“I am angry,” Conan O’Brien admits in Rodman Flender’s tour doc. “I’m trying not to be ... but sometimes I’m so mad I can’t even breathe.” Prohibited from appearing on television for six months after his early 2010 break with NBC, Conan hit the road, capitalizing on his newfound social network currency to attract an audience for his intentionally vaudeville-reminiscent live shows, which blend self-deprecating stand-up with self-indulgent musical performances aided by his celebrity friends. Sometimes painted in the press as the excessively petulant jilted wife in the NBC divorce, here the comedy-writer-turned-late-night-host comes off as less an entitled whiner than a perfectionist: NBC’s crime was not taking away his toy, but taking away his control. (O’Brien’s mid-life crisis has been examined from every angle, though the psychological impact of his evolution from behind-the-scenes nerd to camera-ready personality seems like it could use... More >>>