When Angela Kinsey from “The Office” was invited to Share Day at her six-year-old daughter’s school, she ended up performing a rap of “The Itsy Bitsy Spider.” As she tells Conan, rapping is something of an everyday habit in the Kinsey household, but her daughter’s classmates were not impressed. Kids are a way tougher crowd than TV critics! [The Daily Dot]
Am I the only who didn’t love “American Hustle”? [Nope! Oveeeeeraaaaaated. -- Amelia] Thankfully, Conan O’Brien gave me a reason to like the movie when he showed us his own take on its opening scene at the MTV Movie Awards. Christian Bale’s meticulous hairstyling routine in the film is funny and all, but Conan’s is a home run. [Laughing Squid]
Ahh, reason #3748 we love Jennifer Lawrence — she isn’t afraid to talk about her butt plug collection. Last night, J. Law appeared on “Conan” and told a hilarious story about being sent a box of butt plugs as a joke, which she swiftly hid under her bed for safe-keeping. Only, the maid had other plans in mind… [Team Coco]
Adult Swim, the deranged nocturnal twin of Cartoon Network, is a pleasant, hilarious reprieve from the mostly squeaky-clean nature of cable TV. The Wikipedia page cites “minimal or no editing for content,” which sounds about right: there are precious few things that are deemed too risqué or outlandish for the nightly programming. One of these things, apparently, is this clip from “The Eric André Show” of Andre as a drunken Ronald McDonald hitting up his local McDonald’s, which the network refused to air. Granted, the rejection was based not off content or legality but concern for the future of Cartoon Network’s ad sales (they have a deal with the fast food chain for Happy Meal toys) should the footage be okayed. Andre appeared on “Conan” last night and brought the scrapped video along with him, which of course Conan had no problem airing himself … [via Huffington Post]
Last night on “Conan,” Aubrey Plaza had the awkward job of talking about her onscreen masturbation scene in her new film “The To-Do List.” Her answer was vague yet funny, just as you’d expect:
“I read it on the page and it said ‘Brandy masturbates.’ In my head I envisioned a nice scene where I see my hand slowly go out of frame … but when I showed up, the camera was mounted on the ceiling, I was in my underwear and a Clinton t-shirt and there were a bunch of old men smoking … the crew guys … then I went and touched myself … I thought I was doing one thing and when I showed up it was a whole different thing. It was a full body shot and I asked the director ‘What should I do?’ and she said, ‘Masturbate like it says in the script.’”
The hazards of the job. Sometimes you show up on set and you just have to pleasure yourself in front of a room full of old men smoking. Then you have to re-live the experience when you’re doing press. That’s what makes you a pro. Seriously, that’s got to be uncomfortable.[Gawker]
God, Conan O’Brien must have some serious dirt on “Game of Thrones” creator George R.R. Martin, because his crew at Team Coco managed to get the author to spill a boatload of spoilers about the series. Seriously, do not click play unless you want to know what kind of pet Joffrey is going to adopt, who’s going to play Daenarys when the character is rebooted after season four, and what hobby sexy Jaime Lannister takes up now that he has some free time. [Team Coco]
God I love George R. R. Martin, creator of the “Game Of Thrones” book series A Song of Ice and Fire. The bearded longshoreman-esque super nerd appeared on “Conan” last night to discuss the most recent episode of “Game of Thrones,” in which three major characters were slaughtered in a scene best described as totally fucking gruesome. Martin can’t help but giggle as he watches the various fan reactions posted on YouTube. Such an adorable sadist he is!
After the jump, Martin talks about why he likes to kill off beloved characters, though he admits it’s gotten harder since he’s gotten to know the actors who play them on the TV show. Keep reading »
Much fuss has been made about the lack of female representation in the new movie “Star Trek Into Darkness.” While I adored the movie — and Winona and I both think that it’s kind of a chick flick — I completely agree that there should have been more women in the movie and that the ones in the film should have been given more to do. (Thankfully, the various “Star Trek” series have taught us plenty of feminist lessons over the years.) One of the scenes that has bothered a lot of feminist fans of the series is the one in which Alice Eve’s character, Carol Marcus, appears in just a bra and panties for seemingly no reason but to titillate. J.J. Abrams responded to the hullabaloo on “Conan” last night, by debuting a deleted scene from the film in which Benedict Cumberbatch’s character is seen showering. Droooooool. More — real!!! — wet ‘n’ wild sexy mole rat action, please! [Conan]
During a recent appearance on “Conan,” Heather Graham talked about her new screenplay, which draws on her personal experience of conquering her sexual hangups after growing up Catholic. “One thing that’s in my script is that I went to some funny different kinds of female empowerment classes,” she revealed. “I went to one where they do little exercises like, ‘Let’s honor your breasts’. So you talk to another woman and you go, ‘I honor your beautiful breasts. They honor me and they honor you.’ There was this book that we read, it was called, ‘Extended Massive Orgasm,’ and it basically teaches women how to have an orgasm for, like, an hour.” Keep reading »
Can’t remember how to pronounce Jake Gyllenhaal’s last name? Just pretend you’re the Swedish Chef from “Sesame Street” and you’ll probably be close.