Like little stars.
You don’t usually see networks waging Emmy campaigns for the opposition. But then again, nothing to do with Conan O’Brien has been within the realm of the ordinary this year. So perhaps it stands to reason that his imminent new home, TBS, has launched a “for your consideration” campaign for the man who was oh so briefly the host of “The Tonight Show.”
Suggesting the Academy “give this man one more thing to tweet about” for displaying “outstanding achievement in the use of SPF 150,” Conan’s “friends at TBS,” where, his new show launches in November, are running two new ads in the run-up to Emmy nomination season.
Leno’s 17-year stint as “Tonight Show” host garnered the show just one Emmy for outstanding comedy variety show — and that was 15 years ago. So for O’Brien (who also has a single win) to strut into his new digs as the Emmy award winner that NBC tossed aside would be roughly the equivalent of having your ex see you on the arm of a supermodel the same day your former boss learns you just got the corner office somewhere else. In other words, sweeeeet.
Though the likelihood of a win is slim, it’ll nonetheless be interesting to see how the Emmys dole out their accolades for comedy and variety after months of what can only be described as drama. The nominees will be announced July 8. And in a pleasingly poetic turn, the August 29 broadcast will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Conan’s NBC late-night successor.
Like little stars.
World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
Jefferson's favorite. The best all-purpose American apple.
New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
Makes the best hard cider in America. Soon to be famous.
Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
Really does taste like pineapple.