WTF Podcast

Episode 481 - Dan Vitale

Comedian Dan Vitale was a one-and-done cast member on a season of Saturday Night Live in the mid-80s. But to Marc, Dan was always someone to be admired for his raw and aggravated style of stand-up. Dan visits with Marc to explain what happened along the way, how he got so close to the brass ring, and how it slipped out of reach. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and LegalZoom

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  • 8 Comments


Frank March 24, 2014 at 2:35 am


Wow, finally got Dan Vitale in the garage. I’ve always wondered about him ever since the live show a long time ago where Marc and Dom Irrera were talking about Dan Vitale bits. As I download the episode, I look forward to what you guys talk about and how Dan has been.

Ken March 24, 2014 at 7:35 am


This conversation offers a fascinating glimpse into the heart of darkness that is a part of Marc’s history.  It was disconcerting however, throughout the podcast, that Vitale kept drifting off mike, making it really hard to hear everything he was saying.

Kevin Sweeney March 24, 2014 at 4:31 pm


Mark,
    I really enjoyed the conversation with Dan Vitale. Listening to two old pros talking about the struggles is a peek into the entertainment industry.
    I look forward to you doing shows with more comic stalwarts like Nick Dipalo..
    Thanks Again,
Kevin,

chuck March 24, 2014 at 4:32 pm


After that episode with Kevin McDonald/ Kevin MacDonald, I wonder if Dan Vitale the dancer and Dan Vitale the football player were waiting for a call?

Stuart March 25, 2014 at 2:18 am


It disturbs me immensely that I’m such a big fan of yours Marc.

Smitty March 28, 2014 at 5:39 am


Dan has no Wikipedia page. hey,perhaps that’s the new anti-establishment contrarian cool…..

Robb April 11, 2014 at 2:43 pm


These are the best interviews, please more old school unknown comics.

TomJB April 28, 2014 at 4:30 pm


GREAT INERVIEW.. Maron ,I just found you last month, weird I think 6yrs ago I woulda not even payed attention .. but now you really have helped me work some of my own shit, btw love the show cant wait for episodes..  Danny Trego episode really hit home .. u tha man, keep it up