Jay's guests are actor Rainn Wilson promoting his book "Soul Pancake"; Margaret Sparkman, a 94-year-old woman who makes art from gourds; and band Jimmy Eat World, who perform "My Best Theory." Also, Garfunkel & Oates perform "Weed Card."
In addition to first Matthew Morrison of "Glee" and musical guest Crystal Bowersox, Jay's second guest slot is devoted to "bizarre Christmas musicians" who perform holiday songs on unusual homemade instruments.
Guests are Joel McHale from "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D," Viola Davis from "The Help," and singer Ximena Sariñana. In the "Woulda Coulda Shoulda" segment, Ross Mathews, Rove McManus, and Jim Norton discuss unusual news stories and what the persons involved would have, could have, and should have done.