Eugene Mirman and Marc Maron + Hitler, high school, Fargo, and lots of Jews = a damn funny podcast. Plus, Marc calls his dad with some distressing news about Dr. Maron’s fast-food restaurant plan. And, the Return of Matthew. If it’s 16, then it’s gonna be sweet.
Ouch. Buddy. Todd Barry makes Marc cry tears of laughter with his stories of doing stand-up in Scotland, playing the Number 7 in Sesame Street, and getting cast in The Wrestler. Also, Marc waits on a call from comedian and fellow podcaster Greg Fitzsimmons. Plus, Marc and Matthew share their most intimate moment yet. Eleven is alive!
Fiction writer Sam Lipsyte is lucky that Marc is one of his best friends. Sam tells us about how the insanity that is Marc’s life often makes it into his novels. Plus, Marc reveals the two most important things he ever learned about from books - circus freaks and sexual intercourse. And Marc needs a little cheering up, so he calls the always-optimistic Eddie Pepitone. We made it to #10!
Many have come close, but comedian Jim Gaffigan did it: He finally pushed WTF over the one hour mark. It was hard not to, what with all the talk about chewing tobacco, joke writing, making movies and, of course, Hot Pockets. Also on the show, Marc talks TV with his buddies Kris and Brendan, the two biggest Mad Men fans he could find. And Matthew gets put in his place, or so Marc thinks. Come on and party like it’s Episode 9.
Caroline Rhea had her own national talk show. But did she get to talk about threesomes with Marc Maron? Hell no. That’s what the internet is for. Also, Marc tells a story of an occurrence that got him a wee bit closer to believing in God. And Matthew has some self-awareness issues. WTF x 8 = This Episode.
The Daily Show’s John Oliver tells Marc why the British think they’re so cool. We’ll also find out what he’s doing on NBC’s new series Community and why he’s finding it easy to stay funny in the Age of Obama. Plus, Marc calls his Dad to get advice about his future, Matthew and Marc have a texting problem, and Marc looks deep within his soul to find his inner xenophobe.
Patton Oswalt! Lawton Smalls! And our first sponsor! WTF?!?! Marc is joined by his old friend Patton Oswalt to talk about Patton’s starring role in “Big Fan” and about the nature of obsession. And speaking of obsessed, delusional conservative Lawton Smalls calls in to tell Marc what’s going on in the obsessive world of right-wing nutjobs. Plus, Marc reveals what he’s been obsessed about lately, and it’s delicious. Also, more fun with Matthew. All this and our first sponsor, JustCoffee.coop. POW!
E! What the f#@! is E!???? Marc finds the answer to that question in the most embarrassing way possible. Good thing he gets to cheer himself up with a call to his old friend and co-host, Jim Earl. Plus, some movie talk about Inglorious Basterds and The Hurt Locker. It’s Episode 2 - Just like Episode 1, only second.