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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.

 

#287

Jeff Ross

Comedian Jeff Ross feels tan about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jeff sits down with Conan to talk about learning from the great Don Rickles, his reaction to “the slap,” great moments in roast comedy history, and memories of some of the great comics lost in recent years. Later, Conan and his crew reveal the surprising and controversial way they made national news headlines.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

Yesterday

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:56

Yesterday


#286

Conan Sits Down with his Significant Other

Conan sits down with his significant other, Liza Powel O’Brien, in this very special bonus episode from her own podcast, Significant Others. Listen as Liza and Conan chat about all things Abe and Mary Lincoln. ... Read more

05 Aug 2022

21 MINS

21:01

05 Aug 2022


#285

912, What's Your Emergency?

Conan talks to Taylor from Salt Lake City about working as a 911 operator and to walk through an emergency simulation.     Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

04 Aug 2022

20 MINS

20:59

04 Aug 2022


#284

B.J. Novak

Actor, writer, and comedian B.J. Novak feels excited, but cautious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   B.J. sits down with Conan to talk about hailing from rival towns, the personal impact of Bob Saget, working on Punk’D, and B.J.’s new film Vengeance. Plus, Conan’s wife Liza stops by to share stories from her new podcast “Significant Others.”   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

01 Aug 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:27

01 Aug 2022


#283

21st Century Bangable

Conan talks to salon owner Kristi to get recommendations for his style and to get the scoop on the weirdest conversations she’s had with someone in the chair.     Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

28 Jul 2022

17 MINS

17:37

28 Jul 2022


#282

Nikki Glaser Returns

Comedian Nikki Glaser feels chill about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Nikki sits down with Conan once more to discuss moving back in with her parents, handling criticism, hosting Fboy Island, and pushing the boundaries with her latest special Good Clean Filth.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

25 Jul 2022

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:50

25 Jul 2022


#281

Space Porn

Conan talks with NASA engineer Smythe about the craziest things he’s smuggled into space and how Conan’s team would fare in the final frontier.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

21 Jul 2022

27 MINS

27:52

21 Jul 2022


#280

Steven Yeun

Actor Steven Yeun feels ecstatic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Steven sits down with Conan to talk about landing the role of Glenn in The Walking Dead, emigrating from South Korea at an early age, and the beauty of submitting to life as a parent. Plus, Conan reviews Sona’s new book The World’s Worst Assistant.     Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

18 Jul 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:11

18 Jul 2022


#279

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums Season 2 Episode 6

Conan, Sona and Matt plan out their next grand outing on the final Summer S’mores special of the season. ... Read more

14 Jul 2022

30 MINS

30:54

14 Jul 2022


#278

Dana Carvey Returns

Dana Carvey feels stupefied about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Dana sits down with Conan once again to discuss winding up on a Neil Young bootleg album, stretching out an impression, developing his new Team Coco podcast The Weird Place with his sons, and more.     Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

11 Jul 2022

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:39

11 Jul 2022


#277

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums Season 2 Episode 5

Conan and the Chill Chums conduct a review of the s’more as a concept before attempting to make and eat their own. ... Read more

07 Jul 2022

37 MINS

37:02

07 Jul 2022


#276

Taylor Tomlinson

Comedian Taylor Tomlinson feels braggadocious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Taylor sits down with Conan to discuss the benefits of starting out at a young age, the joke that got her kicked out of church gigs, the horrors of performing on a cruise ship, and more. Plus, part two of the rejected Bond theme quiz!   Get tickets for Taylor’s upcoming tour [here] (https://ttomcomedy.com/shows) .   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

04 Jul 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:25

04 Jul 2022


#275

Summer S’mores with Conan and the Chill Chums Season 2 Episode 4

Conan and the Chill Chums tell jokes around the fire and fiercely debate which of them is the coolest on another Summer S’mores special. ... Read more

30 Jun 2022

31 MINS

31:31

30 Jun 2022


#274

Conan O'Brien & Jeff Ross Look Back

Conan O’Brien and longtime executive producer Jeff Ross join writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss Conan and Jeff's first meeting, the start of Late Night, Tom Hanks’ message to Conan, and the fate of Conan’s Ford Taurus. ... Read more

29 Jun 2022

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:36

29 Jun 2022


#273

Jack White

Musician Jack White feels magnanimous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jack sits down with Conan to talk about his new album Entering Heaven Alive, running his own upholstery shop, what it means to pander, melding art and business, and pre-show rituals. Plus, Conan goes head to head with his team with a rejected Bond theme quiz.     Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

27 Jun 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:05

27 Jun 2022


#272

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums Season 2 Episode 3

Conan shares his most traumatic backyard memories with the Chill Chums on another Summer S’mores special. ... Read more

23 Jun 2022

28 MINS

28:33

23 Jun 2022


#271

David Sedaris Returns

Writer David Sedaris feels fantastic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   David and Conan sit down together once more to discuss David’s new book Happy-Go-Lucky, the importance of dressing up, being alone in Alaska, and family dysfunction. Later, Conan considers the possibility of performing in hospital delivery rooms as he and his team Review the Reviewers.       Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

20 Jun 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:19

20 Jun 2022


#270

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums Season 2 Episode 2

Conan and the Chill Chums enjoy the beautiful outdoors as Conan panics over whether his photo made it into the Montebello newsletter. ... Read more

16 Jun 2022

34 MINS

34:07

16 Jun 2022


#269

Vanessa Bayer

Actress and comedian Vanessa Bayer feels honestly thrilled about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Vanessa sits down with Conan to discuss the perks of her childhood illness, performing improv on a cruise ship, originating iconic sketches like the Bar Mitzvah Boy and Totino’s on SNL, and her new home shopping comedy I Love That For You. Later, Sona gives Conan a lesson in basic Armenian.     Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

13 Jun 2022

58 MINS

58:23

13 Jun 2022


#268

Summer S'mores with Conan and the Chill Chums Season 2 Episode 1

Conan and the Chill Chums create a soothing outdoor summer soundscape with the return of the Summer S’mores special. ... Read more

09 Jun 2022

29 MINS

29:29

09 Jun 2022


#267

Jeff Goldblum Returns

Jeff Goldblum feels utterly drenched and purged about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Jeff and Conan sit down once again to discuss Jeff’s mysterious dreams, jazz musicianship, the movie theater experiences that blew them away, and reprising the role of Dr. Ian Malcolm in the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.  For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

06 Jun 2022

1 HR 30 MINS

1:30:54

06 Jun 2022


#266

Safari So Goody

Conan chats with safari guide Alex about his most intense experiences in the field and what animal Conan most identifies with.     Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

02 Jun 2022

24 MINS

24:51

02 Jun 2022


#265

Professor Brian Cox

Professor and physicist Brian Cox has no idea how to feel about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Professor Brian Cox sits down with Conan to discuss feeling insignificant at the size of the universe, doing sketch comedy with Stephen Hawking, starting out as a rock musician, and his new show Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey. Later, Conan and his team desperately try to get themselves in sync.   Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

30 May 2022

55 MINS

55:52

30 May 2022


#264

Cat Shaming

Conan talks to Lynnea about haunted hotels, massive cats, and what kind of ghost Conan plans on being.     Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

26 May 2022

20 MINS

20:11

26 May 2022


#263

Tig Notaro Returns

  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 voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

23 May 2022

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:16

23 May 2022


#262

Shawshank O’Brien

Conan talks with Walt in North Carolina about what it’s like to work on death row and how Conan would fare as a prison warden.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:  [TeamCoco.com/CallConan] (http://TeamCoco.com/CallConan) ... Read more

19 May 2022

16 MINS

16:33

19 May 2022


#261

Live With Bill Hader At The Wiltern Theater

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 voicemail: (323) 451-2821.   For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit  [TeamCoco.com] (https://teamcoco.com/) . ... Read more

18 May 2022

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:47

18 May 2022