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.
Jeffrey Tambor joins Marc for a Live WTF taping at SXSW in Austin, Texas, to talk about Hank Kingsley, Al Pacino, George C. Scott, fatherhood, lisping, sobriety, spiritual seeking and the Arrested Development movie. This episode is sponsored by Audible, Adam and Eve, and the 15th Season of South Park, now on DVD and Blu-Ray.
Michael Cera is concerned he doesn’t have enough inner turmoil for a true WTF conversation. If there’s anyone who can find some well-concealed demons, it’s Marc Maron. Michael and Marc also discuss the latest on the Arrested Development movie. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio microphone and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Molly Shannon makes a visit to The Cat Ranch and Marc helps trace her path through the show business ranks, including detours with Robert Englund and Gary Coleman, leading to her amazing success at Saturday Night Live. This episode is sponsored by Merge Records, Comedy Central and Adam and Eve.
Mary Mack stops by the garage armed with a clarinet, a mandolin, her unique sense of humor and some stories about growing up deep in the hills of Wisconsin. She puts them all to good use in this conversation with Marc. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio microphone and enter WTF to start a no risk trial and get a bonus offer worth $110.
Fred Willard rose from humble Midwestern origins to become one of the funniest human beings on the planet. He talks with Marc about his five-decade-long career and recounts some of the best stories from his improv-heavy films and television projects. This episode is sponsored by Independent Lens, Comedy Central and Adam and Eve.
Mindy Kaling takes a break from The Office to join Marc in his work environment. It’s a little different than Dunder Mifflin. Mindy tells Marc why she started doing stand-up after becoming a successful TV writer and why she sometimes forgets she’s Indian. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio microphone and enter WTF to start a no risk trial and get a bonus offer worth $110.
Some serious shop talk goes down when Jake Johannsen gets together with Marc in the garage. Few people have better insights into the lives and experiences of stand-up comics than the prolific and vital Jake Johannsen. Marc and Jake try to get to the bottom of what it really means to be a professional comedian. This episode is sponsored by Independent Lens on PBS and by Audible.