The Daily Heat Index: Amy Poehler Is Tired of Pretending She Cares About ‘Star Wars’
Plus, we watch Kimmel quiz people on events that never happened, and #StarWarsRaps are all the rage on Twitter.
Here’s a daily dose of what’s heating up the internet:
F*ck Star Wars
It’s common knowledge that The Force Awakens is going to dominate the box office for the foreseeable future. But just because the newest addition to the intergalactic franchise is in theaters doesn’t mean other movies have halted production. Sisters, the new comedy with an all-star cast of Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, John Cena, and Maya Rudolph (to name a few), also premieres Friday, and the cast wants you to know why you should go see it.
Using Star Wars action figures, the group uses and abuses the little figurines to tell why their film is better. The selling point undoubtedly goes to Amy Poehler, who expresses her lack of interest for the film, saying she doesn’t care and she “never fucking did.” Stop pretending, world. Amy Poehler doesn’t care, so neither should you.
Because social media controls the world, Jimmy Fallon decided to start a hashtag in hopes of getting people to submit their ultimate and original ‘Star Wars’ raps. After selecting the best of the best, The Tonight Show host worked with The Roots to use tracks like ‘Hotline Bling’ and ‘The Next Episode’ for inspiration. And they actually aren’t half bad.
The Art of Lying
The only way to remember 2015 is to look back at the moments that aren’t actually real. During Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Lie Witness News’ segment, pedestrians were quizzed on ‘world events’ like Jay-Z’s Leaning Tower of Pisa purchase, and John Lennon’s return concert, which, in fact, did not happen. It’s a serious shame that people would believe Obama would take time off to go film another Transformers. Really, of all movies, you think the President would pick a Michael Bay flick?