myself cell phone at the back of the class and the teacher saw me and she went, "for god sakes, get your cell phone out of here!" in the middle of the yoga class. i was like "oh, my god, i'm definitely in new york." >> seth: all right, now everybody find their center! >> umm. [ laughter ] >> seth: and -- obviously your children travel with you a lot, did they like australia? was that a nice experience for them? >> they loved it. i did put them in to regular public school. i think it is nice for them to be like a normal kid around normal people. having said that, i was kind of on my way to work a lot of the times when i would drop them off. so i would drop them off in a full like face of make-up and hair. they would be like, "mom, can't you be just like a little bit normal?" i'm showing up like a drag act.
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>> seth: they are doing a show in sort of one of these -- you are a judge on many talent shows. >> i am and i don't actually know how that happened. i just kind of fell into it. >> seth: yeah, you're sort of one of our great purveyors of talent here in this country. >> if somebody would have said to me you're going to be a judge on america's got talent. a judge on x-factor. i would go, "really? me a judge?" i get to just sit there and give my opinion. which apparently people sometimes like and sometimes they really don't, but i love it. >> seth: it seems as though being opinionated comes fairly easily to you. is that safe to say? >> yeah, i can't help it, physically. >> seth: it doesn't strike me that you are fighting to hold back your real opinions. by the way if you're wondering where your 5-year-old gets it. >> i know right? [ laughter ] >> seth: does it change, you know being in the situation where you sit behind a desk and you watch people audition on those shows. does that change the way you audition when it comes around time for to you do it? >> well i did actually audition for "chicago" about nine years ago. >> seth: oh wow. >> and i did the whole workshop. and then spice girls went off and a
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had time this year. i had time off. i had four months off. and then i filled it by being here in new york. and for me, it is not just about doing "chicago", it is a play that is amazing. it's been running for 20 years. but to be in new york at christmas time, i've never done that before. my kids are so happy and excited. it is just lovely here. i love it. >> seth: it's great. first one's the best. the second one is okay. [ applause ] [ laughter ] no but it is a great city this time of year. you mentioned the spice girls, 20 years. this is the 20th anniversary of the spice girls. [ cheers and applause ] >> i know it is kind of crazy. >> seth: what is your -- what are your daughters' relationships with the band? are they familiar with it, the music? >> well i was in london for two weeks and they all came and surprised me onset which was really nice. >> seth: on fantastic. >> and it's funny cause my kids don't really see them as real people. my kids see them as baby, sporty, posh and ginger. i'm like, they have real names.
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yes, so it was kind of nice. i think for my kids, you know, they want the spice girls to get back together. >> seth: sure. >> especially my 5-year-old and my 9-year-old. >> seth: yeah. we all do. >> they kind of miss that cycle sort of i'm hoping once we all get our schedules sorted out we can actually celebrate and say thank you to the fans for all their support and stuff. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: and it must just be fantastic. yeah, give it up. the fact that you are all emotionally in a place that would be okay to get back together, i think says a lot about all of you as people. >> yeah we've all grown up, we're not bitches any more. >> seth: yeah well there you go. something for us all to look forward to. thank you so much for being here, such a pleasure. give it up for mel b, everybody. see her in "chicago" december 28 to february 19. and watch nbc's "new year's eve with carson daly." we'll be right back with cameron dallas. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome back to "late night" everybody. so watching tv last night and i saw a holiday toy commercial which is not strange for this time of year. but i have to say it was one that, as a parent, surprised me. maybe it's just a sign of the times. but i'm not sure about this one. so take a look. ♪ >> mom, dad, sarah from school has an elf on the shelf that talks to santa. and my friend david has a mensch on a bench that tells him all about hanukkah. >> but we're not christian. >> or jewish. >> but we want one. >> it's not easy being an atheist parent during the holidays. >> god knows we don't care. you know what i mean. but it's hard on the kids. >> well now, there's a logical solution. >> introducing, skeptic on a stick.
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the holiday toy for atheists. >> skeptic on a stick teaches our children secular facts. not religious fables. >> christmas trees start dying the moment they are separated from their root system. >> skeptic on a stick tells my child the holiday message i want her to hear. >> santa claus is just a marketing ploy created by the coca-cola corporation in the 1930s. >> thanks for taking that one, skeptic. >> the skeptic won't come alive at night, talk to religious figures or even make your kids happy. >> there's no magic to it. >> hanukkah is a lesser jewish holiday that was elevated in importance to compete with christmas. >> the skeptic is also great for play dates. so their friends can learn about atheism too. >>

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