SNL’s Melissa Villaseñor challenges Jimmy Fallon to a spirited musical impressions duel

Saturday Night Live returns to the air on Nov. 3, right before the midterm elections, but SNL cast member Melissa Villaseñor was on Monday’s Tonight Show, and it had nothing to do with politics. Villaseñor had challenged Jimmy Fallon to a round of Wheel of Musical Impressions via Instagram, and on Monday’s show she drew Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera before nailing Bjork, all singing nursery rhymes. “The world has always wanted to hear this, Bjork doing ‘Rock-A-Bye Baby,’” Fallon said. For his part, Fallon requested auto-tune for his Post Malone impersonation but was ready for Barry Gibb all on his own. Watch below. …read more Source:: The Week –… Read More

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‘Beautiful Ted’? Stephen Colbert has a good short laugh at Trump’s fake new nickname for Ted Cruz.

President Trump was in Texas on Monday to rally for the man he used to call “Lyin’ Ted” Cruz. But that was then, in 2016. “Trump is so close to Cruz now, he’s even pretending to unveil a new nickname for him,” Stephen Colbert laughed on Monday’s Late Show. “‘Beautiful Ted’? Really? Somewhere, Ted Nugent is weeping over his assault rifle. ‘I thought I was Beautiful Ted. Wango saddo.’ “And there’s more random cruelty from the Trump administration coming down the pike,” Colbert said. “This time they spun the Wheel of Discrimination and they landed on transgender.” The Trump administration says its proposed change, to recognize people only by their… Read More

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Canadian Rapper Jon James McMurray Dies After Failed Plane Stunt

VERNON, B.C. — A 34-year-old rapper who fell to his death in British Columbia while performing a stunt that involved rapping while walking on the wing of a plane was a “beacon of light to follow your dreams,” his management team says. Jon James McMurray died Saturday filming a project he had been working on for months, a statement from the team said. He trained “intensively” for the stunt, it said. “However, as Jon got further out onto the wing of the plane, it caused the small Cessna to go into a downward spiral that the pilot couldn’t correct,” the statement said. “Jon held onto the wing until it was… Read More

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Ex-Ontario Tory Leader Patrick Brown Elected Mayor Of Brampton

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Months after sexual misconduct allegations forced him to step down as leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives, Patrick Brown has made a political comeback — this time as a city mayor. The embattled politician has defeated Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey, a former provincial Liberal cabinet minister who was backed by several high-profile politicians, including some of Brown’s former colleagues. The municipal election in the city northwest of Toronto was Brown’s latest attempt at resurrecting his political career after his dramatic resignation in January amid allegations he has vehemently denied. Doug Ford, who became Progressive Conservative leader after a turbulent party convention, took the Tories to a majority win… Read More

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John Tory Easily Wins 2nd Term As Mayor Of Toronto

TORONTO — John Tory has been re-elected mayor of Toronto. The incumbent mayor easily beat back a challenge from former city planner, Jennifer Keesmaat. The latest results give Tory about 63 per cent of the ballot and Keesmaat 23 per cent with more than 80 per cent of polls reporting. The election was marked by unprecedented interference from Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who slashed the number of Toronto council seats mid race. Keesmaat and other critics tried to paint Tory as weak and unwilling to stand up for the city. He characterized himself as a low-key consensus builder who gets things done. More from HuffPost Canada:Patrick Brown Facing Uphill Battle… Read More

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Band’s gear worth $25K snatched from tour bus in North Bergen

A Kansas City-based soulful band canceled two shows after its musical gear, van and trailer were stolen in North Bergen Friday morning, the band said. A Kansas City-based soulful band canceled two shows after its musical gear, van and trailer were stolen in North Bergen Friday morning, the band said. Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear, a modern soulful/folk music duo, said it discovered its van and trailer along with musical gear were stolen on Friday at 10:30 a.m. The group, which consists of Madisen and Ruth Ward, said they were forced to cancel their upcoming shows in Boston and Philadelphia. “Everyone in the band feels devastated having lost very… Read More

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