Tom Rhodes is one of Marc’s oldest friends in comedy and he has one of the most interesting career paths. He talks with Marc about his role as the early face of Comedy Central, his ill-fated sitcom, his life abroad and his time as a talk show host in Amsterdam. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for 50% off almost any item plus free gifts.
Live from Brooklyn, NY, robotics specialist Heather Knight introduces Data, a robot who performs stand-up comedy, Otto and George bring the first ventriloquist act to WTF, Liam McEneaney tries to cope with the success of his new movie, Ted Alexandro agonizes over a strange proposition, and Todd Barry compares bad fan mail with Marc.
Marc and comedian Ryan Singer give you a peek at the glamorous life of a stand-up comic on the road - hunting for coffee in suburban Indiana and trying find people to talk to on a CB radio.
Comedian Kathleen Madigan stops by the garage and her stories about Lewis Black give Marc a great idea for a new reality show. Kathleen also reflects on her recent trips to Afghanistan and why she remains loyal to Jay Leno. Also, Marc says goodbye to Mike DeStefano. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for 50% off almost any item plus free gifts.
The guy who plays Star-Burns on “Community” is actually a driving force behind some of the biggest comedy landmarks of the past two decades. Dino Stamatopoulos talks with Marc about his work on The Ben Stiller Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Mr. Show, TV Funhouse, Moral Orel, and Drinky Crow. And he has some good stories about a dominatrix.
The delightful Amy Schumer talks with Marc about kleptomania, Last Comic Standing, cutting, cheating, her distant relative Senator Chuck Schumer and her favorite comic Dave Attell. Plus, Marc shares his thoughts on Charlie Sheen. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for 50% off almost any item plus free gifts.
Marc travels into the California desert to meet Paul Krassner, who represents about a half century of counter-culture comedy. Paul talks about his writing in The Realist magazine and his work with Lenny Bruce, giving context to the tumult (and humor) of the 1960s. And, as an added bonus, Paul recounts the time he acid-tripped with Groucho Marx.
Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini, hosts of the Comedy Film Nerds podcast, join Marc to obsess over this year’s Academy Award nominees. Plus, Marc defends his love of Hollywood and the moviestar mystique. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for 50% off almost any item plus free gifts.
Marc said this one would get filthy, and it did. With Dave Attell, Robert Kelly, Kurt Metzger, Anthony Jeselnik, Joe DeRosa and a special appearance by Amy Schumer.
Comedian Carl LaBove was Sam Kinison’s best friend and opening act. Sam died in his arms. He talks with Marc about that night, as well as his wild early days at The Comedy Store. Plus, he shares in detail his attempts to get his life back after he found out a secret of Sam’s that turned everything upside down.
The very funny Paul F. Tompkins, host of the Pod F. Tompkast, joins Marc in the garage. They find out they like each other more than they imagined. That’s probably because they find out they ARE more like each other than they imagined. Also, Marc recounts his tragic trip to the Mall of America.
Tom Scharpling, the host of “The Best Show on WFMU,” leaves the confines of his radio studio for a garage chat with Marc. Tom talks about the origins of “The Best Show,” what he thinks of his show becoming a top showcase for popular comedians, and what major role Marc played in his life, unbeknownst to Marc.
Episode 148 - Bobcat Goldthwait, W. Kamau Bell, Nato Green, Maria Bamford, Baron Vaughn, Will FrankenThu, February 10, 2011
It’s a star-studded super show, live from Sketchfest in San Francisco. With Bobcat Goldthwait, W. Kamau Bell, Nato Green, Maria Bamford, Baron Vaughn and Will Franken. Taped at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers. Click here and enter WTF for a special offer on Valentine’s Day roses.
If you don’t know Stephen Tobolowsky as Ned Ryerson from Groundhog Day or as Sammy Jankis from Memento or as Bob Bishop from Heroes or as the host of The Tobolowski Files on /Film or as… look, you definitely know Stephen Tobolowsky from something. Now get to know him better when he sits down with Marc in the garage. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for the special Valentine’s Day WTF offer.
Kids in the Hall. Newsradio. A Bug’s Life. Now you can add Marc’s Garage to Dave Foley’s amazing list of credits. As Dave finds himself getting back into the stand-up game, he talks with Marc about his history in comedy, the roots of Kids in the Hall, and some turbulent times in his life. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers. Click here and enter WTF for a special offer on Valentine’s Day roses.