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Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend podcast

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

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.

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.

 

#197

A Belgian In France

Conan chats with Manu from Nassigny, France about renovating a small-town Airbnb in the country's geographical center.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://teamcoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

21 Oct 2021

17 MINS

17:34

21 Oct 2021


#196

Simon Rich

Writer and humorist Simon Rich feels extremely grateful about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Conan sits down with Simon to discuss writing affable villains, choosing colleges courses for their comedic premises, and the inspiration behind the hilarious stories in Simon’s latest book New Teeth. Plus, Sona seeks advice for a child-rearing quandary as she makes a welcome return to the team. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com. ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

53 MINS

53:18

18 Oct 2021


#195

Hometown Dermatologist

Conan talks to dermatologist Tim from his very own hometown of Brookline, MA about getting a full body exam and whether Conan would be tasty if consumed.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://teamcoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

14 Oct 2021

19 MINS

19:30

14 Oct 2021


#194

Jake Gyllenhaal

  Actor Jake Gyllenhaal feels so many things about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jake sits down with Conan to talk about kindness in entertainment, shooting his new film The Guilty on a contained set, and why performance is so integral in maintaining mental health. Plus, Conan and Sona offer words of encouragement to Matt Gourley as he prepares for impending parenthood.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/w-kamau-bell-3/TeamCoco.com) . ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:39

11 Oct 2021


#193

The Looming Comedian

Conan talks to obituary writer Kitty to better understand how he’ll be remembered after he’s dead.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

07 Oct 2021

19 MINS

19:58

07 Oct 2021


#192

Anderson Cooper

Journalist and news anchor Anderson Cooper feels kind of thrilled that he can be considered Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Anderson sits down with Conan to discuss the time they were boondoggled in South France, his thoughts on the modern news anchor, becoming a father, and researching his new book Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty. Later, Conan responds to a listener's voicemail about his resemblance to a certain Harry Potter character.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/w-kamau-bell-3/TeamCoco.com) . ... Read more

04 Oct 2021

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:49

04 Oct 2021


#191

The Dungeonmaster

Conan talks to Turner from Austin, TX about the work that goes into being a quality D&D Dungeon Master and whether or not he could take Stephen Colbert in a LARP fight.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan ... Read more

30 Sep 2021

20 MINS

20:28

30 Sep 2021


#190

Tiffany Haddish

Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish feels amazing about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Tiffany sits down with Conan to chat about the life-saving power to make others laugh, why success is the best revenge, and phone sex hotline coaching. Plus, Engineer Sam debuts a new gadget to help keep Conan on track during the show.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/w-kamau-bell-3/TeamCoco.com) . ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:06

27 Sep 2021


#189

Roller Girl

Conan talks to Rose from Tennessee about the roller derby scene and her professional life as an exterminator. Plus, Conan shares which historical figure he’d like to be murdered by. Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/fruit-there-it-is/TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

23 Sep 2021

20 MINS

20:14

23 Sep 2021


#188

Melissa McCarthy

Actor, comedian, and producer Melissa McCarthy feels just delightful about being Conan O’Brien’s best friend. Melissa sits down with Conan to chat about getting her start in stand-up and at The Groundlings, catapulting to stardom with Bridesmaids, and producing the Netflix documentary Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed. Later, Conan receives a visual update from tattoo artist Kristina. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit [TeamCoco.com] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/w-kamau-bell-3/TeamCoco.com) . ... Read more

20 Sep 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:28

20 Sep 2021


#187

New Team Coco Podcast!

The Conan podcast universe just got a little bigger with Parks and Recollection, the definitive Parks and Recreation recap podcast hosted by Rob Lowe and Alan Yang—and your pal Conan is here to share a little tid-bit! ... Read more

17 Sep 2021

05 MINS

05:57

17 Sep 2021


#186

Conan Talks About Norm Macdonald

Conan, Andy Richter, and longtime show producer Frank Smiley sit down to pay tribute to and discuss the legacy of Norm Macdonald - from his first stand-up appearance on Late Night with Conan O'Brien in 1993 to Norm's infamous Moth joke and the story behind it. Conan wants to try and answer the question: who was this completely original genius and how was he so insanely funny? ... Read more

16 Sep 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:27

16 Sep 2021


#185

A.T.O.S

Conan talks to author Megan about the rules of writing children’s books. Then, he speaks with Christian from San Diego about the best lock-picking tools available. Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/fruit-there-it-is/TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

16 Sep 2021

27 MINS

27:07

16 Sep 2021


#184

Alan Yang

Writer/director/producer Alan Yang feels like he’s weirdly fulfilling a childhood dream-thing about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Alan sits down with Conan to discuss writing for the full span of Parks and Recreation, growing up the son of Taiwanese immigrants, and unexpectedly introducing certain catchphrases into the popular lexicon. Later, Conan peers into the inner mechanisms of TikTok fame as achieved by his assistant David Hopping. Check out Alan's new podcast Parks and Recollection [here] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/parks-and-recollection/id1583327243) . Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit [TeamCoco.com] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/w-kamau-bell-3/TeamCoco.com) . ... Read more

13 Sep 2021

57 MINS

57:48

13 Sep 2021


#183

Whip It Well

Conan talks with opera singer Kyle to learn techniques for improving his singing (and speaking) voice. Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/fruit-there-it-is/TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

09 Sep 2021

21 MINS

21:16

09 Sep 2021


#182

Kristen Schaal

Actor and comedian Kristen Schaal feels relieved about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Kristen sits down with Conan to talk about growing up on a rural farm, what happens after we die and go to heaven, and managing self-expectations. Plus, Conan inquires with his team about the fine art of TikTok-ery. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit [TeamCoco.com] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/w-kamau-bell-3/TeamCoco.com) . ... Read more

06 Sep 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:47

06 Sep 2021


#181

A Cobb Salad For The Lady

Conan talks with Mary Anna from North Carolina about his absolute worst dating experience. Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (https://www.earwolf.com/episode/fruit-there-it-is/TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

02 Sep 2021

21 MINS

21:41

02 Sep 2021