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Fri Sep 16, 2016, 08:49 AM

The internet scorches Jimmy Fallon: ‘F*ck him for trying to make Trump likable’

Jimmy Fallon hosted Donald Trump for a softball interview Thursday on “The Tonight Show,” and social media users blasted the talk show host for trying to make the racist tycoon look like a regular guy.

Mark Harris ✔
@MarkHarrisNYC

I don't fault Jimmy Fallon for not being a journalist. I do fault him for his willingness to serve as hell's court jester.

1:08 AM - 16 Sep 2016 · Massachusetts, USA, United States
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Cloudy Lemonade
@KarmineSA

I get that it's not Jimmy Fallon's job to tear down fascism but he had an opportunity and let it fly by so fuck him.

7:02 AM - 16 Sep 2016
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Eric Wolfson
@EricWolfson

"Wow, Donald Trump went on Jimmy Fallon, acted cute, & let Jimmy mess up his hair! I guess that erases the years of Trump's hate speech!"

6:03 AM - 16 Sep 2016
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Ken Jennings ✔
@KenJennings

In his defense, Jimmy Fallon just pulled in a 35 share among white supremacists 18-49.

12:45 AM - 16 Sep 2016
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DonViejo Sep 2016 OP
NWCorona Sep 2016 #1
Buckeye_Democrat Sep 2016 #2
geardaddy Sep 2016 #20
Buckeye_Democrat Sep 2016 #24
geardaddy Sep 2016 #25
lupinella Sep 2016 #35
monmouth4 Sep 2016 #3
uponit7771 Sep 2016 #4
ProudToBeBlueInRhody Sep 2016 #5
brush Sep 2016 #8
Stonepounder Sep 2016 #10
klook Sep 2016 #18
The Polack MSgt Sep 2016 #6
book_worm Sep 2016 #7
Grammy23 Sep 2016 #9
oasis Sep 2016 #13
Fast Walker 52 Sep 2016 #14
Ken Burch Sep 2016 #40
jovi Sep 2016 #26
Augiedog Sep 2016 #11
world wide wally Sep 2016 #12
Fast Walker 52 Sep 2016 #15
TonyPDX Sep 2016 #16
Buzz Clik Sep 2016 #17
kcr Sep 2016 #19
Buzz Clik Sep 2016 #31
kcr Sep 2016 #32
Buzz Clik Sep 2016 #33
geardaddy Sep 2016 #21
Buzz Clik Sep 2016 #34
geardaddy Sep 2016 #37
Buzz Clik Sep 2016 #41
geardaddy Sep 2016 #44
SCVDem Sep 2016 #22
classykaren Sep 2016 #23
calimary Sep 2016 #29
Buzz Clik Sep 2016 #42
Duppers Sep 2016 #43
geardaddy Sep 2016 #45
Duppers Sep 2016 #46
geardaddy Sep 2016 #47
Gidney N Cloyd Sep 2016 #30
dawnie51 Sep 2016 #27
usaf-vet Sep 2016 #28
pstokely Sep 2016 #48
tralala Sep 2016 #36
TeamPooka Sep 2016 #38
Ken Burch Sep 2016 #39
kairos12 Sep 2016 #49

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 08:58 AM

1. He was a Republican up until 2009 and now he's an independent

I personally think he has a Trump crush

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:11 AM

2. It doesn't surprise me.

He "broke character" with laughter so many times on SNL, I wondered if he was a simpleton or high on drugs.

I could accept it if the skits were truly hilarious and clever, but he'd break at just about anything.

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Response to Buckeye_Democrat (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:33 AM

20. Totally agree.

Can't stand Jimmy Fallon. Total idiot.

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #20)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 11:29 AM

24. Here's an article about him.

I like it since I agree with it!

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/02/24/jimmy-fallon-isnt-funny/

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Back in the ’90s, I lived in an apartment off Sunset Boulevard, where I had quite the assortment of neighbors, including Ellen “Grandma Walton” Corby, Lemmy Kilmister from Motörhead, and a struggling actor named Oscar Nuñez. Oscar was a performer at the Groundlings sketch comedy school, and I’d go see him perform.

I remember one show in particular in which each performer got five minutes to do a character of their own creation, and after watching one excruciatingly annoying character named “The Masshole,” I wanted to walk out. But I stayed to support Oscar.

The Masshole bit was just five minutes of a guy doing a bad Boston accent. No jokes. Just an accent, like “My brudda pahked his cahr in the yahd not fahr from Havaaad Yahd. It’s a wicked Camaraaa…” I remember thinking at the end of the gig, “Don’t quit your day job, kid.”

That kid was Jimmy Fallon.


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He’s not funny. He’s not a good actor. He’s not a good interviewer. And so far, he has yet to have an original idea.

Fallon is the kind of guy that pulls out an acoustic guitar at a party and does a Neil Young impersonation or takes someone’s sunglasses and pretends to be Stevie Wonder.


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Impersonations are the lowest form of comedy, just below puns. And impersonations of Gilbert Gottfried, Jerry Seinfeld and Adam Sandler are the lowest form of impersonations. Fallon does all three regularly.

He was the one guy on Saturday Night Live that could not stay in character. He would crack up laughing, flub his lines and stare directly into the camera.


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I know not everyone falls for Fallon’s smirky, impish personality. It’s been reported that other SNL cast members weren’t keen on his antics. Tracy Morgan was bothered by the “laughing and all that dumb [bleep] he used to do — he wouldn’t mess with me because I didn’t ****ing play that shit. That’s taking all the attention off of everybody else and putting it on you, like, ‘Oh, look at me, I’m the cute one.’ I told him not to do that shit in my sketches, so he never did.”

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Response to Buckeye_Democrat (Reply #24)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 11:52 AM

25. Thanks!

I love Tracy Morgan!

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Response to Buckeye_Democrat (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:32 PM

35. Corpsing

is rarely something that professionals do organically. It is much more frequently done on purpose to make people feel that you are in on the joke with them.

It can be used to great effect in certain venues. (In my area of the world we call it 'Ren Faire preciousness') However, I've done shows with people who 'broke' at the same bit every night.
It's not the sign of a good performer, it's the sign of a jack-ass who no one wants to work with because he pulls focus.

Fallon has built a career on imitating others & laughing at his own sketches. Not a surprise he cozied up to a self-aggrandizing, hyperbolic douche. Same cloth, different pattern.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:17 AM

3. One thing is for sure: Fallon is no Letterman. Never watched his whole show yet..Not funny..n/t

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:17 AM

4. +1, the M$M shouldn't normalize overt and out right racist

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:21 AM

5. He's a total lightweight

The Tonight Show is for people who "don't want to be upset with edgy humor" before bed.

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Response to ProudToBeBlueInRhody (Reply #5)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:28 AM

8. Spot on. Neither Letterman or John Stewart would have Trump on without grilling him.

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Response to brush (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:32 AM

10. Trump's 'handlers' would never have allowed him on Letterman in the first place.

They would have known that Letterman would have torn him to shreds and when he was done the only thing left of Trump would have been that furry thing he wears on his head, only it would be sitting on top of an asshole.

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Response to Stonepounder (Reply #10)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:26 AM

18. David Letterman Exposes Donald Trump

&sns=em

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:27 AM

6. He's just the annoying warm up

killing time until the Roots play.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:28 AM

7. Fallon's one of those guys who wants to be liked by everybody

and in doing so shows no integrity at all. Just remember what Letterman did to Trump when he was on his show as a contrast

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:31 AM

9. How many people tuned in to the Tonight Show last night?

Was this not a golden opportunity to get a boost in his ratings by heavily promoting the clip of Fallon messing up Trump's "hair" in the hours before it was to be shown? It was a gift to Trump as well, because it portrayed Trump as a likeable guy, instead of the asshole he is.

He kind of did the same thing when he appeared on Dr. Oz and asked the audience if he should "reveal" his health information. I think that was his plan all along....act like it was a spontaneous moment when he had that dramatic reveal intended from the moment he hatched the idea. In time, we may find out that it was Trump's idea for Fallon to mess up his hair.....giving him instructions on how to do it without ripping off his hairpiece. Did anyone notice how the whole thing moved as a whole?? They need to show it in slo-mo so it is obviously a sewn on wig.

Once again Trump proves he knows how to get attention and entertain. Maybe with any luck he will get an offer to play the President on a TV show and spare us the nightmare of him really being the US President.

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:07 AM

13. +1

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:09 AM

14. I wonder why Alex Jones hasn't gotten in to the Trump hair conspiracy

 

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #14)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 03:01 PM

40. Alex supports "The Right To Armed Hair". n/t.

 

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 11:52 AM

26. Not me..I made a point NOT to watch because he was on

seeing this thing try to be likable, personable, funny is just to fake to me to waste my time. And it feel like I want to vomit every time I see him and think that this could be our next president. Everyone get out and vote, we have to defeat this thing

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:34 AM

11. Who would have thought Fallon was a supremacist. Learn something new every day. Fuck him

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Response to Augiedog (Reply #11)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 09:49 AM

12. What else could he be? Just a simple tool to be used.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:10 AM

15. anyone in media at this point who normalizes Trump clearly is a Nazi wannabe

 

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:13 AM

16. He clearly enabled Trump. What a shame.

I won't be tuning in again.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:22 AM

17. Petty people. Don't like it? Don't watch it. No need to soil your britches.

 

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #17)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:30 AM

19. and your response is different because.... n/t

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Response to kcr (Reply #19)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 12:46 PM

31. Because it is dissimilar.

 

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #31)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 01:41 PM

32. That's right. It's not. n/t

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Response to kcr (Reply #32)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:17 PM

33. So petulant! Having a sad?

 

Someone's not singing in tune with the chorus?

There,there. It will be okay.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:34 AM

21. Fallon is a hack.

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #21)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:19 PM

34. He is an entertainer.

 

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #34)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:44 PM

37. Not much of one, in my opinion.

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #37)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 03:36 PM

41. He sure as shit isn't a hack.

 

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #41)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 03:53 PM

44. Whatevs.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 10:52 AM

22. If it helps...

 

Check out Trevor Noah's slam on Trump on last night's Daily Show.

I also get a better feeling watching Lawrence slam Trump and repeatedly calling him a liar.

Screw the enablers. I record Colbert and don't watch Failin.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 11:16 AM

23. Bring back Jay Leno

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Response to classykaren (Reply #23)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 12:22 PM

29. None of 'em match Johnny Carson.

Not one of 'em. They can try but he'll always be the king. Back then, Johnny Carson's opening monologue was a Must See, every night after the local news. He would put the nation's whole day - news, politics, fads, celebs, gossip, etc. - in perspective. There's nothing like that now, especially since Jon Stewart left the stage. HE was the heir-apparent. And at least we had him for awhile after Carson retired.

It's just not the same. I find the current crop of late night dudes really - um - well, not measuring up.

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Response to calimary (Reply #29)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 03:38 PM

42. It all went downhill after Jack Paar.

 

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Response to calimary (Reply #29)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 03:48 PM

43. Absolutely!

And how could anyone watch Fallon's 12 year old mentality on display in the first place? There are no intelligent conversations, ever. Just ego stroking and "wanna play a game?" Or dance?
Yawn.




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Response to Duppers (Reply #43)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 03:54 PM

45. But, but, but, he's an entertainer.

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #45)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 04:00 PM

46. Depends on what entertains you. ;)




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Response to Duppers (Reply #46)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 04:01 PM

47. Yep!

Fallon doesn't entertain me. He's just not my kind of humor. I prefer Colbert and Letterman before him.

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Response to classykaren (Reply #23)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 12:33 PM

30. Wherever Leno is now he's probably still doing 'Bill and Monica' jokes.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 11:54 AM

27. We're being played......

the six corporations who own all media have decided they do not want to give up the money in November; they want Trump to win. There is no other way to take this; it can't be explained away or ignored. Trump is heinous and Pence is more so. When the country lies in tatters, we must remember who is at fault, other than a dumbed down electorate. There is no serious election here; it is a WWE or monster truck rally, and it being sold as such. It is sickening.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 11:57 AM

28. Cut your cable. Save yourself.....

.... hundreds per year. Save your sanity. Buy a Roku and watch what you want.

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Response to usaf-vet (Reply #28)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 04:16 PM

48. Fallon is on broadcast TV

nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:42 PM

36. I don't know why they fired Conan from the Tonight Show

He was doing just fine IMO and he was only going to get better.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:51 PM

38. Word on the street is Fallon has a serious drinking problem. So don't count on a drunk to

stop Trump for us.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 02:58 PM

39. Is that last guy "Jeopardy" Ken Jennings?

 

If so, that's way cool of him!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Sep 16, 2016, 04:28 PM

49. I saw it. Wanted to puke.

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