Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis makes a trip to the garage for a rare interview and acoustic performance. Marc looks to figure out the genesis of early Dinosaur Jr. albums which had such an impact on him and J provides some background into his upbringing in Amherst as the son of a singing dentist. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Marc catches up with comedian Ed Crasnick, one of the few people who can rival Marc in his neurosis. But things are changing for Ed. He tells Marc about his visit to a shaman and the emotional awakening that led him to a style of comedy grounded in helping people rather than just making them laugh. This episode is sponsored by Audible and Adam and Eve.
Filmmaker Todd Solondz is used to challenging his audiences. Marc can relate. The two of them talk about the struggle to maintain a career outside of the mainstream and why Todd considers his movies like Happiness and Welcome to the Dollhouse to be comedies. Plus, Todd reveals what movie he most hopes his films resemble. This episode is sponsored by Shari’s Berries. Use the offer code WTF to get a great deal for the holidays.
Keith Malley and Chemda Khalili are two of the earliest pioneers of podcasting. Their hit show Keith and the Girl paved the way for WTF. Marc welcomes them to the garage to talk about religion, sexuality and relationships. Also, Marc checks in with his old buddy Dave Attell to see how things are going with Dave’s adult movie passion project. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve and by Shari’s Berries. Use the promo code WTF at both locations for special offers.
Professional wrestler Colt Cabana has a lot more in common with Marc than you might think. They both yearned to perform at a young age, they both make their livings on the road and they’re both successful podcasters. Marc and Colt talk about the similarities between comedy and wrestling, as well as art, life, expression and being Jewish. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
No reason to be nervous. Author Daniel Smith stops by the garage to chat with Marc about anxiety. Daniel compares some of the details in his comic memoir Monkey Mind to some of Marc’s own struggles with the anxious bug and pinpoints the exact moment he realized anxiety was dominating his life. This episode is sponsored by Legal Zoom, Audible and Adam & Eve.
In comedy history, Shelley Berman is a big deal. He was the first comic to win a Grammy and the first comic to play Carnegie Hall. Marc visits the show business veteran at his home to talk with Shelley about discovering his comedic voice, his second career as a teacher and the person who became an obstacle to his success. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
It’s a killer Live WTF from Los Angeles unlike any other Live WTF, mostly because this one has Moby in it. Not to be upstaged by a Grammy winner, TJ Miller, Aries Spears, Dave Hill, Jake Fogelnest, Mike Bobbitt and Jim Earl bring the goods. And, as always, Marc brings the tension. This episode is sponsored by LegalZoom and Comedy Central.
One half of Tim and Eric, Tim Heidecker joins Marc in the garage for a chat about Tim’s unique style of comedy. Tim explains how his partnership with Eric got started, why he wanted to be an actor and what he took away from the way the Tim and Eric movie was received. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Comedian Chad Daniels is an anomaly in the stand-up world. He’s a successful touring comic who lives a comfortable family life far away from the show business grind of Los Angeles and New York. Chad tells Marc what it’s like to do comedy while raising kids in the Northern Plains. This episode is sponsored by GoToMyPC by Citrix. Access your computer from anywhere, at anytime. Click the Try It Free button and enter WTF to start a free trial.
Jimmie Walker brings comedy history into the garage. Before there was J.J. on Good Times, Jimmie tells Marc about his experiences in the early days of the comedy boom and his interaction with up-and-comers like Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Jay Leno, David Letterman and many more. This episode is sponsored by Tribeca Film, presenting Tim Heidecker in The Comedy. Also sponsored by LegalZoom and Comedy Central.
Marc brings the Live WTF experience to the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He’s joined by Godfrey, Chris D’elia, Glenn Wool, Nikki Glaser, Sean Cullen and Mike Wilmot for a night of awkward confrontations, physical altercations and homemade pie devastation. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Comedian W. Kamau Bell steps into the garage for the kind of conversation he says doesn’t happen enough - an honest discussion about race. Marc and Kamau try to deal with racial identity in comedy and they explain why it would help if white people would be more open about their whiteness. Plus, Kamau explains how he got hooked up with Chris Rock, leading to his show Totally Biased. This episode is sponsored by Legal Zoom, Comedy Central and Adam and Eve.
SpongeBob SquarePants himself, Tom Kenny, gets vocal in the garage while discussing his lifelong friendship with Bobcat Goldthwait, his days as a stand-up, and his time on Mr. Show. Tom also tells Marc the origin of the SpongeBob voice. This episode is sponsored by GoToMyPC by Citrix. Access your computer from anywhere, at anytime. Click the Try It Free button and enter WTF to start a free trial.