Every boss, from the almighty CEO to the humble small business owner, has to flex their corporate muscles from time to time, lest their lackeys grow complacent. And with the recent loss of Letterman from the airwaves, late night hosts have to reevaluate each worker’s necessity in order to gain some ground in Dave’s absence. As such, Conan diligently assessed whether he really needed to keep each staff member under his employ. To his credit, the copper-topped chief allowed employees to plead their cases before being potentially terminated, even associate producer and widely regarded deadweight Jordan Schlansky. In the end, Conan chose not to fire anyone which, as is the case with most CEOs, should net him a pretty substantial bonus as a reward for his selfless humanity.
Check out Conan give his staff the third degree in the video below.