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Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast

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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.

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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.

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A show for the hosts

By SCLdog - Oct 17 2019
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The hosts seem to forget listeners don’t know Conan inside and out like they do. Hard to keep up with what they talk about if they actually manage to get past the very awkward flow of the interviews. Less inside jokes and more inside Conan please!

Awesome Podcast

By heyyyooo25 - Jun 29 2019
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I love the behind the scenes info. Plus the host aren’t bad either. “We like you”

iTunes Ratings

711 Ratings
Average Ratings
544
58
38
34
37

A show for the hosts

By SCLdog - Oct 17 2019
Read more
The hosts seem to forget listeners don’t know Conan inside and out like they do. Hard to keep up with what they talk about if they actually manage to get past the very awkward flow of the interviews. Less inside jokes and more inside Conan please!

Awesome Podcast

By heyyyooo25 - Jun 29 2019
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I love the behind the scenes info. Plus the host aren’t bad either. “We like you”

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Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast

Updated 5 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: 3. Timothy Olyphant, Moses Storm, J.P. Buck

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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-night


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.

Mar 15 2019

50mins

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Rank #2: 17. Robert Smigel

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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/australia

Check 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

Jun 21 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #3: 7. Andy Richter, Listener Questions

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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/105202


Andy at Woodstock: http://conan25.teamcoco.com/node/105842


Check 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.com


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

Apr 12 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #4: 4. Deon Cole, Nick Centofante

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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-scandal


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.

Mar 22 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #5: 25. Brian McCann

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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/australia

Check 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

Aug 16 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #6: 28. Inside Conan Greenland

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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/greenland

Check 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

Sep 06 2019

53mins

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Rank #7: 29. Dan Goor, co-creator of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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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/greenland

Check 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

Sep 13 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: 5. Todd Levin, Jordan Schlansky, Listener Questions

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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-challenge


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.

Mar 29 2019

40mins

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Rank #9: 18. Matt Walsh

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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/australia

Check 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

Jun 28 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: 19. Brian Stack

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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/australia

Check 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

Jul 05 2019

59mins

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Rank #11: 10. Tony Hale, Matt O'Brien

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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/australia

Check 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.

May 03 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #12: 8. Jason Chillemi, Jordan Schlansky

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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/australia


Check 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.

Apr 19 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #13: 20. Andy Daly

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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/australia

Check 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

Jul 12 2019

57mins

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Rank #14: 21. Flula Borg

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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/australia

Check 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

Jul 19 2019

56mins

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Rank #15: 6. Andy Blitz, Jose Arroyo, Listener Questions

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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/2uNgq4I


Check 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.com


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

Apr 05 2019

52mins

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