Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Team Coco & Earwolf

Since Oct 2018·92 episodes

After 25 years at the Late Night desk, Conan realized that the only people at his holiday party are the men and women who work for him.Over the years and despite thousands of interviews, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to do just that.Deeper, unboundedly playful, and free from FCC regulations, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend is a weekly opportunity for Conan to hang out with the people he enjoys most and perhaps find some real friendship along the way.

Episodes

21:33
E78·6 days ago
Conan and his team contemplate an alternate presidential history on another Summer S’mores special.
06:59
10 days ago
Rob Lowe takes over Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend to share a clip from his new podcast, Literally! with Rob Lowe. Check out the first episode with special guest Chris Pratt now on Apple Podcasts: apple.co/literally
20:42
E77·13 days ago
Conan’s team tries to induce chill-ness by any means necessary on another special Summer S’mores episode.
23:54
E76·20 days ago
On the first installment of a special Summer S’mores series, Conan and his team loosen up by sharing memories of summers past.
1:02:01
E75·27 days ago
Comedian Amy Schumer feels fully indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Amy and Conan sit down to talk about comedians getting buff, cult leaders, debuting Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, and whether a baby can have “it”. Plus, Conan and his team celebrate the culmination of their se...
1:03:24
E74·1 month ago
Actor Rob Lowe feels optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Rob and Conan sit down to talk about advice from Cary Grant and Paul Newman, what’s in store with Rob’s new podcast Literally! With Rob Lowe, and which Supreme Court justice Rob considers a friend. Plus, Conan reviews sub...
1:01:42
E73·1 month ago
Comedian Russell Brand feels nervous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Russell and Conan sit down to talk about the appearance of the sacred within the ordinary, making pain lucrative, and the constant of late-night talk shows in America. Later, Conan answers a listener question about w...
1:09:54
E72·2 months ago
Filmmaker J.J. Abrams feels exceedingly lucky about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   J.J. sits down with Conan to discuss finding the confidence to take the reins on iconic franchises like Star Trek and Star Wars, how to cut together a good trailer, and getting his first gig writing the musi...
1:01:00
E71·2 months ago
Actor Mike Myers feels prehensile about being Conan O’Brien’s friend   Mike sits down with Conan to talk about treating the audience as the boss, sharing his iconic comedic filmography with his kids, and the “cinema bleak” of Canada. Later, Conan gets frantic with a one-off segment titled “...
1:03:54
E70·2 months ago
Actor Ted Danson feels oddly comforted about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Ted and Conan sit down to talk about false humility, being recognized (while wearing a mask), and pandemic farts. Plus, Conan shares a touching clip from the set-up of the remote recording.   Got a question f...
1:05:59
E69·2 months ago
Nick and Conan sit down to talk about how being a late bloomer informed the making of Big Mouth, collaborating with longtime partner John Mulaney on Oh, Hello: the P’dcast, and finding positives within a long stretch of quarantine. Later, Conan and his team answer listener questions about homeopa...
1:02:48
E68·3 months ago
Comedian, actor, writer, producer Ricky Gervais feels strangely underwhelmed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Ricky sits down with Conan to discuss getting a laugh out of the worst of humanity, the upcoming season of his Netflix show After Life, and finding out his heroes are just regu...
1:01:14
E67·3 months ago
Comedian and actor Kevin Nealon feels confused that he’s considered Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Kevin and Conan sit down to talk about working on the Hans & Franz musical, perfecting the interview on his YouTube show Hiking with Kevin, and planning a road trip. Plus, Conan gives out much-need...
1:01:43
E66·3 months ago
Actress D’Arcy Carden feels hopeful about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   D’Arcy and Conan sit down to talk about bringing Janet to life on The Good Place, meeting her comedic heroes, babysitting for Bill Hader, and being rewarded for working hard and not asking too much. Later, Conan takes...
1:03:44
E65·3 months ago
Comedian and actor Steve Coogan feels quietly optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Steve sits down with Conan to talk about channeling comic persona Alan Partridge, Steve’s newest film Greed, portraying Stan Laurel in Stan & Ollie, and not mindin...
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