Great Odin’s raven, the man who discovered the wheel and built the Eiffel Tower out of metal and brawn is back! Have you missed his musk? I sure have. Break out the scotchy scotch scotch, tune your jazz flutes, and get ready to be taken to Pleasure Town for the second time — Ron Burgundy (aka Will Ferrell) showed up on “Conan” last night and announced that “Anchorman 2″ is happening. Sweet son of a bee sting, I’m psyched. [Team Coco]
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Watch Conan O’Brien surprise a staffer with a Jon Hamm sneak attack as a Secret Santa present. All I could think about when I was watching this was, Oh my god, imagine if I worked at Conan … and he was my Secret Santa … I would have been surprised with Ryan Gosling! And then I was sort of sad. Sigh. [Team Coco]
Last night, Conan O’Brien, who has been in New York City all week taping his show, officiated the first same-sex marriage on late night television. In front of a studio audience at the Beacon Theater, he wed the show’s costume designer Scott Cronick and his partner David Gorshein; Bravo’s Andy Cohen walked Cronick down the aisle. “Conan” is usually filmed in California, where gay marriage is not legal, hence the decision to wed Cronick and Gorshein in New York, which legalized same-sex marriage under the Marriage Equality Act in July of this year. I didn’t expect to be teary — this is “Conan” after all — but damn if I didn’t need a tissue. [Team Coco]
Does this only apply to me, or is Zach Galifianakis the dream man of nerd girls everywhere? The voice of Humpty Dumpty (yes!) in the impending update of Puss in Boots emerges from a desk, tells a few jokes, gives Conan some talk show-hosting advice (Zach is the host of “Between Two Ferns,” the most brilliant talk show ever), asks to go to the bathroom, and never returns. I’m in love. [Team Coco]
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a huge metal fan. Like, huge. The “Inception” actor demonstrated his passion for headbanging on “The Conan O’Brien Show” Thursday.
Because Gordon-Levitt no longer has long hair like he did in his “3rd Rock From the Sun” days, the talk show host was ready with wigs. Gordon-Levitt rocked out so hard — destroying Conan’s set — that the wig flew off. Even O’Brien’s sidekick Andy Richter looked caught off guard by the heavy headbanging. Check out the video here. Keep reading »
Conan O’Brien has one of our favorite actresses sitting down on his couch tonight—the awesome Rosario Dawson. Check her out above, talking about dissecting eyeballs. They’re apparently “slippery” and the lens in the retina looks like “Barbie fake boobs.” Is it just me, or does Conan seem a little squeamish talking about this? [Team Coco] Keep reading »
Commercials are far from our favorite things. And yet, American Express has managed to make ones we don’t fast forward through by plucking uber-cool celebrities, like Tina Fey and Wes Anderson, and creating mini movies with them. Now, AmEx has tapped Conan O’Brien for an ad. In this spot, Conan goes to India, picks out thread at a market, and washes fabric in a river—all to make the perfect red curtains for the set of his new show. Hmmm, I wonder what lengths he went to for his interview couch?
After the jump, more great Conan commercials. Keep reading »
Last night, Conan O’Brien returned to late-night television, and here are the first four minutes of the show. My favorite moment is when, while trying to find a job, Conan interviews with Don Draper at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Don looks at his resume and says, “It’s 1965—you’re 2 years old. Get out of my office.” Hilarious. What was your favorite moment in last night’s show? [Team Coco] Keep reading »
How could anyone resist the mouth on Stephen Colbert or Jon Stewart or Conan Oâ€™Brien? Between the suits, the wit, the perfect hair, and the geek chic, sometimes we just want to watch the handsome hosts on mute in slow motion. And it looks like theyâ€™re in on our dirty little secret. In true form, theyâ€™ve managed to even outdo themselves! Like a pack of superheroes, the three combined forces last night on all of their programs. Thatâ€™s right 3 for the price of 1! The too-hot-to-handle trio have had a hilarious back and forth feud on-air over the past week. In Colbertâ€™s cocky form, he claimed he was responsible for Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabeeâ€™s success. Conan then countered claiming he created Colbert. Then, through a vintage tape of the Jon Stewart Show, which had the stud back in early 90â€™s duds, Colbert came on The Daily Show to argue that Jon was in fact the god who created them all. (Weâ€™d be happy to kneel at his alter!) But nothing seemed to settle it, and Conan was ready to wrestle.
Monday night, the argument culminated on Conan in one of the funniest fight scenes of all time. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert snapped up to Conan like Jets from West Side Story, they knucked it up Three Stooges style, and then they danced. We still can get the picture of the three of them showing off their smooth moves on one screen out of our heads! Sigh, sweet dreams are made of late night talk show hosts. Keep reading »