Kevin Bacon Calls Out the Big Difference Between Boston and Philadelphia

Birt 25 mar 2021
Kevin Bacon talks about City on a Hill and the difference between Boston and Philadelphia.
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Kevin Bacon Calls Out the Big Difference Between Boston and Philadelphia- Late Night with Seth Meyers

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  • Can someone explain the giant elephant in the studio? I think what I'm talking about is pretty obvious.

  • Oh is so sad when our heros age, and look like our grandads. Good job he has his acting ability to sustain him.

  • He looks great for 62.

  • Kevin.. Damn I never knew your from da east coast! You never had an accent for me n im from da east coast. Wtf???

  • Philly had nearly 10x as many murders last year.

  • I had the pleasure of meeting Mr Kevin bacon... my first ever Hollywood heartthrob crush since I'm 14 and he is as nice and obviously as handsome in person as he is on screen and in interviews! I love him! 🥰🥰🥰🥰

  • That Philly accent was so on point why does he never get to use it??

  • Love Kevin! Love City On A Hill great show! Philadelphia represent!! ❤️

  • Huh. I've never been to Philly, but I would've described Pittsburgh exactly like that--a major city that feels like a small town. Maybe it's a Pennsylvania thing.

  • We know where the liberty bell *is*. We just don't go there because it's just for tourists!

  • Kevin Bacon is starting to look like Ethan Hawk

  • HEY PEOPLE... IM SO MAD CAUSE YOU BAPTIZE SPANIH FLU SPANISH FLU YOU ARE RACIST AGAINT SPANIARDS 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡🤣

  • From personal experience I can say that Boston as a city Also takes WAY better care of it's parks, and Landmarks... I went to philly in 2018, and a lot of the historical landmarks were dirty and poorly maintained. In Boston everyone of the stops on the liberty tour is pretty close to immaculate considering how many people are around. And I think that has a lot to do with how proud the cities residents are of said landmarks, and I have definitely seen regular Bostonians taking the time to remove whatever litter they happen to be passing by, and do similar simple things that you would usually not think to do, in order to keep the city clean, and the behavior is contagious...

    • Boston is a very clean city for the most part. Too bad the driving stinks.

  • i grew up in West Philadelphia and i can cosign on everything he said about Philadelphia. i love Boston too. it is an incredible city (near Martha's Vineyard too).

  • Good actor.

  • "Woodsman" Dude's got Range.

  • Kevin and Kyra lost a fortune in the Bernie Madoff scam but never whined or complained about it in the press nor did they go and beg multi billionaires like some hasbeen rappers. They simply quietly continued working diligently to recoup their loss and still are. Gotta have mad respect for that.

    • @우사민 lol damn , count on Kanye for getting into any and Everything

    • @Leelo Haskin Actually I was referring to Kanye who had nothing to do with Bernie Madoff but needed money for his failed clothing line and was begging tech billionaires for millions of dollars online. Pathetic really. Right it was Mark Zuckerberg and he begged him for a billion dollars.

    • @우사민 so would that apply to the other lesser known victims who went to the press or are we only singling out rappers?

    • @Leelo Haskin The Bernie Madoff victims? Of course and he should pay back every penny until his last breath while he is in prison. I'm just pointing out that even though they are a famous couple they didn't cry to the press about all the money they lost. You have to admire that.

    • Well the others still has a right to be mad, that was some f'ed up stuff

  • Bacon really uglied-up. Though he never was very good looking to begin with. What’s with the chin ?

  • Everyone loves bacon me included foot loose 😉👍

  • They should put a little social distancing sign or a stuffed animal/mascot on the empty seat.

  • Seth - the Captain has nothing to say about the Suez ?

  • Hes also in Tremors, which is a great B film.

  • "a guy got thrown off a bridge..." 😂

    • Charles Stuart! Murdered his pregnant wife, blamed it on a black man, then committed suicide by jumping off the Tobin Bridge in Chelsea.

  • Mystic River epic

  • Philly represent!! Totally agree with Kevin about the feel of Philly: big city that feels small as a native. Two fifteen love ♥️

  • Something like that is not a mustache, it's a lifestyle. I'd be like *get off my face* too

  • Both cities are democrat cesspools

    • @ben brody you mean he's not a Trumpista fascist wannabe oligarch. Good on him. I was raised in a Republican family and they would have been appalled by today's GQP!

    • @David Burgess the governor of Mass is a RINO

    • @Johnny Park but they're only like 10% Republican.

    • @Johnny Park the Governor of MA is a Republican.

    • @joe daddy Boston and Philly have plenty of Republicans. Try again, political troll.

  • Whenever I hear Kevin Bacon talk my brain says “Yeah you’re a goddamn hero when it’s five to one” in his voice. Sometimes I say it out-loud😳

    • I hear "let's dance" 😆

  • He does a philly accent as only a native could ❤️

  • The big difference? I mean Boston is a band, and Philadelphia is a movie. Pretty fundamental difference...

  • He left piles of his DNA on the seat? He did it while thinking about that nice young woman?

  • Ever since they made the ,”6 degrees of separation” the ,”6 degrees of Kevin bacon” I always see him on a late show and think, “oh the celebrities have reset. They’ve circled back up to the first degree of bacon.

  • this man has aged like fine wine

  • 1:05 "you had, I can't remember her name, but a very nice, young woman who was coming on after me" The young woman was Cobie Smulders, by the way.

  • The biggest difference between Boston and Philadelphia? They don't share any of the same letters.

  • The diff between Boston and Philly are the words wicked and pissa.

    • Twall glass o' wadda

  • He’s very right about the reenactment actors walking around Boston. It’s their job to just... exist. You can ask them anything. At my pub (the green dragon, established early early 1654, meeting place for the sons of liberty, founding fathers, Freemasons, and revolution head quarters, personal favorite pub of Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock, and where the British gun powder plot and invasion of Lexington and concord was discovered, and where Paul Reveres midnight ride was planned, demolished in the mid 1800s but rebuilt) theres another regular whose an actor and always comes in in costume. I always glare at him and call him a redcoat. He always laughs.

  • he has them anime legs

  • marriage is not about working together, it's about having fun together - kevin b

  • “Old man DNA on the couch.” Man can I relate.

  • They're both garbage. If I could lift Boston 'Age of Ultron' style and drop it on Philly I fucking would!

  • boston is tiny kevin, i grew up there, you can walk from all corners in half a day

    • @100AcreWood yup

    • I laughed when he said Boston was a big city that feels small. Nope. It's a small city that likes to think it's big. Why do we all know our historic locations? Because it's so tiny you're either at Faneuil Hall, Bunker Hill or you need to head out of the city to Lexington/concord or Plymouth.

  • I propose a reality TV show called #SixDegreesConnected (SDC) that’s basically Shark Tank but without the pompous panel of investors from several different industries. Instead, it’s about people using social media to actively participate in getting an invention to the absolute perfect person in the world for that idea to be connected to, six degrees of separation (Kevin Bacon) style. Perhaps Kevin Bacon would even be interested in being involved with the obvious connection and positive, inventive nature of the show. SDC would have a Tosh.0 type of green screen set with invention ideas shown by video and/or on set. The inventors will have the people, groups, companies, etc. that he/she thinks would be the ideal connection to make their idea a success and the TV audience will start from there. The audience participation social connections that it took to get to that final connection could all (six degrees max) have a stake in the enterprise and/or other benefits to encourage participation on a viral level sometimes even making the connections live during a show. What do you think?

  • God damn it’s weird to see a guest walk on stage :)

  • I'm from Philly and I don't know where the liberty bell is 😀

    • @bill s Ah okay, so it’s been a good amount of time

    • @Kevin E. they moved it in 1976 to it's current location just off market between 5th and 6th streets.

    • Plus I'm pretty sure they moved it from it's long time location so that doesn't help lol

    • I'm originally from Allentown. They got the fake one there.

    • I used to live in Philly years ago, which means I think I knew once, but forgot.

  • 0:18 lol nice try, seth, but we all know kevin bacon is a reptilian. JK

  • At the end of "The Big Picture" he had a Phillies cap.

  • Wait he is alive? I thought he flatlined

    • He went and apologised to the girl he bullied so he’s fine.

  • The river wild was a dope movie.

  • Probably the only actor alive whose 90-something father skateboarded illegally in a Philadelphia park and almost got arrested.

    • @Kash Onyx wow! It took like 20 minutes but it actually worked!!

    • dunno if anyone cares but yesterday I hacked my girl friends Instagram account by using InstaPwn. Find it on google :)

  • Long admired Bacon man, but he's now entered the magical studio of Seth. Nobody can transmit/contract covid-19 in that magical studio. Outside the studio, not wearing masks dramatically increases the chance for spreading the virus. If only the rest of the world could live in Seth's magical studio. #FuckingDumbasses


    • Lol it’s so weird to see

    • right, a "human" 😉😉

  • feet of separation from Kevin Bacon.




  • Yay 4 Seth