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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 10:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This honestly sounded fantastic live, but it sounds like a major mess on this video. And, I probably should know, but I don't know who the guy is he brought out to sing with him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLRvqyV-a_M
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My main memory from Bruce at the Superbowl was his crotch.


Call it by its proper name: The Magic Rat.

True, it may seem unimpressive at first glance. But from small things, mama, big things one day come.
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Harb wrote:
My main memory from Bruce at the Superbowl was his crotch.


Call it by its proper name: The Magic Rat.


As you can see by my avatar, The Magic Rat drove his sleek machine over the cameraman's line at the Super Bowl.
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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 7:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, this thread is about Conan dammit!

I still prefer Letterman, but I'm kind of anxious to see Conan's new format. I've heard he has to be less "risque" because of the new timeslot, so I guess "masturbating bear" is getting a pink slip. Can Conan make his comedy work for Leno's audience, who prefer their jokes unfunny and their interviews uncomfortable?
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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tonight's the last Jay Leno Tonight Show. Conan is the lead guest. It should be awkward and funny. Especially since I've caught a couple of Tonight Shows in the last week or so and Jay was much looser than usual; letting guests go off and riff and joking along the lines of "Ah, what are they gonna do, it's my last week" a lot.

I think the "Conan will have to change his style" stuff is overblown. He won't, for one thing, according to all the interviews he's done about it. It's not like he's moving to prime-time. He's moving to 11:35pm. You can get away with Masturbating Bear after midnight but not at 11:45? I don't believe that.

I still like Letterman, but I relate to Letterman less every day. He's morphed into a Sweet Grandpa role now. Here's a lot of Letterman interviews these days:

Letterman: "Well, I have to tell ya, ya look great."
Jennifer Garner: "Aw, thanks Dave."
Letterman: "And how are the kids? They're how old now?"
Garner: "Well, Sport is 2.."
Letterman: "Oh boy...oh boy (laughing) hide the Faberge eggs, Paul."
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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I've caught a couple of Tonight Shows in the last week or so and Jay was much looser than usual; letting guests go off and riff and joking along the lines of "Ah, what are they gonna do, it's my last week" a lot.


I watched last night's show because of Prince (who did a huge Smokey Robinson ripoff-- couldn't decide whether it was cool or lame). In his monologue, Jay Leno told a joke about Michael Jackson giving alcohol to young boys, then erupted into some "Yah! Yah! There's nothing I won't say, now that the cuffs are off!" shtick.

Whoa, Jay went after Michael Jackson.

About four minutes later, Leno did a joke about how Paris Hilton is a rotten actress. He then reprised the identical beyond-all-punishment "Come and get me, coppers!" bit.

Whoa, Jay went after Paris Hilton.

Look out, Darva Conger, Joey Buttafuoco, and Monica Lewinsky! It's Jay Leno's final night, and HE'S A COMEDY MADMAN.
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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I recorded last night's show for Prince, but I haven't watched it yet.

"Michael Jackson is a pedophile" jokes, really? Aside from the fact that nobody ever really proved he was, it's a 1993 joke. I just watched a Paul Mooney thing recently where he says "Michael Jackson. DIVA! But he's not a pedophile. Oh, he's crazy as catshit, but he's not a pedophile. Him being a pedophile would damn near make him normal."

And yeah, I'm sure it's mostly contrived "It's my last week, they can't fire me!" stuff from Jay in the monologue. I fast-forward through that. But judging by the two episodes I saw, he did seem to have a genuinely looser attitude with the guests, where he seems to be appreciating the gig more and having more fun instead of just promoting their shit and doing his normal thing. Plus, maybe Jay didn't mean it that way but I thought it was funny to keep saying the "What are they gonna do, fire me?" stuff since he's still employed by NBC/GE and about to start (keep doing) his own show for them. I took it as a "haha, I'm acting as if I'm edgy and as if I'm actually about to leave the job but everyone knows I'm not" thing.

I wish I was there tonight to yell "DON'T YOU HATE PANTS?!" at him.
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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I wish I was there tonight to yell "DON'T YOU HATE PANTS?!" at him.


I applaud this obscure Simpsons reference much more than whatever shit is on tonight.

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Foleyite can't post about Night One: The Experience yet, because when the crowd chanted "Circle! Circle!" he yelled "Triangle!" and was brutally assaulted by NBC Security.
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I only watched 10 minutes last night before shutting my eyes, but the NY Post review was pretty brutal. They particularly slammed the first 20 minutes. Now, the first 10 I saw I really liked, so either they're idiots or the second 10 brought down the average. But I liked the skit where he ran from NY to LA and the first bit of interaction with he and Andy made me laugh.
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Night One: The Experience

My sister and I arrived at Conan's new studio at 11am. There were already about 50 people in line, but some did not have reservations. There was a somewhat obnoxious, but well-meaning Conan fan who bordered on creepy wearing a homemade "I <3 YOU CONAN" shirt. He repeatedly yelled "WRONG SHOW!" at me, due to my decision to wear my Late Night with Conan hat. He scared many. There were plenty of members of The Jamily there (yeah, that's what huge Pearl Jam fans call themselves, it's weird). My sister's boyfriend brought us Quizno's. Billy Bush (Access Hollywood? Extra? One of those shows) drove past us with a camera phone and tried to get us to react. A black guy wearing a hat looked like Al Roker. He was dubbed "Al Roker Guy".

By around 1pm or so, a bunch of us discovered that we were total Conan/comedy nerds and we did what any group of adults do when they find other people whom they share similar interests with: reference skits, laugh giddily like schoolchildren and start amusing random chants. Every once in a while, an NBC page would come along and give us an update or escort a group of us to go the bathroom military-operation-style. The front of the crowd would cheer at the sight of the pages, thinking that we were gonna be heading into the studio, and so every time the front of the crowd cheered for this, our comedy-nerd contingent broke out into the time-honored "U! S! A! U! S! A!" chant. Maybe Will Ferrell heard this and found it funny because he worked the chant in during the show and got us going all over again.

They finally let us in at 3:30. A kid started handing out Tonight Show with Conan hats to the entire studio audience, which inspired our motley crew to start chanting "HATS! HATS! HATS!". Eventually, the hats made their way over to our side and when the first guy from our 'team' got a hat, he stood up and yelled "I GOT ONE!" to which we cheered wildly. Then he put it on and yelled "IT FITS!" and we gave him a standing ovation. It's weird what you will do, when you're excited about something. We chanted "U! S! A!" and for Robert Smigel, Andy and Conan.

Jimmy Pardo was the warm-up guy, which was awesome because he's funny and I had just seen him Saturday night. He mocked the other side of the crowd for not getting jokes and played up to our side a bit. I Love You Conan Shirt Guy was pulled aside and there was much hub-bub among the crowd that he had gotten someone's attention and was gonna be used in the show somehow. He returned to his seat to inform everyone that he was told he was "attracting too much attention" and to "settle down".

You can hear our contingent chanting "U! S! A!" and "CIR-CLE!" (though they WERE appropriate chants in context) during the show and if you see people doing the Wayne's World "We're not worthy" gesture on the right half in the audience shots, well, I'm around there somewhere. I did not chant "TRIANGLE!" and I wasn't assaulted by NBC security, but our section was warned a couple of times about the "hooting and hollering".

Sarah Silverman and Steve Agee snuck in during the show and sat a few rows behind us during Pearl Jam. A guy wearing a "Team La Bamba" shirt was enthralled. But when Silverman disappeared backstage again after Pearl Jam, I Love You Conan Shirt said coldly "Sarah Silverman just came out for Pearl Jam and then left. NOT COOL!"

Off-air stuff: Will Ferrell presented two girls in the front with flowers. They taped some "Coming up after the news" promos and Conan couldn't get through "Hey Colleen and Chuck!" without laughing. "Didn't have to do this with the old gig. I hate this job...WHAT. No, I like it." Some guys in our row kept yelling "I LOVE YOU WILL!" and "I LOVE YOU CONAN!" During the commercial, Conan yelled "WELL, WHO IS IT? WHO DO YOU LOVE? I HAVE TO KNOW!" After the show ended, Conan came out and said what a big deal the show was to him and thanked the audience. He asked Will Ferrell if he was excited. "No." Then we got a "special treat": Pearl Jam covering "Rockin' in a Free World" and Conan headbanging off to the side.

The show was funny, but being there definitely helped the enthusiasm. I watched it on TV and thought the show was good, but not great. The bad reviews are ridiculous, though. It's supposed to be a comedy show. When you have to use words like "class", "institution", "prestige", "legacy" and "history" to prop up something - you know it's tired and shitty. If The Dancing Judge Itos are somehow classier or funnier or "more geared to adults" than any of Conan's characters, then I guess I was born on a different planet. Conan's funnier and smarter than Jay Leno. It's science.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn, I wish I had left it on my DVR.

I watched it all though and so far, I approve.

Oh, and the previous observation about Letterman is spot on. He doesn't do a lot of the things that used to make him unique. It's like he just doesn't care anymore. His "Fun Facts" segment is often painful and he hardly ever has audience participation night anymore.
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So the Conan audience on the second night got free Choco Tacos.

I like that Conan's having the type of guests he'd have on Late Night. He's not upgrading to superstars and having Top 40 American Idol people on as musical guests (yet). He's having rock bands he likes and guests like Ferrell and Hanks that are willing to play along with him. Somebody else pointed this out to me, but since there's all this "old people love Leno/youngsters love Conan"/"Conan will have to compromise and sell out and pander to the middle road" talk - I guess it was symbolic to start the show with Conan running to L.A. to Cheap Trick's "Surrender":

Mommy's alright, daddy's alright
They just seem a little weird
Surrender, surrender
But don't give yourself away.


Did anyone watch Leno's last show? It was strange. He brought out all the kids who were born to people who worked on the show in the last 17 years. That was how it ended. I get the whole "a lot has happened and this show is a part of people's lives" thing, but yeesh. A friend of mine said "This seems like what Michael Scott would do if he had a talk show" and that observation kinda sums up how odd and sad I found it to be. I'm not a fan of Leno's comedy, but he strikes me as a likable-yet-ultimately-sad person and I don't know why exactly.
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Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Listings for June

Thursday, June 11: Norm MacDonald, Jim Gaffigan and musical guest Neko Case

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I missed the first show but I have it on DVR and will watch it when I get back from my business trip to EXCITING Richland, Washington, hometown of A's outfielder Travis Buck. The second show was decent, but I'd certainly like more Andy.

I saw the end of Leno's last show and thought it was a pretty anticlimactic way to end it. The end of Late Night with Conan O'Brien felt special and kind of sad, but the end of Leno didn't feel special at all and was extremely corny. The very noticeably retarded kid gave it a 10 point bonus, though.
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I thought the circle chant would be something that caught on, but I guess it isn't meant to be.
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I love that it took Conan a mere 3 days to acknowledge the "Conan's new set looks like Super Mario" thing on his show.

Next week should be interesting since Eddie Murphy's a guest. That feels like the first typical "Tonight Show A-list guest" on the show that he never got to have at Late Night. Also: Norm MacDonald.
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I think Conan's "Twitter Tracker" bit perfectly illustrates why I like Conan's humor and why I'm having trouble getting through Jimmy Fallon's show without wincing. Twitter Tracker is making fun of how people are nuts for this phenomenon of celebrities posting sentence-long updates about boring shit they're doing that no one should care about.

Fallon, who has a fucking Macbook on his late night desk, has bits like "What's on Your Facebook?" and "What's on your iPod?" where the joke is essentially something like "OH HAHA THIS BIG BLACK GUY IN THE AUDIENCE HAS JOHN DENVER ON HIS IPOD LOL~!". Fallon is also prone to saying things like "Does anybody Twitter? It's so great. You can update fans on what you're doing. It's so great." It's like The Chris Farley Show skit with Fallon. Everything's great.

Conan has always done the "It's funny because Taco Bell gives people massive DIARRHEA. Oh, what's that? They're one of our sponsors? Uh, haha, love that Taco Bell!" product placement joke. Meanwhile, Jimmy Fallon mentioned Bud Light with Lime (ugh) and Smirnoff Ice recently as sponsors of the show. At one point, he said "Oh man, one time I brought some Smirnoff Ice to a party for my sister, but I drank it all 'cause it was so good". No joke, no wink-wink "yeah, I'm still mentioning the shit they're telling me I have to, but I'm not gonna bend over and kiss the company's ass". Just "Yep, Smirnoff Ice is good".
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I was disappointed that they didn't show Andy's old "Party All the Time" dance video while Conan was discussing the song with Eddie Murphy. It was a shitty interview, but I'll put most of the blame on Murphy, who became a hollow shell of a man at some point since the 1980's.
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The three abiding forces of natural law are gravity, entropy, and Eddie Murphy being shitty on talk shows.

I heard that Warren Beatty and Paris Hilton conference-called him after the appearance and gave Eddie some pointers on being a good interview subject.
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Knowing what I know, I actually enjoyed Eddie Murphy on Conan. Maybe it was just seeing Eddie Murphy and Conan in the same place. (Like, the same excitement I get watching shows sometimes: "Aw, sweet. Street, Saracen, Smash and Riggins in a scene together?!") Murphy's such a weird guy to me. He's clearly uncomfortable with his fame and he obviously doesn't like doing talk shows. He always seems like he's ready to be defensive. But he joked a little bit and Conan talked to him about what EVERYONE wants to talk to Eddie Murphy about and let him plug his new movie at the end. So everyone wins. I just don't get it, though. Doesn't Murphy hear the response when Conan or whoever brings up his classic SNL bits, his old stand-up stuff or his good '80s movies? Why doesn't he ever think "Oh shit, I should do a stand-up special or host SNL or hell, do a Coming to America sequel. That'd be huge and people would really be excited for that"?

And that whole "Well, he's older and has kids so he just does kids' movies now" excuse is bullshit. Conan, the Gallagher brothers, James Gandolfini, Louis CK, among a million others, have all had kids and they didn't change their style or start doing family-movies exclusively.

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Eddie Murphy is the Rod Stewart of comedy.
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Eddie Murphy is the Rod Stewart of comedy.


Except I've never seen an awesome Eddie Murphy impersonator at an Indian casino.
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HelloDes wrote:
Eddie Murphy is the Rod Stewart of comedy.


Except I've never seen an awesome Eddie Murphy impersonator at an Indian casino.


Just wait, my friend.

2010: The Year We Make Contact (with an awesome Eddie Murphy impersonator at an Indian casino).

Last night's show was pretty great all around and probably the best since the first episode: a musical guest I actually like, Norm MacDonald, Jim Gaffigan and the pretty funny meeting-people-from-Craigslist-with-Slash skit. (That will totally be this generation's Conan-picks-apples-with-Mr. T.)

Don't forget to stay tuned for Jimmy Fall- sorry, I forgot. Again. On purpose.
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I think it's funny that Conan brought up Dane Cook's "marketing savvy" during their interview. Dane Cook (he who is hated by comedy nerds all over the Internets) then thought it was a good idea to have Conan O' Brien (he who is loved by comedy nerds all over the Internets) pretend-choke him. Way to give a million comedy nerds and guys on message boards their new GIF avatar, "bro".
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Who was on Nightline?
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I've gotten the exclusive script for Conan's monologue tonight. It goes something like this.

"Blah blah, we have a great show tonight, blah, we have a great show tonight folks, blah blah, we have a great show tonight, blah blah blah, we have a great show tonight.

Don't drive after playing the Conan O'Brien "we have a great show tonight" drinking game.
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You left out the "Can you believe it's [only my third week/already my third week] hosting The Tonight Show" set-up to a "here I am in the City of Angels" remote.

Any of which is better than enduring Letterman's inexplicable "jokes can hurt" groveling saga.

Or whatever segment of Kimmel/Fallon/Ferguson I would come to dislike if I ever watched those.
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I know I'll take a beating for this, but honestly, I prefer Kimmel the most. He relies mostly on funny video clips in his monologue and his endearlingly buffoonish family members and staff.

Letterman doesn't try anymore. It's sad.

Ferguson has grown on me, but not enough for me to make a point to watch.

Jimmy Fallon is HORRIBLE.

Conan has a lot going for him if you can get past the monologue, though.
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Friday's Conan was hilarious, monologue included. So disregard everything I've said.
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Harb wrote:
I know I'll take a beating for this, but honestly, I prefer Kimmel the most. He relies mostly on funny video clips in his monologue and his endearlingly buffoonish family members and staff.


In other words, "Jimmy Kimmel is funny when he's not visible, when they show video clips of something else or when someone else is on camera".
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Jimmy Fallon, out of nowhere, used the phrase "I like hot dogs" recently on his show.

Also, a guest said "THE ROOTS, EVERYBODY!" and pointed to them as they sat down.
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Conan kills another.

Ed McMahon, a Tonight Show mainstay, dies following Conan's hostile takeover. Mays appears on his show and dies soon after. And now Jim Gaffigan can only live in fear.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would embrace the deaths of everyone who has ever entertained me, if that's what it takes to get rid of Ross the Intern.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I took Wed-Fri off and happened to be up late enough to watch Conan on Tuesday in its entirety. The segment with Mays and that other guy was by far the most entertaining (suck it Lisa Kudrow).
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kudrow still looked pretty good though, surprisingly. And she's Conan's ex-girlfriend, so that's kind of weird. I hated Friends. Just hated it. But I've seen the cast of Friends in movies and other shows and I generally enjoy all of them as actors/actresses, except for Matt LeBlanc. In interviews, they usually mostly come across as fairly likable people. And Friends hatred aside, I would punch a friend for a one-night stand with Aniston, Courtney Cox or even Kudrow.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Let Us Play With Your Look" makes me laugh. So I guess Late Night with Jimmy Fallon isn't completely worthless.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Tonight Show was responsible for last week's top quote:

"It's about time someone stuck it to shark-attack victims."

This of course happened after Conan introduced us to Torso Jones in a joke that was ridiculed by a talking set piece.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hope Torso Jones and Gabriel return somehow. Part of me would like to see an actual character named Torso Jones make an appearance, but I don't wanna tarnish the Torso Jones that lives in my imagination.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I kind of want a Seal action figure now.
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