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Rosario Dawson's Mom Once Pepper-Sprayed Her (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/17/2015 07:25AM

Rosario Dawson is tougher than you. That's the gist of what we're getting from her interview on Conan Thursday, where the Daredevil star talked about – among other things – how her mom once trained her to use pepper spray by using it on her.

Dawson, 35, grew up in New York City, and told Conan O'Brien that her mom made she sure was prepared when she ventured out as a kid. The extent of that preparation sounds a little intimidating.

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Amy Schumer Declares 2015 the 'Year of the A--'

Originally posted 04/10/2015 03:05PM

The upcoming season of Inside Amy Schumer is going to be all about that bass, the comedian announced when she stopped by Conan on Thursday.

But the booty takeover won't stop there. Amy Schumer has officially declared 2015 the year of the ass.

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Yes, Kristen Stewart Was Doing a Justin Bieber Impression in that Jenny Lewis Video (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/09/2015 07:30AM

Kristen Stewart had a starring role in Jenny Lewis' video for "Just One of the Guys" from last year's The Voyager, and during a recent visit to Conan, she elaborated slightly about the inspiration she brought to the role.

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Conan O'Brien's #GimmeFive Challenge Goes ... Just Okay (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/08/2015 07:20AM

It's been five years since First Lady Michelle Obama began her "Let's Move" campaign, and in honor of the anniversary, she asked Conan O'Brien to give her five chin-ups, as part of the ongoing #GimmeFive challenge.

It ended up being the hardest thing O'Brien's had to do since taking over The Tonight Show.

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Keith Urban on the One Critique He Can't Shake (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/01/2015 07:35AM

You'd think a musician as successful as Keith Urban would have been able to shake some of the criticisms he's received since starting out, especially because he's been doling out advice of his own on American Idol for so long.

You'd be wrong, though. Urban explained to Conan O'Brien Tuesday night that there's one bit of criticism that still haunts him from the days when he was first starting out, and – surprise, surprise – it came from a televised talent show judge.

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Conan O'Brien Learns Never to Ask Will Ferrell About His Bird (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/27/2015 07:45AM

It seems like it's a lot of fun to be Will Ferrell.

Between the moviemaking and the constant winding-up of late-night TV hosts, he looks like a man who's got things figured out.

t The latest evidence: Ferrell's Thursday night appearance on Conan, where the Get Hard star appeared with a cockatoo on his shoulder … and then resolutely refused to answer any questions about it.

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Mindy Kaling Explains Her Obsession with McDonald's

Mindy Kaling Explains Her Obsession with McDonald's

Originally posted 03/20/2015 12:00PM

She's a girl after our own Big Mac-loving hearts

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Zachary Quinto and Conan O'Brien Remember Leonard Nimoy (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/18/2015 08:30AM

Zachary Quinto inherited Leonard Nimoy's role as Spock in the Star Trek franchise, but he took a lot more from the elder actor than some prosthetic ears.

Tuesday night on Conan, Quinto and host Conan O'Brien fondly reminisced about the time they spent with the recently departed actor.

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Adam Sandler Fondly Reminisces About Chris Farley … and His Appetite (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/06/2015 10:30AM

Chris Farley wasn't a man of half measures.

And Adam Sandler and Conan O'Brien – both of whom worked on Saturday Night Live with Farley in the 1990s – fondly reminisced about their departed friend's appetite for life (and appetizers) Thursday night on Conan.

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The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus Likes to Lick People – Where Do We Sign Up? (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/04/2015 11:30AM

[YOUTUBE "bSElubixtiY"] Norman Reedus has a licking problem – not that there's anything wrong with that.

The Walking Dead star revealed on Tuesday's Conan that it all began when he started licking his zombie guts-covered grime castmates.

Then, his tongue went on the road – he started to post photos of himself licking "monuments" and "Charlie Chaplin guys on the street." This all culminated in an Urban Dictionary definition – to "Reedus" is now an unofficial verb meaning "to lick something."

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