Here were my favorite monologue jokes from last night’s Conan:
Over the weekend George Clooney got married in Italy. Yeah, his bachelor party was held over the course of the last thirty years.
Microsoft has announced it’s going to open its first flagship store in Manhattan. It’s expected to be just like the Apple store, but without all those pesky lines in front.
It was revealed today that the White House fence-jumper got deeper inside the building than previously reported. In fact, for twenty minutes he was acting Secretary of Commerce.
More than 300,000 people moved to Texas this past year, that’s more than any other state. But, when you add in all the executions, things kinda even out.
The comedy segment bits were “Andy Richter’s Vine Reality Show” and “Fan Corrections.” Both of them were pretty silly. If you have time, they’re probably worth watching, but if you don’t have time, you can skip them with the knowledge that you didn’t miss much:
Sir Ben Kingsley was the first couch guest. He’s in the film The Boxtrolls. The interview was very good. Sir Ben was dignified, insightful, sincere, charismatic and shared some interesting stories. He’s just an honest-to-goodness class act. The entire interview is worth watching. I don’t have it, unfortunately, but here’s around fifty percent of it:
Al Madrigal was the second couch guest. He’s on the show About a Boy. The interview was fine. Al’s a stand-up comedian, so he spent the entire segment telling well-practiced stories. Some of them were funny, and one actually had a little bit of depth to it. Here’s the second half of the interview, which contains the story with said depth:
Kenny Chesney was the musical guest. He gave a fine performance.
Entertaining show. I give it: