Donnell Rawlings has some clarification for Marc about what some comics call "Black Rooms." He explains it in a way only Donnell can, or at least only Donnell can get away with. Also, Donnell reveals the orgins of Ashy Larry, his famed Chappelle's Show character. Plus, Marc returns to Nashville to conquer Prince's Hot Chicken. This episode is sponsored by the new movie Your Sister's Sister and by Comedy Bang! Bang! on IFC, Fridays at 10pm/9c.
Neal Brennan and Marc stage the comic equivalent of the Camp David Peace Accords. Josie Long explains why social justice and stand-up comedy don't mix well, especially at ski resorts. John Ennis reunites with David Cross and Bob Odenkirk for a mini-Mr. Show reunion. It's live WTF from the Vancouver Comedy Festival. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Kurt Braunohler traces his path from Catholic school boy to comedian and now game show host. It's a path marked by philosophy, loneliness, improv and a massive family. Plus, the open-door policy of another podcast imposes itself on The Cat Ranch. This episode is sponsored by IFC, featuring the new shows Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk, starting June 8th.
Rick Shapiro and Marc are old friends and occasional enemies. Rick is one of the most visceral, unbridled and inspired comedians Marc has ever known, which begat two decades of mostly unresolved tension. The two comedy warriors try to work through it in the garage at The Cat Ranch. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.
Marc Maron and Tom Scharpling have joined forces again for another meeting of disgruntled minds. Get a new episode of The Marc and Tom Show exclusively on iTunes for $2.99.
Craig Finn of The Hold Steady drops in on the garage to stay positive and play a tune off his new solo album. But first, Marc stops by The Comedy Store to visit the controversial legend Tony Clifton. It's the Yin and Yang of musical entertainment! This episode is sponsored by IFC. Comedy Bang! Bang! premieres June 8th at 10pm but you can watch a full episode now at IFC.com.
Bo Burnham is only 21, but Marc can still learn a few things from him. Bo talks with Marc about shedding the Internet Sensation label that helped define him and learning to embrace his own style of comedy. This episode is sponsored by IFC. Comedy Bang! Bang! premieres Friday, June 8th, but you can go to IFC.tv to watch a full episode now!
Killer Beaz is a veteran stand-up who has such a strong following in the South, he became friends with Lynyrd Skynyrd. He talks with Marc about going from funeral home work, complete with embalming experience, to becoming a successful touring comedian, catchphrase and all. This episode is sponsored by Audible and Adam and Eve.
Comedian Ron Shock passed away on May 17, 2012.
Paula Poundstone challenges Marc's supremacy as Overlord of the Cat Ranch. They both share an obsessive need to cultivate feline populations within their homes. They also discuss Paula's storied stand-up history and how she bounced back from her lowest moment. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. Click on the radio mic and enter WTF to start a no-risk trial with a $110 bonus offer.