March 7, 2014 |
After heating things up as a member of the "Hottest Geek Guys of Winter 2014" , NFL pro (and former Chicago Bear) Israel Idonije cooled off by taking part in the Chicago Polar Plunge last weekend. This came on the heels of the announcement that his comic book company Athleta Comics would be going through a slight name change, to Athlitacomics, LLC . He also released a sneak peek at the cover to his company's first comic, "The Protectors" , created by Idonije and written by Ron Marz with art by Bart Sears . Add to that his...
February 28, 2014 |
¡Dios mio! Things got quite international when Kerry Washington stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Thursday to chat about her show "Scandal. " Kimmel and Washington presented a sneak peek look at "Escandalo," the Mexican adaptation of the ABC hit. "Now Scandal is on all over the world, right?" Kimmel asked. "It's very cool," Washington said. "Like we were all sitting around on set one day and we realized the South African premiere was happening. ... We were like, 'Oh, let's live tweet with our South...
February 28, 2014 |
Swimmy, er, Jimmy Fallon's plunge into the lake is about to break some records. More than 3,000 people have now signed up for this year's Polar Plunge -- which benefits Special Olympics Chicago -- splashing way past last year's number of 2,300. According to Special Olympics Chicago president Jen Kramer, donations have spiked too, and with a little social media support, she believes this year's event will raise more than $1,000,000. "We've seen a massive uptick in people who want to participate and donate," she said.
February 24, 2014 |
Jimmy Fallon didn't get cold feet after Mayor Emanuel challenged him to take the plunge. Chicago - I'm wearing a suit and tie for the #PolarPlunge . Show solidarity by wearing a necktie. (I'm not telling you what else to wear.) - jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) February 24, 2014 Fallon tweeted Monday that he'd accepted the Mayor's challenge to take the Polar Plunge, which occurs Sunday and benefits Special Olympics Chicago. It all began Feb. 19, when Fallon said Emanuel has an open invitation to appear on...
February 20, 2014 |
Jimmy Fallon scored another hit from "The Tonight Show" with a music video showing NBC News' Brian Williams and Lester Holt rapping the Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight. " Holt, a former Chicago news anchor, and Williams didn't perform the rap live, but Fallon's team did an amazing job taking snippets from news reports to make the video. It follows Fallon's dance tribute with Will Smith, "Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing," and his Ragtime Gals barbershop quartet performing R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)
February 10, 2014 |
Jimmy Fallon has stacked the deck for his first week as host of "The Tonight Show," with a guest lineup that includes his good pal Justin Timberlake. As previously announced, Will Smith and U2 will be his guests for his Feb. 17 debut in his New York studio, where the show is being relocated following several decades in Burbank, Calif. The Feb. 21 guest shouldn't be a big surprise for Fallon's "Late Night" fans: Justin Timberlake will join his good buddy as the solo guest for that broadcast - which means plenty of hijinks to...