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Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

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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.

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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.

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iTunes Ratings

32319 Ratings
Average Ratings
29509
1175
612
429
594

♥️♥️

By Tjnewbold - Feb 13 2020
Read more
The Keegan Michael key episode started my day off with so much laughter. My most favorite podcast!

More Sona and Matt...

By Seattleite1234 - Feb 12 2020
Read more
Who’s the blathering ginger? Nuff o’ that guy...
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Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Latest release on Feb 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Howard Stern

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Radio personality Howard Stern feels badly about not being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Howard and Conan sit down to talk about Howard’s new book ‘Howard Stern Comes Again,’ the punk rock element of radio, the stigma of psychotherapy, and the most painful parts of publicity. Plus, Conan recalls his childhood pets as he and his team respond to a positive review of the show.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.



This episode is sponsored by Heinz Mayonnaise, Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), State Farm (1-800-STATE-FARM), Roman (www.roman.com/CONAN), Best Egg (www.bestegg.com/CONAN), and Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN).

May 20 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #2: Adam Sandler

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Comedian and actor Adam Sandler feels stunned to be Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Adam and Conan sit down this week to talk about their early shared SNL experiences, getting mad at the audience, letting their kids be their conscience, remembering Chris Farley, and their comedy inspirations. Plus, Conan addresses a fruit-related incident with his assistant during the segment “True or False with Sona Movsesian.”


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.


For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.


This episode is sponsored by Campaign Monitor (www.campaignmonitor.com/CONAN), Hotel Tonight (www.hoteltonight.com), Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/CONAN code: CONAN), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CONAN), tasc Performance (www.tascperformance.com code: CONAN), Capterra (www.capterra.com/CONAN), Away (www.awaytravel.com/conan20 code: CONAN20), and Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN).

Jan 14 2019

50mins

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Rank #3: Mila Kunis

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Actress Mila Kunis feels indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Mila sits down with Conan to talk about not being wasteful, running moneymaking schemes (while working on That ‘70s Show), addressing her stardom with her kids, and the importance of having a job at a young age. Plus, Conan gives producer Matt Gourley’s mother Welford a call.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.


This episode is sponsored by Clif Bar (www.clifbar.com/CONAN), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN), and Ben & Jerry's (www.benjerry.com).

Jul 01 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #4: David Letterman

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Legendary television host David Letterman has endless admiration for Conan O’Brien.


David joins Conan to kick off season two with a conversation about David’s unmatchable career in late night, interactions with Johnny Carson and Bob Hope, what they see for their kids in the future, and why the best people in showbiz are always the hardest working. Plus, Conan gives an update on the horse David gifted to him, and Conan’s assistant Sona and producer Matt Gourley join in for another round of Review the Reviewers.



Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Oct 07 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #5: Jack Black

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Actor/musican Jack Black feels shitty about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

Jack and Conan sit down to talk about the 1999 pilot Heat Vision and Jack, laying down hot tracks with Jack White, bringing the energy to max performing with Tenacious D, the greatest mobile golf game, and the later films of Ruth Gordon. Plus, Conan issues another State of the Podcast address.

Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Dec 09 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #6: Malcolm Gladwell

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Author and journalist Malcolm Gladwell feels pressured into being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

Malcolm and Conan sit down to talk about Malcolm’s new book Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know, conversations about gardening, tabloid inventions, tales from the IRA, and Conan’s own special cult of personality. Plus, Conan and his assistant Sona engage in a struggle for power.

Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Dec 23 2019

54mins

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Rank #7: Paul Rudd

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Actor Paul Rudd feels excited about Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Paul and Conan sit down to talk about Paul’s long-running “Mac and Me” gag on Conan, the urge to go out of bounds, showbiz muscle memory, and learning how to bartend. Later, Conan and his team respond to a listener voicemail about being scared.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Nov 11 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #8: Kristen Bell

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Actress Kristen Bell feels supercharged about being Conan O’Brien’s friend! 


Kristen joins Conan to chat about imparting kindness to their kids, Kristen’s complex relationship with her husband’s recliner, driving motorcycles, and Conan’s goals for a potential double date.


Plus, Conan gets to know his assistant Sona a bit better with the segment “True or False.”


For Conan videos, tour dates, and more visit TeamCoco.com.

Nov 26 2018

48mins

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Rank #9: John Mulaney

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Comedian John Mulaney feels falsely modest about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


John and Conan sit down to talk about growing up in a family trapped in the 1950s, the power of dressing well, fulfilling a lifelong dream of a career in comedy, and the rewarding experience of creating his new Netflix show John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch. Later, Conan and his team share their formative cinematic experiences.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Dec 16 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #10: Michelle Obama

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama feels cautiously optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.



Michelle and Conan sit down to talk about Michelle’s memoir Becoming, childhood inspirations, embarrassing her kids, spending time alone with Chipotle, putting the right people in office, and the loss of anonymity.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.



This episode is sponsored by FX - What We Do in the Shadows, SoFi (www.sofi.com/CONAN), Calm (www.calm.com/CONAN), Campaign Monitor (www.campaignmonitor.com/CONAN), Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN), Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/CONAN), Capterra (www.capterra.com/CONAN), and Audible (www.audible.com/CONANOBRIEN or text CONANOBRIEN to 500500).

Mar 18 2019

56mins

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Rank #11: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Actress and comedy icon Julia Louis-Dreyfus feels a tad hopeful (but not really) about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


On the season finale, Julia and Conan sit down to talk about when it’s okay for their kids to hear them swearing, the melding of Veep and reality, how frustration can be good for you, learning via failure at SNL and much more. Plus, Conan responds to a listener looking for work as he and his team Review the Reviewers.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.



This episode is sponsored by Mailchimp - The Jump podcast, WGU (www.wgu.edu/conan), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/conan), Zinus (www.zinus.com/CONAN), Fracture (www.fractureme.com/CONAN), and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CONAN).

Jul 22 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #12: Al Franken

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Author, comedian, and former senator Al Franken is already a f***ing friend of Conan O’Brien’s.


Al and Conan sit down to talk about favorite SNL sketches that never made it to air, doing ‘The Brain Tumor Comedian’ with Tom Davis, shutting down George Harrison’s drunken piano playing, and the jokes that failed to land with guests of The Al Franken Podcast. Plus, Conan follows up on the resurfacing of his correspondence with iconic writer E.B. White.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Dec 30 2019

58mins

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Rank #13: Jimmy Kimmel

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Fellow late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel feels sexually excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Jimmy joins Conan to talk about the competitive late-night landscape, Jimmy’s love of feeding people, Conan’s many hobbies, intermittent fasting, and the best ways to keep guests talking. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail inviting him over for a game of bridge. 


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.



This episode is sponsored by State Farm (www.statefarm.com), Calm (www.calm.com/CONAN), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CONAN), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), and Instacart (www.instacart.com code: CONAN).

May 06 2019

58mins

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Rank #14: Bill Hader

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Actor and comedian Bill Hader feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Bill and Conan sit down to chat about their fondness for antiquated terms, the importance of relaxation, crime show narrators, and competing with YouTube. Plus, Conan issues a State of the Podcast address.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.


This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/CONAN), Bombas (www.bombas.com/CONAN), Robinhood (www.CONAN.Robinhood.com), State Farm (1-800-STATE-FARM), and Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN).

May 13 2019

59mins

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Rank #15: Sarah Silverman

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Comedian Sarah Silverman feels grateful about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. 

Sarah and Conan sit down to chat about first times, getting aggressively dumb and silly, lessons from Garry Shandling, and the fear of speaking up. Plus, a listener voicemail forces Conan to contemplate a sandwich that bears his name.

Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Feb 03 2020

56mins

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Rank #16: Andy Richter

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Comedian Andy Richter feels just fine about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Andy sits down with Conan to talk about their 26 years of friendship, how funny and gross the human body can be, using the early internet to pull pranks at work, the advances of plastic surgery over the years, and his new podcast 'The Three Questions with Andy Richter' - the first episode is available now on StitcherApple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to fine podcasts. Plus, Conan responds to voicemail about Sona Movsesian.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.


This episode is sponsored by Mailchimp The Jump Podcast, JC Penney Men's Clothing (www.jcp.com), Ben & Jerry's (www.benjerry.com), StateFarm, Zinus (www.zinus.com/CONAN code: CONAN), and Quip (http://getquip.com/CONAN).

Jul 08 2019

46mins

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Rank #17: Kumail Nanjiani

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Comedian, actor, and writer Kumail Nanjiani feels apologetic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Kumail sits down with Conan to discuss his recent absence on the television program, coming from a hardworking family, having incredible balance, hating Ferris Bueller, and the best way to reward oneself. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about being a godfather.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.



This episode is sponsored by Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Clif Bar (www.clifbar.com/CONAN), Zinus (www.zinus.com/CONAN), State Farm (1-800-STATE-FARM), Ben & Jerry's (www.benjerry.com), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CONAN), and Hair Club (www.hairclub.com/CONAN).

Jul 15 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #18: Charles Barkley

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Basketball legend Charles Barkley feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

Charles and Conan sit down to chat about the extreme competition of going pro, getting booed offstage at a Katy Perry concert for dissing the Timberwolves, his friendship with Shaq, and advocating for education. Later, Conan issues a warning to his staff about spoiling certain tv shows.

Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Jan 06 2020

1hr 2mins

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Rank #19: Ellen DeGeneres

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Comedian, television host, writer and producer Ellen DeGeneres feels honored to be Conan o Brien’s friend.

Ellen and Conan sit down to talk about wearing gold jackets in the 80s, Ellen’s return to stand-up after 15 years with her special Relatable, the pressures of maintaining a talk show persona, and the importance of not taking things so seriously. Plus, Conan contemplates his own name while dropping others in response to a listener’s email.

Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Nov 18 2019

50mins

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Rank #20: Zach Galifianakis

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Actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis feels cautious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.


Zach and Conan sit down to talk about the showbiz cult of ego, mining comedy from miscommunication, phone calls from the president, hunting for clay, and being inspired by a professional whistler. Later, Sona and Matt Gourley surprise Conan with a Halloween treat.


Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.

Oct 28 2019

59mins

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