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Conan Wants an L.A. Street Named After Him. Will He Get It?

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Recent history proves that Conan O'Brien gets what he wants. He doesn't get jealous of other talk show hosts, he grows a beard and lets his legion of rabid fans do the talking. With the finale of the Oprah Winfrey Show earlier this week, O'Brien can finally be crowned winner of a long-running game of talk show host Monopoly. Even though (or perhaps we should say especially because) he's on TBS.

Except he doesn't have a street named after him. Not yet at least. Thursday night he showed up with a sign and a call for justice. After all, Oprah has a street in Chicago named after her. "I've been in Los Angeles for 22 months," Conan said. "Isn't it time I got a street named after me?" In fact, he's willing to settle for West Raymer Street, a dead end behind Sports Chalet and adjacent to the railroad tracks in "beautiful historic Van Nuys."

Conan said it. So now it's gonna happen, right?