Deon Cole is an actor, comedian, and comedy writer. He is best known as a member of the writing staff of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and subsequently Conan and also for being a cast member on Angie Tribeca.
Comedian, writer and actor Deon Cole feels wonderful every time he’s with Conan O’Brien.   Deon sits down with Conan to discuss the authentic mini-bar experience, being a comedian before anything else, and learning to DJ during the pandemic. Later, things get heated between Conan and his team as they share controversial opinions on a summertime treat during a Review the Reviewers.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit
Actor, comedian, and screenwriter Deon Cole talks with Andy Richter about getting onstage for the first time (for 50 dollars), his leathermaking side business, and how sticking it out as the first black writer on Conan led him to work on Angie Tribeca and Black-ish. Plus, Deon discusses plans to expand his fanbase.  
Deon Cole started doing stand-up comedy on a $50 bet in his hometown of Chicago. 26 years later, his new special Cole Hearted is premiering on Netflix. Cole says he’s come too far to be “canceled” now: “I should be allowed to make mistakes and learn from them, but this culture nowadays, they’re like, man, if you mess up it’s off with your head.” In this episode, Cole breaks own his comedic journey, which has included stints writing for Conan O’Brien and starring on ABC’s Black-ish and Grown-ish. Highlights from this episode and others at The Daily Beast.Follow @deoncole and @mattwilstein.Tour dates at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Appearing on this episode of Money Making Conversations is Emmy nominated writer, actor, comedian Deon Cole from ABC's Blackish, Grownish, Freeform, TBS comedy Angie Tribeca & the host of BET's game show Face Value.Each Money Making Conversations show hosted by Rushion McDonald is about entrepreneurship and entertainment. We provide the consumer and business owner access to Celebrities, CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Industry Decision Makers. They in turn deliver information about career planning, motivation, financial literacy and how they lead a balanced life. Don’t miss Money Making Conversations with host Rushion McDonald streaming LIVE every Monday at 10AM-12PM EST on biz1190 (, on our Facebook fanpage at, anytime through our iHeartRadio Podcast, which can be found under the Business/Finance Section, Fridays at 10AM ET on SiriusXM Channel 141: H.U.R. Voices and Fridays at 7PM ET on SiriusXM Channel 142: HBCU. We want to keep you Winning with your Career and your Life! #AskMMCThe Money Making Conversations radio talk show shares the “Secrets of Success” experienced firsthand by marketing and branding expert Rushion McDonald. Mr. McDonald is a brand guru and has been a marketer for major national and global brands like State Farm, Ford and Home Depot. He has worked with Kevin Hart, Stephen A. Smith, Jamie Foxx and most notably, Steve Harvey and will provide access to women and multicultural markets to expand the reach of your brand. The show features one-on-one career advice to callers, contributions from corporate leaders, successful entrepreneurs, celebrity interviews regarding their business ventures, social media branding, financial planning and information to empower small businesses to a path of success!“The Kind of Talk that Inspires Change.”
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Jan 9th, 1972
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5 hours, 53 minutes
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