Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Updated: 13 Jun 2024 • 497 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.


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Conan chats with Pam from Farmington, Connecticut about working for Poison Control and how to handle oneself while too high at Disneyland.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:

20 min
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10 Jun 2024 • EN

David Oyelowo

Actor, director, and producer David Oyelowo feels winningest about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   David sits down with Conan to discuss playing Coriolanus at the National Theatre in London, attending boarding school in Nigeria, and serving up something authentic with his new series Lawmen: Bass Reeves. Later, Conan co

64 min
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06 Jun 2024 • EN

Unleash the Kraken

Conan talks to Ben from Seattle about building and playing pipe organs and performing at Kraken games.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:

22 min
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Conan O'Brien & Ron Howard 03 Jun 2024 • EN

Ron Howard

Filmmaker Ron Howard feels frankly indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.   Ron sits down with Conan to discuss his improbable career from The Andy Griffith Show to Happy Days to Arrested Development, sharing Muppets creator Jim Henson’s story in his new documentary Jim Henson Idea Man, and much more.   For Co

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30 May 2024 • EN

Lani with an Ā

Conan talks to Lani in Nashville about working as a tour manager and how he would convince a child not to fear him.   Wanna get a chance to talk to Conan? Submit here:

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