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Things We Saw Today: David Blaine Stuns Jimmy Fallon & The Roots With Magic on Tonight Show

To promote a brand new magic special premiering on Tuesday, magician David Blaine performed some pretty stunning card tricks on the Tonight Show.

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Busta Rhymes and Kelly Clarkson Show Their Broadway Chops on The Hamilton Mixtape

Yesterday, we rejoiced at the news that The Hamilton Mixtape would be available for pre-order today, allowing us to hear some of our favorite musical artists interpret some of our favorite songs from the Broadway smash, Hamilton. Today, we get to hear snippets of two of the more intriguing tracks on the list!

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Things We Saw Today: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Releases International Posters

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story released two new international posters via the official Star Wars Twitter account, and they are gorgeous!

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The Roots Catch Us Up on Game of Thrones on The Tonight Show

It's nothin' but drama.

Game of Thrones is such a sprawling epic that it's understandably hard to keep track of all the characters and storylines. Thankfully, The Roots' Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter was able to help us out in an awesome rap during a segment on The Tonight Show.

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Idina Menzel Joins Jimmy Fallon and The Roots for “Let It Go”

Dressing room covers are the best covers.

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots have covered a number of songs with classroom instruments while crammed into a dressing room on Late Night, and I'm glad to see it's continuing on The Tonight Show as well. Here they are with Idina Menzel to perform "Let It Go" from Frozen.

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Feel Real Good While Watching The Roots and Jimmy Fallon Cover “Sesame Street” With a Bunch of Muppets


We've been binge watching Mortal Kombat Legacy today. It's great, but we need a break. We need something light; Something joyful. What's that? There's video of Jimmy Fallon and The Roots covering the Sesame Street theme with classroom instruments, and the Muppets of Sesame Street? Yeah. That'll do.

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We Transcribed the Lyrics to The Root’s Mario Rap on Late Night So You Don’t Have To

You're welcome, Internet.

It's Game Week over at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and since Fallon has basically the best back-up band ever in The Roots, he used their unique talents to answer an audience request for lyrics to the Super Mario Brothers theme song. As you can see, it was a great success -- Tariq had some surprisingly poetical things to say about the Mushroom Kingdom. Check out the video and transcript right here.

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