On this day in 1993, Late Night with Conan O'Brien first aired on NBC. Twenty-five years later, the first episode has been released online in its entirety.
It's quite a time capsule. His first guests were John Goodman, Drew Barrymore, and Tony Randall (with Goodman being the first-first guest -- see photo below).
Something to look forward to: In January 2019, the complete online archive of the show will be made available. In the meantime, take a look at the audition that landed Conan the Late Night spot.
Controversial subject matter in this week’s episode. Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg showcase a small sample of their favorite unauthorized comics. Subscribe to the Cartoonist Kayfabe youtube channel for updated comic book coverage every week. Supplemental Links of comics from the video: Comics Journal review of Ron Rege Diana (Wonder Woman) Ron Rege Store Envy […]
You may remember that, in Japan, you can rent fake family members to fight loneliness (or for other reasons, like you want your kid to have a “dad”). Well, Conan O’Brien has been filming in Japan and, while in Tokyo, he hired a new wife, daughter, and father. He told them right from the start […]
Team Coco has announced that Conan O’Brien is going on an 18-U.S.-city stand-up comedy tour with his “funniest friends.” Info below (links mine): Tickets Go on Sale Friday, September 28 Featuring Rory Scovel, James Veitch, Marina Franklin, and Flula Borg. Fri, Nov 2 – Washington, D.C. (Warner Theatre) Sat, Nov 3 – Atlantic City (The […]
For musicians, clubgoers or anyone in the thick of a loud environment, earplugs aren’t just an option. If you plan on keeping your hearing through sustained exposure to levels over 85 decibels (roughly the sound of a blender), they’re a must. The good news is, most earplugs will muffle the sound. The bad news is, […]
Seasoned chefs have a bit of a love-hate relationship with their cutlery. A really good set of knives has to prove its worth by being put through the wringer – and if they’re really good, they’ll still look great afterward. So it is with the Damasukasu Japanese 3-Piece Master Chef Hanshu Knife Set. Sitting in […]
With the intuitive software out there today, anyone can become a music producer. You’ve probably heard that from any number of laptop impresarios, but you still have to know how to use the tools – and Logic Pro X is one of the best platforms out there right now. In order to get the most […]