The interesting things about comedian Ahmed Ahmed don’t end with his name. The member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour and director of the new documentary Just Like Us talks about growing up Egyptian in America, performing for the King of Jordan and launching his career alongside the kid from A Christmas Story. This episode is sponsored by IFC Films and the new movie “The Trip” starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
You know Brian Posehn from Mr. Show, Just Shoot Me, The Comedians of Comedy, The Sarah Silverman Program and many movie and television roles. Marc knew him as a long-haired, wild-eyed comedy neophyte in San Francisco. Brian sits down with Marc in the garage to talk about how he got from there to here. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for a special offer.
Actress Iris Bahr introduced the world to her character Svetlana the Russian Prostitute on Marc’s old late night radio show. Now that Svetlana has her own television and web series, Iris joins Marc in the garage to talk about her fame in Russia, her life in Israel and her struggles with herself. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central.
The creator and executive producer of Community, Dan Harmon, stops by for a conversation about the paradoxical process of making a network television sitcom. They also touch on his time with The Sarah Silverman Program and his highly influential project, Channel 101. This episode is sponsored exclusively by Men of a Certain Age, returning Wednesday, June 1, only on TNT.
Wil Anderson, Arj Barker, Steve Hughes, Felicity Ward and Greg Fleet join Marc for a Down Under WTF, live at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. This episode is sponsored exclusively by Men of a Certain Age, returning Wednesday, June 1, only on TNT.
Marc seeks wisdom and insight from a true comedy Buddha, the one and only Garry Shandling. Garry talks boxing, basketball, mothers, self-acceptance and, of course, Larry Sanders. Plus, Marc wonders if the Rapture actually happened without us knowing it. This episode is sponsored exclusively by Men of a Certain Age, returning Wednesday, June 1, only on TNT.
Phil Rosenthal is the co-creator of Everybody Loves Raymond. Marc talks with Phil about his experience in Russia helping put together a Russian version of his show, which is chronicled in the documentary Exporting Raymond. Plus, Marc makes a follow-up phone call to Adam Carolla. This episode is sponsored in part by Comedy Central.
Marc explores the essence of comedian Steve Byrne. They discuss the implications of political correctness in comedy if you’re a mixed-race performer and then Steve tells his side of a controversial story involving a past WTF guest. Plus, Marc gets scolded by the California DMV. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for a special offer.
It’s George Carlin’s birthday, so what better way to pay tribute than with one of the people who knew him best, his “spouse without papers,” Sally Wade. She reveals the George that not everyone got to know and talks about her last moments with him. Sally provides a fitting homage to a man who influenced just about every comedian in the business.
Marc heads north to Santa Barbara to sit with one of the giants of comedy, Jonathan Winters. At 85, he’s still firing on all cylinders, creating characters on the spot and recalling old improv bits from decades ago. They discuss his storied career in comedy, film and art. It’s the history of modern comedy in one interview. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for a special offer.
Marc puts aside his fear of Boston Natives to welcome the thickly accented and very funny Sue Costello to the garage. Sue talks about how the bottom dropped out on her rising comedy career and how an unlikely role in The Fighter prepped her for a comeback. Plus, Marc pinpoints the origin of his salty relationship with Boston. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers. Click here and use the code WTF for a special Mother’s Day offer.
Marc was part of this year’s Kramp and Adler Comedy Festival in Milwaukee. This is the ending of that live show, when Marc was joined on stage by fellow performers Kristen Schaal and the amusingly inebriated Eugene Mirman.
It’s live WTF from The Steve Allen Theater in Los Angeles. Ari Shaffir explains his deep abiding love for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Pete Holmes tries to make sense of Marc’s open hostility toward him. The Office’s Craig Robinson reveals his favorite use of Twitter. Plus, Jim Earl remembers the dearly departed and Eddie Pepitone lashes out. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers. Click here and use the code WTF for a special Mother’s Day offer.
Comedy’s “Crown Prince of Infamy” Andy Dick invades the garage, which is not too different that the place he’s living right now. He’ll tell Marc about his unique domicile, as well as the story of tracking down his birth parents and an uncomfortable time during the making of Newsradio. This episode is sponsored in part by Comedy Central.
This is the story Marc alluded to in the Greg Fleet interview. He’s told this story before, but this is the first time he’s telling it at the place of its tragic inception - in front of a live audience in Melbourne, Australia.