Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast

Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast

By Team Coco & Earwolf

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are giving listeners the inside story on some of Conan’s most iconic late-night moments, stretching from his 1993 debut on NBC’s Late Night to his recent CONAN on TBS finale. Starting from the very beginning, they’ll speak with some of Conan’s most iconic guests, writers, and the man himself. We’ve got all kinds of great stories this season - like that time Conan got in hot water with the government of Finland, or how the Late Night team helped Jack McBrayer land 30 Rock. Other guests include Masturbating Bear creator Brian Reich, former intern Vanessa Bayer, even Liza Powell O’Brien shares what it was like to meet her future husband on a remote involving a chainsaw. Subscribe now!

Episodes

Conan O'Brien & Jeff Ross Return

Conan O’Brien and longtime executive producer Jeff Ross join Mike and Jessie to continue the origin story of Late Night, including auditioning bands, the terror of the first test shows, the impetus for the first cold open, and the original name Conan and Robert Smigel wanted for Late Night. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
02/08/23·1h 16m

Jim Gaffigan Revisits The Origins of Pale Force

Comedian and author Jim Gaffigan joins Mike and Jessie to discuss his many stand-up appearances on Late Night and CONAN, the origins of the Late Night cartoon series "Pale Force", and the future of Late Night television as a whole. This episode was recorded on 6/15/2023.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
26/07/23·54m 5s

Listener Questions (Feat. David Hopping)

Mike and Jessie answer some of our listeners' most burning questions about the origins of classic Late Night comedy bits like In The Year 2000 and Jeremy and Ira-Two Guys From Another Dimension. Then David Hopping drops into the studio to discuss stepping in as Conan's successor and reveal a few details about the most mysterious Team Coco employee, Erica Brown. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
19/07/23·48m 16s

Sam Richardson Revisits CONAN in Ghana

Actor, comedian, and writer Sam Richardson joins Mike and Jessie to discuss traveling to Ghana with Conan, getting his first taste of Improv in Detroit, and how he and Tim Robinson found each other. Plus, Mike and Jessie are joined by long time CONAN Script Supervisor John Crotteau to talk about the ups and downs of living on a tour bus for the Legally Prohibited Tour, why he's called the Conan whisperer, and the last season of CONAN at Largo.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
12/07/23·1h 14m

Sarah Silverman Revisits Loss, Her First Late Night Appearance in 1993, and Lighting The Human Centipede Menorah

Comedian Sarah Silverman joins Mike and Jessie to discuss her early days on SNL, appearing on CONAN as Hitler, and lighting the Human Centipede menorah.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
05/07/23·1h 4m

Conan Head Writers Roundtable with Robert Smigel, Jonathan Groff, and Matt O'Brien

Robert Smigel, Jonathan Groff, and Matt O'Brien join Mike and Jessie as the head writers from each era of Conan's Late Night shows to discuss their favorite remotes, moments, and disasters from each of their Late Night reigns. Plus, Mike and Jessie breakdown the origins of Nathan Fielder's back-up guest comedy bit with Susan Sarandon.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
28/06/23·1h 26m

Chris Hayes Revisits His Epic Visit to Taco Bell's Headquarters

IT legend Chris Hayes returns to discuss his pilgrimage to the Taco Bell headquarters and the time he filled in for Snoop during rehearsal. Plus, Mike and Jessie give some advice for what to do if you run into a celebrity in the wild.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
21/06/23·1h 12m

Jimmy Pardo Revisits the Last CONAN Shows at Largo and His Classic Behind the Scenes Series Pardo Patrol

Comedian Jimmy Pardo joins Mike and Jessie to discuss the synchronicity of doing warmup for the first Tonight Show at Universal Studios and the Last CONAN show at Largo and the thrill of welcoming comedy greats like Martin Short on his behind the scenes remote series Pardo Patrol. Plus the three delve deep into their pasts to relive their worst run-ins with school bullies.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
14/06/23·1h 18m

Deon Cole Revisits Introducing Conan to Soul Food

Actor, comedian, and former CONAN writer Deon Cole joins Mike and Jessie to discuss what it was like introducing Conan to soul food, getting kicked out of the Republican National Convention, and his underground album "Sex Sounds".Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
07/06/23·1h 15m

Pete Holmes Revisits His Foray Into Late Night Television

Actor, comedian, and author Pete Holmes joins Mike and Jessie to discuss Conan plucking him from obscurity and donning him with a his own Late Night talk show, much like Lorne Michaels did for Conan in 1993 and how that opportunity led to his meeting of Judd Apatow and the eventual hit HBO series Crashing. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
31/05/23·1h 30m

Andy Richter Revisits His Favorite Remotes & CONAN in Berlin

Andy Richter joins Mike and Jessie to discuss some of his favorite remotes, including his trip to Woodstock, visiting his old apartment in Chicago, and eating pot brownies while riding in a rickshaw in the Mardi Gras parade. Plus, Mike and Jessie are abruptly interrupted by the one and only INTERRUPTER (AKA writer Brian Stack) to break down the origin story of the classic bit. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
24/05/23·1h 10m

The Fixers: Lady May & Maritza Carbajol Revisit CONAN in Ghana and Mexico

Local producers Lady May and Maritza Carbajal join Mike and Jessie to discuss the ins and outs of producing CONAN in Ghana and Mexico. Plus, Mike and Jessie break down what goes into a writing packet and the biggest pitfalls to avoid when submitting to a Late Night show.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com. 
17/05/23·1h

Jordan Schlansky, Jason Chillemi, and Frank Smiley Revisit CONAN in Italy & Japan Part 2

This episode continues where episode 115 leaves off. CONAN OG's Jordan Schlansky, Jason Chillemi, and Frank Smiley discuss, Ralph Macchio shattering Jordan's perception of Hollywood, Conan's very specific palate, and Jordan's constant fear of getting ambushed at work.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
10/05/23·50m 34s

Jordan Schlansky, Jason Chillemi, and Frank Smiley Revisit CONAN in Italy & Japan

CONAN OG's Jordan Schlansky, Jason Chillemi, and Frank Smiley discuss pulling together the Italy trip in two weeks, Jordan's foray into nude modeling, and the importance of thinly sliced prosciutto.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
03/05/23·53m 48s

Colton Dunn Revisits the Classic Late Night Comedy Sketch Dudez-A-Plenti

Writer and actor Colton Dunn joins Mike and Jessie to discuss getting cast in his first network television gig as part of Late Night's fake boy band Dudez-A-Plenti and also reveals the only person on earth who has the Dudez-A-Plenti hit single as their ringtone. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
26/04/23·58m 39s

Brian Stack, Andy Blitz, and Jon Glaser Revisit the Origins of Slipnutz

Legendary former CONAN writers Brian Stack, Andy Blitz, and Jon Glaser are re-united for an in-depth discussion of their fake comedy vocal harmony group, Slipnutz. The performers discuss their chaotic experience opening up for Slipknot live on tour, the fake tribute album that featured real covers from John Mayer, Patti Smith, and Coldplay, and much more.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
19/04/23·1h 11m

Laurie Kilmartin Revisits Traveling to Qatar For MISSION CONAN

CONAN writer Laurie Kilmartin joins Mike and Jessie to discuss traveling to the Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar with Conan, First Lady Michelle Obama, John Mulaney, and musician Grace Potter for Mission: Conan. The conversation is, once again, briefly hijacked by Conan O’Brien. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
12/04/23·1h 7m

Flula Borg Revisits CONAN in Berlin

Flula Borg joins Mike and Jessie to discuss traveling to Germany with Conan for "Conan Without Borders", the Schuhplattler basics, and what's really in his fanny pack.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
05/04/23·1h 16m

Billy Eichner Revisits His CONAN Remotes and Madonna Obsession

Billy Eichner joins Mike and Jessie to discuss crashing the Super Bowl with the CONAN crew, following Madonna all the way to Israel with CONAN producer Frank Smiley, and shooting the classic Grindr remote.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
29/03/23·1h 3m

Sona Revisits CONAN in Armenia (Feat. Joel McHale and Conan O'Brien)

Sona Movsesian joins Mike and Jessie to discuss traveling to Armenia with Conan for Conan Without Borders. The conversation is briefly hijacked by Joel McHale and Conan O'Brien, who wander into the studio for twenty minutes of delightful chaos.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-1079 or e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
22/03/23·1h 14m

Mike and Jessie Enter the Weird Place

Mike and Jessie are back to tell you about "The Weird Place," a new episodic sci-fi comedy adventure from  Dana Carvey and Team Coco Podcasts. From manipulative aliens to time-traveling pirates to a power-hungry mad man with a magic globe, "The Weird Place" has no shortage of action-packed supernatural occurrences. Check out "The Weird Place" here  or wherever you get your podcasts.
01/11/22·1m 48s

Remembering Brian Reich

Our friend Brian Reich, the legendary Late Night with Conan O’Brien writer responsible for characters like the Masturbating Bear and Pimpbot 5000, passed away on September 12, 2022. We were lucky enough to have him on the show back in November 2021, where he told one of our favorite stories in all of Conan history. He was a sweet man with a brilliant comedic mind - his contributions to our show, and comedy, are countless. We’ll miss him.
22/09/22·50m 54s

Remembering Bill Tull

Bill Tull, Team Coco’s prop master for 28 years, passed away on July 27th, 2022. In honor of their beloved colleague, Jessie and Mike are revisiting an episode from earlier this year when Bill and fellow prop master John Rau came on to talk about their adventures over the years, from Late Night to CONAN. 
02/08/22·39m 17s

Mike and Jessie Get Historical

Mike and Jessie are back with a special announcement from Team Coco! Earlier this year, Conan’s wife Liza joined Inside Conan for one of the most popular episodes to date. Now Liza has her own podcast, Significant Others, and Mike and Jessie have a sneak peek!
22/07/22·3m 23s

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.Watch Stay In Your Seat Theater here.Watch footage from Conan's test show (including the "crank" moment) here.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
24/06/22·1h 27m

Dana Carvey Looks Back

Dana Carvey joins Conan writer Mike Sweeney to discuss meeting Conan at Saturday Night Live, the genius and humility of Robin Williams, the key to a good Beatles impression, and the time Regis Philbin heckled Sweeney. Plus Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about wrestling Conan.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
17/06/22·1h 8m

Revisiting CONAN at Largo w/ Mark Flanagan

The man behind the legendary Largo theater, Mark Flanagan, joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss CONAN’s run at Largo in 2020-2021, Jack Black’s injury before the show’s final episode, the relationship between comedy and music, legendary singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, and much more. Plus Diana Chang drops by to answer a listener's question about her classic remote with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube!Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
10/06/22·1h 8m

Revisiting Comic-Con w/ Andres du Bouchet, Levi MacDougall, and Dan Cronin

This week Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell look back at CONAN’s Comic-Con specials with writers Andres du Bouchet, Levi MacDougall, and Dan Cronin. They discuss working with legends like Mark Hamill and Jamie Lee Curtis, Conan’s cold-open tribute to Mad Max, the convention’s nightlife, the joys of electric scooters, and much more.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
03/06/22·1h 10m

D’Arcy Carden Revisits Meeting Conan (And Then Meeting Him Again)

D’Arcy Carden joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her love for Late Night, meeting Conan before she famous, what it was like to finally appear on his show, and her role in the upcoming “A League of Their Own” series.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
27/05/22·1h 1m

Reggie Watts Revisits His Surreal CONAN Performances

Reggie Watts joins Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss performing on the Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour, why he felt so comfortable improvising his CONAN appearances, performing with Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, and how James Corden told him the Late Late Show would be coming to an end.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.
20/05/22·1h

Kimmy Gatewood Revisits Her Many CONAN Sketches

Actress, writer, and director Kimmy Gatewood (GLOW, Atypical) joins Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her many appearances in CONAN sketches, acting with George R.R. Martin, her hilarious interaction with Orlando Bloom behind the scenes of CONAN at Comic Con, and why she almost quit acting before GLOW. Plus Mike and Jessie discuss the recent live Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend  taping, and why Jessie was a perfect fit for the Conan Without Borders specials.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
13/05/22·55m 15s

Producer Jason Chillemi Revisits Classic CONAN Remotes

 Jason Chillemi (the man who made all of our favorite Conan remotes possible) joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the classic Ice Cube and Kevin Hart remotes, the early days of CONAN in Los Angeles, what it was like filming Tom Cruise and Conan in London, and why he loved working on the Warner Bros lot.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
06/05/22·53m 13s

Matt O’Brien & Meghan Sinclair Revisit Their CONAN Romance

Head writer Matt O’Brien and show photographer Meghan Sinclair join Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss their courtship at 30 Rock, the early days of CONAN on TBS, chasing Gary Busey with a blimp, and explaining to their kids why Dad is in a Batman porno sketch.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
29/04/22·1h 6m

Nikki Glaser Revisits Her Conan Obsession

Nikki Glaser joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her high school obsession with Late Night, fact-checking comments in the Conan subreddit, how Brian Stack helped her give the ultimate birthday present, and why her dad cried backstage at CONAN.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
22/04/22·1h 9m

Adam Pally Revisits His Crazy CONAN Costumes

Adam Pally joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss his love for Conan, getting cut from Late Night bits, the generous genius of Brian Stack, and why Adam decided to wear progressively more insane costumes for his CONAN interviews.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com .
15/04/22·58m 25s

Prop Masters Bill Tull & John Rau Revisit 28 Years of Props

We’re joined by two Conan legends: longtime prop masters Bill Tull and John Rau join writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss going to New Jersey to dig up animal bones, how some new shelves led to absolute mayhem at 30 Rock, the story behind the recurring Tull’s Tips segment, and John Rau’s great performance in Jessie’s Baby Yoda sketch.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
08/04/22·56m 5s

Will Forte Revisits His Buffalo-Riding Ted Turner Appearances

Will Forte joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss playing TBS founder Ted Turner on CONAN, making his first ever talk show appearance on Late Night, and why he felt such a connection with Conan’s comedy from the very beginning.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
01/04/22·48m 40s

100th Episode Special w/ Robert Smigel, President Halonen, and Jordan Schlansky

It’s the 100th episode of Inside Conan! To celebrate, Mike and Jessie are speaking with three Conan fan favorites - our friend Robert Smigel answers your listener questions, associate producer Jordan Schlansky explains one of his “various tasks,” and former president of Finland Tarja Halonen reminisces on Conan’s visit to Helsinki. Watch the Blackwolf Moondog video here.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
25/03/22·1h 21m

Sona Movsesian & Rodman Flender Revisit the Prohibited Tour

Director Rodman Flender and Sona Movsesian join writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss their favorite memories from the Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour, why Rodman was so torn filming his "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop" documentary, their stressful Bonnaroo experience, and why you should always consult the tour manager's binder.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
18/03/22·1h

Steven Ho Revisits Beating Up Conan (Many, Many Times)

Martial artist and stuntman Steven Ho joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss almost breaking Conan’s leg with a wooden plank, the violent advice he received from Judd Apatow, coordinating stunts on the “Conan vs Andy: Dawn of #ComicCon” sketch, and why he was hesitant to appear on the Tonight Show with Conan.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
11/03/22·55m 30s

Bill Carter Revisits the War for Late Night

Writer Bill Carter (author of The War for Late Night) joins Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the significance of The Tonight Show for a generation of comedians, the behind-the-scenes drama surrounding Conan’s short-lived run at the show, the future of late night television, and why Bill decided to not publish an emotional 2010 interview with Conan.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
04/03/22·1h 36m

Ian Roberts Revisits His Baby’s Late Night Debut

Ian Roberts (Uprights Citizen Brigade, Arrested Development) joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss injuring himself during a Late Night sketch, working with the legendary Nipsey Russell, his daughter’s performance as a baby in a Conan bit, and the early days of the Uprights Citizen Brigade.Plus, Matthew Chauncey joins us to discuss writing the new Team Coco Audible Original series “Self Center.”Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
25/02/22·1h 10m

Kevin Dorff Revisits Old Timey Baseball

Writer Kevin Dorff joins Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss how a newspaper clipping inspired the fan-favorite Old Timey Baseball remote, the key to filming a great remote piece, why Bob Newhart was perfect for Conan’s running gag at the Emmy’s, and the inside story of Kevin’s appearance on The Mandalorian.Plus, we hear from Nell Del Giudice, the scene-stealing colonial wife from the Old Timey Baseball remote!Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
18/02/22·1h 4m

Colin Quinn Revisits His One-Sided Feud With Conan

Colin Quinn joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss how a basketball game with Adam Sandler led to Colin’s early beef with Conan, the struggle of being spontaneous on television, and working at 30 Rock in the 1990’s.Watch Colin’s first Late Night appearance here.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
11/02/22·57m 36s

Steven Wright Revisits His Late Night Appearances

Legendary comedian Steven Wright joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss Conan’s skills as an improviser, giving one word answers on Late Night, the crazy coincidence that led to his big break on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and the freedom of couch appearances. Plus, Steven answers some listener questions! Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
04/02/22·49m 16s

Writer José Arroyo Revisits His Many Fumbling Technocrats

José Arroyo joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the origins of his Euro Guy character, the 2007 Writer’s Strike, following The Tonight Show to Los Angeles, and collaborating on a cartoon with Conan.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
28/01/22·57m 58s

Vanessa Bayer Revisits Her Summer at Late Night

Vanessa Bayer joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her experience as a Late Night intern, the power of the 30 Rock security pass, getting salon advice from curly-haired Conan employees, and her appearance as an extra in a Late Night sketch. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.Watch Vanessa’s appearance as an extra here on Team Coco’s YouTube.
21/01/22·1h 3m

Jack McBrayer Revisits His Many Late Night Deaths

Jack McBrayer joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the many ways he was killed/abused on Late Night, going on tour with Conan, getting vomited on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, and how his experience as a Late Night actor helped him land his role on 30 Rock.We’re also joined by Sona Movsesian to answer some listener questions and discuss the new season of Sona Fixes Your Life!Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
14/01/22·1h 12m

Liza Powel O’Brien Revisits Chainsaw Meet-Cute

Liza Powel O’Brien joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss how she met her husband (a certain redheaded talk show host) on a Late Night remote. All it took to bring them together was a man with a chainsaw and Mike Sweeney as her wingman. Plus, Liza reveals her upcoming Team Coco podcast!Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com.You can watch Liza’s Late Night debut here on Team Coco’s YouTube.
07/01/22·1h 15m

Joel Godard Revisits Announcing Late Night

Joel Godard joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss playing a depressed monster on Late Night (also named Joel Godard!), his filmography of one movie, the underrated art of marking your copy, and the genius of Clutch Cargo.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
31/12/21·55m 50s

Brian Stack, Todd Levin, and Brian McCann: An Inside Conan Holiday Special

Brian Stack, Todd Levin, and Brian McCann join writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss classic Conan holiday moments, including Minty the Candy Cane, the Human Centipede Menorah, Conan’s Christmas Ghosts, and more. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
24/12/21·1h 8m

Arden Myrin Revisits Her Late Night Internship

Arden Myrin joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her experience as a Late Night intern, returning to the show as a guest, how to not be a thirsty intern, and accidentally walking in on Conan in his underwear. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
17/12/21·1h 7m

Courtney Thorne-Smith Revisits Legendary Norm Macdonald Interview

Courtney Thorne-Smith joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her legendary Late Night appearance with Norm Macdonald, why she loved appearing on Conan’s show, the secrets of the pre-interview process, her time on Melrose Place, and her snoring pug. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
10/12/21·1h 3m

Andy Richter Revisits His Early Days at Late Night

Andy Richter joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss his early promotion from writer to sidekick at Late Night, how to respond when Conan serenades you in the office, dealing with negative reviews, and a great Shelley Winters story. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
03/12/21·1h 19m

Director Liz Plonka Revisits the Chaos of Late Night

Late Night director Liz Plonka joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her start in late night television, the time a live cow was lost in 30 Rock, filming an episode on a boat, and directing Norm Macdonald’s final comedy special.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
26/11/21·56m 52s

Writer Tommy Blacha Revisits the Gaseous Weiner

Late Night writer Tommy Blacha joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss performing as The Gaseous Weiner, the freedom of writing the Satellite TV sketches, and how he gave a Conan line to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
19/11/21·1h 8m

Paula Davis Revisits 28 Years of Bookings

Longtime Conan talent booker Paula Davis joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss sneaking into Saturday Night Live as a teenager, setting Abe Vigoda free, why Regis Philbin was her dream guest, and a fiddler’s on-air wardrobe malfunction.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
12/11/21·57m 13s

Writer Brian Reich Revisits Masturbating Bear and Pimpbot 5000

Legendary Late Night writer Brian Reich joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the origins of Masturbating Bear, the literature that inspired Pimpbot 5000, the Late Night office game that involved getting punched in the head, and how he pulled off what is possibly the craziest prank in Conan history.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com .
05/11/21·1h 7m

Music Booker Jim Pitt Revisits Radiohead, Disturbed & More

Legendary music booker Jim Pitt joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss Conan’s most memorable musical guests. He talks about booking Radiohead as the first Late Night musical act, David Bowie’s willingness to perform sketch comedy, and how Disturbed’s performance of The Sound of Silence became the biggest Conan clip ever.Visit Team Coco’s Spotify account here to check out the year-by-year playlists of musical acts from 1993 to 2016.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
29/10/21·1h

Conan O'Brien Looks Back

The boss man himself Conan O’Brien joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to preview this special look back season of Inside Conan. He discusses the finale of CONAN on TBS, why he can’t wear shorts in front of Martin Short, how his trip to Italy exemplifies his lifelong pursuit for stupid silliness, and why his upcoming HBO Max show won’t be political. Plus Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about their first days working for Conan.Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
22/10/21·1h 11m

Chris Pratt on Parks and Recollection

Hey Inside Conan listeners - we know you love the deepest of dives so today we’re giving you a taste of a very special episode of Parks and Recollection featuring Chris Pratt! Chris opens up about his audition for Parks and Rec, working with Mouse Rat song writer Mark Rivers, adapting the character of Andy to a lovable loser, and so much more! Spread your wings and fly with your favorite podcast team today!
19/10/21·3m 50s

Max Weinberg

Happy New Year from Inside Conan! The one and only Max Weinberg (Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, bandleader for Late Night with Conan O’Brien) joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about how he came to be the drummer and bandleader for Late Night, scrambling to put together a band for his Late Night audition, some of his favorite memories of comedy appearances on the show, the evolution of his character getting creepier over time, and the origin of his iconic stare. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about their funniest memories of the show. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
01/01/21·48m 16s

Frank Smiley & Michael Gordon

Merry Christmas! Writer/producer Frank Smiley & writer Michael Gordon (Conan, Late Night with Conan O’Brien) join writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about helping make the Late Night show different from other talk shows in the early days, the time director Abel Ferrara walked out before his interview, the failed rehearsal bit that made Conan hold his head in shame, the process of prepping a guest for a show, the origin of Michael’s character the Masturbating Bear, and Frank playing Mother Teresa trashing her hotel room. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about the whereabouts of The Masturbating Bear. Abel Ferrara on Late Night with Conan: https://youtu.be/aY7yyhjOXWw Christmas Shopping Desk Drive on Late Night with Conan: https://youtu.be/Fa6Vj5No7qI Conan Reveals Who Is Playing The Masturbating Bear: https://youtu.be/k4QGFnqnQ90 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
25/12/20·49m 45s

Jeff Ross

Conan’s Executive Producer Jeff Ross joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about his time as a tour manager for Molly Hatchet, AC/DC, & Diana Ross, helping Lorne Michaels produce The Kids in the Hall on HBO, and the origin of Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about Clutch Cargo bits. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
18/12/20·41m 15s

Brian Stack Returns

Legendary writer/performer Brian Stack (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Conan O’Brien) joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell once again to talk about the origin of his character The Interrupter, playing Conan’s creepy gift-giving cameraman, improvising with Conan when a sketch goes off the rails, the evolution of WikiBear getting darker, the many absurd hats of Joe Galliano, and his very first written Conan sketch “Andy’s Little Sister” featuring Amy Poehler. Conan Has Creepy, Gift-Giving Cameramen: https://youtu.be/fytM0u3m4Jg Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
11/12/20·39m 38s

Ruthie Wyatt

Ruthie Wyatt (Team Coco Head of Production and Live Events) talks with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about originally applying to be a production assistant at The Tonight Show, location scouting and transforming spaces during Comic-Con, favorite memories from the travel shows & the Conan & Friends stand-up tour, and meeting her Dads: The Podcast co-host Rory Scovel. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about the time Conan dumped toilet paper, laundry, and marshmallows on Mike’s car. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
04/12/20·29m 14s

Skyler Higley

Comedian and Conan writer Skyler Higley talks with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about his experience working remotely from Chicago as a new Conan writer, what it’s like pitching ideas in the room at The Onion, moving to Chicago from Utah to pursue comedy, and pitching the Christmas in September episode of Conan. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about Executive Producer Jeff Ross. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
27/11/20·38m 11s

Andrew Weinberg

Writer Andrew Weinberg (Late Night with Conan, Co-creator of Eagleheart) talks with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about meeting his wife (who is also in-studio) while interning for Late Night with Conan, some of the characters he’s played on Conan including Chewbacca Stuck in a Glory Hole, being one of the go to experts on finding clips for the Walker, Texas Ranger lever, and co-creating Eagleheart which parodies Walker, Texas Ranger. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
20/11/20·37m 12s

J.P. Buck

Conan’s Stand-up Booker J.P. Buck returns to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about his first job as Mariah Carey’s assistant, working on the rebooted Star Search, the process of getting a stand-up set ready for the show, his new web series “The Set Up,” and advice for people starting out in the comedy world. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a fan voicemail with stories about Conan’s wife and siblings. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
13/11/20·47m 26s

Scott Thompson

Sketch comedy icon Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall) talks with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about the return of The Kids in the Hall, playing Tonya Harding in a sketch for Late Night with Conan, how his many appearances on Conan made Garry Shandling hire him on The Larry Sanders Show, and his remote with Conan exploring Toronto. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about Late Night characters who might have bombed over the years. Scott Thompson Gives Conan A Tour of Toronto: https://classic.teamcoco.com/node/106574 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
06/11/20·31m 18s

Join the Con-gregation!

Jessie and Mike love scams. That’s why they are so excited to tell you about Scam Goddess, the newest podcast to join Team Coco! Scam Goddess is a show dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it. Each week host Laci Mosley delves into the scammiest scammers in history with incredible guests like Jameela Jamil, Paul Scheer, and yes, even Conan. Team Coco has joined the con-gregation and now you can too. Listen to Laci discuss career conman Jeremy Wilson with the hilarious Nicole Byer. Wanna give Laci a warm welcome? Head on over to Scam Goddess, hit subscribe, rate and review the show!
31/10/20·8m 45s

Robert Smigel

Comedy legend Robert Smigel (Original Head Writer of Late Night with Conan, creator of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) returns to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about how Cheri Oteri on SNL influenced future generations of comedians, loving the close-knit atmosphere during his time at Late Night with Conan, doing the Bill Clinton Clutch Cargo bit in front of Bill Clinton at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the birth of Triumph, and how Jordan Schlansky saved the very first Triumph remote at the Westminster Dog Show. Triumph Attends the Premiere of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: https://classic.teamcoco.com/node/106928 Triumph at the 1999 Westminster Dog Show: https://classic.teamcoco.com/node/106846 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
30/10/20·51m 32s

Alex Edelman

Comedian Alex Edelman stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about getting friendly heckled during his first Conan set, being Modern Orthodox, achieving a UK following after a successful solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, working on Saturday Night Seder, and why it’s important to have high standards for yourself. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener’s question about what happens to great bits that don’t make it on the Conan show. Alex Edelman’s first Conan stand-up set: https://classic.teamcoco.com/node/102802 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
23/10/20·40m 52s

Merrill Markoe

Comedy legend Merrill Markoe (Head writer for Late Night with David Letterman) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about learning how to produce a morning talk show on the fly during her time working on The David Letterman Show, where the idea for remotes with Letterman came from, what she was looking for in writers for Letterman’s move to Late Night, how her background as an artist helped her write comedy for TV, and her new book “We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe.” Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a special two part listener voicemail question. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
16/10/20·43m 24s

Paul F. Tompkins

Hilarious comedian and prolific podcaster Paul F. Tompkins (The Neighborhood Listen, Stay F. Homekins, Threedom) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about his first time doing stand-up on Late Night with Conan in 1997, all the current safety procedures on set for the show he’s acting on, his fashion evolution over the years, his old variety show at Largo in Los Angeles, and his newest podcast Stay F. Homekins which he hosts with his wife Janie Haddad Tompkins. Plus, Mike and Jessie discuss the classic Conan character The Ghost Crooner and how risky they can be with writing jokes. Paul F. Tompkins’ first stand-up set on Late Night with Conan: https://classic.teamcoco.com/node/112603 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
09/10/20·46m 43s

Gary Gulman

Stand-up comedian Gary Gulman (The Great Depresh) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about what lead to going to college on a football scholarship, the origins of his viral Conan stand-up set about state abbreviations, his transition to more personal comedy, and why he thanks coffee & Mark Twain for his 365 Gulman writing tips. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about Max Weinberg’s inclusion to bits on Conan over the years. Gary Gulman’s State Abbreviations on Conan stand-up set: http://teamcoco.com/node/95524 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
02/10/20·39m 15s

Robin Schiff

Writer/producer Robin Schiff (Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, The Groundlings) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about telling Conan he should seek therapy on the last day of teaching him at The Groundlings, the importance of being surrounded by creative kindred spirits, and how the characters from her play “Ladies Room” became the inspiration for Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion which both featured Lisa Kudrow. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about moments they’ve feared for Conan’s life while filming the show. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
25/09/20·37m 57s

Chris Fleming

Comedian Chris Fleming stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about trying to make earworms in his comedy music videos, creating the web-series Gayle after moving to LA, what inspired his androgynous fashion, taking a bus from Boston to New York as a teenager for 2 minutes of stand-up stage time, and being heckled by a college mascot into doing a dance-off during one of his stand-up gigs. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
18/09/20·38m 51s

Brian Posehn

Comedian Brian Posehn (Deadpool, Mr. Show, The Sarah Silverman Program) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about blowing his audition to be a writer at Conan, going straight to the couch as a guest on Conan, helping to revive the Deadpool comic book, how getting his first acting job was suprisingly easy, why he wouldn’t want to work on any other sketch show after his amazing experience on Mr. Show, and his new comedy music album Grandpa Metal. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
11/09/20·39m 10s

Ashley Nicole Black

Emmy award winning writer and comedian Ashley Nicole Black (A Black Lady Sketch Show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about leaving her PhD to pursue comedy, performing sketch comedy with Second City on a cruise ship, becoming a writer and then correspondent on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, how getting used to hearing no is important as a writer, and finding out that her comedy niche is rom-coms while working on A Black Lady Sketch Show. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
04/09/20·47m 1s

Jessie and Mike Have Dad Fever

Fans of Inside Conan are undoubtedly familiar with the comedian Rory Scovel, whose amazing success can probably be attributed to his guest spot on our live show at the Team Coco House at Comic-Con last year. Now Rory has a brand new podcast with Team Coco called “Dads: The Podcast.” Each week he and co-host Ruthie Wyatt are joined by their hilarious celebrity friends to unpack the mysteries of fatherhood, parenting, and the weirdos who raised us. True to form, Jessie and Mike have the inside scoop. If you like what you hear, go listen to the whole thing and subscribe!
02/09/20·8m 24s

Tig Notaro

Comedian Tig Notaro (Don’t Ask Tig) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about performing her stool bit on Conan, having stage amnesia while telling her Taylor Dayne story, her kids thinking it’s still Spring Break, and her new advice podcast Don’t Ask Tig. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about good things about The Tonight Show with Conan and what surprised Jessie when she joined Conan as a writer. Tig’s stool bit on Conan: http://teamcoco.com/node/21087 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
28/08/20·42m 20s

Beth Stelling

Comedian Beth Stelling (Girl Daddy, We Called Your Mom) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about shooting her new Team Coco produced comedy special Girl Daddy on HBO Max a week before everything shut down, what lead to her first Conan appearance doing stand-up in 2012, working as a punch-up writer for the movie Good Boys, and her first writing job on HBO’s Crashing. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about memorable musical performances on Conan. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
21/08/20·46m 10s

The Sklar Brothers

Comedians The Sklar Brothers stop by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about their first appearance on Late Night with Conan in 1999, the joy of doing bits with their kids, the first experience where they realized they were funny together, and how Andy Kindler helped them early on in their stand-up career. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about the origin of The Interrupter character. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
14/08/20·42m 34s

Matt Gourley

King of podcasting Matt Gourley (Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend, Superego) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about the evolution of being a producer for Conan’s podcast to becoming a sidekick, being an early adopter to podcasting with his podcast Superego since 2006, his time voicing a motorized trash can at Disneyland, and getting black out drunk for the first time in his life on TV for an episode of Drunk History. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
07/08/20·35m 6s

Alec Berg

Writer/producer/director Alec Berg (Barry, Silicon Valley, Seinfeld) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about his memories of writing for Late Night with Conan before moving on to Seinfeld which included 1AM writing sessions, doing a Nobody’s Watching themed episode that got the lowest ratings ever because of the Olympics, playing the Saint Patrick’s Day beard & Robert Duvall, and sneaking around 30 Rock to watch Pearl Jam rehearse for SNL. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
31/07/20·39m 49s

Fred Armisen

Comedian and actor Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live, Big Mouth, Portlandia, Los Espookys) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about his history with doing stand-up at Largo in Los Angeles, his first appearance on Late Night with Conan as a self defense expert, how SNL strips you of your ego, and more. Fred Armisen’s first appearance on Conan: https://classic.teamcoco.com/node/110011 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
24/07/20·39m 26s

Glenn Boozan

Conan writer Glenn Boozan stops by to talk with fellow writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about working freelance ghost writing jokes for a 12 year-old ventriloquist before getting her writing job at Conan, her first Conan sketch about a Scottish Law Firm, her time working in the art department of Broad city and The Onion, and why being specific with your goals is important. Plus, Mike and Jessie share their favorite Conan characters/sketches from over the years. Glenn’s first Conan sketch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3W2Zeet7eU Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
17/07/20·36m 12s

Louie Anderson

Comedian Louie Anderson (Baskets, Search Party) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about being over prepared for his late night debut on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, his special connection to the role of Zach Galifianakis’ mother Christine Baskets on the show Baskets, and the inspiration for his book “Hey Mom.” Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
10/07/20·39m 54s

Phil Rosenthal

Writer and producer Phil Rosenthal (creator of Everybody Loves Raymond) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about running into Conan and David Letterman in the wild right before quarantine, working with his brother on his food travel show “Somebody Feed Phil,” meeting Muhammed Ali, and the best showbiz advice he’s ever gotten. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
03/07/20·41m 31s

Dana Gould

Comedian and writer Dana Gould stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about his start in comedy voicing a video game Gecko, what it takes for comics to have a successful late night set, the time he had a panic attack onstage, writing for The Simpsons, and the horror story of his career that happened during an appearance on CONAN. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
26/06/20·1h 4m

JB Smoove

Comedy tornado JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about the differences between nude and naked, Larry David showing up 2 hours early to his 50th birthday party, being asked to be in Late Night with Conan sketches during his time as a writer on SNL, and being an RV legend. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
19/06/20·34m 3s

Nore Davis

Comedian Nore Davis joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about how he prepared for his late night debut on Conan in 2018, some of the barriers for black comics in the stand-up scene, recording a stand-up album online over Zoom, his thoughts on the current protests, and more. Check out Nore Davis’ stand-up on Conan here: https://teamcoco.com/video/nore-davis-06-05-18 Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
12/06/20·50m 28s

Kristen Schaal

Comedian Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about her stand-up show “Hot Tub with Kurt & Kristen,” being Conan’s nemesis at Comic-Con, her early days of doing stand-up in New York, meeting Conan for the first time during the filming of Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop, and her Law & Order SVU & Criminal Intent roles. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
29/05/20·51m 44s

Laurie Kilmartin

Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about what it’s like doing stand-up sets all over the world using Zoom, the current writing process for Conan at Home, getting into anime with her son, and listener advice on how to dip into the comedy world. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
22/05/20·35m 58s

Ellie Kemper and Michael Koman

Married couple Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Michael Koman (Nathan For You, Late Night with Conan O’Brien) join Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about Michael meeting and becoming friends with Ellie during her time as an intern at Late Night with Conan, how Ellie’s mother saved their relationship after seeing Conan visit a sick Michael on the show, the iPhone sketch in which Ellie & Michael played a couple in, and more. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
15/05/20·52m 29s

Sona Movsesian

Conan’s assistant Sona Movsesian joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about moving into her new home, her grandmother’s love of Flaming Hot Cheetos, helping Conan with tech questions, how she became Conan’s assistant, and if it’s a good idea to change careers later in life. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
08/05/20·38m 30s

Conan O’Brien Talks Conan at Home

On the Season 2 premiere of Inside Conan, Conan O’Brien himself joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about his quarantine lifestyle, how the guest interviews for the Conan show are being recorded, where he got his Jeff Goldblum recommended eyeglass frames, his early days in LA with his writing partner Greg Daniels, and why his iconic beard has yet to return. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
01/05/20·54m 47s

Conan O’Brien Talks Conan Without Borders: Ghana

Conan O’Brien himself returns to talk about Conan in Ghana with Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell. They talk about the hilarious Sam Richardson joining the trip and his roots with Ghana, one of the powerful moments of the trip, and some of the meaningful items Conan has brought back from his Conan Without Borders trips that now inhabit in his office.Watch Conan Without Borders: Ghana on November 7th!This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon), Lightstream (www.lightstream.com/CONAN), and Candid Co (www.candidco.com/insideconan code: INSIDECONAN).Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com
01/11/19·56m 52s

Laura Kightlinger and Laurie Kilmartin

Actress and comedian Laura Kightlinger (PEN15, Will & Grace) and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin join Conan writers Mike and Jessie to talk about Laurie’s new Stitcher Premium podcast “Best Of Stand-Up From Conan”, Laura’s stand-up set from the 1993-1994 season that was featured on the podcast, Laura’s start in stand-up in Boston, Laura’s dinner date with Larry David, and more.Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
25/10/19·50m 52s

Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff (Black-ish) was the head writer of Late Night with Conan O’Brien from 1995 to 2000. Jonathan joins Conan writers Mike and Jessie to talk about the many times he’s gotten confused with the Broadway actor Jonathan Groff, giving John Krasinski the advice to not become an actor, Conan singing a song about how Jonathan and Mike were going to ruin the show on their very first day at Late Night, and more.This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon), Tailor Store (www.tailorstore.com/insideconan), and Candid Co (www.candidco.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
18/10/19·1h 7m

Jon Glaser

The hilarious Jon Glaser (Jon Glaser Loves Gear, Hustlers, Delocated) was a writer on Late Night with Conan O’Brien for 5 years. Jon joins Conan writers Mike and Jessie to talk about the Bill Clinton puppet, Segue Sam, the origins of Delocated, eating a sandwich in a scene with Jennifer Lopez in the movie Hustlers, and more.Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
11/10/19·1h 3m

Jena Friedman

Stand-up comedian Jena Friedman joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about her most recent Conan stand-up appearance dealing with true crime, why she wouldn’t be a comedian without her mother, her latest work in progress hour Miscarriage of Justice, her Adult Swim specials Soft Focus, and more.This episode is brought to you by CLR (www.clrbrands.com).Check out Jena Friedman’s most recent Conan appearance: https://youtu.be/wV-NcNwXqcACheck out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
04/10/19·56m 48s

Maria Bamford

Comedian extraordinaire Maria Bamford joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about being a part of a new scripted podcast series from Team Coco called Frontier Tween, Conan being her first TV appearance in 1998, her many temp jobs in Los Angeles including playing a Star Trek character who traveled to various Jack in the Box locations in Southern California, and more. This episode is brought to yo by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon), Tailor Store (www.tailorstore.com/insideconan), and M&Ms Hazelnut.Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
27/09/19·1h 3m

Frontier Tween Episode 1: Tilly Mulch Learns A Lesson

Team Coco is excited to share the first episode of their new scripted comedy podcast 'Frontier Tween' with you. The show follows 12-year-old Tilly Mulch, who has a simple life working on her family’s frontier farm but dreams of one day winning the big city newspaper poetry contest. Luckily, between her god-fearing Ma, her perpetually ailing Pa, her tiny orphan pal who sleeps in a nest in the barn, and the town pastor whose divine calling is to mooch food off his congregants, Tilly has plenty to write about. Frontier Tween stars the voices of Maria Bamford, Conan O’Brien, Kerri Kenney, and Tim Baltz. To check out more episodes, go to luminary.link/teamcoco.
24/09/19·21m 4s

Matt O’Brien, Conan head writer

Conan head writer Matt O’Brien joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about the recent writer submission process which included reading over 400 writer submissions, common red flags, and more. Plus, Mike shares a legendary Brian Reich story from the writers room of the Late Night with Conan days.This episode is brought to you by M&Ms Hazelnut.Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
20/09/19·42m 59s

Dan Goor

Writer and TV producer Dan Goor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about feeling intimidated when he first started writing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, using what he learned working at Conan at Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and much more.This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon), M&Mz Hazelnut, Candid Co (www.candidco.com/insideconan), and Tailor Store (www.tailorstore.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
13/09/19·57m 7s

Inside Conan Greenland

Conan writer Jose Arroyo and Conan Field Producer Jason Chillemi join Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the behind the scenes of their recent Conan trip to Greenland. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk to Jackie, a Conan fan with an Inside Conan tattoo.This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon).Check out Conan Without Borders: Greenland: https://teamcoco.com/greenlandCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
06/09/19·52m 9s

Behind the Seams (and Sketches) Pt. 2

Linda Ciarimboli has worked in the Costume Department for Conan for years. Linda joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about her work on the Comic-Con shows, the Mascots That Shouldn’t Dunk sketches, as well as her work on many films such as Batman Returns. Then, Conan writer Andres du Bouchet joins Mike and Jessie to talk about sometimes starting with an accent for a character he’d like to perform, his idea for a sitcom featuring characters that have appeared on Conan, and the cut “Broda” sketch for Comic-Con.This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
30/08/19·1h 9m

Marina Franklin

Stand-up comedian Marina Franklin joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about how she got passed at the Comedy Cellar, being very excited about her first set on Conan, the importance of how to dress onstage, her experience touring with Conan, and her debut stand-up special “Single Black Female.” Plus, Mike and Jessie answer some listener questions!This episode is brought to you by M&Ms Hazelnut and CLR (www.clrbrands.com).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
23/08/19·1h 1m

Brian McCann

Legendary Conan writer and performer Brian McCann joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss everything during his 17 years at Conan. They talk about the FedEx Pope, Preparation H Raymond, being the ambassador for the improv and stand-up community in Chicago in the late 80s/early 90s, his Arrogant Dumbass character bombing during a Conan taping, Joe’s Pub, the “No Reason to Live” Kayak Guy, and much more.This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
16/08/19·1h 11m

Jessica Chaffin

Actress and comedian Jessica Chaffin (Big Mouth, Ronna and Beverly) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about getting recognized for her role as Coco Wexler in Nickelodeon’s Zoey 101, joining the crew for Conan’s trip to Israel, and brings a special homemade gift.This episode is brought to you by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon) and FabFitFun (www.fabfitfun.com code: INSIDECONAN).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
09/08/19·50m 41s

Live from Just For Laughs 2019

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are live from Just For Laughs 2019! They are joined by Conan monologue writer Brian Kiley to talk about writing for Conan for 25 years. Then, SNL’s Chris Redd stops by to talk about hosting the CONAN360 broadcast at Comic-Con alongside comedian Moses Storm. Plus, comedian Cristela Alonzo drops by to talk about being so nervous for her first late night TV appearance on Conan that she forgot her name.This episode is brought to you by M&M’s Hazelnut Spread Chocolate Candies.Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
02/08/19·1h 3m

Live from Comic-Con 2019

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are live from the Team Coco House at Comic-Con 2019! They are joined by Conan’s assistant Sona Movsesian to talk about making her Late Night television debut when Kumail Nanjiani canceled last minute. Then, comedian Rory Scovel stops by to talk about his double booking sketch with Jon Dore and his experience touring with Conan. Plus, Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky drops by to answer audience questions.This episode is brought to you by CLR (www.clrbrands.com).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
26/07/19·1h 5m

Flula Borg

Comedian/actor/DJ Flula Borg joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell on this week’s Inside Conan! Flula talks about how he was involved in the Kumail kerfuffle, doing Q&A with Conan on tour, visiting a nude beach in Berlin with Conan, his new song “Self Care Sunday,” and much more.Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
19/07/19·56m 28s

Andy Daly

Everyone’s absolute favorite, Andy Daly (Review) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about how his Late Night with Conan journey began. Andy talks about how Robert Smigel recommended him for Conan bits after he auditioned for The Dana Carvey Show, playing Amy Poehler’s new boyfriend Kyle for a “Andy’s Little Sister” sketch, Late Night Salmon Grab, getting a swirly by Rob Riggle in a real toilet, a controversial blackface sketch, and much more.This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
12/07/19·55m 31s

Brian Stack

Brian Stack (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) is one of the most beloved writer/performers from the Late Night with Conan O’Brien days and one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. Brian joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about the first sketch he ever wrote being Andy’s Little Sister featuring Amy Poehler, the special only kids in the audience episode, and some of his favorite Conan bits including Artie Kendall the Ghost Crooner, WikiBear, The Wikipedia-Powered Teddy, The Reverend Otis K. Dribbles, Bulletproof Legs, and much more. This episode is brought to you by FabFitFun (www.fabfitfun.com code: INSIDECONAN).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
05/07/19·56m 25s

Matt Walsh

Comedian and UCB co-founder Matt Walsh (Veep) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about the hardware commercial that got him into SAG, which UCB performers went to the emergency room as a result of their Conan bits, capitalizing on the chemistry of the Veep cast via improv, and much more.This episode is sponsored by Cannondale Bicycles (www.cannondale.com/conan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
28/06/19·1h 5m

Robert Smigel

Comedy legend Robert Smigel joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about connecting with Conan through their shared cartoony sensibility at Saturday Night Live, the behind the scenes drama of launching Late Night with Conan O’Brien, the inception of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, and much more.This episode is brought to you by Roman (www.getroman.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
21/06/19·1h 9m

Behind the Seams (and Sketches)

Conan’s head costume designer Scott Cronick joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about the challenges of dressing Conan, loving the adrenaline rush of the immediate turnaround for costumes for sketches, and making an incredible discovery when he recently took over as Conan’s head dresser. Plus, Conan’s only Canadian writer Levi MacDougall joins Mike and Jessie to talk about having to reshoot a sketch because his Canadian accent was too strong, why dogs never get cut from sketches, and coming up with lyrics for NPR’s new Morning Edition theme music.This episode is brought to you by Cannondale Bikes (www.cannondale.com/conan), Candid (www.candidco.com/insideconan code: insideconan), Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/insideconan), and Roman (www.getroman.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
14/06/19·1h 8m

Behind the Scenes: Monologues, Music and Melbourne

Conan monologue writers Brian Kiley and Laurie Kilmartin join Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about jokes that got cut from this week’s show. Then, Mike and Jessie have a conversation with Conan music director Jimmy Vivino, who has been with the show since 1993, and do a follow up from a previous episode with guest Chris Gethard. Plus, Australian stand-up comedian Rhys Nicholson stops by to chat right before making his American TV debut on Conan.This episode is brought to you by CLR (www.clrbrands.com), FabFitFun (www.fabfitfun.com code: insideconan), and Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.com code: insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
07/06/19·1h 17m

Allison Silverman

Accomplished writer Allison Silverman (Russian Doll, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Colbert Report) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about her time working at Late Night with Conan O’Brien. She also talks about having her own bathroom to privately weep in when she felt a pitch didn’t go well at The Daily Show, the reaction in the room being brutal when Stephen Colbert did the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and her experience being in an all female writers room for Russian Doll compared to her early experiences working in a predominantly male writers room.This episode is brought to you by CLR (www.clrbrands.com), Experian Boost (www.experian.com/insideconan), and Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.com code: insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
31/05/19·56m 43s

Chris Gethard

Comedian and Fellow Earwolf Podcaster Chris Gethard (Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about going from worshipping Conan in college to doing bits on the Late Night with Conan O’Brien show, one of the scariest and heartbreaking memories he has involving a Conan bit he was in, and going back to Public Access to help out the next generation of comedians.This episode is brought to you by Roman (www.getroman.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
24/05/19·1h 15m

Jimmy Pardo

Comedy podcast Godfather Jimmy Pardo of the Never Not Funny Podcast joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about how he initially refused the job to be the warm-up comedian for The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, why he thought he would be fired once he did take the warm-up job, and the one time Conan asked him for a note on his monologue.This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/insideconan) and Postmates (code: insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com
17/05/19·55m 6s

Bonus: Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo Season 2

Mike and Jessie present a special clip for Season 2 of Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo now available over at the Never Not Funny feed!
14/05/19·7m 47s

Liam Cunningham, Rose Matafeo, Jeff Ross

Irish actor Liam Cunningham joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about predictions on the future of his character Ser Davos on Game of Thrones, almost dying while working as an electrician in the 80’s, and getting thrown out of the Chateau Marmont. Then, New Zealand comedian Rose Matafeo stops by to talk about being inspired by the confidence of people in the US, why so much good comedy comes out of New Zealand, and what she’s doing to prepare for her first late night appearance. Plus, Executive Producer Jeff Ross joins Mike and Jessie to share his opinions on the TV Upfronts.This episode is brought to you by Aunt Fannie’s Pest Solutions (www.auntfannies.com/bugs code: INSIDECONAN), Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.com/insideconan), Candid (www.candidco.com/insideconan), and FabFitFun (www.fabfitfun.com code: insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
10/05/19·51m 28s

Tony Hale, Matt O'Brien

Actor and comedian Tony Hale joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to walk them through his personal experience of being on a talk show and how Conan’s show taught him a lesson in diverting anxiety. Then, current Conan head writer Matt O’Brien joins Mike and Jessie to clear the air regarding their schedules since they started hosting this podcast. Plus, Mike and Jessie listen to listener voicemail suggestions about where Conan should go next for a future travel show.This episode is brought to you by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Away (www.awaytravel.com/insideconan code: INSIDECONAN), and Aunt Fannie’s Pest Solutions (www.auntfannies.com/bugs code: INSIDECONAN).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
03/05/19·59m 4s

Vir Das, Kent Irwin

Comedian Vir Das joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about his previous Conan appearance, his evolution of doing stand-up in India to touring in the US, and the best show he did on his last World Tour. Plus, Conan’s cue card guy Kent Irwin joins Mike and Jessie to chat about everything from his uncle inventing cue cards to the band Phish to his relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio.This episode is brought to you by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Vrbo, and Roman (www.getroman.com/insideconan).Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
26/04/19·56m 46s

Jason Chillemi, Jordan Schlansky

Conan Field Producer Jason Chillemi joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about what goes on behind the scenes on remotes and travel shows all the way from the Late Night days to Conan’s recent trip to Australia. Plus, Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky returns to talk about his experience with the Conan travel shows and the evolution of words that need to be bleeped on the show over the years.This episode is brought to you by Vrbo, Postmates (code: insideconan), Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/insideconan), The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and Twix.Check out Conan Without Borders: Australia: https://teamcoco.com/australiaCheck out Conan25: The Remotes: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
19/04/19·59m 11s

Andy Richter, Listener Questions

Conan’s sidekick Andy Richter joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell for a candid conversation about family, initially being hired as the first writer for Late Night with Conan before becoming his sidekick, the evolution of the Conan remotes, and getting poison ivy during his Woodstock remote. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about sketch rewrites as they answer more listener questions.This episode is brought to you by Candid (www.candidco.com/insideconan), Vrbo, and Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.com code: insideconan).Andy at Mardi Gras: http://conan25.teamcoco.com/node/105202Andy at Woodstock: http://conan25.teamcoco.com/node/105842Check out Conan25: The Remotes here: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
12/04/19·1h 1m

Andy Blitz, Jose Arroyo, Listener Questions

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are joined by former Late Night with Conan writer Andy Blitz to talk about some of his favorite Conan remotes in celebration of 25 years of Conan, pranks he’s pulled, and The Slipnutz. Then, fellow Conan writer Jose Arroyo returns to clear his good name. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about Triumph the Insult Comic Dog and more as they answer some listener questions.This episode is brought to you by Vrbo and LinkedIn. The Slipnutz Open For Slipknot Video: https://bit.ly/2uNgq4ICheck out Conan25: The Remotes here: https://conan25.teamcoco.com/Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
05/04/19·46m 58s

Todd Levin, Jordan Schlansky, Listener Questions

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are joined by fellow Conan writer Todd Levin to talk about his experience working with drones and professional dancers for his sketch “Conan’s Mega Celebrity Dance-Off Challenge!”. Then, Conan Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky returns to share his thoughts on religion. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer some listener questions regarding Conan and Jordan’s banter, the decision of the Conan staff moving from New York to LA, and more.Conan’s Mega Celebrity Dance-Off Challenge! Video: https://teamcoco.com/video/conan-s-mega-celebrity-dance-off-challengeGot a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
29/03/19·36m 18s

Deon Cole, Nick Centofante

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell welcome comedian and Conan alum Deon Cole to talk about becoming a writer for Conan after doing stand-up on The Tonight Show, his short-lived series Deon Cole’s Black Box which Jessie wrote on, simultaneously working on Black-ish & Angie Tribeca, the time he was on an all carrot diet, and his dream to be in a Horror movie. Plus, Conan Office Coordinator Nick Centofante joins Mike and Jessie to discuss the soda discrepancy.Deon Cole: Black People Were Not Shocked By The College Bribery Scandal: https://teamcoco.com/video/deon-cole-black-people-were-not-shocked-by-the-college-bribery-scandalGot a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
22/03/19·57m 33s

Timothy Olyphant, Moses Storm, J.P. Buck

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell welcome comedian Moses Storm to share his unbelievable story about growing up with parents who started an unsuccessful cult. Then, Conan’s Stand-up Booker J.P. Buck joins Mike and Jessie to talk about how he finds talent for the show and gives great advice for aspiring comedians. Plus, we hear how a fan perfectly insulted both Timothy Olyphant and Conan at a restaurant.Moses Storm Taped Over Christian Homeschool Videos To Record “Late Night”: https://teamcoco.com/video/moses-storm-taped-over-christian-homeschool-videos-to-record-late-nightGot a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.comFor Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
15/03/19·50m 45s

Chris Hayes, Diane Harmon, Laurie Kilmartin, Jordan Schlansky

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell turn the spotlight on Conan IT Director Chris Hayes and ask him what are the dumb things people ask him to fix. Then, Conan Post-Production Coordinator Diane Harmon shares the strangest things she had to research in the name of comedy. Later, Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin explains the Twitter feud she had this week with Stormy Daniels.Plus, Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky returns to talk about whether or not he has a passion for sports.Porn for the Blind Sketch: https://teamcoco.com/video/porn-for-the-blind-sketchAsk Conan Anything, Except… Sketch: https://teamcoco.com/video/ask-conan-anything-exceptGot a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
08/03/19·39m 34s

Conan O’Brien, Ben Sinclair, Jordan Schlansky, Jose Arroyo

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell talk to Conan O’Brien himself about his relationship with Jordan Schlansky, if he misses just being a writer, and taking great delight in the parts of the show that fall flat. Then, Mike and Jessie learn how Conan Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky spends his free time. Later, Conan writer Jose Arroyo talks about the evolution of his sketch “Selfie Scam” during Writer Regret.Plus, an exclusive unaired clip of Conan talking to Ben Sinclair, star and creator of High Maintenance and stories of trying to get Conan high.Selfie Scam video: https://teamcoco.com/video/an-audience-member-interrupts-the-show-for-a-selfieGot a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
01/03/19·45m 8s

Introducing Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast

Coming soon to Earwolf, Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell, take you behind the pompadour with exclusive and extended versions of their favorite interviews and stand-up from the week in late night, as well as the stories behind them. Discover the origins of characters like Crooner Ghost Artie Kendall, and meet people-who-should-be-characters like Jordan Schlansky. Plus find out why the second floor at Team Coco gets all the best snacks and who’s leaving dirty dishes in Andy Richter’s sink. Each week Mike and Jessie share the best and spill the dirt on everything Conan, because they’re pretty sure their boss isn’t going to listen anyway.
14/02/19·3m 17s
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