Paula Poundstone challenges Marc’s supremacy as Overlord of the Cat Ranch. They both share an obsessive need to cultivate feline populations within their homes. They also discuss Paula’s storied stand-up history and how she bounced back from her lowest moment. 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.
Danny McBride is not the big-mouthed manchild he plays on Eastbound and Down or in movies like Tropic Thunder. Instead he’s a Southern drama kid who survived the many pitfalls that make Los Angeles one of the most unforgiving places on the planet. He talks with Marc about his work, his posse, his future and his new son. This episode is sponsored by Audible and Adam and Eve.
Pete Holmes wrestles with a false premise, Arden Myrin looks for a cookie hammer, Geoff Bolt gets touchy, Laraine Newman revisits Season 1 of SNL, and Will Durst pinpoints the problem with liberals. It’s a live WTF from Sketchfest in San Francisco! This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the microphone and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial and get a $110 bonus offer.
Craig Ferguson doesn’t consider himself a talk show host. He talks with Marc about his punk rock past, his days as Bing Hitler and his unlikely detour as a sitcom actor. Plus, Craig provides an answer about whether he would ever take Letterman’s place on The Late Show. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers and Shari’s Berries. Use the code WTF for great Mother’s Day deals.
Rachael Harris of The Hangover and The Daily Show joins Marc in the garage as they share their common bond of obsessive codependence. There’s also talk of her days with The Groundlings, working with the Christopher Guest ensemble and her dramatic leading role in Natural Selection. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio microphone to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips sits down with Marc in the birthplace of the Lips, Oklahoma City. Marc and Wayne share their similar fears of flying, half-remembered acid trip stories and encounters with creative inspiration. Also on the show, Marc really digs Bobcat Goldthwait’s new movie, so he gives Bob a call. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers and Shari’s Berries. Enter WTF for a special Mother’s Day offer.
Chelsea Handler invites Marc over for a poolside chat about all things Chelsea. She explains how a young Jersey girl from a Jewish-Mormon household wound up with three simultaneous comedy shows on TV. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers and Shari’s Berries. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF for special Mother’s Day deals.
Andy Kaufman lives in this epic WTF with Kaufman’s former comedy partner and Comic Relief co-founder Bob Zmuda. Bob takes Marc back to his first meetings with Andy and the many mind-bending productions they put on through the years. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central, Audible and Adam and Eve.
The Shins frontman/founder/nerve center James Mercer reminisces with Marc about growing up in Albuquerque, defends the earnest art of the synthesizer and sets Marc straight on the difference between Danger Mouse and Modest Mouse. Plus, James performs the new single from The Shins’ Port of Morrow, “Simple Song.” This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Kevin Hart is arguably the biggest-selling act in American comedy. He talks with Marc about how it took massive failure to help him get where he is today. Kevin also opens up about his influences, his father, his finances, his family and his embrace of social media as a way to drive his career. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central, Adam and Eve and Audible.
The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant stops by the garage to talk about his wide range of projects as a comedian, actor, writer, director and radio host. Stephen and Marc also delve into the bizarre worlds of British and American royalty. This episdoe is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio microphone and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Chris Elliott has left his mark on comedy, whether it was on Letterman, on his own show Get a Life, or in Farrelly Brothers’ movies. Chris takes us through his comedic arc, from the inspiration he got from his very funny dad to the show business advice he now gives to his daughters. Plus, Marc puts in a phone call to Jim Gaffigan. This episode is sponsored by Adult Swim, Adam and Eve, and Comedy Central.
David Cross and Marc Maron go way back. In fact, they go back far enough that they need to help each other navigate through hazy memories and past mistakes. Along the way, they discuss the highlights of David’s career and reflect on some of the more serious things they’re leaving behind. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio microphone and enter WTF to start a no risk trial and get a $110 bonus offer.
Delocated’s Jon Glaser takes off the ski mask and joins Marc in the garage for a chat, minus the vocal distortion. In addition to his witness-protection comedy series, Jon talks about his Conan characters, golf, high school reunions and becoming an adoptive father. This episode is sponsored by Adult Swim.
Carrie Brownstein brings the rock and brings the funny. She talks with Marc about Sleater-Kinney, her new band Wild Flag and Portlandia. Plus, in what may be a first for WTF, the guest apologizes to Marc for past behavior. This episode is sponsored by Merge Records. Use WTF at checkout for 20% off. The show is also sponsored by Shari’s Berries and Comedy Central.