Jimmy Fallon

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Comedian Hannibal Buress Talks Standup, Baseball and Ninjas

    Since his last stop in St. Louis just over a year ago at the Firebird, Hannibal Buress has been beyond busy. Heading into its second season, Buress will return as Lincoln, co-staring on Llana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson's Comedy Central hit Broad City. He'll also be back in the oversized chair/undersiz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    That Time Chuck Berry Punched Keith Richards in the Face

    Legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards made an appearance on The Tonight Show this week to promote his new children's book, Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar. During the course of the interview, host Jimmy Fallon saw fit to ask Richards about his idol and early influe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Hugh Jackman Fed the Beast at Pappy's

    Hugh Jackman was in St. Louis Monday for WWE Raw (because he's Wolverine?) and stopped for a quintessential St. Louis meal: barbecue. The X-Men star got ribs at Pappy's Smokehouse (3106 Olive Street; 314-535-4340). Good choice. See also: Jimmy Fallon Visits Crown Candy Kitchen

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    The Walking Dead Cast Ate at Charlie Gitto's on the Hill

    The nerds were out in full force earlier this month for Wizard World 2014. It's basically the Comic Con of St. Louis. Joss Whedon favorite Nathan Fillion helped a couple get engaged; even William Shatner was here. See also: The Three Best Things About Wizard World 2014 Several celebs have been in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    St. Louis Native/Bravo Exec Andy Cohen's Twitter Chat Goes to the Dogs

    Bravo executive Andy Cohen might live in New York City, but he's still got provel running through his veins. The St. Louis native will be back in town to prove it this Sunday, Feb. 23, when he serves as grand marshall and host of the 21st annual Beggin' Pet Parade in the Soulard neighborhood, the Ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    St. Louis' Kim Thompson to Play Drums with Fred Armisen in NBC's New Late Night Band

    The next era of NBC's late-night lineup begins Monday and includes a familiar face among the slew of talented musicians. It was announced Monday that drummer Kim Thompson will join former SNL and current Portlandia sketch comedian Fred Armisen's band on Late Night With Seth Meyer. Thompson is a nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Adrian Grenier Visits Three Kings Pub, Allegedly Wanted Everyone to Buy Him Shots

    After settling in last week with a 4 Hands Resurrection IPA at Three Kings Pub (6307 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-721-3355), Gut Check got to chatting with the staff and they told us a juicy bit of gossip: Apparently, Entourage star Adrian Grenier had been in on Wednesday, October 23. G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Best and Worst Cardinals' World Series Memories

    Nineteen. It's the number of times the St. Louis Cardinals have made it to the World Series, and a tally that's second only to the New York Yankees' 40 trips to baseball's big dance. The Redbirds also lay claim to the most championships, again after the Yankees. And while October baseball has mostly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Jennifer Garner Loves Imo's

    St. Louis is getting a lot of celeb love lately. First, our hometown favorite Jon Hamm defended Imo's Pizza on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and even did a taste test. Jimmy Fallon stopped by Crown Candy Kitchen during his comedy tour, and we thought perhaps he could be the late-night foil to Kimmel's Imo's ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Jimmy Fallon Visits Crown Candy Kitchen

    Comedian and future Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was in town last night for the first leg of his "Clean Cut" tour, and hey, guy's gotta eat, right? So he went classic St. Louis and had lunch at Crown Candy Kitchen (1401 St. Louis Avenue; 314-621-9650). We're dying to know what he thought, but mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    DJ Drama, Michael Bolton, Lisa Marie Presley, Thou and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    The Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Announcement Is Here [Updated With Complete Lineup]

    [UPDATE: The complete lineup is now on page two of this post.] Right now, even as I type this, Weird Al Yankovic is in the midst of a three-hour long live streaming video announcement for this year's Bonnaroo Festival, a four-day event that takes place every year in Manchester, Tennessee. As one wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From November 5 to 11

    It's Monday, it's shitty outside, and I'm tired. My brain is mush, creativity is lacking, and there's an unknown chirp occurring somewhere in the vicinity of my desk (seemingly overhead somehow, but it is not a smoke detector) that is driving me to distraction. I've played out the coming hours in my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Gut Check's Ten Snacks to Pair With Republican Convention Coverage

    The 2012 Republican National Convention, or RNC, wraps up its four-day festivities tonight at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida with a speech by GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Over the course of the convention, speeches have been made by former governors (and presidential hopefuls) Tim Pawlent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Sharon Van Etten's Evocative Sound Arrives in St. Louis

    ​ Sharon Van Etten's journey through the music world included relentless touring, respites on friends' couches and kinship with indie-rock royalty. And now, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter's journey is making a stop in St. Louis. Fresh off the release of her third studio album Tramp, Van Et ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Most Spectacular Week Ever for Talk-Show Food Spectacles

    Is it sweeps week? Or did food fans just get really lucky with a trifecta of late-night talk show food-related ridiculousness? Either way... First, Jamie Oliver discusses beaver anal glands with David Letterman on Tuesday.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Interview: Everest Bassist Elijah Thomson on Recording Its New Record With Richard Swift and Its Favorite St. Louis Places

    Image via​Upon receipt of the initial mixes for the second Everest album, Neil Young and his long-time manager Elliot Roberts drove around in Young's car and listened to the material three times through. After reviewing the songs, Young had some notes to discuss with his young pupils of rock & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: Stuff This, Burger King: A Visit to the Wicked Lady Pub Jimmy Fallon vs. Stephen Colbert: Battle of Ben & Jerry's Late Night I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Jimmy Fallon vs. Stephen Colbert: Battle of Ben & Jerry's Late Night Ice Cream Flavors

    While the last battle of the late-night talk-show hosts has finally fizzled out, a new, tastier competition came to a head late last week on Comedy Central: The battle of the Ben & Jerry's late-night novelty ice cream flavors! On Wednesday night Ben & Jerry's got airtime on Late Night with Jimmy F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Ten Non-Traditional Holiday Songs To Keep You Sane

    We're all force-fed holiday cheer from Halloween through New Year's, and even if you really, really love Christmas music, hearing the same old standards and modern classics over and over again can begin to fill you with exactly the opposite of holiday cheer. To avoid the monotony of those soft-rocki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Funny Lady Fey Lumped in With Missouri's Own Mark Twain

    An American hero​Last night in Washington, D.C., funny folks from all over came together to honor Tina Fey in the name of Missouri native son Mark Twain. Fey was the 13th recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.The prize recognizes Ameri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Watch: Sheryl Crow Covers Exile On Main Street's "All Down the Line" with Rolling Stones Keyboardist Chuck Leavell, The Roots

    In honor of the May 18 reissue of the Rolling Stones' classic album Exile on Main Street, a cadre of local musicians has banded together to form the tribute act Torn and Frayed. Next Tuesday at Off Broadway, the group will play songs from Exile, as well as other Stones classics. Not to be outdone, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Video: Jawbox Reunited on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

    I take back all snarky thoughts I have for Jimmy Fallon, at least this week: Saw-toothed '90s rockers Jawbox reunited and performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon just now, in honor of the reissue of their seminal album, For Your Own Special Sweetheart. How the J. Robbins-fronted band manages to s ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2009

    David Cook/The Script/Green River Ordinance

    8 p.m. Tuesday, November 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Cardinals: We'll Take that 2004 World Series Trophy Now, Thanks

    We'll take that now, kthnx.​Now that the venerable New York Times has published a report -- out today -- that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz tested positive for 'roids in 2003, the entire roster of the 2004 St. Louis Cardinals, its management and fans are politely asking for the 2004 World Series t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Video: Sonic Youth on Jimmy Fallon, "No Way" Thurston Moore's Too-Hot-for-TV T-shirt!

    Thanks to the Village Voice, who posted this video of Sonic Youth performing last night on Jimmy Fallon's show and debunked the totally too-hot-for-TV shirt Thurston Moore was rocking. (Confidential to Kim Gordon: I love your dress.) Everyone beyond stoked yet for the band's July 17 show under the A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Nomar Back in Spotlight for NLCS

    You know, I was watching the Dodgers and Phils play Sunday night, and in between all of the headhunting and the baseball-fighting (baseball-fighting is a very interesting style of fighting which consists largely of men leaning against each other while shouting and acting as if invisible hands are ho ... More >>

  • Film

    February 14, 2007

    Edie Made Easy

    Queen of the Factory and 60s Beauty #1 gets the superficial biopic treatment.

  • Film

    January 10, 2007

    Film Openings

    Week of January 11, 2006

  • Film

    April 6, 2005

    For Love of the Game

    The Farrelly brothers swing straight and hit the sweet spot

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    Hotel Bars

    Drink of the Week: A downtown highlight reel

  • Film

    March 2, 2005

    Lt. Nanny

    Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out

  • Film

    October 6, 2004

    Film Openings

    Week of October 6, 2004

  • Music

    December 11, 2002

    New Bands From Old

    Or "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Ignore Audioslave"

  • Culture

    August 21, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen