Marc has a doozy of an opening question for Chris Titus who proceeds to explain why his TV show was canceled while it was a hit, how he coped with mentally unstable parents, and why he would handle "the Faye Dunaway incident" differently today. Plus, Marc experiences a first from a Canadian heckler. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central.
Larry Miller is many things - actor, writer, podcaster, raconteur - but above all he calls himself a comic. He talks with Marc about being part of the comic brotherhood and the uncommon perspective he gained after a terrifying incident after a show in San Francisco. Plus, Marc makes a startling discovery on the road in Denver. This episode is sponsored in part by Comedy Central.
Late Night host Jimmy Fallon takes Marc through his amazing experiences with the Rolling Stones, who he loved, Woody Allen, who he freaked out, and Jerry Seinfeld, who he impersonated. Plus, live performances by Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen... kinda. This episode is sponsored by the new season of Childrens Hospital on Adult Swim, with new episodes every Thursday night.
Allan Havey helps everyone understand what it's like to bomb, Dwayne Perkins remembers crackheads and Coney Island, BJ Novak stands up for Shakespeare, and Joel McHale defends his exercise regimen. Plus, Jim Earl and Eddie Pepitone. And, of course, Marc. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for a special offer.
Writer-performer Jill Soloway is in the garage to explain how she helped shape Six Feet Under into the show it was, why she has a hard time saying anything bad about porn and whether she had anything to do with Marc's marriage disolving. This episode is sponsored by IFC Films and the new movie "The Trip" starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler remembers her early days as an improv comedian in New York City when she used to cross paths with an edgy young stand-up named Marc Maron. She also talks about her feelings toward Lorne Michaels, her fear of being compared to Steve Carrell and her marriage to another very funny individual. This episode is sponsored by Mail Chimp, where you can create email newsletters and mailing lists for free.
The interesting things about comedian Ahmed Ahmed don't end with his name. The member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour and director of the new documentary Just Like Us talks about growing up Egyptian in America, performing for the King of Jordan and launching his career alongside the kid from A Christmas Story. This episode is sponsored by IFC Films and the new movie "The Trip" starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
You know Brian Posehn from Mr. Show, Just Shoot Me, The Comedians of Comedy, The Sarah Silverman Program and many movie and television roles. Marc knew him as a long-haired, wild-eyed comedy neophyte in San Francisco. Brian sits down with Marc in the garage to talk about how he got from there to here. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - click here for a special offer.
Actress Iris Bahr introduced the world to her character Svetlana the Russian Prostitute on Marc's old late night radio show. Now that Svetlana has her own television and web series, Iris joins Marc in the garage to talk about her fame in Russia, her life in Israel and her struggles with herself. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central.