Comedian Gary Gulman short circuits Marc’s brain with his rare breed of athletic Semitism. The two of them talk about performing in Boston, the empowering camaraderie of comics, the soul-crushing discouragement of development deals and the power of comedy to soothe heartbreak. This episode is sponsored by GoToMyPC from Citrix. Access your computer from anywhere, anytime. Click on the Try It Free button and enter WTF to start a 30-day free trial.
Lucinda Williams writes music that is raw, honest and emotional. So it’s no surprise she brings the same qualities to a garage chat with Marc. Lucinda explains how she confronts the darker corners of her life through songs and Marc tries to figure out why Lucinda’s music makes him cry. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central and Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk Stamps.com trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Author, motivator and biological experimenter Tim Ferriss drops some fitness knowledge in the garage. The man behind The 4-Hour Body and now The 4-Hour Chef shares his fascinating philosophies on wellness, relationships and curiosity. Plus, he tries to help Marc achieve a fitness regimen that isn’t going to drive him insane. This episode is sponsored by Go To My PC from Citrix and by Ting Mobile.
The third time is the charm for John Hodgman after his two other WTF appearances vanished into the great beyond. This time John and Marc talk about growing up nerdy, the need for authentic experiences and John’s difficulty with calling himself a comic. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central and Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters explains to Marc how a hand-made sound board altered the course of his life. That sound board is the focal point of Dave’s documentary Sound City and it guided him through some of the pivitol moments, like recording Nirvana’s Nevermind and playing with Paul McCartney. This episode is sponsored by Ting Mobile, Audible and Yo La Tengo’s new album Fade.
Elizabeth Banks joins Marc in the garage for a chat about comedy, college, love, sex, babes, body image and on-screen make-outs, particularly ones involving David Wain. There’s talk about The Hunger Games, Wet Hot American Summer, Zach and Miri, and Oliver Stone, mixed with weighty discussion about surrogate mothers and religious conversion. 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.
Seth Green has been acting since the age of six. The showbiz veteran talks with Marc about putting expectations on child stars, surviving the tabloid culture, creating Robot Chicken, letting it all hang loose on Family Guy and keeping calm while working with George Lucas. This episode is sponsored by Ting, a mobile service that makes sense, and by Comedy Central.
Jakob Dylan joins Marc in the garage to talk about carving out his own path in the music industry, separate from the path of having Bob Dylan for a dad. Dylan reflects on the reforming of The Wallflowers and reveals which blockbuster movie director he taught to play guitar. Plus, Marc reflects on his own history with his dad in light of his talk with Dylan. 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.
Michael Keaton is in the garage and he leaves nothing outside the door. Marc and Michael cover the Full Keaton: His Catholic upbringing in Pittsburgh, working on Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, his early stand-up career, his big break in Hollywood, the circumstances that led to him becoming Batman, and everything in between. This episode is sponsored by Ting, a mobile service that makes sense, and by Audible.