Conan O’Brien Takes Writer to Task for Twitter Posts

Conan O’Brien Takes Writer to Task for Twitter Posts

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After one of his talk show writers chose to go on Twitter to voice stinging criticism against late night TV comedy, famed comedian, writer, actor, and talk show host Conan O’Brien decided to do the same back at him. The tweets by writer Andres du Bouchet took issue with the state of late night comedy and how stale it had gotten. asics pas cher He bemoaned the abundance of negative aspects of talk shows, such as parodies, pranks, and “hashtag wars.” His Twitter rant went on to criticize things such as lip sync battles as found on late night talk shows hosted by people such as Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon, and called modern late night talk show comedy “Prom King Comedy.” In response, O’Brien came down on him, reminding people that O’Brien doesn’t pull any punches! He suggested that “one of his writers” focus on improving his show’s humor instead of saying “stupid things” about late night comedy: He deleted the tweets sometime after being reprimanded, though he made sure to keep some of the tweets up in order to better explain what he had said as well as apologize for it. He made a second apology, but it was decidedly more snarky than the first, jokingly tweeting about his favorite “hand-held eatables.” Du Bouchet also tried to make clear that he’s not a television snob, and in fact likes a lot of TV that’s on the air right now. He cited shows such as The Last Man on Earth, Silicon Valley, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Key and Peele. It cannot be said that late night talk shows don’t have a history rich in feuds, loyalty, and fans picking sides. asics femme We saw it back in the day with Letterman and Leno vying for the late Johnny Carson’s position at The Tonight Show, and it was no less bloody when Leno butted heads with O’Brien more recently over who should continue with The Tonight Show (which ultimately went into Fallon’s hands). Nike Air Max 2017 Kopen With that said, what do you think? Do you agree with the opinions of the writer that talk shows have taken a sour turn in recent years? Do you agree with Conan that the criticism was stupid? Or perhaps do you take issue with how the whole situation was handled? Be sure to sound off in the comments and let us know! You can follow both O’Brien and Du Bouchet on Twitter at @ConanOBrien and @dubouchet respectively. Below are all of the tweets as they were written by both O’Brien and Du Bouchet: Du Bouchet: “Comedy in 2015 needs a severe motherfucking shakeup,” he wrote. mochilas kanken “No celebrities, no parodies, no pranks, no mash-ups or hashtag wars. cheap fjallraven kanken I’m fat.” Du Bouchet: “Shove your lip-synching up your ass.” Du Bouchet: “Prom King Comedy. That’s what I call all this shit. nike pas cher You’ve let the popular kids appropriate the very art form that helped you deal. Fjallraven Kanken Classic Fuck…None of the funniest stuff ever involved celebrity cameos.” Conan O’Brien: “I wish one of my writers would focus on making my show funnier instead of tweeting stupid things about the state of late night comedy.” Du Bouchet: “That was satisfying. sac à dos fjallraven kanken Sometimes just railing at the impenetrable nonsense of the retardverse is enough, despite my impotence to change it.” Du Bouchet: “Once again I’m a bonehead for tweeting as a fan of comedy instead of as a guy who earns a living doing it.” Du Bouchet: “On a positive note, my current favorite comedy things are @TheKimmySchmidt @SiliconHBO @LastManFOX and @KeyAndPeele.” Du Bouchet: “I am also very much looking forward to seeing what Colbert does on CBS.” Du Bouchet: “Well I guess it’s all harmless observations from now on.