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Fun Fun Fun with the Beach Boys

Jimmy Fallon and the gang at The Tonight Show are big fans of music history.

So it's no surprise that they'd be able to get their hands on some vintage recordings of the first draft of The Beach Boys' big hit, "Fun Fun Fun."

Okay, so in truth, it was Jimmy and Kevin Bacon having a little fun with the way the song might have come together.

Let's just say, things got stuck at the hamburger stand...

Check it out - it's very funny, and very well done too.

First Drafts of Rock: "Fun, Fun, Fun" by The Beach Boys (w/Kev...

First Drafts of Rock takes a look at an early version of The Beach Boys "Fun, Fun, Fun."

Posted by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday, July 31, 2015
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If She Could Have Another Job, the First Lady Would Be...

First Lady Michelle Obama sat down for a series of interview questions over the weekend with a rapper named Wale.

I'm sorry, I don't know him, so here's his Wikipedia page...

Anyway, he sat with the president's wife and asked some questions written on index cards.

FLOTUS was very personable, and dare I say, radiant?

The best answer came to this question: "If you had the opportunity to have another occupation, what would it be?"

I won't spoil it for you. Watch it for yourself...
 
 

You asked. The First Lady and @Wale answered. #ReachHigher

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Cecil Speaks From Beyond

There's been a major uproar over the so-called sport killing of Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the Lion by a dentist from Minnesota.

There are calls for the dentist to be brought back to Africa to face charges. The dentist has been forced to shut down his dental practice. And a huge debate about hunting has sprung up worldwide.

And now, this.

An animal psychic claims that Cecil responded to her when she reached out to him. His words, she said, moved her to tears.

The words of a large cat who apparently learned to speak - and quite eloquently - in his transition to the afterlife...

Hey, it happened in Lion King, right? So why not here?
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Jon Stewart's Secret Meetings with Barack Obama

Can it be true?

Jon Stewart, who departs this week as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, was taken to task last week by a variety of news outlets who reported two secret meetings between the talk show icon and the President of the United States.

Why? Because the president needed Jon's support in promoting his social and political agenda.

Right. Yeah, that happened.

Jon had a lot of fun tearing the story to pieces.
 
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No Matter What Your Tickets Cost, This Was Worth Every Penny

Fans of U2 got a major treat on Friday night when the band appeared at Madison Square Garden.

Bruce Springsteen, the king of New Jersey, was at the concert, and joined U2 on stage for a song or two.

It turned into a singalong for the entire venue as everyone joined in on "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," and then "Stand By Me."

What a night. These fans will have a story to share for a long time.

 
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"It's All Over... Just... Like... That!"

UFC fighter Ronda Rousey could well be the toughest person on the planet.

Saturday night in Rio De Janeiro, she took on hometown favorite Bethe Correia in a championship fight

There'd been a lot of trash-talking prior to the event, mostly on the part of the challenger.

I guess when you're fighting on home turf, a bit of swagger is expected, right?

That didn't sit well with Ronda, so she made fast work of her opponent.

The highlight reel is about 18 seconds.

That's all you get when the fight lasts just 35 seconds.

 
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This Safe Slide is Sick

When I say the slide you're about to see is sick, that means it's good.

Yeah, I don't understand that either, but that's got nothing to do with it.

Over the weekend, Kendrys Morales of the Kansas City Royals made the most brilliant move at home plate and/or was the luckiest guy in Missouri - your pick.

Morales is the DH for KC - not known for his speed. He's on second base when his teammate hits a single, and he's off to the races.

The throw from the outfield was dead-on, and Morales should have been out.

The catcher grabbed the ball - perfect throw, perfect catch - and went for a sweep tag of Morales foot. But Morales pulled up short, the tag missed, the momentum took the catcher's glove out of the base path, and Morales just stepped around him to score.

Incredible. Especially when you consider that Morales once broke his ankle jumping on home plate to celebrate a grand slam.

Watch the Vine...

 
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Pays Like She Weighs: Kylie Reportedly to Pay $50K for Tyga’s Back Rent

Although in the eyes of the law, Kylie Jenner, is still not considered to be an adult, but her bank account has reportedly saved Tyga, a grown man, from a possible $50,000 lawsuit by his landlord. An insider has reportedly shared with RadarOnline that the KUWTK starlet isn't concerned about that amount of cash and claims, "To her, that amount of money is spent a week on a few purses."

According to the gossip site, the teen-aged tender roni has placed one restriction on Trans-Gate Tyga. The source has revealed that the raven-haired beauty allegedly asked Tyga to vacate his Calabasas, CA crib and move into her home. If it's true, this move will save the "Rack City" rapper over $25,000 a month.

The Kardashian-Jenner clan are purportedly up in arms about Kylie's decision to financially assist her struggling, boo. Given the fact that she'll soon be legally considered a woman, there is not much that they can do.

Is Tyga taking advantage of an impressionable young lady; or, is Captain Kylie putting her cape to good use?

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WWE Investigating Sample Of The Undertaker's Song On Meek Mill's "Wanna Know" Dr

"WWE takes its intellectual property rights very seriously," the organization says.

Despite rumors circulating that The Undertaker is suing Meek Mill for sampling his WWE song on "Wanna Know," no such lawsuit has been filed, according to TMZ.

The website spoke with a WWE spokesperson about the song.

"WWE takes its intellectual property rights very seriously, and we're looking into the matter," the source said.

The Drake diss track is produced by Jahlil Beats and Swizz Beatz. It comes after two diss tracks from Drake when the Philadelphia rapper accused him of using a ghostwriter.

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Drake: “I Haven’t Taken A Loss All Week”

Drake appears to comment on his rift with Meek Mill during a game of kickball against LeBron James in Toronto over the weekend.

As part of the festivities surrounding his OVO Fest, which is taking place this weekend, Drake participated in a game of kickball against LeBron James in Toronto, Canada.

Bleacher Report captured some footage of Drake warming up before the game and asked if he was ready for his Team OVO to lose against LeBron's Team Klutch.

"Listen man, like you said, I haven't taken a loss all week," Drake says, seemingly referencing his highly publicized rift with Meek Mill.

In addition, Drake can be seen wearing an OVO t-shirt that sports the cover art for one of his new singles, "Charged Up."

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