226 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.

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend Earwolf

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 128 Ratings

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.

    Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger

    Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger

    Comedian Patton Oswalt feels 100% not embarrassed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Actress Meredith Salenger feels so blessed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.



    Patton and Meredith sit down with Conan to talk about how they met, odd encounters with Orson Welles, their podcast Did You Get My Text?, and hunting for impossible snacks. Later, Conan helps Sona and Matt prepare for their children's eventual betrothal to one another.



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



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

    • 57 min
    Dating Your Family In Iceland

    Dating Your Family In Iceland

    Conan talks with Bjarki from Reykjavik about life in Iceland and how it could be improved by Conan’s despotic rule.

    Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan

    • 21 min
    Bowen Yang

    Bowen Yang

    Comedian Bowen Yang feels dissociative about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.



    Bowen sits down with Conan to discuss SNL-induced dread, putting together the iconic Iceberg skit, touchy interview subjects, and why it’s impossible to write a sketch in advance. Later, Matt Gourley struggles to announce the new season of Sona’s web series Sona Fixes Your Life.



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



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

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Fiddler And The Ski Mall

    The Fiddler And The Ski Mall

    Conan speaks with Jesse at the World Expo in Dubai about playing rock violin and which musical act Conan would play lead guitar for if given the opportunity.



    Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan

    • 17 min
    Zach Galifianakis Returns

    Zach Galifianakis Returns

    Comedian Zach Galifianakis feels…sincere about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.



    Zach sits down with Conan once again to discuss comedy bits to do in a restaurant, cultivating a certain kind of rudeness, and little-known historical facts. Later, Matt Gourley seeks Conan’s guidance on raising a red-headed child.



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



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

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Skull Soup

    Skull Soup

    Conan chats with Phil in Fall River, MA about working in the Lizzie Borden house and how Conan would solve the murder once and for all.



    Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here: TeamCoco.com/CallConan

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
128 Ratings

128 Ratings

Cobradivine ,

Endlessly entertaining

Beautifully loose improv and candidly engrossing conversations makes this show my ideal companion while I’m painting! btw no disrespect to David, I would have been an amazing temp assistant! I tend to be eloquent, attentive, adaptable, respectful, good listener and a wise wordsmith that can spill the pearls of wisdoms at command! Think about it :)

weedo22 ,

Flula strong

What a legend flula is!loved the chat! With Sir Edmund Hillary and Tensing references us kiwis will all get right on board the flula train bit loved his energy and chat. Love the podcast five stars would trade again

Vurton ,

Hurdles

I’ve just been watching the Olympic’s and I can’t help thinking that Conan would excel at hurdles. A missed opportunity for Conan. Oh… and this podcast is very entertaining.

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