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Actor Timothy Olyphant feels “eh” about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Timothy and Conan sit down this week to chat about their favorite hobbit names, playing a mean mofo on-screen, buying a gingerbread house, and fantasies of quitting Twitter. Plus, Conan’s wax figure controversy heats up with an official response from the Dreamland Wax Museum.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is sponsored by State Farm (www.statefarm.com), Mercari (www.mercari.com), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CONAN), Article (www.article.com/CONAN), ButcherBox (www.butcherbox.com/CONAN), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), and Athletic Greens (www.athleticgreens.com/CONAN).
Stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Bob sits down with Conan to share stories about meeting Don Rickles for the first time, sitting in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, leaping from accounting to showbusiness, beautiful moments from The Bob Newhart Show, the danger of cynicism in comedy, and Chicago values. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about an award that was named after him.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Chrysler Pacifica (www.pacificaconan.com), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Turo, and Calming Comfort (www.calmingcomfortblanket.com code: CONAN).
Actor Paul Rudd feels excited about Conan O’Brien’s friend.Paul and Conan sit down to talk about Paul’s long-running “Mac and Me” gag on Conan, the urge to go out of bounds, showbiz muscle memory, and learning how to bartend. Later, Conan and his team respond to a listener voicemail about being scared.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Comedian and actor Andy Daly joins Conan and crew for a bonus quarantine episode of Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend. Coming to you from Matt’s allegedly safe and socially-distanced home, Conan discusses the current state of things, enjoys a visit from two questionable characters — Dalton Wilcox and August Lindt, and speaks to Team Coco assistant David Hopping about life without access to Disneyland.
Comedian John Mulaney feels falsely modest about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.John and Conan sit down to talk about growing up in a family trapped in the 1950s, the power of dressing well, fulfilling a lifelong dream of a career in comedy, and the rewarding experience of creating his new Netflix show John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch. Later, Conan and his team share their formative cinematic experiences.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Actor Jeff Goldblum feels...truthful about being Conan O'Brien's friend.Jeff and Conan sit down to chat about mini-orgasms, spousal criticism, pinky rings, raising comic children, and speaking in jazz. Plus, producer Matt Gourley reveals the results of the latest blind drawing contest, and Conan responds to a voicemail regarding proper elocution.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is sponsored by State Farm (www.statefarm.com), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/conan60 code: CONAN60), Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN), Campaign Monitor (www.campaignmonitor.com/CONAN), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/CONAN), Capterra (www.capterra.com/CONAN), and Article (www.article.com/CONAN).
Actor Keegan-Michael Key feels overwhelmed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Keegan and Conan sit down to chat about growing up a 60s guy (in the 80s), favorite niche impressions, performing sketch alongside President Obama, and discovering entertainment as a career path. Later, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about socks.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Actor and comedian Bill Hader feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Bill and Conan sit down to chat about their fondness for antiquated terms, the importance of relaxation, crime show narrators, and competing with YouTube. Plus, Conan issues a State of the Podcast address.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/CONAN), Bombas (www.bombas.com/CONAN), Robinhood (www.CONAN.Robinhood.com), State Farm (1-800-STATE-FARM), and Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN).
Comedian Bill Burr feels great about being Conan’s friend.Bill joins Conan to chat about feeling jealous of his kids, his latest life-changing breakthrough, the end of the Burt Reynolds era, and more.Plus, Conan answers questions from fans about messing with his staff, sports, and Pokémon. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Comedian and actor Will Ferrell feels awkward about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Will joins Conan along with trusty assistant Sona Movsesian and producer Matt Gourley to reflect on his unmatched commitment to comedy, sharing humble roots with Conan at The Groundlings, feeling good about bad reviews, and remembering the comedy bit Will performed on Late Night that got them both in trouble with Lorne Michaels.Plus, Conan answers questions from fans about hair, Star Wars, and staff favorites. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.Will Ferrell’s new movie Holmes and Watson opens in theaters December 21st.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Legendary television host David Letterman has endless admiration for Conan O’Brien.David joins Conan to kick off season two with a conversation about David’s unmatchable career in late night, interactions with Johnny Carson and Bob Hope, what they see for their kids in the future, and why the best people in showbiz are always the hardest working. Plus, Conan gives an update on the horse David gifted to him, and Conan’s assistant Sona and producer Matt Gourley join in for another round of Review the Reviewers.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Actress Mila Kunis feels indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Mila sits down with Conan to talk about not being wasteful, running moneymaking schemes (while working on That ‘70s Show), addressing her stardom with her kids, and the importance of having a job at a young age. Plus, Conan gives producer Matt Gourley’s mother Welford a call.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is sponsored by Clif Bar (www.clifbar.com/CONAN), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN), and Ben & Jerry's (www.benjerry.com).
Former First Lady Michelle Obama feels cautiously optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Michelle and Conan sit down to talk about Michelle’s memoir Becoming, childhood inspirations, embarrassing her kids, spending time alone with Chipotle, putting the right people in office, and the loss of anonymity.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is sponsored by FX - What We Do in the Shadows, SoFi (www.sofi.com/CONAN), Calm (www.calm.com/CONAN), Campaign Monitor (www.campaignmonitor.com/CONAN), Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN), Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/CONAN), Capterra (www.capterra.com/CONAN), and Audible (www.audible.com/CONANOBRIEN or text CONANOBRIEN to 500500).
Actress Lisa Kudrow feels tired about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Lisa and Conan sit down to chat about their first meeting at an improv class, not taking criticism personally, the backlash to Friends, how Lisa predicted Conan’s career, and being rescued from their dreams.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is sponsored by Mercari (www.mercari.com), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Athletic Greens (www.athleticgreens.com/conan), Campaign Monitor (www.campaignmonitor.com/CONAN), Robinhood (www.conan.robinhood.com), State Farm (call 1-800-STATE-FARM), HotelTonight (www.hoteltonight.com), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/CONAN).
Comedian Jim Gaffigan feels like Nikki Glaser felt about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jim and Conan sit down to talk about showbiz friendships, the power of bragging, drinking options, and presidential endorsements. Later, Conan recalls an overreaction to a home emergency.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Fellow late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel feels sexually excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Jimmy joins Conan to talk about the competitive late-night landscape, Jimmy’s love of feeding people, Conan’s many hobbies, intermittent fasting, and the best ways to keep guests talking. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail inviting him over for a game of bridge. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by State Farm (www.statefarm.com), Calm (www.calm.com/CONAN), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CONAN), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), and Instacart (www.instacart.com code: CONAN).
Comedian, actor, and podcaster Marc Maron feels nervous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Marc and Conan sit down this week to chat about beginner podcast tips, difficult interviewees, health scares, and why they don’t hang out. Plus, Conan receives feedback on his showmanship from his assistant Sona during a new segment called Ways In Which Conan Is Like Freddie Mercury. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is sponsored by Campaign Monitor (www.campaignmonitor.com/CONAN), Athletic Greens (www.athleticgreens.com/CONAN), tasc Performance (www.tascperformance.com code: CONAN), and HotelTonight.
Actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis feels cautious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Zach and Conan sit down to talk about the showbiz cult of ego, mining comedy from miscommunication, phone calls from the president, hunting for clay, and being inspired by a professional whistler. Later, Sona and Matt Gourley surprise Conan with a Halloween treat.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Author Robert Caro is cautiously optimistic about being Conan O Brien’s friend.Robert and Conan discuss his biographical works on Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, getting into the shoes of his subjects, his new book “Working,” searching for the man who helped steal a Senate election, and the parallels we can draw to today’s events. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about the size of his skull. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by VRBO, Twix, State Farm (1-800-STATE-FARM), Huly's Ramy, and Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN).
Actress and comedy icon Julia Louis-Dreyfus feels a tad hopeful (but not really) about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.On the season finale, Julia and Conan sit down to talk about when it’s okay for their kids to hear them swearing, the melding of Veep and reality, how frustration can be good for you, learning via failure at SNL and much more. Plus, Conan responds to a listener looking for work as he and his team Review the Reviewers.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Mailchimp - The Jump podcast, WGU (www.wgu.edu/conan), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/conan), Zinus (www.zinus.com/CONAN), Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN), and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CONAN).
Author, comedian, and former senator Al Franken is already a f***ing friend of Conan O’Brien’s.Al and Conan sit down to talk about favorite SNL sketches that never made it to air, doing ‘The Brain Tumor Comedian’ with Tom Davis, shutting down George Harrison’s drunken piano playing, and the jokes that failed to land with guests of The Al Franken Podcast. Plus, Conan follows up on the resurfacing of his correspondence with iconic writer E.B. White.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Actor, composer, playwright, and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Lin-Manuel and Conan sit down this week to chat about the perks of youth theatre, rhyming as a superpower, the magic of Queen & David Bowie’s “Under Pressure,” and handling the immeasurable success of 'Hamilton.' Plus, Conan comes clean about a grand cover-up involving his producer Matt Gourley.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Turo, The Jump podcast, State Farm (1-800-STATE-FARM), Roman (www.getroman.com/CONAN), and Policygenius (www.policygenius.com).
Dana reveals his more aggressive characters plus Jon Lovitz’s secret catchphrase. Also: Trump sings a song and Obama makes a pitch to Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Atoms Shoes (www.atoms.com/CONAN), HotelTonight (www.hoteltonight.com), and WGU (www.wgu.edu/CONAN).
Dana gets into a competitive fashion. Robert Shaw (from Jaws) discusses the Mueller Report. Tony Montana at Thanksgiving Dinner. Plus, Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga at the Oscars, Norm MacDonald, and Mike Tyson.This episode is sponsored by Amazon Launchpad (amazon.com/shoplaunchpad), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/conan code: CONAN), NHTSA, KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/CONAN), and Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: CONAN).
Actor, producer, and writer Paul Reubens feels fantastic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Paul and Conan sit down to talk about wanting to join the circus, the letter Paul wrote to Walt Disney, remembering Phil Hartman, and anxiety over getting recognized. Later, Conan and Sona go head to head with a podcast statistics quiz.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
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Podcast Details

Started
Oct 3rd, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 30th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
79
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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