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After 25 years at the Late Night desk, Conan realized that the only people at his holiday party are the men and women who work for him. Over the years and despite thousands of interviews, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to do just that.Deeper, unboundedly playful, and free from FCC regulations, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend is a weekly opportunity for Conan to hang out with the people he enjoys most and perhaps find ...
 
Host Andy Richter asks the same three questions to each guest: Where do you come from? Where are you going? What have you learned? These three simple questions, when answered honestly and thoughtfully, are enough to provide a pretty complete picture of who a person is. The answers are what Andy always wants to know about people. This will not be a one-sided process, as Andy won’t shy away from getting personal himself.
 
Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are giving listeners the inside story on some of Conan’s most iconic late-night moments, stretching from his 1993 debut on NBC’s Late Night to his recent CONAN on TBS finale. Starting from the very beginning, they’ll speak with some of Conan’s most iconic guests, writers, and the man himself. We’ve got all kinds of great stories this season - like that time Conan got in hot water with the government of Finland, or how the Late Night team helped J ...
 
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D’Arcy Carden joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her love for Late Night, meeting Conan before she famous, what it was like to finally appear on his show, and her role in the upcoming “A League of Their Own” series. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com…
 
Tig Notaro feels gay about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Tig sits down with Conan once again to discuss which of her kids she thinks is going into comedy, favorite jokes and pranks, and her inability to identify celebrities. Plus, Conan and his team issue an inaugural broadcast from their brand new podcast space. Got a question for Conan? Call our …
 
Reggie Watts joins Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss performing on the Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour, why he felt so comfortable improvising his CONAN appearances, performing with Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, and how James Corden told him the Late Late Show would be coming to an end. Got a question for In…
 
Bill Hader joins Conan live at the Wiltern Theater to talk about the first time he met Arnold Schwarzenegger, bits that never die, and coping with anxiety. Plus, Conan and his team take audience questions about how Conan would break into the industry today, moments that make them glad to be alive, and more. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicem…
 
Actress Elle Fanning feels honored about being Conan O’Brien’s pretty good friend. Elle and Conan sit down to discuss taking liberties with history on The Great, famous relatives, and her new drama miniseries The Girl from Plainville. Plus, Conan recounts his pre-late night success with his boy band during the State of the Podcast. Got a question f…
 
Actress, writer, and director Kimmy Gatewood (GLOW, Atypical) joins Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her many appearances in CONAN sketches, acting with George R.R. Martin, her hilarious interaction with Orlando Bloom behind the scenes of CONAN at Comic Con, and why she almost quit acting before GLOW. Plus Mike and Jessie discuss the rece…
 
Comedian Paul F. Tompkins feels cautiously optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Paul sits down with Conan to discuss getting started in one of the hardest cities for stand-up comedy, the origin behind his trademark gentleman’s wear, and his live variety show Varietopia. Later, Conan muses at the list of books purchased on his stolen Kindl…
 
Jason Chillemi (the man who made all of our favorite Conan remotes possible) joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the classic Ice Cube and Kevin Hart remotes, the early days of CONAN in Los Angeles, what it was like filming Tom Cruise and Conan in London, and why he loved working on the Warner Bros lot. Got a question for Inside…
 
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