WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

CATEGORY: Arts
Marc Maron welcomes comedians, actors, directors, writers, authors, musicians and folks from all walks of life to his home for amazingly revealing conversations. Marc's probing, comprehensive interview style allows guests to express themselves in ways listeners have never heard. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  1. June 27, 2022
    1 hr 24 min
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    Episode 1343 - Atsuko Okatsuka
    Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka has familiarity with garages. But unlike Marc, she didn’t start a podcast in one. She lived in one with her mother and grandmother for seven years, as three generations of immigrant wom…
  2. June 23, 2022
    1 hr 36 min
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    Episode 1342 - Dana Gould
    Dana Gould is in his 40th year of doing standup. He and Marc talk about what they’ve learned in their decades of comedy, how they came to accept their limitations, and how they see themselves in today’s standup…
  3. June 20, 2022
    1 hr 21 min
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    Episode 1341 - Kate Berlant
    Kate Berlant’s comedy defies easy categorization. That’s okay with Kate, who thinks people use a lot of empty terms to pin down comedy. Kate and Marc talk about how growing up in the art world helped Kate take…
  4. June 16, 2022
    1 hr 23 min
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    Episode 1340 - Jen Statsky
    When Jen Statsky and her collaborators were creating the show Hacks, they knew they needed to nail the portrayal of life in standup comedy because comics will quickly know if they got it wrong. Marc talks with…
  5. June 13, 2022
    1 hr 17 min
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    Episode 1339 - Greg Proops
    Marc has a very direct question for his old friend Greg Proops: “Did we lose?” In the fight for the heart and soul of comedy, there is real uncertainty about the current trajectory. What legacy did the alternat…
  6. June 09, 2022
    1 hr 13 min
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    Episode 1338 - Lara Beitz
    For a while, Lara Beitz could only get on stage to do comedy if she was hammered. She'd drink to feel less nervous but then there wasn't a time when she didn't feel nervous, so she was just always drinking. Lar…
  7. June 06, 2022
    1 hr 18 min
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    Episode 1337 - Phil Tippett
    Oscar and Emmy-winning visual effects artist Phil Tippett is responsible for some of the most memorable effects in movies history, like the alien chess match in Star Wars, the giant robot walkers in The Empire…
  8. June 02, 2022
    1 hr 21 min
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    Episode 1336 - Jesus Trejo
    Jesus Trejo knows he put in the work to become a paid regular at The Comedy Store, spending years doing open mic spots and performing at 1am for a handful of people. Not to mention paying his dues unclogging to…
  9. May 30, 2022
    1 hr 22 min
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    Episode 1335 - Rosie Perez
    Rosie Perez initially thought success would paper over her trauma. But the emotional ramifications from the abuse she went through as a child were never going to stay hidden for long. Rosie and Marc talk about…
  10. May 27, 2022
    1 hr 3 min
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    Ray Liotta from 2018
    From 2018, Ray Liotta talks with Marc about getting his start in soap operas, the debt he owes to Melanie Griffith, and the emotional filming of Goodfellas. Ray died on May 26, 2022 at age 67. See acast.com/pri…
  11. May 26, 2022
    1 hr 9 min
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    Episode 1334 - Joey Camen
    Joey Camen left a dysfunctional home in Detroit as a teenager and, thanks to an ad he saw in a Playboy, knew exactly where he needed to go. He went straight to the brand new club on the Sunset Strip, The Comedy…
  12. May 23, 2022
    1 hr 11 min
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    Episode 1333 - Marc Goes To Washington w/ Dr. Dwandalyn Reece and Lance Mion
    This is an episode about history. Collective history and personal history. Marc finds himself in Washington, DC on the latest leg of his standup tour, a place imbued with symbolism, both for what we want i…
  13. May 19, 2022
    1 hr 20 min
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    Episode 1332 - Michael Che
    Michael Che wanted out his life on the Lower East Side, but his initial path was not comedy. It was painting and fine art. Michael tells Marc how he became enamored with standup while living in his brother's ba…
  14. May 16, 2022
    1 hr 23 min
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    Episode 1331 - Sandra Oh
    Sandra Oh spent much of her career believing certain opportunities weren't going to come her way because they're just not afforded to Asian actors. Sandra and Marc talk about what she found in herself to overco…
  15. May 12, 2022
    1 hr 21 min
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    Episode 1330 - The Doobie Brothers / Steven Jenkins
    The Doobie Brothers is a band with almost twenty official members throughout its five decades of existence. But Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons have been playing guitar and performing vocals for the band since Day…
  16. May 09, 2022
    1 hr 28 min
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    Episode 1329 - A Tribute to Dan Vitale
    Marc remembers the life and comedy of Dan Vitale, a comedian whose raw and unapologetically personal style of stand-up was a big influence on a young Marc Maron. Marc talks about how his perception of what it m…
  17. May 05, 2022
    1 hr 23 min
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    Episode 1328 - Nicole Holofcener
    Nicole Holofcener has trouble breathing. She finds herself holding her breath for too long, which could be a result of allergies or a byproduct of sleep apnea. But it's also an apt metaphor for the life of an i…
  18. May 02, 2022
    1 hr 19 min
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    Episode 1327 - Tony Hawk
    Tony Hawk walked into Marc's garage on a broken leg, the result of a recent skateboarding trick gone wrong. It's everything about Tony that's on display in the new documentary Tony Hawk: Until The Wheels Fall O…
  19. April 28, 2022
    1 hr 15 min
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    Episode 1326 - Trombone Shorty
    It's normal for everyone to call Troy Andrews by his stage name, Trombone Shorty, because he's been playing the trombone since he was a tiny, four-year-old boy. Troy and Marc talk about the musical culture of N…
  20. April 25, 2022
    1 hr 22 min
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    Episode 1325 - Vanessa Bayer
    Vanessa Bayer knows her comedic talent comes from a decidedly unfunny place. Vanessa's teenage cancer diagnosis focused her comedy skills, which in turn allowed her to help people process, understand and laugh…

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