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Video: Conan O'Brien Tortures Staffer With Hoarding Problem

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Fans of Conan O'Brien are already well-acquainted with his one of his show's producers, Jordan Schlansky, an inscrutable gentleman who's been mercilessly targeted by Conan as his "arch-nemesis." Schlansky loves fine food, fancy espresso and Star Wars, sensibilities that O'Brien has viciously skewered in numerous unscripted sketches. Last night, Conan surprised Schlansky with an organization expert—and it was pretty hilarious.

Conan explained to the expert that Schlansky is a "douchebag" and expressed his desire to punch him. See why:

Wikipedia describes the "Hanging Out with Jordan Schlansky" bits as "increasingly aggressive over the years, with Conan making more pointed criticisms of Schlansky's pretentious tastes and purported homosexuality." Last year, Schlansky did a Reddit AMA. When asked, "I love the chemistry with you and COCO...Is he really like that around you without the cameras on? you know, saying that he wants to kill you?" Schlansky explained, "Everything that happens on camera happens off camera as well!"

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Then another Redditor said, "As a Late Night intern years ago, I was helping you set up a stereo in Conan's office. You asked me what my career plans were, and I said I wanted to be a TV producer. You then said something like, 'well this is what a producer does. Get used to it.' It was kind of depressing. Were you purposely trying to kill my hopes and dreams?" Schlansky explained, "No but it was best to be honest with you up front!"