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Cheers to Conan O'Brien for getting back into an Empire State of mind.

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To celebrate his first anniversary on TBS, the carrot-topped cutup has returned to the Big Apple to host a week of shows from the Beacon Theater. And so far, the trip has given Conan — and his show — a jolt of energy. All those downed power lines after the freak Halloween-weekend snowstorm aren't the only live wires in town this week.

Maybe it's the larger live audience — nearly 3,000 people (including yours truly last night) as opposed to the usual 250. Or maybe the Massachusetts native is just more of an East Coast kinda guy. But whether he's working as a Chinese deliveryman, pedaling a pedi-cab or officiating a fight between the Empire State Building and Grauman's Chinese Theater, NYConan is king of the hill, top of the heap.

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