Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend

Conan O’Brien, Sona Movsesian, and Matt Gourley
Available on iTunes
Podcast Description:
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend

Deeper, unboundedly playful, and free from FCC regulations, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend is a weekly opportunity for Conan to hang out with the people he enjoys most and perhaps find some real friendship along the way.

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend: Podcast Review

October 14, 2020

There is no question about it: Conan O’Brien is a skilled and engaging interviewer. We only see glimpses of it on his TV show, but in this format he really gets his chance to shine. Not only is he a great interviewer, he is a committed comedian-- in many of the episodes he runs “bits” with his guests for such a long time you start to get confused about whether he is in on the joke.

Not just a simple interview style podcast, Conan and his co-host Sona are really creating comedy. Unlike on his talk show where the guests are there to give canned stories and promote their next projects, in Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, Conan really gets a chance to work with them to build something and have a valuable (and hilarious) dialogue. He keeps it accessible, balances comedy and serious talk, and avoids droning on too much or focusing on the dry things we already know about.

“Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend” honestly stretches beyond the audience that Conan already has on his late night show. It’s a really excellent way for people not familiar with Conan O'Brien and true comedy buffs to be introduced to a formative member of the comedy world

Podcast Critic:
Stacey Orth

Stacey is Quill’s Chief Operating Officer, bringing with her over a decade of experience in creative content production and business operations. She finds her footing marrying the creative and organizational and prides herself on her ability to direct creative energy and connect teams in pursuit of strategic goals.