Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
Team Coco & Earwolf
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 some real friendship along the way.
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On the very first Conan O’Brien Needs a Fan, Conan talks with minor league pro wrestler Donovan about his Conan-inspired wrestling persona. Then, Conan speaks on intrusive mothers and always being himself during a call with Leigh-Anne from Toronto.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan
Apr 14
24 min
Bob Odenkirk
Writer and actor Bob Odenkirk feels confused about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Bob sits down with Conan to talk about making a (literal) mess together during their days at SNL, Bob’s favorite absurd characters to play over the years, and a storied career spanning sketch writing to portraying the iconic Saul Goodman to starring as an action hero in his new film Nobody. Later, Conan debuts his very own action-star character.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Apr 11
56 min
Adam McKay
Writer/director/producer Adam McKay feels old-fashioned-twelve-year-old-about-to-have-a-sleepover excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Adam sits down with Conan to talk about birthdays in Worcester, MA, famous pranks from the early days of UCB, the challenge of adapting The Big Short to film, and exploring the untold narratives around basketball players who lost their lives with his new podcast Death at the Wing. Later, Conan demands his assistant Sona explain her reasons for not owning a microwave.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Apr 4
58 min
Seth Meyers
Comedian and television host Seth Meyers feels anxious and excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Seth sits down with Conan to talk about coming on to SNL as a cast member first and a writer second, parsing praise from the enigmatic Lorne Michaels, and lessons learned at the Late Night desk. Later, Conan takes it up a notch in his quest for the perfect pen.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Mar 28
57 min
Kate Hudson
Actress and entrepreneur Kate Hudson feels insecure about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Kate sits down with Conan to talk about the key to being a good salesperson, rediscovering the music of the 90s through her kids, and family lessons learned from iconic parents Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. Plus, Conan shares an urgent news update with his team. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Mar 21
51 min
Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal feels enigmatic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Shaq sits down with Conan to talk about his uniquely philosophical outlook, being yelled at by Charles Barkley’s mother, how he decides which brands to rep, and remembering Kobe. Later, Conan reprimands his assistant Sona over a mistaken order of pens.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Mar 14
1 hr 8 min
Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer
Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer feel zippy and super-duper excited, respectively, about being Conan O’Brien’s friends.   Angela and Jenna sit down with Conan to talk about revisiting The Office with their hit podcast Office Ladies, why it’s important to treat interns fairly, and how their onscreen proximity led to a lifelong friendship. Plus, Conan hears a voicemail from his fantasy lover.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Mar 7
55 min
Jane Lynch
Actress Jane Lynch feels chosen and honored about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jane sits down with Conan to talk about throwing a track suit on seething rage with her character Sue Sylvester on Glee, making film history with Christopher Guest, and going to where the love is. Plus, Conan asks for a favor involving a lost cell phone and a potential murder.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Feb 28
58 min
Kenan Thompson
Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Kenan and Conan sit down to talk about the importance of manners, a shared love of biking, and Kenan’s new self-titled television series. Plus, Conan considers his own personal clothing brand.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Feb 21
55 min
Dave Grohl
Musician Dave Grohl feels somewhat conflicted about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Dave sits down with Conan to talk about the merits of fried chicken and champagne, jamming with Paul McCartney, the pre-show ritual, and Foo Fighters’ new studio album Medicine at Midnight. Plus, Sona shares a big announcement with the team.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
Feb 14
1 hr 2 min
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