Day: September 6, 2012

Serious talk: Conan O’Brien launches separate, longer online “Jibber Jabber” interview series

Do you like Conan O’Brien but wish he would sit down with his talk-show guests for much longer than a commercial break? And forget the commercial break? And the jokes, too? Just get down to the jibber-jabber, already?! He has. O’Brien and Team Coco launched a new online interview series, “Serious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O’Brien,” this afternoon. It is billed simply as “Conan O’Brien talks for a long time with interesting people.”¬†His first guest:¬†Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Edmund Morris. It begins with a voiceover and subtitles saying, “This is something Conan wanted to do. He will make more whenever time...

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Animated Re-enactment: The night Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle and Questlove partied with Prince

Chappelle’s Show famously had fun telling stories about Prince back when Dave Chappelle’s show was a hit for Comedy Central a decade ago. Did you know that not long after the Prince episodes aired, Chappelle, co-creator Neal Brennan and Questlove from The Roots found themselves at a Prince concert, and then invited to after-parties with Prince in his hotel room? Brennan told this story previously to’s Bill Simmons for his B.S. Report podcast. And now, for Simmons’, he has enlisted the folks at Powerhouse Animation to help, well, animate Brennan’s story from the audio archives. Roll the...

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