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Jon Hamm laughing at 'Bridesmaids' clip is one of best reviews film could get

If EW’s grade-A review of Bridesmaids hasn’t convinced you to see the movie, watching Jon Hamm laugh while watching a fresh clip of himself and Kristen Wiig on Conan last night might seal the deal. Watch the nine-minute interview below. They talk about the film at the very end, and Hamm giggles at the mention of his character — the “unrepentant douchebag” who is Wiig’s boyfriend. It’s a genuine laugh that only builds when he talks about their awkward sex scene that opens the picture (good to know, don’t show up late!), and climaxes after the clip is shown of him suggesting Wiig take a nap in his lap while he’s driving.

Seriously, it could be the best he’s ever looked. The entire interview is charming, particularly when Conan does his Jack McBrayer impersonation and Hamm describes himself and EW cover boy Zach Galifianakis sitting at the table behind Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents Dinner and laughing “very loudly” at the president’s Trump jokes while The Apprentice star did not. READ FULL STORY

John Krasinski can be your puppet. Literally.

Pull the strings! Pull the strings! Last night, on Conan, The Office and Something Borrowed star John Krasinski talked to the recently de-bearded late night host about Michael Scott’s favorite line, photo-bombing Billy Crudup and photographer Terry Richardson ( …and Lindsay Lohan and President Obama), and his desire to shave poor Coco’s head. But things got truly entertaining when Krasinski showed off a special talent typically reserved for his fellow Office castmates: His ability to perfectly impersonate a marionette. Click the jump to see Krasinski’s interview, during which he plays an “NBA ref” version of the puppet. No wonder he landed a small role in the new Muppets movie. READ FULL STORY

Joseph Gordon-Levitt tosses table on 'Conan' set in headbanging rage, Will Ferrell vows to shave Conan's beard: Watch!

Remember yesterday when we asked what the male equivalent was to Heather Morris’ sexy dance moves? I don’t think headbanging in a bad wig is it, but it is fun to watch if it’s Hesher star Joseph Gordon-Levitt destroying the Conan set. Gordon-Levitt, a longtime headbanger, showed Conan the art. “It’s a beautiful meditation of sorts, except it rocks,” he said. It also flips tables and breaks flower vases. (“Sorry I broke your show, Conan,” Gordon-Levitt said. Okay, maybe it’s sexy.)

Perhaps Gordon-Levitt really could stop Will Ferrell from shaving Conan’s beard off when he visits the show May 2. Watch Ferrell’s taped threat below as well. Will we miss the beard?  READ FULL STORY

Conan O'Brien turns 48. Happy Birthday, dear Coco!

Sorry Suri Cruise, but there’s only room for one celebrity birthday in our hearts today. (Plus, you’re only five years old, and you have a better wardrobe than us. We are bitter.) For April 18th is known solely around PopWatch HQ as Conan O’Brien’s birthday. Yes, 48 years ago today (in the year nineteen sixty three… In the year nineteen sixty threee-eeeeeee), our future, fearless Team Coco leader was born, with a life of late night television battles, self-pleasuring bears, and Walker, Texas Ranger levers still ahead of him. While the unstoppable ginger force will be working on his birthday – Scream 4 actress Emma Roberts is stopping by and hopefully so will his, er, TBS boss Ted Turner — we’d still like to imagine he had a lovely, low-key celebration this weekend, mostly one in which he went apple-picking with Mr. T.

In honor of the Flaming C’s special day, here’s a clip of him doing what he does best, kicking ass. (We were going to bake him a cake, but finding orange icing is way harder than you’d think.) READ FULL STORY

Piers Morgan on Charlie Sheen: 'I believe fundamentally in a man's right to party if he wants to'

Piers Morgan appeared on Conan last night to recount how he landed his live interview with Charlie Sheen and to show his support for the actor. Morgan, who also interviewed Sheen in the ’90s, said one of his bookers got the actor’s number and Morgan phoned it himself. Sheen’s daughter answered and said, “Dad, there’s this guy called Piers from CNN who wants to talk to you,” Morgan said.

For a half hour, he convinced Sheen, who he considers to be a smart guy going through a tough period, that the erratic interviews he’d been giving made him look “slightly crazy” — and that he could better express himself in a live hour conversation. Sheen promised he’d be there that afternoon at 4:30 p.m. PT for the 6 p.m. PT show, but he didn’t roll in until after 5:55 p.m. PT, which Morgan said gave him a “squeaky bum.” READ FULL STORY

Conan stages Lingerie Puppy Bowl

Conan O’Brien hosted the Lingerie Puppy Bowl last night, and if you thought the idea of dogs with eyebrows was a little much, wait until you see a golden retriever puppy with human-like breasts. Also, one of the puppies is in leather-y bondage gear. It’s unsettling and adorable! READ FULL STORY

Jon Cryer on 'Conan': 'Two and a Half Men' star talks La Vida Sheen

Two and a Half Men‘s Jon Cryer visited Conan O’Brien last night, and talked about his show, his Emmy, show-tunes… Hm, what else did he discuss? Oh, yeah — Charlie Sheen. Give bonus points to Conan for waiting at least 142 seconds before bringing up Cryer’s troubled co-star, but I don’t think Cryer has a future in public relations. Check out their exchange below. Be warned, sensitive souls: It starts with a car-wreck and turns into a tad of a pornographic trainwreck (which is now the new name of my imaginary heavy-metal band). READ FULL STORY

Larry King on 'Conan': Ryan Seacrest is his fashion guru

Larry King stopped by Conan last night to chat about everything from his new career as a stand-up comic (…really!) to his buddy Ryan Seacrest. As it turns out, the two TV staples are BFF. In fact, they’re so close that, according to King, Seacrest has taken it upon himself to make sure the older man dresses stylishly.

“He was at my house for dinner one night, and he says to me, ‘How can you wear those jeans?'” King explained. “I said, ‘What’s wrong with my jeans?’ They’re, like, $29 jeans. [Ed note: Does Larry think that's expensive or cheap for a pair of pants?] READ FULL STORY

Conan apologizes to Kimmel for similar Palin-Rudolph bit (but not for not watching his show)

In case you missed it amidst your holiday preparations, Conan O’Brien took to the Internet last week to apologize for his TBS show doing a video bit about Sarah Palin shooting Rudolph two weeks after ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live added audio of Palin hunting caribou with her father from her TLC reality show over the animated holiday classic. “So, of course, we apologize for that, we weren’t aware,” O’Brien says of discovering the joke was a popular one only the morning after Conan‘s aired. “The staff member responsible for the piece has been fired, and, I hear, has been immediately rehired at Jimmy Kimmel. So I think everything worked out,” he deadpans. He then cites three other examples of his show playing copycat. (Did you know his sidekick Andy Richter was once a sidekick on another show?! “I mean that show was such a piece of crap, I didn’t feel it was worth mentioning,” Richter cracks after a picture from their early days together flashes.) Watch the mea culpa below. Classy move, Coco. The video of Conan‘s bit also appears to have been removed from the show’s site.


Sarah Palin shoots Rudolph, jokes Conan. And Kimmel. (And Kimmel again.)

Great minds think alike, etc etc. At least that’s what Conan O’Brien’s writers are telling themselves this morning, because last night’s segment in which Sarah Palin shoots Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer looked pretty familiar. Here’s Conan’s: READ FULL STORY

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