67 minutes | May 16th 2013

Marsh McCall:Original Conan O'Brien Writer

Marsh McCall was one of the original writer's of Late Night with Conan O'Brien and became head writer of the show. He's also a showrunner, Executive Producer and writer of funny things on the New Yorker online. Marsh is Beatles expert, and also plays basketball with Paul every once in awhile.  The two talk about their love of Monty Python, the TV show Fawlty Towers among other influences.   Marsh was a newspaper writer in San Francisco Bay area before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in TV writing. He landed his first job as one of the original Conan O'Brien writers, along with Louis CK, Robert Smigel, Bob Odenkirk and shared an office with Andy Richter.  After the first year, Marsh became head writer and then moved back to Los Angeles to Executive Produce "Just Shoot Me" and a host of other TV shows. It was just announced that Marsh will be writing a TV show with Jamie Foxx called "Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me" for TBS.
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