Zach Galifianakis Makes an Unconventional ‘Conan’ Entrance with Some Help from Andy Richter
To promote the new season of his FX series Baskets, Zach Galifianakis stopped by last night’s Conan and had a great chat with O’Brien and Andy Richter about his kids, fame, embarrassing audition memories, and the time an NPR station he financially supported said they hoped his career was... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Dave Foley Gets Into the Holiday Special Spirit
Holiday specials, for the most part, are a family affair. In general, they are (at best) sweet adventures or (at worst) cloying cash-grabs. There is a sweet spot for holiday specials, however, that make them entertaining for every member of the family and not something the older folks in the room dr... [Read More]
Dave Foley Gets Into the Holiday Special Spirit
Holiday specials, for the most part, are a family affair. In general, they are (at best) sweet adventures or (at worst) cloying cash-grabs. There is a sweet spot for holiday specials, however, that make them entertaining for every member of the family and not something the older folks in the room dr... [Read More]
Behold Conan O’Brien’s $750 Goat
Yesterday, Conan O’Brien’s late night show had a sketch in the works that involved a goat, but after the sketch was cut — and after O’Brien found out that the show paid a whopping $750 to rent a real goat for a few hours — he decided that, sketch or no sketch, there was... [Read More]
Meet Press Secretary Andy Richter, the Sean Spicer of ‘Conan’
Here’s a clip from the opening of last night’s Conan, where Press Secretary Andy Richter fields some questions from the audience regarding O’Brien’s jokes, crowd size, and yes, even penis size. “What about reports that Conan’s jokes are sometimes met with an uncom... [Read More]
Bob Odenkirk plays a down-on-his-luck romance card writer in “Girlfriend’s Day”
Ever wonder who penned the perfect words to the Mother’s Day card you sent last year? Or the hilarious birthday… MORE Bob Odenkirk plays a down-on-his-luck romance card writer in “Girlfriend’s Day” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
A Bunch of Conan O’Brien’s ‘Late Night’ Episodes from the ’90s Are Now on YouTube
Fantastic news, Conan fans: Over the weekend, The Comedians author Kliph Nesteroff shared a new YouTube playlist that’s currently filled with over 50 full episodes of Late Night with Conan O’Brien from its early days featuring guests like Jon Stewart, Bill Murray, Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGen... [Read More]