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Josh Robert Thompson
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I used to watch his show, way back when he started out, and he was somewhat funny in his dry obtuse manner. Unfortunately, Conan has Andy Richter as his sidekick, and Richter is about as entertaining as Bud Melman used to be on the David Letterman show. In other words, he is OK, but not every day.
Now that Conan is a refugee from Network TV, his guests are often 2nd tier and 3rd tier celebrities. Everyone knows that Conan's show has awful ratings, and plugging a movie on the Conan show is about as good as being the guest star of the Sham Wow sponge infomercials.
The only thing that is surprising is that Conan is still on the air. His style of dry wit is too boring for late night, and the audience left him for newer talents.
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