While being all manly in his wood working workshop, Parks and Recreation‘s Nick Offerman read tweets by some of our favourite female celebrities for Conan last night. He took tweets from the likes Amanda Bynes, Miley Cyrus, Carly Rae Jepsen and Katy Perry. While some people might find the contrast between Offerman’s majestic beardedness and the mundane tweets jarring, it actually feels really natural too me. He’s all man of the woods and such while reading Carly Rae Jepsen’s tweet where she compares herself to Snow White. See? It all totally makes sense.
If you’ve been following the world of late night talk shows lately then you most likely know that there is once again a lot of news about Jay Leno leaving The Tonight Show only to be replaced by Jimmy Fallon.
The two funny men felt it was time to respond to the rumours by addressing it the only way they know how: with a dramatic duet backed with music from West Side Story’s “Tonight.” They don’t exactly answer anything except for the fact that they really like each other and there is no bad blood between them. Though the ending will leave you scratching your head and thinking maybe this is going to happen. Let’s just hope we don’t have another “Conan O’Brien fiasco of 2010.”
Remind me again why she doesn’t sing regularly on Glee? Jane Lynch stopped by Conan O’Brien and proved that her musical talents are just as strong as her acting chops when she did an impromptu rendition of Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” for the talk-show host.
Sophia Grace and Rosie better watch out. She may not be as cute, but her skills are just as good.
In response to people of the Internet scurrying to round-up the best of 2012, Conan decided to do the exact opposite. Instead of seeking the most popular videos of the Internet, the host compiled a (rather short) list of videos that didn’t quite make it to viral status. While the videos that Conan selected are funny in that dead-pan/wtf kind of way, it made me think: maybe there are some undiscovered gems out there that just never had a chance to compete in the presence of Gangnam Style and Grumpy Cat.
It’s pretty hard to find really awesome videos that don’t have millions of views. But there are a lot of videos out there that desperately need to make a comeback and prove while they once hit viral video fame before the epic-ness that was 2012.
Here are some (not-so) viral videos of 2012:
Penguin Falls Down Resulting in Best Sound Ever
This video, which was originally posted a year ago, is starting to make its rounds on tumblr again. MrGreesen re-posted this video merely a week ago, and already its making its way back up to the top of the viral video list. I think that people find this video hilarious mostly for the noise that the penguins make. But really, its kind of amazing how viewers seem to ignore the utter sadness that ensues when a fellow penguin has fallen down. Nobody gets left behind.
Not too long ago, we discovered YouTuber KageNoAku and subsequently ranted about his awesomeness. The views on some of his videos are surprisingly low, which is heartbreaking considering how sweet, funny, and unique he is. I admire KageNoAku for uploading his videos — it takes serious courage to expose the personal chamber that is your bedroom.
Conan O’Brien accidentally corrupted a poor, innocent baby on his show the other night after Sarah Silverman peer pressured him into saying — nay, singing — “vagina” live on air. Since Conan is an uptight Irishman Sarah thought it would be a fantastic exercise in human sexuality, and naturally, she got her way.
Meanwhile, a little boy was watching the broadcast at home and started repeating the word over and over. His mom caught it all on camera and uploaded the footage to Facebook. I can tell this video is one his parents are going to be using to embarrass him with for years to come.
For now, Conan can official add “Corruptor of Youth” to his resume.
Watch it here
Nina Dobrev got all footsy on Conan O’Brien’s show last night, demonstrating a tricky yoga move by using Coco as her human wall. The Vampire Diaries star originally didn’t want to show off the move but Conan has powers of persuasion that no one can resist.
“You said that you do a lot of yoga and you actually said that you were going to show me yoga move out here and I will not be denied,” he said pounding his fist on the table.
Dobrev was eventually game, taking off her strappy heels in preparation. Once she told Conan she needed his help he literally walked over his desk in two steps and ripped off his suit jacket. Of course, The Soup’s Joel McHale nodded his encouragement the entire time, brainstorming ways to use the segment on his next episode.
Dobrev’s impressive yoga move got Conan a little too excited — her feet were nestled in his crotch — so he did a victory lap around his desk before yelling “best job in the world!”
Watch it here:
I’m surprised that Cory Monteith doesn’t like dancing considering he’s regularly required to learn dance routines as Finn Hudson on Glee. Cory was on Conan O’Brien last night to promote the continuation of Glee, which comes back tonight.
He admitted that he doesn’t think he’s very good at busting a move so when he goes to clubs he does what he calls “tiny dancing,” which has nothing to do with Elton John. The dance includes a subtle Roxbury head nod and a couple shoulder shrugs. Judging from his moves in the above gif, I don’t blame him for holding back!
Ron Burgundy had a lot of
devastating helpful advice for Conan O’Brien last night. After announcing his arrival by impressively playing the flute “with the cats,” Will Ferrell he advised the late night host to fire his hairstylists, makeup artist and “gay wardrobe man,” and to go under the knife to fix his mess of a face.
“You look like someone put a bright red fright wig on a skeleton and chucked it out of a helicopter,” he said gravely. “I’m being kind right now.”
Luckily that wasn’t the only thing the douchey anchorman came in for. He also announced that he will be starring in Anchorman 2, slated for a 2013 release.
I’m glad Burgundy managed to sort that out with Paramount pictures as he needs an outlet to inflate his ego — the guy has no confidence. Burgundy marked his departure with another wicked flute solo on his way out, proving that he’s pretty much great at everything.
Will Ferrell is a mean, mean dog trainer. His words of encouragement when the dogs failed to make a jump: ”I”ll neuter you with a spoon” or “I’m going to ship you off to a Mexican circus.”
Thankfully, we were all in on the joke. The “Casa de mi Padre” actor jokingly bragged to Conan O’Brien about how he loves training dogs. “It’s kind of a release for me,” he said with a completely serious face. “I work with a lot of dogs that have behavioural issues.”
He then brought out a makeshift obstacle course and verbally attacked the dogs who ran wild through the audience. Luckily, the worse the dog show was, the more entertaining it was to watch. In fact, the humour was directly proportional to how much the dogs failed.
Now I’m gunning for a “Best In Show” inspired movie where he plays an over-passionate dog groomer — similar to Dance Moms but with furry canines.
My main concern is, what’s Will Ferrell’s deal with dogs? Check out his SNL skit “Dissing Your Dog” below.
Will Ferrell on Conan:
Will Ferrell on SNL:
Zac Efron revealed to Conan O’Brien last night that before he was such a hot celebrity that he had to carry condoms in his pocket, he didn’t have much game. To court the ladies, he relied on song and dance, literally donning a top hat and performing in a barbershop quartet. Well, we all know how the ladies can’t resist the mustached smile of a worthy gentleman flexing his a capella vocal muscles. SWOON.
Conan didn’t buy the strategy so he got Zac and his musical sidekick La Bamba to recreate the scene. The three men sang an a cappella version of the Beach Boys’ Barbara Ann, with Conan naturally doing the high part. It’s actually pretty good!
Would it work on you?
As we know, actress Lindsay Lohan is well into her comeback crusade. She’s faced her share of troubles over the years, so you’d think The Today Show’s Matt Lauer would have a lot to ask her about her jail stints, probation and drug use. Instead, he went straight for the kill and asked Lindsay what she thought about America’s relationship with Pakistan.
Conan O’Brien just couldn’t get over how strange the interview question was. This parody by Team Coco shows what life would be like if Matt Lauer actually asked the gritty questions… instead of questions about condoms like he did with Zac Efron earlier today.
One of the funniest and controversial female comedians, Chelsea Handler, made an appearance on “Conan” last night.
The host of late night talk show “Chelsea Lately” discussed her dating life with the ginger, saying she’s “on the prowl”.
Chelsea’s always been quite frank about her love life. She even wrote a book called “My Horizontal Life”, devoted to all the men she hooked up with in her early years.
Not that many woman can get away with discussing ever so bluntly how much they love sex. In fact, Chelsea’s probably the only guest on “Conan” that can talk that way and not get scrutinized for it.
There’s never a dull moment on Twitter if you follow these outrageous celebrities, comedians and random humans on the social networking site.
Here at andPOP, we love reporting about the latest twitter feud (usually started by Chris Brown) or the latest awkward photo Jessica Simpson uploads. Needless to say, 2011 was an entertaining year on the internet.
Here are our top ten favourite Twitter accounts we recommend you follow, if you need more laughter in your life.
10. Justin Bieber
Twitter is usually the first place the singing sensations reveals important information. For instance, news broke out of his latest Christmas album by a simple tweet.
We love following Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’s Questlove, because he’s always posting the freshest music and the funniest YouTube clips. He always adds his two cents, of course.
For an unknown girl in Toronto, Slashleen already has over 60,000 followers, waiting for her to make the next crude remark. Her latest: “When I get upset I think about rappers farting dollar signs of marijuana smoke and it cheers me right up.”
She may have the same intelligence and talent as a Kardashian, but at least she’s funnier to have on Twitter. You can tell Courtney loves to expand her vocabulary with a Thesaurus as she tweets such things as “As the sensuous streets of LA are saturated in residual raindrop romance… I seductively dream of delicate sentiments by the fireplace.” She definitely has a career in romantic fiction!
Braden Graeber tweets on behalf of Hipster Mermaid and he does a great job at it. The L.A. comedian is always on the cusp of what’s trendy and popular online.
One of the best female comedians around, Sarah never filters herself when she tweets to her 2 million followers.
4. Chris Brown
The aggressive hip-hop singer is always a good person to have on Twitter because you never know the next time he’s involved in a train wreck. A few months ago he got into a very heated argument with a female rapper from Toronto and we couldn’t look away.
3. Kanye West
Like Sarah, Kanye never filters himself on Twitter. Come to think of it, he never filters himself in real life, either. But the point is, following him on Twitter to get his opinions on basic day-to-day tasks is hilarious. “I just threw some kazoo on this bitch” is a classic Kanye tweet.
2. Rob Delaney
This comedy writer doesn’t have the same amount of followers as Kanye or even Kim Kardashian but we’re hoping more people follow him after this post. Rob always goes for the glory, especially with “Just found out my wife’s first husband also called 911 on her for farting.” His other funny tweets are more rated R.
We all jumped for joy when our favourite late night talk show host joined the Twitterverse. He may have 4 million followers around the world, but he’s only following one lucky fan back. Her name is Sarah Slowick and we’re incredibly jealous.
It’s the winter season and that means celebrities think it’s justified to roam around Hollywood in a ridiculously cheesy Christmas sweater. Said sweater does have it’s benefits. For example, if you’ve been at Nana’s house and ate a little too much roast beef, you can cover up your bloated belly with a Christmas sweater.
Some celebrities like Justin Bieber can look cute in just about anything. But men like Cee Lo Green and John Mayer only end up looking like clowns. You may argue Snoop Dogg doesn’t belong in a Christmas sweater because he’s “too gangster” but that’s precisely why he can rock it.
Let’s take a look at some of our favourite celebrities looking ridiculous yet festive. You can check out more holiday madness at Oh No They Didn’t.
Cee Lo Green
That hot dude from Criminal Minds
Conan O’Brien with Mike Tyson, Max Weinberg and Andy Richter
Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin
Yes! It happened. On last night’s show, Conan O’Brien delivered a same-sex marriage ceremony as he promised. It also marked the host’s final show taped in his triumphant return to New York and his one-year anniversary with TBS.
Would it be somewhat insensitive to immediately assume that this was all for some ratings? It did successfully result in some media reaction. But, almost all embarrassingly resorted to the classic journalistic expression, pushing the envelope.
Go back 42 years ago, there was a little televised marriage between Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki on The Tonight Show that shattered rating records. Weddings have always been a go-to for morning talk shows, especially during those crucial sweeps weeks.
Remember this: same-sex marriage is illegal in California, where the show is normally taped. But things are a little different in the state of New York.
Here’s O’Brien officiating the wedding between the show’s costume designer, Scott Cronick, and his partner, David Gorshe:
With the current cast of Jersey Shore ending their reign of terror after the next season, this leaves the executives at MTV to recast for the show.
Conan O’Brien decided to help out by holding auditions with Jesse Eisenberg, John Lithgow and Jack McBrayer. The had each of the actors recite some classic Jersey Shore lines. It’s pretty hilarious stuff.
It’s no secret The Situation has some impressive abs. So he took some time to teach Conan the secret to getting rock hard abs. The Situation should have some impressive abs considering the man was a personal trainer before getting his break on Jersey Shore.
Fast forward to 4:00 in the video where The Situation shares the secret with Conan.
Comicbookresources.com reports the comic will focus on Conan’s amazing life, from writing for SNL, producing The Simpsons, and his short-lived stint as host of The Tonight Show. Understandably millions of Coco fans will want to get their hands on this comic.
“Working on Conan O’Brien was a dream come true,” says writer CW Cooke. “My co-writer Patrick McCormack and I dug deep to learn everything we could about this red-haired jokester that I’ve been a fan of for as long as I can remember.”
“Conan O’Brien is America’s Sweetheart. He won our hearts by being gracious and open after public turmoil fell on him. But he didn’t let it get him down. He kept telling jokes, kept being funny, and kept being who he always was: someone who made us laugh.”
A Conan O’Brien comic book could be kind of cool, and it’s definitely unique. We will have to wait and see how it turns out.
Larry King appeared on Conan O’Brien last night as a guest, where the topic of his style came up in conversation. Larry said that Seacrest mails him jeans.
“Ryan Seacrest send you JEANS?!” Conan said, aghast. “Those are Ryan Seacrest’s jeans?!”
“No, he buys them I guess,” King responded, standing up and flaunting his wardrobe.”What do you mean: They’re not from his body! Maybe they are…”
“Maybe they are! Maybe he takes them off at night puts them in a FedEx envelope and you get them. Those are very Seacrest-y jeans, I’m telling ya.”
That may sound like an obvious title considering Conan O’Brien has left NBC, but when asked by Larry King whether he’s spoken to Leno, he replied by saying, “No. … There’s nothing, really, for either of us to talk about.”
O’Brien also made it clear that he’s over the entire “Tonight Show” debacle at NBC, saying “I don’t want to think about it anymore.”
During a March interview on Larry King, Leno was asked if he felt Conan got screwed. Leno explained “Conan got screwed. I got screwed. This is TV. The reason show business pays a lot of money is so when you get screwed you’ve got something left over.”
In the clip below, Conan talks about his experience speak with Jonny Carson about taking over the “Tonight Show.”