The Sandra Bernhard who shows up in Marc's garage is not the Sandra Bernhard that Marc was expecting. They talk about the distinctions between the real Sandra and her comic persona, which was forever amplified by The King of Comedy. Plus, Sandra gives her perspective on everyone from Jerry Lewis to Lady Gaga. This episode is sponsored by Stitcher Radio. Click here and use offer code WTF to enter to win an iPad 2.
Anthony Jeselnik is a comedian who lives to push buttons. He talks with Marc about taboo humor, the one line he doesn't want to cross, and how the show Deadwood changed his life. Plus, Marc relives his trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - use the code "WTF" for a special offer.
SNL's Jason Sudeikis stops by the garage to explain how the high school debate team got him into show biz, to tell a story of heartbreak when he auditioned for Blue Man Group, and to express his displeasure with being dragged into the tabloids. Plus, more Lorne Michaels stories for the WTF history books. This episode is sponsored by SHUT UP LITTLE MAN! from Tribeca Film.
Marc welcomes Doug Stanhope back to WTF. They discuss Doug's time at The Man Show, his political leanings, and his desire to do coke at a famous comedy club. Plus, Doug explains the backstory of his awkward moment with Janeane Garofalo on The Green Room. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - use the code "WTF" for a special offer.
The very funny and very versatile Carol Leifer talks about coming of age as a stand-up and a comedy writer alongside a murderer's row of other funny people. Plus, Marc figures out how to survive in Vegas. This episode is sponsored by Audible and by Busy Beaver Buttons, where you can find out how to get a free glow-in-the-dark WTF button.
Comedian Jimmy Shubert and Marc both did time as doormen at The Comedy Store during the boom period of the mid-80s. So, naturally, their stories include an unparalleled cast of characters like Jim Carrey, Roseanne Barr, Richard Belzer, Garry Shandling, Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney and Sam Kinison. This episode is sponsored by AdamandEve.com - use the offer code "WTF" for a special offer.
This classic live WTF was previously available only as a premium download. Taped at the now-closed Comix comedy club in New York City, Marc welcomed an all-star line-up: John Mulaney, Janeane Garofalo, Morgan Murphy, Todd Barry, Tom Shillue and the late, great Greg Giraldo.
Expert motivator Bob Ducca inspires the live WTF crowd, Aparna Nancherla gets joke advice from a stranger, Joe Lo Truglio proves he was the happy guy in The State, Rob Huebel can't believe he intimidates Marc, Jim Earl brings the sadness and Eddie Pepitone brings the madness. This episode is sponsored by Audible.com, where you can get a free audiobook download.
Guest host Mike Birbiglia finds out that 199 episodes have only scratched the surface of Marc Maron. Armed with questions from past WTF guests, Mike takes Marc on a trip through the inner recesses of his soul and arrives at a destination more than 200 hours in the making. This episode is sponsored by Mail Chimp.
Aubrey Plaza deadpans her way into the garage at the Cat Ranch. The "Parks and Recreation" star talks about surviving a stroke, stalking Fred Armisen, hiding from Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen, and living in Astoria, Queens. Plus, Marc comes to terms with getting older while still liking new things. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central Records, presenting Marc's new CD, THIS HAS TO BE FUNNY.