WTF with Marc Maron
Episode 528 - Robyn Hitchcock08/28/14
When singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock looks back at the roots of his prolific career, he sees a little Bob Dylan, a little Syd Barrett and a little Doctor Who, to name a few influences. Robyn talks with Marc about his firstband The Soft Boys, his...
Episode 527 - Wanda Sykes
Wanda Sykes is one of the funniest people alive. But Marc remembersWandawhen she was first starting out in the New York comedy clubs and says she was a completely different performer back then. Wanda tells Marc how she found her confidence and became...
Episode 526 - Ty Segall
In a way, Ty Segall has the life Marc always wanted. Still in his mid-20s, Ty already haseight solo albums, as well as others with various bands, and rubs shoulders withrock legends while making music with his long-time friends. That probably explains...
Episode 525 - Alec Sulkin
Comedy writer Alec Sulkin found success on Family Guy and the movie Ted. But as he explains to Marc, the road togood TVwriting jobs is long and winding, filled with connections, coincidences, injustice and nepotism. Alec explains how he made it...
Episode 524 - Bob Mould
Bob Mould shook up alternative music in the '80s and '90s with his influential bands Husker Du and Sugar. But Bob seems willing to shake up his own life at every turn, too. Bob tells Marc how hetook advantage of sudden opportunities that set his life...
Remembering Robin Williams
Robin Williams passed away on August 11, 2014. This is Marc's conversation with Robin from April 26, 2010, as well as Marc's reflections about the great comedian and actor.
Episode 523 - Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart is an American institution thanks to his incredibly funny and popular television shows. But the way Marc sees it, Bob Newhart is one of the most important stand-up comedians ever. Marc talks with the legend about the comedy albums that...
Episode 522 - Pat Healy
Actor Pat Healy is coming off a string of acclaimed performances in challenging films like Compliance and Cheap Thrills. But how do those complexroles compare with another from his past? That role being the roommate of Marc Maron's ex-wife. Pat and...
Episode 521 - Peter McGraw and Joel Warner
Authors of The Humor Code, psychologist Peter McGraw and journalist Joel Warner, traveled around the world to find out what makesthings are funny. They stop by the garage to share their findings and conclusions with Marc, including a scientific theory...
Episode 520 - Claire Danes
Claire Danes always had a Plan B. In fact, throughout her life, Claire could have taken several alternate career paths. But whether it was because ofMy So-Called Life or Temple Grandin or Homeland or something else,Claire kept coming back to acting....
Episode 519 - Adam Ferrara
Comedian and actor Adam Ferrara is enjoying his gig as host of the car show Top Gear, which is surprising because he's never been good at fixing cars. But he tells Marc there's one major reason it's the perfect job for him. Adam and Marc also share...
Episode 518 - Mike Myers
Wayne's World. Austin Powers. Shrek. Mike Myers doesn't just make comedy. He makes worldwide sensations. Mike tells Marc how a working class kid from Toronto made his way through the improv ranks to land on SNL and how his phenomenal career set the...
Episode 517 - Denny Tedesco
Denny Tedesco has been on a quest to tell a story for 18 years. His father, Tommy Tedesco, was a member of The Wrecking Crew, a group of studio musicians who went unrecognized while recording some of the biggest records in history. Denny tells Marc...
Episode 516 - Leonard Maltin
A lot of things in Leonard Maltin's life were unexpected. He never expected to become a ubiquitous American film critic. He didn't expect to be entrenched inshow businessafter spending his formative years revering it. And he definitely didn't expect...
Episode 515 - Jack Antonoff
Jack Antonoff won two Grammys with the band Fun. His new project, Bleachers, already hasa chart-topping hit. He's written blockbuster pop songs for Taylor Swift and Sara Bareilles. In light ofthis early success,Jack tells Marc how everything he's done...
Episode 514 - The Amazing Johnathan
The Amazing Johnathan is known for his unique blend of comedy and magic. But the current situation he finds himself inis not an illusion, it's deadly serious. Johnathan tells Marc why he retired from a career filled with blood, coke, speed and wild...
Episode 513 - Brian Frazer
Brian Frazer was known to Marc and his peers in the 1980s comedy scene as the bodybuilding comic. Turns out the layers of muscle mass obscured a fragile person dealing with a host of disorders. Brian tells Marc about his life-long struggles with...
Episode 512 - Gabriel Iglesias
If you didn't know that Gabriel Iglesias is one of the most popular comics in the world, hear Gabrielexplain how he went from working the Latino comedy circuit to selling out arenas and releasing concert films like The Fluffy Movie. Plus, Gabriel...
Episode 511 - Rosanne Cash
In the world of country music, the last nameCash holds a lot of weight. Rosanne Cash tells Marc how she paved her way in the music industry, how she bounced back after hitting the wall, and how she learned to cope with the long shadow cast by The Man...
Episode 510 - David Huntsberger
Comedian David Huntsberger has a lifestory unlike anyMarc has heard on WTF.It involves roping, branding, rodeos, engineering, horse shoeing, anvils, alcoholism, barrel racing, Last Comic Standing and Tig Notaro. This episode is sponsored by...
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