Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend Podcast

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.

Deep Dive with Dana Carvey 3
Dana gets into a competitive fashion. Robert Shaw (from Jaws) discusses the Mueller Report. Tony Montana at Thanksgiving Dinner. Plus, Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga at the Oscars, Norm MacDonald, and Mike Tyson.This episode is sponsored by Amazon Launchpad (amazon.com/shoplaunchpad), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/conan code: CONAN), NHTSA, KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/CONAN), and Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: CONAN)....

Deep Dive with Dana Carvey 2
Dana reveals his more aggressive characters plus Jon Lovitz’s secret catchphrase. Also: Trump sings a song and Obama makes a pitch to Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Vital Farms (www.vitalfarms.com/coupon), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Atoms Shoes (www.atoms.com/CONAN), HotelTonight (www.hoteltonight.com), and WGU (www.wgu.edu/CONAN)....

Deep Dive with Dana Carvey 1
On the first episode of Deep Dive with Dana Carvey, Dana and Conan talk about the Beatles, the key to impersonating British actors, and Predator Island. Plus, Paul McCartney catches up with John Lennon in the afterlife.This episode is sponsored by HotelTonight (www.hoteltonight.com), Lights Out With David Spade, and Clif Bar (www.clifbar.com/CONAN)....


Introducing The Three Questions with Andy Richter
Out now on Earwolf, Host Andy Richter asks the same three questions to each guest: Where do you come from? Where are you going? What have you learned? This will not be a one-sided process, as Andy won’t shy away from getting personal himself. Check it out now in Apple Podcasts: apple.co/threequestions...

Trailer: Deep Dive with Dana Carvey
On each episode of this six-part miniseries, Dana Carvey and Conan O’Brien will deepen their friendship and fall into comedy madness along the way. Premieres August 5th....

36. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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 ...


35. Kumail Nanjiani
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 sponsore...

34. Andy Richter
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 Stitcher, Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to fine podcasts. Plus, Conan responds to voicemail about Sona Movsesian.Got a q...

33. Mila Kunis
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.cli...


32. Billy Eichner
Comedian Billy Eichner feels mixed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Billy sits down with Conan to talk about his dream guests for ‘Billy on the Street,’ creating his own world in the industry, writing the first major gay rom-com, and voicing Timon in the remake of The Lion King. Plus, Conan and producer Matt Gourley resolve a scheduling dispute.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 Heinz Mayonnaise...

31. Lin-Manuel Miranda
Actor, composer, playwright, and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda feels great about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Lin-Manuel and Conan sit down this week to chat about the perks of youth theatre, rhyming as a superpower, the magic of Queen & David Bowie’s “Under Pressure,” and handling the immeasurable success of 'Hamilton.' Plus, Conan comes clean about a grand cover-up involving his producer Matt Gourley.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Turo, The Jump pod...

30. Martin Short
Comedian and actor Martin Short feels ashamed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Martin and Conan sit down to chat about the best time to be 30, the production of Godspell that started it all, how Martin’s Irish heritage shaped his comedy, doing Bette Davis in front of Bette Davis, and which character Martin would like to be buried as. Plus, Conan and his team deconstruct the family dynamic of the show.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Turo, JCPenney (...


29. Hannah Gadsby
Comedian Hannah Gadsby feels confused about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Hannah and Conan sit down to talk about her new show 'Douglas,' the pitfalls of self-deprecation, breaking the comedy code with ‘Nanette,’ reacting to her mother in the audience, and needing to not care. Plus, sparks fly between Conan and producer Matt Gourley as they once again Review the Reviewers.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Heinz Mayonnaise, Airbnb (www.airbnb.com/Experie...

28. Bob Newhart
Stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Bob sits down with Conan to share stories about meeting Don Rickles for the first time, sitting in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, leaping from accounting to showbusiness, beautiful moments from The Bob Newhart Show, the danger of cynicism in comedy, and Chicago values. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about an award that was named after him.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821...

27. Howard Stern
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 cod...


26. Bill Hader
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 (...

25. Jimmy Kimmel
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/C...

24. Robert Caro
Author Robert Caro is cautiously optimistic about being Conan O Brien’s friend.Robert and Conan discuss his biographical works on Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, getting into the shoes of his subjects, his new book “Working,” searching for the man who helped steal a Senate election, and the parallels we can draw to today’s events. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about the size of his skull. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by VRBO, Twix, St...


23. Tig Notaro
Comedian Tig Notaro feels glad about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Tig and Conan sit down this week to discuss the hilarity of crashing and burning onstage, vacationing with rock stars, wearing a nightcap, playing Vegas, and drawing Civil War portraits. Later, executive producer Adam Sachs weighs in on the dos and don’ts of casual schmoozing with guests.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 Hulu's Ram...

22. Patton Oswalt
Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Patton and Conan sit down to talk about remembering comedy misfires, SNL’s best hosts from the sports world, getting screwed over by decency, the importance of spellcheck, and recapturing the magic of breakfast cereal. Plus, Conan gets to the bottom of a sweatpants mystery during a game of 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 ...

21. Nicole Byer
Comedian and actress Nicole Byer feels excited about being Conan O’Brien’s friend!Nicole and Conan sit down to chat about loving the people they torment, marriages of convenience, Ayahuasca side effects, Conan’s dateability, and making your own tattoos with Microsoft Word. Later, Conan recaps a texting miscommunication during a game of 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 sponso...


20. Ben Stiller
Actor, writer, and director Ben Stiller feels excited to be Conan O'Brien's friend, but he isn’t holding his breath.Ben and Conan sit down this week to chat about growing up in show business, getting the finger from strangers, returning to Saturday Night Live, how Ben came into his latest project Escape at Dannemora, and being able to make yourself laugh. Plus, producer Matt Gourley shows off a piece of true presidential memorabilia.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan vide...

19. Ray Romano
Actor and comedian Ray Romano feels good about being Conan O’Brien’s friend (with an exception).Ray and Conan sit down to chat about last-minute gifts for Adam Levine, being a good Samaritan, Ray’s first time doing stand-up, legendary horrible gigs, and the joy of winning over a room full of strangers. Plus, Conan responds to a voicemail from a listener regarding his advertisers.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode...

18. Michelle Obama
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/CONA...


17. Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz
Actors, comedians, and improvisers Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz feel both sizzlin’ and curious about being Conan O’Brien’s friends.Thomas and Ben sit down with Conan this week to talk about their two-man improvised show (plus Conan’s own improv history), playing off mistakes in the moment, performing at Carnegie Hall, and cross-theatrical integration. Later, Conan responds to a listener voicemail regarding celebrity codenames.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan vide...

16.5 Jessie Gaskell and Mike Sweeney
Writers Jessie Gaskell and Mike Sweeney feel hungry and starving, respectively, about being Conan O’Brien’s friends.Jessie and Mike sit down with Conan to talk about their new show ’Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast,’ moving to the second floor, office snacks, and Gene Simmons.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 Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/CONAN code: CONAN), Fracture (www.fr...

16. Lisa Kudrow
Actress Lisa Kudrow feels tired about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Lisa and Conan sit down to chat about their first meeting at an improv class, not taking criticism personally, the backlash to Friends, how Lisa predicted Conan’s career, and being rescued from their dreams.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 Mercari (www.mercari.com), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Athletic Greens (w...


BONUS: Introducing Inside Conan
Out now on 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. Check it out now in Apple Podcasts: apple.co/insideconan....

15. Jeff Goldblum
Actor Jeff Goldblum feels...truthful about being Conan O'Brien's friend.Jeff and Conan sit down to chat about mini-orgasms, spousal criticism, pinky rings, raising comic children, and speaking in jazz. Plus, producer Matt Gourley reveals the results of the latest blind drawing contest, and Conan responds to a voicemail regarding proper elocution.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 State Farm (www.s...

14. Timothy Olyphant
Actor Timothy Olyphant feels “eh” about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Timothy and Conan sit down this week to chat about their favorite hobbit names, playing a mean mofo on-screen, buying a gingerbread house, and fantasies of quitting Twitter. Plus, Conan’s wax figure controversy heats up with an official response from the Dreamland Wax Museum.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 State Farm (www.stat...


13. Stephen Colbert
Comedian, writer, and television host Stephen Colbert feels cool about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Stephen and Conan sit down this week to chat about bonding like brothers, growing a sustainable farm, silliness as a religion, the healing power of connecting with an audience, and hiding from their producers. Plus, Conan gives a history lesson as he and his staff pick a new subject for another drawing contest. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more ...

12. David Sedaris
Writer and humorist David Sedaris feels apprehensive about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. David sits down with Conan this week to talk about the perks of having a colonoscopy, backhanded compliments, being honest about your family, and how to dispose of old tumors. Plus, Conan and his assistant Sona respond to a listener voicemail regarding a wax museum conspiracy.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...

11. Dana Carvey
Comedian and actor Dana Carvey feels masculine about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Dana sits down with Conan this week to talk about the key to a nailing perfect impression, how The Church Lady got her euphemisms, and memories of George H. W. Bush. Plus, Dana shares a few of his latest favorite characters, and Conan gets taken to task for losing his belongings by his assistant Sona on a reverse “True or False.”Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more ...


10. Ron Funches
Comedian Ron Funches feels grateful and excited to be Conan O’Brien’s friend.Ron and Conan sit down this week to talk about idolizing Dwayne Johnson, losing weight, having a deceptive voice, and the best place to get their toes done. Plus, Conan and Sona reveal the results of the Christmas puppy drawing contest.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), Pa...

9. Adam Sandler
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 T...

8. Marc Maron
Comedian, actor, and podcaster Marc Maron feels nervous about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Marc and Conan sit down this week to chat about beginner podcast tips, difficult interviewees, health scares, and why they don’t hang out. Plus, Conan receives feedback on his showmanship from his assistant Sona during a new segment called Ways In Which Conan Is Like Freddie Mercury. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.This episode is s...


7. Pete Holmes
Comedian Pete Holmes feels frustrated but honored to be Conan O’Brien’s friend.Pete and Conan sit down this week to chat about their shared Boston lineage, pulling out the dad energy, finding silliness in the world around them, and Pete’s new special ‘Dirty Clean’. Plus, Conan checks in with his producer Matt Gourley to get an update on the State of the Podcast. 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 ...

6. Wanda Sykes
Comedian Wanda Sykes feels trapped into being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Wanda and Conan sit down this week to talk about their mutual love of murder television, bowling with the railings down, and planning a vacation together. Plus, Conan gives a staff performance review. 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 Palm (www.palm.com), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CONAN), Roman (www.roman.com/CONAN), Me...

5. Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
Actors and comedic couple Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally feel ambivalent, yet hopeful about being Conan O’Brien’s friends.Nick and Megan join Conan this week to discuss lovemaking in the woods, unusual fashion choices, cute sociopaths, revenge fantasies, and Nick’s Survivor goals. Plus, Conan contemplates his own mortality as he and his assistant Sona check out the latest reviews of the show. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco....


4. Dax Shepard
Actor Dax Shepard feels very optimistic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Dax and Conan sit down to talk about manhood, being made fun of, tycoons, shyness in comedy, and making plans to hang out. Plus, Conan finds out where his assistant Sona disappeared to while they were on tour during a game of “True or False.”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 Yousician (code: CONAN), MeUndies (www.meundies...

3. Bill Burr
Comedian Bill Burr feels great about being Conan’s friend.Bill joins Conan to chat about feeling jealous of his kids, his latest life-changing breakthrough, the end of the Burt Reynolds era, and more.Plus, Conan answers questions from fans about messing with his staff, sports, and Pokémon. 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 Yousician (code: CONAN), Bolster Sleep Company (www.bolstersleep.com code:...

2. Kristen Bell
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.This episode is sponsored by BAKblade, Bolster Sleep Company (www.bolstersleep.com code: CONA...


1. Will Ferrell
Comedian and actor Will Ferrell feels awkward about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Will joins Conan along with trusty assistant Sona Movsesian and producer Matt Gourley to reflect on his unmatched commitment to comedy, sharing humble roots with Conan at The Groundlings, feeling good about bad reviews, and remembering the comedy bit Will performed on Late Night that got them both in trouble with Lorne Michaels.Plus, Conan answers questions from fans about hair, Star Wars, and staff favorites. Got a question fo...

Are you ready to make friends?
Coming November 19th…The first episode of Conan O’Brien’s new podcast is less than two weeks away. Conan really needs a friend. But does he need a podcast? Turns out he does. If only to find that friend. So Conan's bringing his favorite celebrity guests by the studio for some lively conversations. Look out for episodes with Will Ferrell, Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, Wanda Sykes, Marc Maron, Bill Burr, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepherd, and more! Subscribe now in Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen...

Introducing Conan’s new podcast
Conan O’Brien really needs a friend. But does he need a podcast? Turns out he does. If only to find that friend. Conan's bringing his favorite celebrity guests by the studio for some friendly conversations. In the meantime, he is joined by his dependable assistant Sona Movsesian, in an attempt to figure out why a venerable TV legend like himself might want to start a podcast in the first place. Is it really for the friendship, or just the fortune and glory? Or is it maybe to show everyone else just how wron...