Conan is still the only late-night talk show taping and airing new episodes this week. The other shows don’t want to compete with the Olympics. But aren’t the Olympics about competing? Think about that. Ok, you can stop thinking about it now.
Here were my favorite monologue jokes from last night’s Conan:
Eight female badminton players were expelled from the Olympics for trying to lose on purpose. But, really, think about it, if you’ve trained day and night for four years to be in the Olympics for badminton, in a way, haven’t you already lost?
The US team has swept all the medals in the skeet shooting event. Yeah, so despite our bad economy it’s nice to know our country has never been safer from an invasion of skeets.
In Texas a Tea Party candidate, who’s Hispanic, was won the Republican Senate nomination. His campaign slogan is “I hate me.”
I controversial new novel is coming out, and it depicts a world where black people rule over white people. The book is called True Stories of the NBA.
The comedy segments were and Conan’s new TBS pilot and Fan Corrections. FC was decent enough:
Jon Cryer was the first couch guest. He’s on the show Two and a Half Men. The interview was good. Jon is one of Conan’s favorite guests, so they chatted like old friends. Here’s the second half of the interview:
Moon Bloodgood was the second couch guest. She is on the show Falling Skies. The interview was fine. Moon was pleasant and fun. Here’s the majority of the interview:
Jason Mraz was the musical guest. He gave a nice performance:
Decent show. I give it: