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Adam Levine and Jimmy Fallon nail some tough, random musical impersonations

theweek.com — Adam Levine doesn't do a great Sinatra, but he was really impressive as Michael Jackson singing the Sesame Street theme on Tuesday night's Tonight Show. Levine and host Jimmy Fallon played a game called "Wheel of Musical Impressions," where a "musical impressions generator" picks a famous singer and well-known song.
Sep 03, 2014

RT @SpeedReads: Jimmy Fallon & Adam Levine trade random musical impersonations. Spoiler: They're really good: bit.ly/1rLUBNN http:/…

Sep 03, 2014

RT @SpeedReads: Jimmy Fallon & Adam Levine trade random musical impersonations. Spoiler: They're really good: bit.ly/1rLUBNN http:/…

How Harry Houdini escaped death

theweek.com — here's a key scene in Judd Apatow's The 40-Year-Old Virgin in which Steve Carell's guileless, sexually withdrawn character reflects on the reason women aren't attracted to him. "You know what my problem is?" he says. "I am not interesting. What am I supposed to say? I went to magic camp?"

How American businessmen are ruining American business

theweek.com — For nearly 50 years, Gallup has been asking Americans if "big government," "big business," or "big labor" is the greatest threat to the United States in the future. And never have more of us been more cynical about politicians and federal bureaucrats, with 72 percent of polled Americans picking big government, 21 percent big business, and 5 percent big labor.
Sep 02, 2014

The corporate structure fosters "short- termism" at US businesses. The economy suffers, argues @JimPethokoukis - m.theweek.com/article/index/…