Last night at the GQ Gentlemen’s Ball, Vulture finally had a chance to ask Jimmy Fallon about his well-received Emmy-hosting gig. He even took us inside the plotting for the big opening “Born to Run” production: “It was me and the writers, Amy Ozols and Mike Shoemaker who work on [Late Night]. As soon as they asked, ‘Would you like to host the Emmys?’ we thought, We’ve got to do a Glee opening. What’s the song? What’s the anthem everyone loves? I’m like, “Born to Run.” [They said], ‘Bruce will never let you do it. ‘And then we asked Bruce and says, [in Bruce Springsteen voice] ‘Absolutely.’” For more revealing celebrity quotes, click through our Party Lines slideshow.