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A Reunion and a New Sketch from 'Late Night with Conan's Writers

Well, the Paley Center has been temporarily closed due to repairs (it's reopened now) so instead of dipping into the archives, today we head over to the gross Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn to Littlefield, home of Scott Rogowsky's weekly live talk show "Running Late." On April 30th, 2014, his show hosted three former writers from Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Andy Blitz, Jon Glaser, and Brian McCann, to reminisce, watch some clips, and perform a new, original sketch for the audience gathered there that evening. Luckily, the cameras were rolling and these videos can be enjoyed by everyone, including the people who didn't walk past the world's most disgusting canal [...]

The 20 Best Characters From Conan O'Brien's Late Night Shows

Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the first episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien, a show that was famously predicted to be nothing more than a brief moment in the spotlight for some tall, pasty comedy writer. Instead, O'Brien sat behind the Late Night desk for sixteen years, playing the straight man against many surrealistic, strange, and/or just plain extremely silly characters in a response to the caustic, ironic, too-cool-for-school David Letterman years. O'Brien, original executive producer Robert Smigel, and a comedy hall of fame inaugural writing staff that included the names C.K., Odenkirk, and Stamatopoulos opted to build their Late Night show as an intelligent, possibly blatantly [...]

It's That Episode: Andy Blitz Spoils 'Homeland' For Himself

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

Andy Blitz (Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Eagleheart) comes over to watch the season two finale of Homeland even though he's never watched an episode of the show. Andy talks about why Presidents and Vice Presidents are so boring on TV, uncovers the ending of Mad Men where it turns out that Don Draper is Homer Simpson and Craig and Andy go through the top ten spoilers in movie history.

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