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WTF with Marc Maron Podcast podcast

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

Marc Maron welcomes comedians, actors, directors, writers, authors, musicians and folks from all walks of life to his home for amazingly revealing conversations. Marc's probing, comprehensive interview style allows guests to express themselves in ways listeners have never heard. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information.

Marc Maron welcomes comedians, actors, directors, writers, authors, musicians and folks from all walks of life to his home for amazingly revealing conversations. Marc's probing, comprehensive interview style allows guests to express themselves in ways listeners have never heard. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information.

 

#917

Episode 1386 - Live with David Baddiel

Live from The Bloomsbury Theatre in London, Marc welcomes comedian and writer David Baddiel to the stage. In light of David’s new book and accompanying documentary, Jews Don’t Count, Marc and David talk about what it’s like to make sure they’re both publicly counted as notable Jewish entertainers. They discuss the recent rise in antisemitism, the ways in which it gets overlooked in the culture and what can be done about it. Marc and David also make sure to spend some time on English breakfasts, Catholicism, and being cat guys. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

24 Nov 2022

1 HR 34 MINS

1:34:26

24 Nov 2022


#916

Episode 1385 - Robert Siegel

Writer-director Robert Siegel wanted to explore a career in either comedy or journalism. It turns out he got to do both as Editor-in-Chief of The Onion. But while The Onion was mostly comedy tinged with tragedy, Robert tells Marc how he wanted to flip that dynamic once he started writing screenplays. They talk about how the stories he told in The Wrestler, Big Fan, The Founder, Pam and Tommy, and now Welcome to Chippendales all begin with a very specific type of great American tragic hero. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

21 Nov 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:57

21 Nov 2022


#915

Episode 1384 - Bruce Wagner

When Marc reads the works of author and screenwriter Bruce Wagner, he starts to question reality. Bruce’s depictions of Hollywood personalities and show business darkness cut close to the bone and leave Marc trying to make sense of the life he chose. Bruce and Marc talk about where it all comes from, starting with his upbringing in the heart of Old Hollywood. Bruce also explains why being a victim of identity theft helped him write his new novel, ROAR, and why he decided to release his previous book, The Marvel Universe, into the public domain. [Click here to Ask Marc Anything] (https://forms.gle/JS1LnTnVYrqWgJZp8) and Marc might answer your question in WTF+ bonus content. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

17 Nov 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:55

17 Nov 2022


#914

Episode 1383 - Wes Bentley

American Beauty completely changed Wes Bentley’s life and is still doing so today, considering he got his current role in Yellowstone because of his performance as Ricky Fitts. But the sudden exposure to fame started Wes down a path of drug addiction that nearly ended his career and could have ended his life. Wes tells Marc about growing up in Arkansas as the son of two ministers, turning down Spider-Man, bottoming out in Argentina, cleaning up and getting a second chance. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

14 Nov 2022

1 HR 32 MINS

1:32:43

14 Nov 2022


#913

Budd Friedman from 2012

From November 2012, Marc talks with Budd Friedman, the man behind the comedy club boom in America. Budd died on November 12, 2022 at the age of 90. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

13 Nov 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:04

13 Nov 2022


#912

Gallagher

Marc revisits his 2011 interview with comedian Gallagher, recorded in Portland, Oregon on January 27, 2011. Their conversation about comedy, language and cultural tolerance led to Gallagher walking out on the interview, the first and only time that happened on WTF. Leo Gallagher died on November 11, 2022. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

11 Nov 2022

44 MINS

44:20

11 Nov 2022


#911

Episode 1382 - Quinta Brunson

Quinta Brunson didn’t pave the traditional path to a hit network sitcom. In fact, she paved a path that didn’t really exist. Quinta and Marc talk about how she was one of the first people on Instagram to hit it big with the comedy she was making on there, which led to jobs at BuzzFeed and YouTube, acting gigs, and ultimately the chance to create Abbott Elementary. They also talk about her upbringing as a Jehovah’s Witness, the job she had to give up because of Covid, and why it’s so important to get the look of Abbott Elementary right. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

10 Nov 2022

1 HR 33 MINS

1:33:42

10 Nov 2022


#910

Episode 1381 - Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks says she’s the kind of person who likes to get ‘A’s on tests. And in show business, directing feature films for Hollywood studios is the ultimate test. Elizabeth and Marc talk about how her imposter syndrome faded over the past few years and how Elizabeth feels like she’s acing the test as she finishes up her third film as director. They also talk about the uncomfortable timeliness of her new movie, Call Jane, and why she jumped at the chance to host the game show Press Your Luck. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

07 Nov 2022

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:36

07 Nov 2022


#909

Episode 1380 - Chris Redd

Chris Redd knows what it’s like to have dreams and then watch them shift in the face of reality. It happened first with the dream of being a rapper, but then Chris realized he had a knack for this comedy thing. Now, as he departs SNL and releases his first HBO standup special, Chris and Marc talk about how your dreams further shift once you’ve had some success in life. Chris also tells Marc how he overcame his stutter, how he turned a corner in his struggle with anxiety, and how he’s adjusting to having money after growing up without any. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

03 Nov 2022

1 HR 30 MINS

1:30:16

03 Nov 2022


#908

Episode 1379 - Armando Iannucci

Veep creator Armando Iannucci knows his job as a purveyor of political satire becomes more difficult as politicians become more absurd and cartoonish. In fact, just hours before recording this episode, the Prime Minister of the U.K. resigned after a tumultuous six weeks on the job. Armando and Marc talk about the unfolding news and also get into Armando’s career in comedy, including his early radio work, creating Alan Partridge, taking on U.S. politics, The Death of Stalin, and his latest show Avenue 5. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

31 Oct 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:18

31 Oct 2022


#907

Episode 1378 - Ron Carter

Ron Carter is one of the architects of modern jazz. The Guinness Book of World Records cites him as the most recorded bassist in history and his influence has stretched well beyond jazz to a host of musical genres and styles. Marc talks with Ron about the dichotomies of his career, being a session musician and a band leader, a teacher and an eternal student, a maestro in concert halls and a regular in nightclubs. Ron explains how his output is all part of a responsibility he accepted long ago, one that continues today as he carries the flag of jazz throughout the world. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

27 Oct 2022

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:27

27 Oct 2022


#906

Episode 1377 - Jeremy Strong

Jeremy Strong can’t help being honest. His honesty around his job as an actor is what leads to magazine profiles where he’s portrayed as “intense” and “serious.” His honesty also allows him to admit that he was afraid to do this interview. Marc embraces both that honesty and that fear in this conversation with Jeremy about acting, Succession, finding joy, being an empty vessel, being in service to others, Daniel Day-Lewis, Al Pacino and the new film Armageddon Time. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

24 Oct 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:45

24 Oct 2022


#905

Episode 1376 - Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. believes we must understand who we were in order to understand who we are. That goes for individuals, which is at the core of his PBS series Finding Your Roots, as well as society, which is the reason he made the new documentary series Making Black America. Marc talks with Professor Gates about the foundation of America, the progress that’s been made, and the inequality that remains, as well as the professor’s own unique upbringing that informs a lot of his thinking. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

20 Oct 2022

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:23

20 Oct 2022


#904

Episode 1375 - Ralph Macchio

Everyone knows Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso from The Karate Kid. In fact, so many people know him as Daniel LaRusso, he wrote a book about spending his life as that character. Ralph and Marc talk about his memoir Waxing On: The Karate Kid and Me, and delve into his life before the headband, as he worked with Francis Ford Coppola on The Outsiders, acted opposite Robert De Niro on stage, and tried to make sense of everything when superstardom hit. They also get into the protectiveness Ralph felt about the franchise when he was approached with the idea to revisit the character for Cobra Kai. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

17 Oct 2022

1 HR 25 MINS

1:25:54

17 Oct 2022


#903

Episode 1374 - Béla Fleck / Michael Morris

Béla Fleck is more than a virtuoso banjo player. He’s also a banjo missionary, an evangelist for an instrument he feels is often misunderstood and pigeonholed. Béla talks with Marc about how he wanted to move banjo music away from negative stereotypes and open audiences up to its world music roots, its classical applications, and of course its bluegrass heart. Also, Marc talks with director Michael Morris about the new movie To Leslie starring Andrea Riseborough and, oh yeah, Marc Maron. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

13 Oct 2022

1 HR 34 MINS

1:34:32

13 Oct 2022


#902

Episode 1373 - Zahn McClarnon

Zahn McClarnon’s early experiences with reservation life helped him add some personal touches as a cast member of Reservation Dogs. But it was actually his experience with the musical Jesus Christ Superstar that got him into acting in the first place. Zahn and Marc talk about their shared love of working with Sterlin Harjo on Reservation Dogs and why it’s a history-making show. They also talk about Zahn’s struggles with drugs earlier in his life and how he actually used psychedelics to help kick heroin. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

10 Oct 2022

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:53

10 Oct 2022


#901

Episode 1372 - Jann Wenner

Jann Wenner’s life as the co-founder and publisher of Rolling Stone Magazine has been chronicled in other books, but Jann says he needed to write a memoir to declare what his generation actually stood for. Jann and Marc talk about the importance of San Francisco as the birthplace of not only the magazine but of ’60s culture in general. Jann explains why the Altamont Free Concert was a turning point for Rolling Stone, what happened in the cocaine-fueled days when the magazine moved to New York, and how close Almost Famous was to reality. [Click here to Ask Marc Anything] (https://forms.gle/JS1LnTnVYrqWgJZp8) and Marc might answer your question in WTF+ bonus content. Sign up here for WTF+ to get the full show archives and weekly bonus material! [https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast] (https://plus.acast.com/s/wtf-with-marc-maron-podcast) . Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

06 Oct 2022

1 HR 16 MINS

1:16:15

06 Oct 2022