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Emma Stone remembers her failed audition for All That

Despite being a longtime fan of Saturday Night Live, Emma Stone never auditioned for NBC’s signature sketch show. She did, however, audition for Nickelodeon’s All That, as she explained to Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night. Unfortunately, the audition didn’t work out, perhaps partially due to Stone not knowing she had to prepare characters ahead of time. What she did come up with sounded pretty fun, though. 

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Emma Stone and Jimmy Fallon play hilarious game of Whisper Challenge

Bruce Springsteen songs sound very different when whispered. That’s what Jimmy Fallon found out on Thursday night, when he was playing the Whisper Challenge with guest Emma Stone and had to get her to guess whispered lyrics from “Born in the U.S.A.” “Born down in a dead man’s town” is usually screamed at high volume, and so when Fallon tried to whisper it, he had trouble making Stone understand. It was only once he started getting emphatic with his motions and his pronunciations that she was able to guess correctly.

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Jimmy Fallon shares his first acting headshot

Before he was the host of The Tonight Show, and even before he was a Saturday Night Live cast member, Jimmy Fallon was an actor looking for work.

The performer, now 42-years old, shared a glimpse into the early years of his career through a picture on Twitter, seen below. “My first headshot. 1992,” wrote Fallon, citing the shot as his Throwback Thursday. The then 18-year old entertainment hopeful sported a polo shirt and handsome hairdo in the pic.

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Natalie Portman and J.J. Abrams are eerily good at Password

J.J. Abrams and Natalie Portman may never worked on a Star Wars film at the same time, but perhaps their mutual roles in the franchise have given them some kind of intuitive understanding. At least that’s how it seemed on Tuesday night, when Abrams and Portman went on The Tonight Show to play a game of Password against Neil Diamond and host Jimmy Fallon, and promptly creamed their opponents.

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Jimmy Fallon live-streamed his Tonight Show monologue

Jimmy Fallon is testing the livestream waters.

The Tonight Show shared Fallon’s opening monologue for Tuesday night’s show on Facebook Live, giving non-New York fans an inside look at how the show kicks off. A producer asked audience members questions to kill time before welcoming announcer Steve Higgins to the floor. Until Fallon ran out to The Roots’ theme, he alternated whispering and yelling the time left until cameras rolled.

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Alexis Bledel is working on a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants reunion

Gilmore Girls may not be the last Alexis Bledel pop culture franchise to get a revival. On The Tonight Show Monday night, Bledel told host Jimmy Fallon that she and her Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants costars (Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively, and America Ferrera) are working on a possible reunion. 

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Jimmy Fallon tries to guess the last four words of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Jimmy Fallon has made no bones about his recent Gilmore Girls obsession; he even started a hashtag for people to name their top four favorite characters from the show. So on Tuesday night, as the clock ticked down to the long-awaited Netflix debut of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life on Friday, Fallon had cast members Scott Patterson, Liza Weil, and Sean Gunn on The Tonight Show.

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Jimmy Fallon debuts Tandem Sculptionary with Kristen Chenoweth, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Jonas

As enjoyable a game as Pictionary is, it’s definitely missing an element of physical contact. Jimmy Fallon fixed that on Monday night, when he brought out a new Tonight Show game called Tandem Sculptionary. In this game, teammates take turns putting their arms in front of the other and molding a prompted object until their partner guesses it. The two teams consisted of Fallon and Joe Jonas against Jason Sudeikis and Kristen Chenoweth. 

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