Conan’s Final (serious) Thoughts.

Via elephant journal
on Jan 28, 2010
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Cynicism: My Least Favorite Quality

In his last clip on the grand dame of comedy, The Tonight Show, Conan gets grateful, serious, teary, and exhorts his fans not to ever be cynical. As powerful as late night gets:


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3 Responses to “Conan’s Final (serious) Thoughts.”

  1. tonygyoga says:

    Wow, what a heart and to be able to pull above it all like this. Awesome!

  2. Well, yes, this was very good and certainly refreshing after weeks of nightly unrelenting trashing of the network that lifted him from obscurity and made him what he is today.

    (Am I being cynical?)

    Bob Weisenberg

  3. Seriously, that was huge of NBC back in the day to tap an unknown wild young untrained talent. Too bad they lack half the cajones they had then.

    Also, to be fair, he helped himself from "obscurity"—remember he was a writer for SNL, the Simpsons…not half bad by age 30..!