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Fill your Thanksgiving turkey with Marc Maron's apricot and walnut stuffing; also, with panic and dread

By | October 25, 2010 at 3:53 pm | One comment

Hey, Marc Maron fans: Remember the Angry Chef—that delightful recurring segment from Air America’s experimental live online chat show Break Room Live? It was great, wasn’t it? For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, here’s the deal. In between Maron...

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This week, Marc Maron finally lands Louis C.K. for WTF podcast

By | October 4, 2010 at 10:44 am | 2 comments

Anyone who listens to the podcast, WTF With Marc Maron has been waiting intently for this moment, and it’s finally here: this week, Maron reconnects with and interviews his longtime friend and fellow comic, Louis C.K. Maron’s been voicing his desire to have C.K. on the show...

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Marc Maron live Tweets Ken Mehlman experience; gives Punchline Magazine some thoughts

By | September 20, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments

“Live tweeting” by comedians and other celebrities is not uncommon. Louis C.K., for example, just gained some attention by drunkenly live tweeting some pretty raunchy things about Sarah Palin. And, now, thanks to Marc Maron we have the latest noteworthy installment of this...

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Judd Apatow talks comedy nerdness on WTF with Marc Maron

By | September 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Another booking coup for our favorite podcast: this week on WTF with Marc Maron, the comedian turned podcast king interviews writer/director Judd Apatow. In this special two-part interview, the second of which just went live online, Marc and Judd cover a range of topics,...

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Comedians police themselves when it comes to joke stealing, study says

By | July 28, 2010 at 1:48 pm | No comments

What happens when a comedian steals a joke? In most industries, creative material is effectively policed by Intellectual Property (IP) laws, putting a type of copyright on original material. However, in the chapter "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy,” which will...

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Patton Oswalt, Greg Behrendt, more comedians will play Bumbershoot festival

By | July 1, 2010 at 3:02 pm | No comments

The Seattle music and arts festival Bumbershoot recently announced its jam-packed comedy lineup for the September event. Boasting both national acts and up and coming comedians, Bumbershoot will have a comedy stage South, West, and North in addition to its main music stage and...

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Dane Cook chats with Marc Maron: A study on first impressions and the 'real' self

By | July 1, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments

I just listened to Marc Maron's incredibly enlightening Dane Cook interview from this week’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. It got me thinking about my own experiences getting into comedy under the shadow of Cook. Shortly after I started doing stand-up, I was talking shit...

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Marc Maron talks to Ben Stiller on WTF; you’re going to want to listen

By | June 7, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments

In the last few months, Marc Maron's podcast WTF has blown the hell up, thanks, in part to high profile -- not to mention, expertly crafted -- interviews with Robin Willians and Carlos Mencia, the latter of which got mentions on Entertainment Weekly and Huffington Post and...

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Ricky Gervais defends joke to Down Syndrome group; but was it even necessary?

By | May 25, 2010 at 9:42 am | 14 comments

Scottish newspaper Daily Record jumped on Ricky Gervais’ case on May 23 for using the term “mong” in a bit onstage he did during his a recent UK tour stop. He was referring to Britain’s Got Talent champion singer Susan Boyle. For those of you who, like myself, had no...

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