All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Conan’

Amanda Peet Thought “Game Of Thrones” Was A Bad Idea

Amanda Peet maybe shouldn’t be allowed to play with matches. The actress doesn’t have great judgement. Luckily, Amanda Peet doesn’t get to call the shots for her hubby, Game of Thrones creator David Benioff. Amanda Peet admitted on Monday night’s Conan that she didn’t like the idea when he ran it by her. I wouldn’t have ever admitted that out …

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Amber Stevens Marries ‘Greek’ Costar

22 Jump Street actress Amber Stevens married her Greek costar Andrew J. West on Friday. The two exchanged vows at the Carondelet House in Los Angeles. West, 31, commented, “I could not imagine a better send-off into the rest of our lives together. Amber was beaming all night. We were surrounded by so much love.” Stevens, 28, added, “It was …

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Apple Wants to Help eRase U2 from Your Memory Altogether

Last week, Apple put U2’s new album on everyone’s iTunes library. Despite the fact that it was a “free giveaway” and stuff, people bitched about it. A lot. So many people bitched about it that Apple felt compelled to construct a one-click tool with the sole function of allowing people to remove the U2 album from their iTunes. Moral of …

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Conan Checks In With Minecraft Inventor About Microsoft Acquisition

The big news on Monday was that Microsoft is buying Mojang, the company behind the hugely popular Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. Naturally, the subject came up on Conan, who checked in with the inventor of the game to see how he’s celebrating: The actual founders are leaving the company, but Mojang says most of the team will probably stay on …

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Conan O’Brien Relevant Again Thanks to ‘OITNB’

Gone are the days when Conan O’Brien was a household name. Since the late night host’s departure from NBC, he has been relegated to the deep, dark corners of late nights on TBS, a station which consistently fails to live up to its “Very Funny” slogan. Despite the fact that Conan is no longer featured on a major network, he …

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Gary Oldman Watches Himself Repeatedly Die On Conan

Buried alive in quicksand, shot in the head, thrown off an airplane in flight, taking a bullet to the midsection… Gary Oldman has acted in 77 films throughout his illustrious screen career. But who would have known that the 56-year-old Brit died in 17 of those films? Conan O’Brien put together a montage clip of his many, many movie deaths …

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Conan O’Brien Contract Extended For Another Four Years

Conan O’Brien is here to stay! On Wednesday, May 14, TBS announced that O’Brien‘s late-night talk show Conan has been renewed for an additional four years. According to ABC13-Houston, the new contract will allow the show to run through 2018. The television network released a statement in regards to the renewal. President, head of programming for TBS, Michael Wright also praised the …

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Conan O’Brien Signs With TBS For Another Four Years

Chalk up another win for Team Coco. The world of late night talk shows will be much different this time next year. David Letterman has already announced his retirement, Stephen Colbert will take his place at CBS, and Craig Ferguson is exiting The Late Late Show later this year. However, TBS is sticking with Coco. The cable network announced at …

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Planet of the Apes Themed Wedding For Judy Greer

Some brides and grooms incorporate clever themes into their wedding ceremonies. It may be a beach theme or a country-western setting or even a rustic motif. When Judy Greer said “I do” to her husband, television producer Dean Johnsen back in 2011, the pair celebrated their big day with a Planet of the Apes theme. During an interview on Conan, …

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Conan O’Brien Discusses Turning Down Microsoft CEO Job On LinkedIn

Conan O’Brien took to LinkedIn to explain why he turned down the Microsoft CEO job, which was recently awarded to longtime staffer Satya Nadella. This is Conan’s fifth LinkedIn post since becoming a “LinkedIn Influencer” last fall. Conan congratulates Nadella on his new role, telling him he was “the right second choice.” He continues: Sure, the Microsoft board never technically …

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Ron Burgundy Supports Rob Ford With A Song

Rob Ford, the manic, crack-smoking mayor of Toronto, has certainly seen his share of controversial behavior in recent weeks. His antics–which include nearly knocking over a female city councilor during a rowdy city council meeting in which he was stripped of his powers–have gotten his name in the headlines nearly every day, but he has still vowed to create an …

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‘Google Blockbuster’ Algorithm Revealed (On Conan)

Google recently put out a whitepaper claiming that Google searches can predict box office totals with 94% accuracy. The paper describes how Google arrives at its results by observing searches for a movie’s trailer, then combining it with the movie’s seasonality and franchise status, as well as a movie’s paid search click volume in the week before the movie opens. …

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