Get the details on several landmark episodes of WTF, including 151, 153, 155, 156, 160, 169, 174 and 175. Plus, find out what guest Marc almost put into the hospital and which guest admitted to a felony.
Marc and Brendan talk about some of their all time favorites, episodes 126, 128, 130, 132, 133, 136, 138, 145, 146, and 149, which includes the first meeting of Marc and Tom Scharpling and the infamous Gallagher episode.
Marc reveals a secret about his interviewing style in the garage and talks with Brendan about episodes 108, 114, 117, 118, 123 and 124. Plus, Marc and Brendan give their biggest tips to those thinking about starting a podcast.
When Langhorne Slim was first starting out as a singer-songwriter, his first appearance on live radio was with Marc. Now, more than eight years later, both Marc and Langhorne Slim are a little older and a little wiser during this chat in the garage. It turns out they share a similar process of discovering material and they have likeminded vulnerabilities when it comes to performing. And there's also a great story about a chance encounter with Bruce Springsteen. This episode is sponsored by Pro Flowers and Shari's Berries.
Marc and Brendan detail the best bits from another batch of episodes in the WTF Premium archives, including off mic details from episodes 80, 86, 90, 98 and 100.
Comedian and writer Morgan Murphy dealt with several life challenges on the way to a successful career as a television writer. One of those challenges was Marc Maron. Morgan and Marc reckon with what went on between them, and Morgan details the rocky road she traveled as a young writer heading toward gigs on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Two Broke Girls. This episode is sponsored by ProFlowers, Stamps.com and Shari's Berries.
Music journalist Marc Spitz touched a raw nerve with Marc, thanks to his memoir "Poseur." The two Marcs share more than a name. They share a compulsion for the drugs, the grit and the rock and roll allure of New York City before the new millennium. Spitz says it all led to a character he created for himself while working as a writer for Spin Magazine - a character that was almost his undoing. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central, Audible and Squarespace.
Comedian Simon Amstell is British but has a shockingly large amount in common with Marc. They both have complicated relationships with their Jewishness, they both encountered problems being honest about their families, they both struggled with early jobs in television. Heck, they both even hosted the same game show. Simon and Marc discuss these similarities and one big difference. This episode is sponsored by NatureBox and by Stamps.com.
In addition to selecting more hidden gems from the WTF library, Marc and Brendan explain how some of the most notable episodes in the history of the show came to be.
Harry Dean Stanton is known to audiences around the world for his roles in more than 200 films and television shows. But, as Marc finds out while trying to conduct an interview with the great character actor, it may not be possible to really know Harry. For some assistance, Marc enlists documentary filmmaker Sophie Huber to see if she can help make sense of the enigma that is Harry Dean Stanton. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central, Earthquaker Devices and GoToMeeting by Citrix.