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Jimmy Fallon is a chest hair–ripping sadist

The "game" Jimmy Fallon trotted out on Wednesday night's Tonight Show, "Wax On, Wax Off," seems kind of enticing: If you answer a question correctly, you get $100; if you don't, an oddly eager woman named Courtney will wax a strip of chest hair and violently rip it out (check out Fallon's face at her response to his question, "How's it going tonight, Courtney?"). But there are a few catches, like the fact that the subject of the waxing doesn't answer the questions — a friend does — and Fallon gets to pick the categories. Then you get to the categories. Watch:

Does contestant Mike get a break in Part 2? Um, what do you think? --Peter Weber