See Pearl Jam (OK, Jimmy Fallon) Sing ‘Jeremy (Lin)’
'Came out of nowhere, like an Asian Tebow...'
The meme-ification of Jeremy Lin has entered its “Jimmy Fallon musical parody” phase. Just last week, Grantland was suggesting a slightly modified version of Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy” might be a funny theme tune for the Rudy-style film version of the overnight NBA star’s life. Last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Fallon seized the opportunity, impressively impersonating Eddie Vedder in the manner of his previous takes on the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. They even managed to make it look like the original Ten-era clip. “Name not yet a pun,” Jimmy roars. Oh, the Linsanity! Still, wouldn’t Christian rockers Hillsong have been a more Lin-appropriate choice? Still, you have to imagine NBA superfan Vedder would have been pleased.