Brian Stack

Brian Stack is an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for his sketch comedy work on all three Conan O’Brien late-night talk shows, previously working on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, and on O’Brien’s current talk show, Conan on TBS.

Guest Appearances

December 11, 2020

Legendary writer/performer Brian Stack (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Conan O’Brien) joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell once again to talk about the origin of his character The Interrupter, playing Conan’s creepy gift-giving cameraman, improvising with Conan when a sketch goes off the rails, the evolution of WikiBear getting darker, the many absurd hats of Joe Galliano, and his very first written Conan sketch “Andy’s Little Sister” featuring Amy Poehler.

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July 4, 2019

Brian Stack (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) is one of the most beloved writer/performers from the Late Night with Conan O’Brien days and one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. Brian joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about the first sketch he ever wrote being Andy’s Little Sister featuring Amy Poehler, the special only kids in the audience episode, and some of his favorite Conan bits including Artie Kendall the Ghost Crooner, WikiBear, The Wikipedia-Powered Teddy, The Reverend Otis K. Dribbles, Bulletproof Legs, and much more.


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June 1, 2015

Wompler and Listler are at it again as they come to you from the Marina Del Ray Public Library along with Wompler’s step dad Seth (Brian Huskey) working the levels on a new WOMP IT UP! Listler catches us up on a STARS program exclusive field trip to Capt. Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari during Hot Topix, Seth debuts his own segment called Cutting the Cheese: Seth Wompler Talks about the Issues of the Day That Are Cheesing Him or Rubbing Him the Wrong Way If You Don’t Know What the Phrase Cheese Means, and everyone advises listeners in the ways of the heart in another edition of Listler’s Love Lockdown. Then, we put the Spotlight On: Dr. Dennis Endercut (Brian Stack) as we learn about his literary magazine, what’s on his bucket list, and if he’s ever been in love. Plus, Principal Sanders (Miriam Tolan) makes a surprise visit to the library!

November 26, 2014

Kulap and Howard kick off the show with an insider look into the “strong-arm” aspect of the eBay culture, and the sanctions that Howard is currently facing.  Then, the gang welcomes Brian Stack, the man known for his many characters on all three of Conan’s late night talk shows. Brian shares some of the most memorable moments and encounters of working in late night television. Also, during the rundown of a special Thanksgiving themed song chart, Howard shares all the delusions that he’s having about going home for the holidays.  Lastly, Kulap reveals the absolute finest way to cook a Turkey, a classic Spatchcocking.

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November 4, 2014

Welcome to the first episode of Reading Aloud with Nate Corddry. Nate loves all aspects of the written word from comedic essays to personal letters. On this episode, the hilarious Brian Stack reads a Simon Rich piece entitled “Guy Walks Into A Bar” which was recorded live at UCB-LA. Then, the compelling Aimee Mann joins Nate in the studio for a chat about her music career, her time at Largo, working with Ted Leo on their new collaboration called The Both, and her reading habits. Finally, the incredible Steven Weber reads a heartbreaking letter written by One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest author Ken Kesey to five of his closest friends shortly after his son had passed away. Don’t forget to participate in the book club by going out and buying “Wolf In White Van” by John Darnielle and send in your thoughts on the book at

May 3, 2013

He’s in the running for the kindest person in the biz, master improviser and writer for Conan, BRIAN STACK came on and charmed us during his “Laime or Totally” explanations, the discussion of why trophies for everyone might not be a  great idea and also how he feels about Twitter. Enjoy!