Personal space
May 24, 2019 11:39 PM   Subscribe

 
Uncomfortably claustrophobic, yet funny.
posted by greenhornet at 12:58 AM on May 25


This might be the greatest thing I've ever witnessed.
posted by andreaazure at 1:01 AM on May 25 [3 favorites]


There is no inviting of other late-night comedians onto your show. Any late-night comedian invites another late-night comedian onto his show spends a night in the box.
posted by J.K. Seazer at 1:15 AM on May 25 [8 favorites]


By Crom, this is not the meeting I anticipated.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 4:08 AM on May 25 [9 favorites]


I enjoy colbert for his monologs and generally shittery on trump etc. But I've been a fan of Conan since the very early days. This was so awkwardly enjoyable. The bit works different for different people but Conan just made that bizarre eye contact and face and everything else kills me because of it.
posted by chasles at 4:24 AM on May 25 [3 favorites]


It was funny, charming and weird, but on hi-def TV it made for some squirmy viewing. Like, you could see the VEIN beneath Conan's eye!
posted by Ursula Hitler at 5:00 AM on May 25 [3 favorites]


"You asked me to sing in a box and then criticized the volume?!"
posted by merriment at 5:23 AM on May 25 [6 favorites]


Love it. I wonder who's idea it was. It feels like a wacky bit Craig Ferguson would have done.
posted by Popular Ethics at 6:40 AM on May 25 [1 favorite]


I miss Ferguson. I bought a rattlesnake mug that I use during lectures and not one student has understood the reference in the 3 years I've had the mug. Even the older non-traditional students.
posted by phlyingpenguin at 7:00 AM on May 25 [11 favorites]


This needs a FeelGoodFilter tag!
posted by hippybear at 8:38 AM on May 25 [1 favorite]


The lighting in the box makes their stage makeup look like the mystery man from Lost Highway.
posted by idiopath at 9:02 AM on May 25 [2 favorites]


Recently I've been watching Colbert on Youtube on a nightly basis. He is so versatile. During his monologues, he often breaks into surrealistic, amazing and completely original song-and-dance routines. He must be working with a huge pool of talent.
Here are more of his Personal Space numbers.
posted by growabrain at 9:29 AM on May 25 [2 favorites]


"You asked me to sing in a box and then criticized the volume?!"

Heh. "Incredibly Loud and Uncomfortably Close."
posted by mandolin conspiracy at 12:34 PM on May 25 [1 favorite]


today was an endless stream of Craig Ferguson YT videos and I will never be sorry for it.
posted by I_Love_Bananas at 1:01 PM on May 25 [2 favorites]


"I've got a place there..."

Miss Geoff and Craig so much..
posted by Windopaene at 1:46 PM on May 25 [1 favorite]


Just saw this: somebody should make a FPP of it
posted by growabrain at 9:35 PM on May 26




So there were two Colbert FPPs on the same day, and the mods let them both stay? That is Magic.
posted by growabrain at 5:47 AM on May 27 [1 favorite]


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