As of today, you can watch the first trailer for the new Tom Hanks-starring, Clint Eastwood-directed biopic of Sully Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who dramatically landed a full jet in the Hudson River in 2009. I’m sure the movie will be decent, but it’s impossible for it to be better than the fake Sully biopic created by Norm Macdonald for Conan O’Brien just a month after the incident.
A freelance comedy writer who says he contributed to Jay Leno’s Tonight Show for 20 years now claims he also contributed to Conan a number of times this year—involuntarily, after the Conan writers stole his jokes from Twitter. He’s suing Conan O’Brien, the writers, and TBS in California federal court.
Jennifer Aniston's bleep-heavy tour of the late night circuit made a stop on Conan last night, where she revealed the necklace she wore in Horrible Bosses 2 was actually a big ol' cock ring, and she told Conan O'Brien she wouldn't have it any other way.
Last night, the cast of The Simpsons gathered at the Hollywood Bowl for "The Simpsons Take the Bowl," a musical event celebrating the show's 25th anniversary. A number of the show's most memorable musical moments were revisited, but perhaps the most exciting was Conan O'Brien's performance of "The Monorail Song," from the episode "Marge vs. The Monorail."
Conan was taping its Monday episode with guest Will Arnett when news broke that Robin Williams had been found dead in his home in California from an apparent suicide. After hearing of Williams' death, the show taped an additional segment after shooting for the episode had wrapped, where O'Brien—visibly shaken and resisting a trembling voice—expresses his condolences, grief, and shock. When he announces the news, you can hear members of the audience gasp. "I'm sorry to anyone in our studio audience that I'm breaking this news," O'Brien said. "This is absolutely shocking and horrifying."
Conan O'Brien may be the biggest human star in Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda, but he doesn't get a ton of screen time in his cameo as a slightly more dickish version of himself. Perhaps the producers were concerned that, if cast in a longer role, he would compete with Sharktopus for the spotlight and overshadow poor Pteracuda completely.
Conan O'Brien always wants to grok the groovy things all the kids are doing these days, and the younger members of his staff have turned him on to Tinder. So, accompanied by Dave Franco and a perfectly innocent prowler van full of booze and duct tape, he set off on a vision quest to discover the true meaning of "DTF."
For anyone who saw and didn't find charm in John Turturro's insane vanity project, Fading Gigolo, Conan O'Brien's interview with Sharon Stone on last night's Conan was a welcome helping of catharsis. For those who haven't seen the movie, Turturro wrote, directed, and cast himself in the role of a man that piles of gorgeous women pay for sex for no apparent reason other than his sensitivity (his character, Fioravante, apparently doesn't even have a big dick, which would also be a vanity move, but at least shade in the character's appeal more than "...because he's him").
Nearly a year ago, Newsroom star Alison Pill accidentally tweeted a very NSFW picture of herself lying in bed. On Tuesday’s episode of Conan, Pill blamed her then-new touchscreen Blackberry phone. (She was apparently accustomed to the phone manufacturer’s physical keyboards.) Discussing the incident, she told Conan O’Brien: