Notice to future Conan visitors: Should you attempt to fairly up your Zoom background by hanging a curtain to cover all the rubbish in your home, Conan O’Brien will inform you that you just appear like you’re trapped inside a puppet theater. At the least that’s what he instructed comic Lauren Lapkus when she was on the present July 14. (Final week, he instructed Lisa Kudrow that her curtains made her appear like she was “visiting your great aunt.”) The 2 chatted about Lapkus’s new Netflix movie, The Unsuitable Missy, wherein she performs the newest (wo)man-child within the Adam Sandler Paying for His Associates to Go on a Good Trip Someplace cinematic pantheon. Sandler executive-produces, and though he’s not within the film itself, there’s a scene the place Lapkus has to brutally yell and swear on the comedy legend’s personal youngsters. Lapkus recollects filming, saying Sandler “was there that day, and for a little bit I felt more pressure because he was there. I like him, I admire him. And I’m like, Oh, I have to perform in front of him, but I also have to scream at his kids and he just told me to go harder: ‘Just scream, just swear at them, just go. Just come in hot.’” Between yelling at a comedy legend’s children and having a bucket of prop fish chum dumped on her transform precise fish, Lapkus actually did undergo for the artwork when filming The Unsuitable Missy. She additionally talks about her Newcomers podcast with Nicole Byer, which led to the invention of her nice Star Wars love: this video of an Ewok humping Al Roker’s leg.