The Ragtime Gals, Jimmy Fallon's late night barbershop quartet, specialize in reimagining modern hip-hop and R&B numbers as old-fashioned a cappella delights. On last night's The Tonight Show, Kevin Spacey joined the group for a surprise performance, showing off some of his doo-wop chops as he led the Gals through a highly amusing rendition of Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty."
The cover is one of the Gals' best—partly due to the singing talents of Spacey and Fallon, but mostly because we get to hear Spacey sing that "your booty don't need explaining." Enjoy.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Right Target
Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
The One National Holiday Republicans Hope You Forget
It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is
I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights
Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.
Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.
It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
Or, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.
- School District Wants to Censor American History Curriculum to Make It More Patriotic
- U.S. Federal Prison Population Drops for the First Time in Decades
- Conservative Star D’Souza Avoids Jail Time for Illegal Campaign Contributions
- Moderate Chinese Intellectual Sentenced to Life in Prison After Show Trial
In Defense of HR
Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.