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June 7, 2019
15. Behind the Scenes: Monologues, Music and Melbourne
Conan monologue writers Brian Kiley and Laurie Kilmartin join Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about jokes that got cut from this week’s show. Then, Mike and Jessie have a conversation with Conan music director Jimmy Vivino, who has been with the show since 1993, and do a follow up from a previous episode with guest Chris Gethard. Plus, Australian stand-up comedian Rhys Nicholson stops by to chat right before making his American TV debut on Conan. This episode is brought to you by CLR (www.clrbrands.com), FabFitFun (www.fabfitfun.com code: insideconan), and Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.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
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83 min
May 31, 2019
14. Allison Silverman
Accomplished writer Allison Silverman (Russian Doll, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Colbert Report) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about her time working at Late Night with Conan O’Brien. She also talks about having her own bathroom to privately weep in when she felt a pitch didn’t go well at The Daily Show, the reaction in the room being brutal when Stephen Colbert did the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and her experience being in an all female writers room for Russian Doll compared to her early experiences working in a predominantly male writers room. This episode is brought to you by CLR (www.clrbrands.com), Experian Boost (www.experian.com/insideconan), and Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.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
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64 min
May 24, 2019
13. Chris Gethard
Comedian and Fellow Earwolf Podcaster Chris Gethard (Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People) joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about going from worshipping Conan in college to doing bits on the Late Night with Conan O’Brien show, one of the scariest and heartbreaking memories he has involving a Conan bit he was in, and going back to Public Access to help out the next generation of comedians. 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
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78 min
May 17, 2019
12. Jimmy Pardo
Comedy podcast Godfather Jimmy Pardo of the Never Not Funny Podcast joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about how he initially refused the job to be the warm-up comedian for The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, why he thought he would be fired once he did take the warm-up job, and the one time Conan asked him for a note on his monologue. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/insideconan) and Postmates (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
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59 min
May 14, 2019
Bonus: Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo Season 2
Mike and Jessie present a special clip for Season 2 of Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo now available over at the Never Not Funny feed!
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7 min
May 10, 2019
11. Liam Cunningham, Rose Matafeo, Jeff Ross
Irish actor Liam Cunningham joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about predictions on the future of his character Ser Davos on Game of Thrones, almost dying while working as an electrician in the 80’s, and getting thrown out of the Chateau Marmont. Then, New Zealand comedian Rose Matafeo stops by to talk about being inspired by the confidence of people in the US, why so much good comedy comes out of New Zealand, and what she’s doing to prepare for her first late night appearance. Plus, Executive Producer Jeff Ross joins Mike and Jessie to share his opinions on the TV Upfronts. This episode is brought to you by Aunt Fannie’s Pest Solutions (www.auntfannies.com/bugs code: INSIDECONAN), Daily Harvest (www.daily-harvest.com/insideconan), Candid (www.candidco.com/insideconan), and 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.
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59 min
May 3, 2019
10. Tony Hale, Matt O'Brien
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.
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64 min
April 26, 2019
9. Vir Das, Kent Irwin
Comedian Vir Das joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about his previous Conan appearance, his evolution of doing stand-up in India to touring in the US, and the best show he did on his last World Tour. Plus, Conan’s cue card guy Kent Irwin joins Mike and Jessie to chat about everything from his uncle inventing cue cards to the band Phish to his relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio. This episode is brought to you by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Vrbo, and 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.
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61 min
April 19, 2019
8. Jason Chillemi, Jordan Schlansky
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.
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64 min
April 12, 2019
7. Andy Richter, Listener Questions
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.
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68 min
April 5, 2019
6. Andy Blitz, Jose Arroyo, Listener Questions
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.
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52 min
March 29, 2019
5. Todd Levin, Jordan Schlansky, Listener Questions
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.
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40 min
March 22, 2019
4. Deon Cole, Nick Centofante
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.
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61 min
March 15, 2019
3. Timothy Olyphant, Moses Storm, J.P. Buck
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.
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50 min
March 8, 2019
2. Chris Hayes, Diane Harmon, Laurie Kilmartin, Jordan Schlansky
Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell turn the spotlight on Conan IT Director Chris Hayes and ask him what are the dumb things people ask him to fix. Then, Conan Post-Production Coordinator Diane Harmon shares the strangest things she had to research in the name of comedy. Later, Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin explains the Twitter feud she had this week with Stormy Daniels. Plus, Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky returns to talk about whether or not he has a passion for sports. Porn for the Blind Sketch: https://teamcoco.com/video/porn-for-the-blind-sketch Ask Conan Anything, Except… Sketch: https://teamcoco.com/video/ask-conan-anything-except Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
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43 min
March 1, 2019
1. Conan O’Brien, Ben Sinclair, Jordan Schlansky, Jose Arroyo
Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell talk to Conan O’Brien himself about his relationship with Jordan Schlansky, if he misses just being a writer, and taking great delight in the parts of the show that fall flat. Then, Mike and Jessie learn how Conan Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky spends his free time. Later, Conan writer Jose Arroyo talks about the evolution of his sketch “Selfie Scam” during Writer Regret. Plus, an exclusive unaired clip of Conan talking to Ben Sinclair, star and creator of High Maintenance and stories of trying to get Conan high. Selfie Scam video: https://teamcoco.com/video/an-audience-member-interrupts-the-show-for-a-selfie Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821. For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.
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47 min
February 14, 2019
Introducing Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast
Coming soon to 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.  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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3 min
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