It turns out Michael Chiklis and Marc went to Boston University at the same time, but soon after school Michael got cast as John Belushi in the movie Wired, which almost ended his career on the spot. Michael talks about how he bounced back with The Commish, transformed himself with The Shield, and finally got to engage his passion for music with his debut album Influence. Plus, Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook are in the garage to talk about their new podcast Wedlock, with Lauren on the verge of giving birth at any minute. This episode is sponsored by J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only on HBO and PLAYBASE from Sonos.
Kurt Braunohler traces his path from Catholic school boy to comedian and now game show host. It’s a path marked by philosophy, loneliness, improv and a massive family. Plus, the open-door policy of another podcast imposes itself on The Cat Ranch. This episode is sponsored by IFC, featuring the new shows Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk, starting June 8th.
WTF crashes the SXSW Interactive festival with a live show overflowing with guests. Shane Mauss, Ben Garant, Brett Gelman, Kurt Braunohler, Jena Friedman and Nick Yousseff grab the mics and chat with Marc. Plus, Doug Benson pops in for an impromptu scene study.