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Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are giving listeners the inside story on some of Conan’s most iconic late-night moments, stretching from his 1993 debut on NBC’s Late Night to his recent CONAN on TBS finale. Starting from the very beginning, they’ll speak with some of Conan’s most iconic guests, writers, and the man himself.

We’ve got all kinds of great stories this season - like that time Conan got in hot water with the government of Finland, or how the Late Night team helped Jack McBrayer land 30 Rock. Other guests include Masturbating Bear creator Brian Reich, former intern Vanessa Bayer, even Liza Powell O’Brien shares what it was like to meet her future husband on a remote involving a chainsaw. Subscribe now!

Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast Earwolf

    • Comedy
    • 4.5 • 1.1K Ratings

Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are giving listeners the inside story on some of Conan’s most iconic late-night moments, stretching from his 1993 debut on NBC’s Late Night to his recent CONAN on TBS finale. Starting from the very beginning, they’ll speak with some of Conan’s most iconic guests, writers, and the man himself.

We’ve got all kinds of great stories this season - like that time Conan got in hot water with the government of Finland, or how the Late Night team helped Jack McBrayer land 30 Rock. Other guests include Masturbating Bear creator Brian Reich, former intern Vanessa Bayer, even Liza Powell O’Brien shares what it was like to meet her future husband on a remote involving a chainsaw. Subscribe now!

    Andy Richter Revisits His Early Days at Late Night

    Andy Richter Revisits His Early Days at Late Night

    Andy Richter joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss his early promotion from writer to sidekick at Late Night, how to respond when Conan serenades you in the office, dealing with negative reviews, and a great Shelley Winters story.

    Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Director Liz Plonka Revisits the Chaos of Late Night

    Director Liz Plonka Revisits the Chaos of Late Night

    Late Night director Liz Plonka joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her start in late night television, losing a live cow in 30 Rock, filming an episode on a boat, and directing Norm Macdonald’s final comedy special.

    • 56 min
    Writer Tommy Blacha Revisits the Gaseous Weiner

    Writer Tommy Blacha Revisits the Gaseous Weiner

    Late Night writer Tommy Blacha joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss performing as The Gaseous Weiner, the freedom of writing the Satellite TV sketches, and how he gave a Conan line to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Paula Davis Revisits 28 Years of Bookings

    Paula Davis Revisits 28 Years of Bookings

    Longtime Conan talent booker Paula Davis joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss sneaking into Saturday Night Live as a teenager, setting Abe Vigoda free, why Regis Philbin was her dream guest, and a fiddler’s on-air wardrobe malfunction.

    Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com

    • 57 min
    Writer Brian Reich Revisits Masturbating Bear and Pimpbot 5000

    Writer Brian Reich Revisits Masturbating Bear and Pimpbot 5000

    Legendary Late Night writer Brian Reich joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the origins of Masturbating Bear, the literature that inspired Pimpbot 5000, the Late Night office game that involved getting punched in the head, and how he pulled off what is possibly the craziest prank in Conan history.

    Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com .

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Music Booker Jim Pitt Revisits Radiohead, Disturbed & More

    Music Booker Jim Pitt Revisits Radiohead, Disturbed & More

    Legendary music booker Jim Pitt joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss Conan’s most memorable musical guests. He talks about booking Radiohead as the first Late Night musical act, David Bowie’s willingness to perform sketch comedy, and how Disturbed’s performance of The Sound of Silence became the biggest Conan clip ever.

    Visit Team Coco’s Spotify account here to check out the year-by-year playlists of musical acts from 1993 to 2016.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

goldandgreen_girl ,

Yay More Conan Content!!!

The hosts are great! I always find it interesting hearing about working in the entertainment world.

lowefidelity ,

Liz Plonka = great

Great episode. BUT!!!!!, let the women speak! Especially when she is talking about Norm McDonald!!! I’d love to hear more about Liz's experiences working with Norm. Seriously though, what a unique perspective she must have.

JohnDungan ,

Fridays are that much better bc of Inside Conan

Love this podcast - Mike and Jessie are great.

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