Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter decided to get closer to nature but since they didn’t have much time they decided to visit their local raging current, The Los Angeles River.
Of course it all doesn’t go as planned and involves running aground, unscouted whitewater runs followed up by a pretty intense swiftwater rescue. In the end they decide to cap a successful day on the river with some freshly cooked wieners by the river bank.
Here is the video for your viewing pleasure:
It looks like Conan and Andy’s wild adventure was more successful than the Canadian band, Twin who were issued tickets for attempting to paddle down the same river back in the winter of 2011. Something happened while the case was working its way through the courts and due to some sort of administrative error, the band were issued bench warrants in the case. That means it’s possible that the band will get arrested if they try to come back into the US of A.
Oh course somebody is looking into getting it sorted out and you can read the whole weird story here. I tend to believe that this is the case of the Hollywood elite (Conan and Andy) putting pressure on the courts to send a message to the public, “Stay away from our amazing waterways. It’s our wilderness.”