Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Conan O'Brien's Kamikaze Comedy Debacle (Wired)

The lessons of the past year have been well taken: No one should be too big to fail. Not banks, not automakers, not insurance companies, and most of all, not comedians. And, thanks to one high-profile, strangely fortuitous career nosedive, no jester will ever bomb that big again. I speak, obviously, of Conan O’Brien, whose rise and fall as host of The Tonight Show probably launched the future of comedy. Conan died for Big Media’s sins and then, Obi-Wan-like, rose up more powerful than NBC or anyone else could possibly have imagined.
I'm still with team Coco. :)
Read the full article here.

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