WTF with Marc Maron
Episode 589 - Michael Imperioli03/30/15
Michael Imperioli leads amuchdifferent life from the one led by his iconic television character Christopher Moltisanti on The Sopranos. Michael and Marc talk about what it's like to have played a role that left such an indelible mark and how his...
Episode 588 - Kim Gordon
Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth put her life story into the book Girl In A Band. But Marc wants to know what Kim's life is like today, after decades in the visual art world, after the dissolution of a pioneering band, after marriage, after parenting. What's...
Episode 587 - Joe Swanberg
Filmmaker Joe Swanberg is a true independent in every sense of the word. Marc looks at Joe's most recent films, Happy Christmas and Drinking Buddies, to understand Joe's approach to hisart. Also, Joe talks about shooting on film, the kind of movies he...
Episode 586 - John Doe
John Doe was there at the beginning. When American punk rock was taking shape, hisband X was at the forefront. John talks with Marc aboutbeing a young poet who fledBaltimore to immerse himself in the LA punk scene, where he experienced the rise and...
Episode 585 - Alex Karpovsky
Alex Karpovsky and Marc are enemies on the fourth season of the HBO series Girls. But in this conversation, they bond instantly over OCD, separation anxiety, karaoke and gratitude. Alex also talks with Marc about the films he's written and directed,...
Episode 584 - Chris D'Elia
Comedian and actor Chris D'Elia always seemed mysterious to Marc when he was waiting backstageat the comedy clubs. Turns out Chris was just cripplingly insecure. Marc and Christalk about what it takes to overcome yourfears, especially at a place like...
Remembering Sam Simon
Sam Simon, co-creator of The Simpsons and prolific television writer/producer, passed away on March 9, 2015. This is Marc's conversation with Sam, originally posted May 16, 2013.
Episode 583 - Dan Zanes / Christopher Mansfield
Dan Zanes is one of the most popular musical acts in the country for young children. Marc is a huge fan, too, but that's because ofDan's old band The Del Fuegos. Dan and Marc talk abouthow he went from rock and roll almost-stardom to being a family...
Episode 582 - Rob McElhenney
Rob McElhenney was fed up with being a struggling actor, so he grabbed a couple friends and made a TV show. Marc talks with Rob about the unlikely success of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia and how Rob is now on the cusp of once again redirecting...
Episode 581 - Mick Foley
Alegendarywrestler, a best-selling author, an advocate for abuse victims, a father of four and a part-time Santa Claus, Mick Foley has led a distinctive life. He even has a past history with Marc, who sits down with Mick in the garage to catch up and...
Episode 580 - Kevin Allison
Kevin Allsion found life after The State with his storytelling show RISK! In the garage at The Cat Ranch, Marc gets a full load of Kevin's stories that track all the way back to his very early sexual awakening right up until his recent BDSM...
Episode 579 - Nick Tosches
Author and journalist Nick Tosches is often called one of America's greatest living writers. Marc considers him to be an indispensibletour guidethrough the darkness in life. Nick talks with Marcabout his work, including his influential biographies of...
Remembering Harris Wittels
Comedian and writer Harris Wittels passed away on February 19, 2015. This is Marc's conversation with Harris, originally posted on September 16, 2013.
Episode 578 - Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer always leaves his mark, whether it's on The Simpsons or in Spinal Tap or in Christopher Guest's movies or on his long-running radio show or in his latest performance as Richard Nixon. Harry and Marc talk about those career touchstones as...
Episode 577 - Conor Oberst
Conor Oberst is a virtuoso singer-songwriter, known for frontingbands like Bright Eyes, Monsters of Folk and Desaparecidos. Now with his first solo album under his belt, Conor sits down with Marc to talk about the intangible nature of writing songs,...
Episode 576 - Whitney Cummings / Shelby Fero / Pamela...
Live from the LA Podfest, Whitney Cummings deals with codependency, Shelby Fero reckonswith being a black sheep, Pamela Adlon doesn't understand why nipples aren't allowed on TV, Desi Jedeikin tries to explain what her tweets mean, and Amber Preston...
Episode 575 - Cameron Esposito
Comedian Cameron Esposito made her mark when a spontaneous moment during an appearance on The Late Late Showput her toe to toe with Jay Leno. Cameron tells Marc about that night and its aftermath, and also discusses what she believes are her...
Episode 574 - Marty Allen
92-year-old comedian Marty Allen visits the garage to talk aboutperforming for eight decades and witnessing the evolvinglandscape of entertainment. Marty tells Marc about his appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, including the night The Beatles were...
Episode 573 - Jim Gaffigan
Even though this is Jim Gaffigan's fifth appearance on WTF, it's the first time he and Marc actuallyhave a full-lengthconversation worthy of the garage. Jim talks with Marc about big families, absent dads, clean comedy, Greg Giraldo, working with your...
Episode 572 - Brian Koppelman
Brian Koppelman is a writer, a director, a producer and a podcast host, but his most life-defining event occurred two decades ago in an entirely different field... the music industry. Brian tells Marc about the person who changed everything for him,...
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