Nine Things I Hate About Jimmy Fallon

It's the SNL star's time. Why? I don't get it!

By Jessica Pressler
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1. His Hair

Everyone knows that messy hair on a man connotes "sexy," "natural" and sometimes even "genius"--he's so clever he couldn't be bothered to comb his hair! So sayeth Fallon's goofy, rumpled locks. But really. As if he really just rolled out of bed moments before "Weekend Update" or the Video Music Awards. It's national television, for Chrissakes! Are we supposed to think there are no stylists? Whoever's giving Tina Fey that helmet head needs to take a brush to young Jimmy. Fallon's got one of the most annoying hairdos on television right now--though, to be fair, he's got nothing on Justin from American Idol.

2. His Name

Grown men ought not to use diminutives. (Sorry, Sweeney.)

3. His Spin Cover

My irritation with Jimmy Fallon started with Spin's March issue. Seeing him lounging so insouciantly, grinning cockily like that cat that ate the cream or whatever, made my innards churn. It was the beginning of Fallon buzz, and he was probably getting laid like crazy just for being cute and about to be A Big Celebrity. How annoying. Which brings me to:

4. His Overexposed-ness

The evil, big media conglomerates are clearly pleased with their pre-packaged ball of adorability, hence they're milking their little brown-eyed cow for all he's worth. If you've been to NYC lately, you've noticed that Times Square has become a virtual shrine to Fallon. You can't open a newspaper or a magazine without seeing that perky smile, and MTV plays that hideola video so much (see No. 7) that when I turned on the TV in the hope I could watch it for this story, it came on almost immediately.

5. He's Just So 2002

Jimmy Fallon's being pushed down our throats because, as those guys see it, he's such a non-offensive, down-home kind of guy. He'll work in Middle America, and his frequent references to college dorms, nostalgic impressions and the aforementioned mussed hair and puppy dog eyes make him a perfect figure for the wimpy post-Sept. 11 "sincerity." He's a Sensitive Guy whom chicks and teenagers, gay men and even straight guys love, insomuch as they are inclined to love anyone. But these are values of the moment, and Fallon's star will surely fade as soon as people get an earful of ...

6. His Stupid Album

The Bathroom Wall, released last week, provides near-irrefutable proof of Fallon's over-ness. Three dumb songs peter out into Fallon's oft-heard impressions of Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld and that Alanis Morrissette-troll-doll song, all of which serve to prove Fallon's only actually funny when someone else is writing for him.

7. That Stupid Video

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1. Adrian said... on Jun 4, 2009 at 02:17PM

“Gosh im so glad im not the only one”

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2. Anonymous said... on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:37PM

“get the fuck out here.
jimmy fallon is everything and more than you'll ever be so stfu. kay? thanks!”

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3. Anonymous said... on Jun 18, 2009 at 02:38PM

“#2, are you for real? You need to get yourself a life! Jimmy Fallon is the most unfunny, overrated, absolutely annoying person on earth... right up there with Will Ferrell. We get it, you're in love with him because you think that every single time he looks into the camera and laughs (as he does on every single SNL skit he's ever been in), you think he's looking at you, right? LOSER! GET OVER YOURSELF!”

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4. James said... on Jul 26, 2009 at 06:36PM

“All of these things are true.
And made me laugh very much so.
Dont you guys see?
Its his awkwardness to other celebs he has never met, you know, the ones that are not known for comedy or have never been on SNL, and his stupidness that make him funny. Craig Ferguson, and Jimmy's show are my fav. late shows.”

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5. IhateJimmy said... on Sep 4, 2009 at 05:57PM

“I HATE him too!!!! He needs to be punched off that stage and buried in the Hollywood junkyard once and for all. Come on! Someone please cancel that little nervous Nelly and her show asap.”

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6. A guy named Jim not and not that A**hole said... on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:10PM

“gives every guy name jim a bad name..I do not understand who finds him funny at all. All e does is laugh at every skit he does at himself its ainful to watch. It's like that uncomfortable feeling you get in a romantic movie before the big kiss. I jus am happy i can search the internet and find some sane people out their who appreciate comedy and know when its not their.
Thank god for Fallon leaving SNL oh but wait NBC feels the need to shove his face down our throats on what use to be an enjoyable hour of entertainmen”

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7. :P said... on Oct 3, 2009 at 01:16AM

“ahaahaahaha i've never geard of so much hate in my life...i guess this is what we get when "free speech" is a right...”

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8. Pastch said... on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:14AM

“I agree, this guy is really bad. Whats worse is people who think he is funny.”

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9. F fallon in his Fing ear said... on Jan 21, 2010 at 06:48PM

“Fallon has ruined what used to be the domain of such greats as Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Phil Hartman, Will Ferrell, etc. and now after destroying Saturday Night Live, he ruins Late NIght! Unbelievable NBC, you really screwed the pooch on that one. That fake cutesy 2 shoes B.S. that Fallon is selling to 10 year old girls will not last, because it is not funny. Put Fallon back where he belongs a male escort service, if I ever see him in public I am going to kick him square in the nuts!”

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10. Fallonsucksscrotum said... on Jan 21, 2010 at 06:57PM

“I heard Jimmy Fallon has a crush on a giant magical nut sack, gross! This guy is f*ckin disguisting! Take this freak off the air!”

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11. Anonymous said... on Jan 21, 2010 at 11:24PM

“jimmy Fallon is a road warrior queef!”

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12. Anonymous said... on Mar 5, 2010 at 09:49PM

“I want to punch him in the face. That it all.”

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13. Anonymous said... on Apr 4, 2010 at 07:04PM

“Wooow, you people take life way to seriously.
fuck smoke some weed and laugh a little.
have you maybe never thought that he just takes life as a good time and thats why he laughs, and is always happy. I mean hes so successful why should he not smile?
if you dont think hes funny, dont watch him, go watch jay fucking leno.
I personally thought he was hilarious on SNL, all of you guys can make fun of him for breaking character or being unoriginal but Id like to see all of you guys do what he does.”

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14. Craig&Jimmy♥ said... on Jul 11, 2010 at 03:42PM

“Oh, come on! =/ Give the man a chance!
I agree he's not as funny as Craig Ferguson, but he isn't THAT bad! In my opinion, he's way better than Letterman & The Chin. -_-

And what's all this about him laughing at his own jokes? O_o I watch his show quite often, and I rarely see him smile, let alone laugh. The only time he smiles, it seems, is when the celebrity guest comes on.

If only he was a little more relaxed. Craig has this wonderful, carefree sense of humor, and I wish Jimmy had that. Maybe if he did, people like you wouldn't judge him so quickly.

I feel for Jimmy, I really do.
I, personally, think he's alright in the comedy department and super adorable in appearance! He definitely doesn't deserve all of this hate, and it makes me psychically ill to see such things posted about him. >_< Grow up a little, and just give him another chance. I bet not a single one of you could do what he does and be so successful at it..”

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15. jonas said... on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:45PM

“he's a fuckin fag and it would actually make me smile and probably laugh if he was dead and burning in hell!”

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16. Anonymous said... on Nov 12, 2010 at 04:55PM

“Mostly I just can't stand his face...he looks like a fly-swatter...”

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17. California Steves said... on Feb 5, 2011 at 04:07AM

“Jimmy Fallon is an the BIGGEST IDIOT. HE ACT s like A CHILD AND the only
thing HE DOES not Crackup about is his self because he is so LAME.”

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18. Anonymous said... on May 7, 2011 at 03:03PM

“To # 13: Wow, you're incredibly stupid. I am happy to see other people's animosity towards Fallon. I gave him a chance when he was on SNL, but I noticed he just pissed me off, the most when he giggled like an idiot in the majority of his skits. I think he's the reason I stopped watching SNL. Bottomline, I can't stand that little cunt stain.”

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19. Jimmy Fallon said... on Nov 29, 2011 at 06:14PM

“Jessica (or can I call you Jess? In your opinion are grown women permitted to use diminutives?),

It's not an issue to find that someone doesn't like my humor; it really disturbs me that such a poorly-written article is used to convey this information. I would like to cordially ask that you remove this article in the interest of keeping my name clear from unsavory publications. I hope it doesn't offend your dozen or so fans if this article is no longer present, but I am kindly asking so that I can precede my agent in any further legal matters. I'm sure the county-renowned periodical The Philadelphia Weekly will benefit from the removal of this rubbish.


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20. Jimmy Fallon said... on Nov 29, 2011 at 06:22PM

“P.S. I look forward to the day when Jessica Pressler is a household name. Feel free to contact me for any tips on humor.

Haha, just kidding. Go back to your TV dinner and M*A*S*H reruns, Jess.”

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21. Fallon = Awesome said... on Dec 8, 2011 at 04:14PM

“I'm surprised at how dumb people have gotten. And by that, I mean haters of Jimmy Fallon. What idiot takes the energy to hate somebody's hair? Jimmy happens to be a guy--a straight guy. No straight man should ever go out of their way to make their hair look good. I applaud him for the look. There is no problem with his name. Refer to #19 and #20. They have the right idea. #15...I just hope you're sent to some sort of mental hospital. You don't even know the guy. The way Jimmy has portrayed himself, so far, only tells me that he is an open-minded individual who likes to have fun. Last I checked, that's exactly what the human race should be doing. Fans have a reason to post; haters are wasting their time. So, #15, I would change your tune quickly because, if your wish for a hellbound Jimmy Fallon comes true, you'll be stuck down there with him for all eternity. Oh, and about Jimmy's performance on's a comedy. Do none of you haters know anything about comedy itself? (cont.↓)”

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22. Fallon = Awesome said... on Dec 8, 2011 at 04:19PM

“You're supposed to laugh. And that's exactly what he did. Besides, most of you using words like "stupid" should really double check the stuff you type before posting. Spelling errors, incorrect grammar usage, and misplaced judgment do not qualify for a sentence. Jimmy's the greatest (or at least second best).”

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23. Jimmy Fallon said... on Dec 16, 2011 at 09:42PM

“Thank you, Fallon = awesome. Send me your address at for a free Late Night t-shirt!”

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24. hannah said... on Jan 9, 2012 at 08:58PM

“I love Jimmy Fallon! He inspires me everytime i watch his show and i watch every episode of his show. Ppl who hate on him r either jealous cuz they arent as funny, well dressed, and sweet as Jimmy or they just have no sense of humor. I laugh at Jimmys Fallons jokes every time! I especially loved the SNL on Christmas Eve of which Jimmy hosted! Loved the sweater Jimmy wore too ;D idc what non a yall say, Jimmy Fallon Rocks!”

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25. hannah said... on Jan 9, 2012 at 08:58PM

“I love Jimmy Fallon! He inspires me everytime i watch his show and i watch every episode of his show. Ppl who hate on him r either jealous cuz they arent as funny, well dressed, and sweet as Jimmy or they just have no sense of humor. I laugh at Jimmys Fallons jokes every time! I especially loved the SNL on Christmas Eve of which Jimmy hosted! Loved the sweater Jimmy wore too ;D idc what non a yall say, Jimmy Fallon Rocks!”

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26. Alex said... on Apr 1, 2012 at 01:31PM

“Jimmy is adorable and when he was on SNL weekend update was the focus of the whole show. He's my favorite comedian! But theres no reason to bring the word phag into this especially when you spell it wrong.”

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27. Anonymous said... on Jul 28, 2012 at 10:53PM

“id love to be famous to go on snl and blow my lines and laugh at all the other comedians actually being funny but sadly we cant all be jimmy fallon p.s taxi with queen latifah was a huge hit lmao sike”

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28. Anonymous said... on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:17AM

“Why is this no talent hack on TV? Oh, wait, I forgot; he's a libtard shill. Hate ta tell ya Jimmy, but they'll fertilize their "organic" gardens with your carcass when they finally get their way and no longer need you. I'd love to see the baby actually bullseye you with that fire extinguisher.....”

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29. F;$&k U All said... on Aug 31, 2012 at 07:17PM

“I have never seen so many losers in my life! whining about a man who
Makes more money in one day then what you morons make in ten years!
Jimmy is funny and he really is a down to earth Guy. He's more human then
You f:;king apes.. SNL has gone to shit long before Jimmy came alone
I can't stand that damn show any more. Just face it, he's funny and people with real taste Like him, so go back to watching twilight you fags”

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30. Anonymous said... on Sep 6, 2012 at 02:24AM

“I hated him from the get go. The laugh at his own jokes thing pissed me off. His whole demeanor is just pure bullshit.”

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31. Turbofan said... on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:56AM

“Jimmy Fallon is boring and not funny and not talented.”

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32. Anonymous said... on Oct 12, 2012 at 02:46AM

“O man I only have to add that anyone who thinks he is talented, or would actually go so far as to say he is their favorite comedian, is a nauseating waste of space. Clearly your sense of humor is either nonexistent or a JOKE, in the worst kind of way. Just like Jimmy Fallon is a horrible JOKE of an entertainer and comedian. Not a funny joke. Just an awful awful personality and CUTE or ADORABLE? I don't know what's wrong with you people. His awkward charm is so forced and full of weak annoying guy at party insecurity. BARF”

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33. Anonymous said... on Dec 6, 2012 at 06:03PM

“I don't really hate him, but he's disrespectful. I was watching it one day and they cut to commercials too late and I heard him saying "Fuck you" to one of his guests. That pisses me off. He also repeats segments too much.”

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34. Anonymous said... on Mar 21, 2013 at 01:00AM

“he seems friendly and down-to-earth but always too restlessly eager to engage in some corny kind of immaturity, which might cause him to go out of style in time.”

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35. Anonymous said... on Jul 27, 2013 at 05:07AM

“Well... Honestly... Is very sad that people give a show to that guy. But I'm fine with it. To me it's not different of honey boo boo or jersey shore. People with no talent to intertain us. Everybody wishes for a man like Neil Patrick Harris to have a tv show but we end up with... Jimmy Fallon........”

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36. Meathorse said... on Jul 31, 2013 at 03:38PM

“I can't stand that cock suckers face. His monologue is like watching a retarded kid ripping off Letterman.”

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37. Fallon no good said... on Aug 5, 2013 at 09:33PM

“He's not my favorite. I saw him in commercials before anything else. I can't stand those commercials because of him. Why are you arguing with a baby? I'm sorry to be rude, but after that, and one episode of SNL, I can't stand the guy. :/”

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38. Anonymous said... on Aug 15, 2013 at 01:35AM

“I genuinely hate Jimmy Fallon. Always have. When he began on SNL he was a complete Sandler rip off. How do you "make it" in comedy and nothing you say is funny? He often tries to upstage his own guests (see blurred lines video) and to be honest I just hate his face. He seems to have the most luck I've ever seen in Hollywood though. Mediocre on SNL (the laughing got old really quickly. You're supposed to make us laugh not yourself), does a couple years in late night television, has The Roots as a house band, and somehow he becomes the choosen one to take over the Tonight Show.....because Conan wasn't funny enough and too wet behind the ears for the job. I sincerely hate Fallon.”

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39. Anonymous said... on Sep 12, 2013 at 01:01PM

“Who is Jimmi Fallon? Did she do anything important?”

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40. Anonymous said... on Sep 14, 2013 at 09:12AM

“Jimmy Fallon is not funny! I have never once, not once laughed at any joke, skit, or quip he was a party to. I have see him ruin other comics good material on SNL over and over... I have watched all of his "funniest moments" on youtube and its nothing but dull, safe, unintelligent, crap! its Disney for comics all the sharp witty edges rounded off! I have never commented on anything on the internet until now! Bill Hicks would be pissing in his grave if he could see this corporate tool pass as a social commentator AKA comedian!!! Fuck Jimmy Fallon RAW... Complacent, status quo, politically correct FUCK! Fucking FIAL! your whole life is a FUCKING FAIL! FAIL! FAIL!”

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41. boredompoptatari said... on Nov 6, 2013 at 09:43PM

“The only thing that I can agree on with you in this list is: his overexposure on the network, especially, and everywhere on television these days - only for his role on Late Night. Besides that: I have different reasons on why I hate him and they're beyond what the Internet should not say, due to the implications of the wording and phrasing implied. When I started watching SNL, I actually considered him to be a decent comedian, if that - only average - not a well-rounded comedian (i.e., Bill Hicks)... Jimmy Fallon was decent back in 1998-1999, and after a while, he just got under my skin, well, in 2004, during "Taxi." I mean everyone in SNL... It seemed as if there was more SNL cast members in movies, this is where they only had to be on SNL and they automatically received a movie deal. It wasn't him that made me stopped watching Saturday night Live, it was the fact that the jokes were hit-and-miss. The jokes are not even witty, and their political views are just bullshit - it's irrelevant to the situation, I just had to say something on the topic. Furthermore, once you go pass the jokes and sketches it was considered to be a waste of time - I thought the musical guest were also bullshit - and they mock everyone whose on it, or who performs on it, that week. Plus, the musical guest[s] were one the run-of-the-mill musical guest out there. The same goes for the guest[s]. Finally, to end this paragraph, I do not know how NBC gave him a show; I think it was either his time on SNL or mediocre movie career...

Go back to the music reference on SNL, that is what Jimmy Fallon does, especially on his show. I've seen it a couple of times, it's just like SNL: it's a hit-and-miss, but a thousand times worse. He mocks everyone on his show, whose either a musician or a guest, it just depends on the guest or the musician. During the performance, Jimmy MAKES the audience as a requirement clap or dance along, for example, look at the performance[s] - it's the most plastic of anything in my entire existence living on this planet regarding a "concert" on television. Meanwhile, during the interview of a guest[s], he coerced and proselytes them into doing redundant things that are not worth their time. Example: beer games. The beer games on Jimmy Fallon that they attempt and have, they intentionally rely on other variables implied in the situation to make it remotely excellent. If you want to analyze it: the audience members think it's cool and exhilarated by the games with alcohol; however, it's not, it's just promoting ALCOHOL. NBC just promotes the usage of alcohol on their network, even if some of the guest on the show are not even of legal drinking age, and NBC is hypocritical towards the drinking age of 21. On Jimmy Fallon's show, there are literally to 17-20 year olds drinking on television, oh wait, they can because they have siege of power on the rest of world - due to the agency that they're on.

Another point that I hate Jimmy Fallon: he won't shut the fuck up an entire episode for more than 3 minutes at all, that would be an entire commercial break. Or he shuts up, when the guest appears and is introduced by Jimmy Fallon or by the announcer to tell when the guest in on. He literally comments on everything and I mean everything, and this is why the show is illiterate and over-exposed quickly. The novelty is worn off quicker than the leprosy disease coming to infect the population of the United in literally a month. Yes I know that analogy was extreme, however, it got the message across, right? Since, Jimmy won't restrain himself and even emit a gag order on show, the joke become boring as shit in the process. If you comment on everything, the show just become tedious and redundant (from an audience and/or viewer's perspective), and you already know what to expect to the show. Sure, once-in-a-while, it's okay, when he won't shut up - however, that rarely occurs. It's moderately average depending on the guest[s] - then yes, I would consider it mostly shit. If it's not for the guest[s] that I do want, the show is trash and worthless of being on a network that promotes more propaganda for an ultra-capitalistic society, which I consider borderline socialist. (Even if I think that every network in America is a part of a multinational conglomerate and they're together as one.) And yes, I'm hypocritical in this sentence because I watch television, I will admit that statement; however, I'm just stating the facts here.

Relating to the jokes: Just like Letterman, he has to make a forced laughter situation hilarious to the point, it wasn't hilarious - it's all devoid of it. Out of nowhere, it becomes a joke? How is that even logically possible? It's all of these television agencies they have to yet again bullshit everything and I mean everything, for the simple idea of capitalism and media manipulation. Everyone whose in the audience laughs at it unintentionally because Jimmy has to laugh to make the jokes remotely comedical in the structure of joke. Jimmy stops and freezes for a second, and then - BAM! - laughs at his own joke. After looking back: isn't that almost every comedian on television? However I will state that the worst offender of this is Jimmy Fallon. Jimmy is the worst offender of this because he literally spaces out to insinuate a joke will be more hilarious than its actual message. The joke and the punchline come into effect in the wrong way. I swear the jokes that I just described early are in a horribly dry and pseudo-witty style, which ARE puns that state this: "What's a falling star? A star that falls to the ground in Hollywood." I have a sense of humor and it's fucked up just to inform you people on the Internet that the jokes are terribly done... Yet I do not laugh at any jokes on the show, then why do I watch?... I think it's the smartass style of the approach that makes its original compare to everyone on television (as of now).


- He's overexposed
- Forced laughter
- Mocks everyone for attention
- Won't shut up; he doesn't for an entire second
- The jokes are redundant and they're useless, and not hilarious.

How is hair even involved here? Who fucking cares? The same applies to the name. The name is just a name to me, however, if it was: Robjejactieva Smartlyaset, then I would roll my head in a 360 degree turn more than four times and stare for a while. (Or any names on Maury...) To put the nail on the coffin, the name doesn't make the show for me, it's the jokes and the environment of the implied structure of the show. The magazine cover is in the same way just like the two aforementioned topics mentioned in the paragraph, and they were "hair and name" - mainly because it's a simple magazine that's useless in real life, and it's not real life. The magazine is just a separation from real to fantasy, you wish that you could be in the magazine or you want to have that life, and you can't. A magazine doesn't dictate anyone, except if you think it's a religion (apparently) by the fact you have to constantly absorb it to make it transparent. I'm Jewish and I think that those magazines are good to read in moderation, I do not want to play the double-standard card - because I just admitted that I have a religion. Look, I'm not telling you what you need to do, watch, or have a view point on it - it's the principal of the situation. The situation is people have too much time on their hands to have an argument on a topic that is irrelevant to any topic in life. I have those topics (once-in-awhile) but not over a late-night talk-show host. I know people who consider the Rolling Stone, People, or Spin, their day-to-day life, all day, every day. That's their life, not mine. Another issue is the album and music video, I haven't heard and/or seen it - I plan not to - it probably is boring (knowing Jimmy), that is beside the point. The point is: the point is people see or listen to anything inasmuch as it's a joke or they actually do it, they're an actual fan of the particular subject. Back to the actual point of this paragraph: if they will have hair, name, magazine, album and video, that's irrelevant to the entire show, and none of your concern, why should you care? But then, if you freak out over those topics, well, that's your right, it's none of my concern, however.

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42. Anonymous said... on Dec 15, 2013 at 12:50AM

“He's a no talent, unfunny, piece of shit. No wonder he is popular.”

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43. Anonymous said... on Dec 28, 2013 at 06:30AM

“Wow, this article was posted in 2002 and 11 years later it's still getting comments. That's insane!
But I like Jimmy Fallon, I get his humor and I like his show. I watch it almost every night. His show always has good music and I've come to respect his own musical abilities. I hope all of this continues when he moved to the earlier slot.”

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44. Anonymous said... on Feb 7, 2014 at 08:33AM

“Jimmy replacing Jay Thats A Laugh in itself. The show will bomb cause hes not funny. JUST STUPID. I can go to sleep earlier now. Can't wait to see NBC with egg on their face crying for Jay back.”

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45. Anonymous said... on Feb 18, 2014 at 04:47PM

“Television is fucking pathetic. A person who picks up dog shit for a living could get a show.

I hope Leno runs Fallon over with one of his cars.”

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46. the truth said... on Feb 20, 2014 at 02:45AM

“keep up the momentum--this guy is a talentless hack who can't even conduct a basic interview. worse, it's all a carefully crafted act that wreaks of insincerity. the fake, over-long laughter, the feigned humility. More than anything--do not watch the Tonight Show, and tell all your friends not to either. Take to Facebook, Twitter, and be cognizant of the army of NBC publicists, etc, who will challenge every comment and dismiss you as a hater, jealous. As I see it, we're simply truth sayers. They have eaten the truth and pushed out this lie. Expose it.”

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47. Anonymous said... on Mar 4, 2014 at 12:44AM

“I bet this author feels really stupid right about now...Huh? HUH?”

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48. Anonymous said... on Mar 16, 2014 at 03:46PM


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49. Anonymous said... on Mar 29, 2014 at 04:53PM

“I do not hate Jimmy Falon as a lot of these folks do. In fact, I just love him! I like his jokes & his astonishial talent of music!! I was hurt that NBC let Jay go:(
I thought Jay was a "class act". I know there are times when all good things need to come to an end, but I do miss The Tonight Show with Jay Leno!! Guess NBC had to do what they thought was for the best. I really like Jimmy, but I think the Tonight Show needs to be a little more classier & not all of some of the silly stuff that was on "Late Night"we. I think the games are too childish. Leave that for "Late Night"!!

Another thing is I think Seth Meyers is doing an excellent job with his show!!:). Seth is funny & sweet! I really love him too!

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50. Little Jesus said... on Apr 9, 2014 at 02:58PM

“Jimmy the Faggg Flannons Chit is getting Old Real Quick OverPaid UnderWorked Bunny Bopper”

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51. Anonymous said... on Apr 27, 2014 at 03:08PM

“1. I hate Fallon's serious effort to copy Johnny Carson, especially when delivering his monologue, down to the smallest movements, style and body language: hands in pocket, buttoned jacket, way he makes self-effacing remarks, shoulders back and lifting up and down as he chuckles at his own jokes with fake smile, pressing his tongue against the inside of his mouth cheeks after he delivers a one-liner, the manner of deadpan delivery during which he flaps his elbows a bit, sometimes pointing his finger into the air at his side and/or turning palm up, then putting his finger to his lips and/or side of his nose, bopping a bit by lifting himself on his heals and/or toes or back and's so obvious a ploy it makes me want me want to puke. I'm old enough to have watched Carson regularly. The combination of the above was Carson's signature. If Fallon did it as an occasional spoof, fine. At least Carson exuded some warmth & sincerity. Fallon is robotic & creepy.

2. Sardonic != Funny”

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52. Anonymous said... on May 9, 2014 at 08:01PM

“Imagine if the second plane had instead hit James Fallon in the forehead.”

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53. #1hater said... on Jun 15, 2014 at 08:17PM

“What cock has he been sucking all these he blackmailing some tv executive...guy is beyond garbage!”

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54. Anonymous said... on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:28PM

“He's better than you so you can shut the hell up”

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55. No. said... on Aug 15, 2014 at 07:51AM

“@#54 No, he isn't. #41 has already proven why he isn't funny.

I'd say more, but there's no point really.

All he is, is a fake, and that's all he'll ever be.
You need to wake up and see that.

P.S - Nice comeback? I bet that's what you say to everyone who proves you wrong.”

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56. Anonymous said... on Aug 30, 2014 at 02:24AM

“and the band stinks too!!!
i sure miss Jay Leno”

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57. Jerry said... on Sep 19, 2014 at 05:23PM

“He's such a phony!

He can make good impessions, but the rest is boring or annoying.”

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58. Anonymous said... on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:49PM

“Funny, Jess. You are so right. That award winning album really made people hate him. Wow. His name sure has faded since 2009, hasn't it? Oh wait.”

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59. Thanatopsis said... on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:01AM

“I can't stand the guy either. He seems like a fag, although not nearly as much as Chris Kattan. That guy is queer as a 3 dollar bill.”

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60. Anonymous said... on Jan 30, 2015 at 08:32PM

“He is too old to replace Jay Leno.”

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61. falloonsucks said... on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:19PM

“blows chunks”

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62. jo said... on Feb 17, 2015 at 04:23AM

“Conan and Kimmel are way better.”

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63. fatty said... on Feb 20, 2015 at 01:32AM

“YOU DONT LAUGH AT YOUR OWN JOKES..PERIOD!!!'s up to the viewer to coconsider what is funny or not, not you you f#&$ing "disgrace to comedy"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

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64. Mosey said... on Feb 23, 2015 at 04:06AM

“Posted in 2002... true today as it ever was! Such a comfort knowing I'm not alone.

F***, he's annoying.”

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65. Anonymous said... on Feb 24, 2015 at 09:47PM

“jimmy fallon should be fed feet first into a wood chipper for lower the IQ of america”

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66. Anonymous said... on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:24PM

“I started out really enjoying his show, stopped watching Leno years ago and didn'care for Letterman. I happen to be a Ferguson he has me laughing out loud, and I never do that!
What has worn on me with Jimmy is the following:
He never shuts up...always interrupting guests...maybe we would like to hear their Carson let us do.
He's always telling too much of an upcoming movie plot...has ticked off some guests and myself, for doing's because he has to have the last word, always.
Sick of the stupid games...fill that space with a comedian or another guest or just listening to the Roots play.
His jokes lately have been bordering crass, and for some reason they bother me more when he tells them, than Craig's versions. He's also started on the Jesus jokes...not cool!
That said, I like his bits after the monologue, and his impressions are now I turn it off after that unless there is a guest I want to see, because God knows I won't hear them.”

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67. Anonymous said... on Mar 6, 2015 at 03:46AM

“I found this site because I just got so annoyed with one of his awkward NBC promotion beer games with SNL cast and host, I had to see if anyone else gets irritated by Jimmy. His interviews and games are so childish and awkward, sometimes I have to fast forward. Really makes me sad that Letterman will soon be gone. Fallon really is a hack, he admits it all the time. He is an amalgamation of every talent he ever admired. Just as his impressions are spot on, he emulates his heros, so it all comes across as insincere and crafted. I guess that appeals to the lowest common denominator, but I certainly never feel smarter after watching.”

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68. Anonymous said... on Mar 7, 2015 at 09:24PM

“Wish the guy could conduct an interview. There is nothing so wrong as to imitate someone to their face-- especially his atrocious British accent that every British must loathe. And could he ask a question or get a sentence out without stuttering just once? And the fake sincerity-- just take a listen to how often he talks about himself and not about his guest. And he does not thank his guest at the end of the show, but runs off to the audience to fill his own ego, leaving his guest just sitting there. That's just bad manners. And he'll have an amazing guest on and just play some stupid game with them and then get all pissy if he loses and he can barely keep it together to talk to them. And he named his daughter after the city of Winnipeg (that's where Winnie the Pooh got his name, of course). Other late night hosts have ordinary people on once in a while or help out a new comedian, band, or actor, but not Fallon-- he only wants the big names so he can play fan boy. Ugh.”

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69. vb said... on Mar 13, 2015 at 02:22PM

“Guys who "like" Fallon talk about people who genuinely dislike the quality of his comedy and content, as if they have an agenda to destroy him because they are jealous or whatever other reasons that they can come up with. My appeal to such people is to please grow up. Grow up and look outside your little caves. If you think Fallon is funny, then clearly your taste for humour is as low as it can get.”

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70. Anonymous said... on Mar 13, 2015 at 07:41PM

“jimmy fallon ratings SOAR.. so jessica..”

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71. Marvin Bonkers said... on Mar 17, 2015 at 03:20AM


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72. Snirt said... on Mar 19, 2015 at 11:39PM

“Fallon blows geriatric nutsacks....hell even geriatrics would find this guy dull... Sure hes OK at putting together a little skit but this guy lacks charisma.
Maybe all these faggots think he's great simply because he's nice...Nice is fckng boring..Nice doesnt make me laugh..Fck Nice and fck Fallon..”

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73. Not My Funny said... on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:24AM

“There are a lot of adolescents who watch JF late night.. and even more adults with adolescent minds who are able to laugh at his jokes and skits. This enormous audience is his goldmine but his product would not sell otherwise. I rarely watch him because I get so totally bored very quickly.. as I am absolutely sure anyone with a real sense of humor does as well. I don't hate him or want to see him fail...but it is just sort of painful to watch him. I simply change the channel after giving him a chance at being funny, because I am bored. I am not shocked that so many love him because there have never been so many in this country who have so little upstairs as well as love to hate.... ... But it must absolutely wear him out, putting himself through this routine for a buck.. If he ever comes to his senses he will walk away from this whole fake clown routine and begin to do what he was meant to do... unless he has become his product... which would be sad.”

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74. Emi said... on Mar 30, 2015 at 10:01PM

“In my opinion, he's quite hilarious in his own weird way. I love his mannerisms and I think he's quite charasmatic. But I understand your reasons.”

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75. Anonymous said... on Apr 2, 2015 at 07:48PM


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76. Anonymous said... on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:05PM

“So glad I found this. Thought I was the only one who was tired of his self worship. I always thought it was weird he comes out clapping. The show was off to a good start but I am over his dance moves and stupid games. I guess the only way we can send the message is to stop watching!”

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77. a_houstonian said... on Apr 10, 2015 at 11:05PM

“He's got his moments, but I wish he would stop any and all skits with annoying rap and hip hop garbage.”

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78. Razor Ron lafalce said... on Apr 25, 2015 at 05:21PM

“To all people who have negative feelings towards Jimmy Fallon. I respect the privilege that everyone is entitled to opinions, whether good or bad. It is what makes America the greatest country in the world. (in my opinion, anyway) I can indisputably argue that Jimmy fallon is "The all American Dream Come due to his unique sense of humor and extraordinary talent as a performer. He is the best ( and most logical) choice to be crowned the king of comedy and "elected" the proud face of New York, sitting at the top of television! He grew up a likable and funny kid with the dream to be on television making people laugh. Raised by poor, or at best middle class parents, who loved little Jimmy and his sister Gloria (so much in fact,they named both their children after themselves: James & Gloria.) Jimmy was a good child then and a good man, now. Husband, father, son, brother, television show host, he is better said to be a great man. He, nor his comedy, was ever dependent upon drug usage .The all American kid. And his life has been the example of the American Dream Come true
Yes he is definitely different from Carson. But we aren't comparing apples to apples. Carson's monologue was bland and monotone. Fallon is alive and versatile. There was like 3 channels to watch back when Carson was on and no Internet. Fallon had & has to compete with mass media! He is the man! He may not be the funniest comedian in the world for sure, but the world sure is enjoying watching Jimmy for the things that make him Jimmy!

Jimmy Fallon is the American Dream Come True!”

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79. Mikelangelos said... on May 4, 2015 at 04:07PM

“I wish there was option to censor everything related to two words on google search youtube, etc. just two words: Jimmy Fallon . Thank you.”

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80. Anonymous said... on May 21, 2015 at 01:44AM

“He is a fucking idiot for talking shit about Rand Paul our next president.”

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81. Anonymous said... on May 22, 2015 at 09:09PM

“A touch of megalomania, in having to include himself in almost every act he has on the show, can go a long way...look at the attention he's getting here! In show business doesn't it go something like... 'even bad press is better than no press'?... But where's the integrity?”

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82. Lavid Detterman said... on May 24, 2015 at 06:00PM

“He's a combination of Unfunny and Stupid.”

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83. CMJL said... on May 26, 2015 at 06:43AM

“*Grabs Microphone* Testicles, that is all”

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84. Anonymous said... on Jun 6, 2015 at 06:15PM

“I Like him”

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85. Anonymous said... on Jun 6, 2015 at 06:35PM

“His jokes aren't funny. His bits are stupid. He is a narcissistic name dropper & I'm bored with him. He is overexposed. Enough. No more Jimmy Fallon please. I'm deleting his show from my DVR.”

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86. Anonymous said... on Jun 15, 2015 at 09:55PM

“I think he's boring nor funny. Stupid. And laughs too much to make audience laugh”

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87. Mikerosoft2004 said... on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:23AM

“Well put! And nearly 13 years ago, at that! I'm so glad that the author, Jessica, published this article. It always seemed that (this is a gross generalizataion) chicks liked Jimmy Fallon, and dudes tend to not like him. but I CAN'T be the only one who thinks the same way of Fallon. I know this because I FOUND this article by Googling, "Jimmy Fallon is an ass-hat." Viva Jimmy KIMMEL. Literally, the only think Fallon has done that I enjoyed was "Nick Burns: Your company's computer guy." Most annoying bit on his show is "Thank You" notes, and you're an idiot if that makes you laugh-NOT funny.”

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88. Camila McBride said... on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:18PM

“i was wondering after watching live schreiber get literally roasted (possibly with multiple anxiaty attacs in his attempts to save jimmy kimmle the embarrassment which kimmle himself lacked) why people would like jimmy kimmel in the first place. so i put the question "why do people like jimmy kimmel" on google and got this to be the first article on jimmy fallon instead. on the first page of search, there are multiple unrelated articles on jimmy fallon being really bad etc (bs bs) while one good jimmy kimmel article (possibly one of the few best segments he has, one about kids). now this lady wrote this article back in 2002, and if you check her out on twitter and read her bio and see her follower count as well as whatever else she is currently doing, you will see that kindness always wins. also, money may buy ignorance but it won't change or hide or thwart truth.”

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89. B_Eazy said... on Jul 18, 2015 at 02:21PM

“I fuckin' hate his annoying, corny, constantly smiling, lame, hacky, saccharine sweet ass so much, i'd make him lay naked in mounds of fireants, with his eyelids taped open, with a slow, steady, drip fixed on his forehead, while a continuous loop of all his cheezy hack played indefinitely, until his spirit was so broken and defeated he would cower off into obscurity for the rest of his life. I have a fucking awesome sense of humor. Anyone who likes Jimmy Fallon is an absolute moronic, mouth breathing, waste of space that should be lobotomized and promptly sent to Siberia. SHWEW. Boy does that feel good to get off my chest.”

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90. thau said... on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:33AM

“What do you mean B_Eazy by your comment that you have "an awesome sense of humor?" Can you expound on that, by maybe offering us up some comedians or movies that you find awesome? I have a feeling I will cringe. ---- But that is because I am a prude. I am saddened by this nation, this culture and this newspaper. I ended up here on line by reading staff member Steven Wells' column "The War Against Error" from 1/30/2008 which made a total blasphemous malicious attack on God. Wow... what unprecedented chutzpah and risk such a feeble minded puny human would dare take on his own giver of life. Mr. Wells has absolutely no idea what lies beyond the grave yet he will spit in God's face and laugh. There really are no words to describe my utter amazement and pity for this man. And this paper is culpable as well. I'm here, not to be act uppity or mean but to warn.”

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91. B_Eazy said... on Jul 30, 2015 at 04:43AM

“Well if your sense of humor is influenced by strong beliefs in organized religion, relatively contrived codes of ethics, the belief in sin, and a general sense of moral indignation, air of self righteousness, prudishness and all around 'butthurt' attitude, (to use the 'parlance of our times', quoting one of my favorite humorous movies of the modern era, The Big Lebowski), there's little use in citing examples, although i'll do it anyway,for posterity, in case any Fallon fanboys can't understand the vitriol displayed or contempt in the minds of some folk or the man. I used to be a big Chappelle fan. He was probably my favorite comedian for a while. He was even a hero in some senses. Now i just think he's crazy and was under the influence of effeminate hyper liberal friends like Neil Brennan. Then i liked Louis CK. Not so much anymore. Although my affection still stands for a lot of their earlier work. I like the late Patrice Oneal, even if he was pretty stupid. Continued...”

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92. B_Eazy said... on Jul 30, 2015 at 04:58AM

“Bill Hicks could be pretty hilarious. Those are some comics without getting too obscure. As far as shows and movies, Seinfeld was the greatest comedy show of all time for me. I'm Alan Partridge with Steve Coogan was hilarious. Fawlty Towers of course. Louis, until this last season was one of my favorites. I love Bob's Burgers. To show how lighthearted i can be, I've recently become a big fan of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which is super silly, but smartly done. Uncle Buck is a classic family movie that is actually well done. Aaltra is an absolutely hilarious Belgian dark satire that is a fav. That's enough. I'm sure many Fallon fans will also be fans of a lot of that stuff. There are no hard dividing lines with these things. They're tastes and obviously they run the gammet. And i hate Jimmy Fucking Fallon!”

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93. Mur Fairoh x7x said... on Jul 30, 2015 at 06:30PM

“I love, and am in love with the amazing beautiful soul called Jimmy Fallon. Just out of curiosity I had to read this post. I have respect for everyone's opinion and it's neat to see what others think. Of course I think that JF is one of the most kind hearted, lovable, adorable, stars in his eyes, most perfect guy I could ever dream of. I would die to kiss him for seven minutes. Being that the Resistance Movement is picking up force, and the Galactic Federation of Light via The Great White Brotherhood, Order of the Star ....... the compression breakthrough is ooh soo close, I believe they Jimmy is one of Gods elect. Possibly to do with Sirius A like myself. Even though he is at 30 Rock which is a place of pure negative energy, I don't know what he's done to get there but hey no one is perfect and I'd blow his pants off anyday, especially playing in the snow you know what I mean.
Anyway, I LOVE you Jimmy; keep keeping on you got my heart forever. #Falpal




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94. Chris said... on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:23AM

“Mainstream entertainment is designed to please the masses (which is the lowest common denominator), for profit. Let's not forget it's all about the profit. Nothing else. And since the monetary return is much higher when catering to gullible, easily force-fed sheep who will watch and buy anything that is put in front of them, as long as it doesn't make them think too much, question or challenge them, the Jimmy Fallons of America will be cast in the limelight, for they are a "safe" diversion from what's really going on in the world. Mindless fodder keeps the intellect dull, slow and mailable, after all. (Continued below)”

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95. Chris said... on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:31AM

“Let's not forget that Jimmy Fallon, along with all other TV hosts have a team of writers to write their jokes and monologues for them, unlike comedians who write their own material. Jimmy Fallon admitted to being extremely competitive. This is abundantly evident in every interaction he has on his show: he makes himself the star of every skit, with the celebrity guests playing second fiddle to Him; every game, word-play, song and dance challenge is designed as a competition with Fallon going up against the celebrity guest (you can see the scary zeal in his eyes as he calculates how he will win); and when he doesn't do as well as the celebrity he guilt-trips the audience and his guests into choosing him as the winner, regardless of how well he played; he even sang lead on Roxanne, when he did a duet with Sting - how inappropriate and awkward; he competes for air-time with the show's announcer, who is clearly funnier and more genuine; he is constantly interrupting and talking over his guests as they try to get a word in during the "interviews"; he stumbles with his words, is awkward and doesn't know what to say, or how to conduct an interview because instead of being present and listening to his guests he is in his own head, thinking of what he's going to say next; he thinks he's a celebrity and applies false modesty and self-depricating tactics to gain favour and applause from the audience. At the Oscars after-party concert TMZ commented how Fallon unexpectedly jumped up on stage and hijacked the mic because he wanted to be in the limelight singing with Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney. This was a concert between Swift and McCartney, and Fallon jumped in and rudely turned his back on Paul as if he wasn't even there.”

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96. Chris said... on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:53AM

“(Continued from previous two posts above)...
Some of the smart, funny, edgy, unafraid and unapologetic late night hosts such as David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, and Jon Stewart are off the air (or soon will be). We are left with mush. And the mere shell of the coveted format of what late night television once was. This is shameful. Unpalatable. And sad.”

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97. Chris said... on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:47PM

“(Continued from above posts - clearly I have a lot to say on this topic. Lol!)
When David Letterman learnt that Jimmy Fallon was taking over The Tonight Show, he said "Jimmy, who? I don't know who that is." And everyone in the audience laughed. I think that sums up how seriously he is being regarded by the industry. I feel embarrassed for him when I see the incessant one-upmanship he practises with everyone on that show, whether be it his announcer, celebrity guests, or even the little kid scientists he had on. I don't know if he's over-compensating for a diminished self-esteem, or if this is the work of an over-inflated ego - or if it's a narcissistic combination of the two. I kinda feel sorry for him. And the shocker is that he's forty years old. Emotionally, he comes across so much younger. I think people don't realize how telling a TV, or film camera is. The lens takes it all in, and blows it up bigger than life. It's very hard to hide from the lens who we are deep inside.”

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98. Chris said... on Aug 3, 2015 at 01:15PM

“Correction: In comment #95 I meant to say, The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, not the Oscars.

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99. Anonymous said... on Aug 6, 2015 at 11:50AM

“He blew Lorne Micheals for the job”

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100. Anonymous said... on Sep 17, 2015 at 09:30AM

“He's not funny laughs like a idiotic teenager while interviewing guests and sucks the big one!!! I hope he's the next Arsenio Hall = cancelled.”

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101. Anonymous said... on Sep 19, 2015 at 06:34PM

“Every now and then I skim Youtube for something funny by Fallon. It just doesn't exist. It's like the power of NBC is ramming this guy down everyone's throat- that and the general populace seemingly doesn't understand funny. US viewers take a clue of what the joke is, understand it, and feel obligated to laugh. It reminds me of Tyler Durden in Fight Club and his comment on being clever- "How's that working out for you?" "Good." "Keep it up then." Clever, at best. His material is just like that- reminiscent now of the 80's and 90's pop culture- "remember this, remember that?"

There was an image of him in high school- wearing a "Moe Knows" with Moe from the 3 Stooges. A ripoff of "Bo Knows" Nike campaign featuring Bo Jackson. It's the same type of campy thing he does now. I bet he hid behind his teachers in high school while the real funny high schoolers tried to tear him apart because his mere existence was painful for them.

What soulless executive reviews his material?”

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102. Weyoun said... on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:01PM

“Most of the comments are funnier than he is... about wood chippers and sich.”

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103. jimmy casket said... on Oct 7, 2015 at 01:01PM

“hes amazing and doing something that he loves doing might i ask do u love your life clearly not because you are complaining for no reason”

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104. Jade said... on Oct 10, 2015 at 03:08AM

“I think Jimmy is amazing. I can watch videos of him on youtube for hours because is so funny. I understand that you have your opinions but things like what #15 said crosses the line and should never be said about anyone. How would you feel if someone talked about you that way?”

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105. Anonymous said... on Oct 22, 2015 at 06:24PM

“I've seen some of his SNL skits, I've watched a few monologues, I've seen a few interviews, and I've seen some of his late night skits. I didn't laugh once... honestly. I just don't think he's funny at all. I don't "hate" him and I don't want him to die, but he just is not funny.

"Then don't watch his show," you say.

I don't. He's not funny. He doesn't, "entertain" me.

"I think he's amazing," you say.

Good for you. I think he's unfunny.

'Nuff said.”

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106. goatstaog said... on Nov 7, 2015 at 10:13PM

“He's the lamest Jew to come out of the Isra-hell netweb indumbstry. C'mon it took this guy who wrote this article in 2002 THAT long to realize this? They will all die in the end.”

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107. unikiwi said... on Nov 15, 2015 at 03:26PM

“He's not a Jew. is crazy to me that so many haters have wasted soooo much energy bashing someone. #101 what are you doing "looking" for something funny from Jimmy Fallon when you obviously don't appreciate his humor? Everyone has their opinion, just like everyone likes different music, everyone has their own style of comedy they enjoy. If Jimmy Fallon isn't yours stop searching for a song you are going to like???? It makes no sense. As for the psychopaths on here that wish he were dead or burning in Hell etc WOW!!!! You have some serious mental issues and Jimmy Fallon doesn't have anything to do with that!”

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108. Anonymous said... on Nov 30, 2015 at 07:03AM

“He sucks.”


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