Where Did The Week Go… Donald Trump Interview

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0534 -- Pictured: (l-r) Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 15, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Internet Trashes Jimmy Fallon After Donald Trump Interview

 

Donald Trump appeared on “The Tonight Show” on Thursday night and the appearance apparently broke the internet. Not for what Trump had to say, but for what he didn’t say thanks to host Jimmy Fallon.

The embattled presidential candidate yukked it up with Fallon talking about random things like board games and fast food. Not exactly insightful commentary. Fallon even asked Trump if he could touch his hair to which Trump obliged.

Because of this, people are criticizing Fallon for not asking Trump hard-hitting questions about his campaign or even calling him out for the endless acts of misogyny and lies he spews.

To the criticism of Fallon I say, what did you expect? He’s an entertainer, not a journalist. Fallon is by far the most friendly and non-controversial late night host. He literally likes every movie, t.v. show and song that’s ever been produced and he will laugh at every joke.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0534 -- Pictured: (l-r) Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 15, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Donald Trump wasn’t exactly grilled on “The Tonight Show.”( Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

He actively avoids controversy by making friends with everybody. Not just to get every guest imaginable, but also because he’s just a nice guy.

All of these people shaming Fallon must have never seen one episode or even one clip of his show because this is what his show is. It’s vanilla ice cream, sunshine and rainbows. Nothing more. David Letterman he is not.

If you’re looking for a late-night host to actually grill Trump on a few topics, just wait for him to appear on Jimmy Kimmel or Stephen Colbert. You won’t see Trump on Seth Meyers because the “Late Night” host has banned Trump to avoid any promotional appearance.

I would love to see Trump on Bill Mauer or John Oliver’s show, but that will probably never happen. Fallon is easy, which is why Trump went on his show. Deal with it people and lay off the funny man.

 

Kevin Harlan Does Play-by-Play of Fan Running Onto Field

The last game of week one of the NFL season was about as bad as it gets. Somebody forgot to tell the Rams that they were playing in Los Angeles instead of St. Louis. The San Francisco 49ers beat Los Angeles 28-0.

But just when it couldn’t get any worse in the fourth quarter, an idiot decided to run onto the field.

The new protocol with television networks is, if a fan runs onto the field, cameras cut away so as not to give the fan his 15 minutes of fame. It’s also designed to discourage others from doing the same.

So on Monday Night Football, a guy decided to be part of the action. We couldn’t see him, but ESPN radio play-by-play man Kevin Harlan made damn sure we knew what he was doing.

Realizing it was going to be the most exciting few moments of the night, Harlan called the man’s run onto the field like it was the Super Bowl. With his signature booming voice, Harlan was both creative and hilarious in his call.

My personal favorite was, “The guy is drunk! But there he goes!”

Thank you Mr. Harlan for making an otherwise forgettable football game fun even if it was for only a few moments.

 

New Hampshire Bride Hitchhikes to Her Own Wedding

When’s the worst time to have your car breakdown? First day of a new job? Maybe when you’re moving across the country? The answer might be on you’re wedding day. Just ask Angelique Arsenault.

The New Hampshire woman was traveling to her wedding last Saturday when her limousine broke down with a flat tire.

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You don’t see that everyday. | (Katie Queen)

“It didn’t even seem real at the time, but it happened,” Arsenault told WBZ.

When she realized the limo wasn’t going anywhere, Arsenault stuck out her thumb and was able to flag down a passing driver. The driver who stopped was actually full of children. He dropped off the kids, and then returned to save the day.

The bride to be ended up being 30 minutes late, but it was well worth it.

“It pretty much made the whole day,” she said. “Everyone was laughing all night about it. It’s going to be a story we’ll remember forever.”

 

Passionate about movies, sports and writing, Ryan hails from Bend but lives in Springfield now. He earned his college degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and hopes to one day write a novel. He also enjoys sunsets and long walks on the beach.

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