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Conan O'Brien hosts the TBS talk show Conan. "I just really do love getting in front of people and making them happy, making them laugh," he says. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner hide caption

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'Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend' Is A Joke Name For A Podcast — Sort Of

The late-night host says that hosting a podcast allows him to "mind meld" with guests in a way he can't on TV: "I can sit down and we can just go down a deep, deep, deep well, and it's fascinating."

Conan O'Brien hosts the TBS talk show Conan. "I just really do love getting in front of people and making them happy, making them laugh," he says. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner hide caption

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'Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend' Is A Joke Name For A Podcast — Sort Of

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