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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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Marc Maron interviews Robin Williams: tackles joke theft, divorce, heart surgery, alcoholism

By | April 26, 2010 at 8:26 am | No comments

On Friday, we posted some previews of Marc Maron's interview with Robin Williams. Now, comedy fans, the entire episode of WTF, Maron's popular podcast wherein the interview is housed, is up. And you should get there immediately. But if you missed the previews on Friday...

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Marc Maron delves into the real Robin Williams

By | April 23, 2010 at 2:46 pm | One comment

Since Marc Maron launched his popular podcast WTF, he's proven himself a deft interviewer-- someone who's able to welcome comedians (and the occasional non comedian) to his garage -- the site of most of his episodes -- or his guest's hotel or in a parking and anywhere...

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Marc Maron welcomes Dave Hill and Myq Kaplan to WTF

By | April 9, 2010 at 1:49 pm | No comments

First off, before we tell you what you already know from reading the headline on this here post, let us say this: If you haven't yet listened to last week's WTF with Marc Maron, wherein Marc interviews Mr. Show legend Bob Odenkirk, do yourself a favor and check it out here. It...

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Can you say one country's comedians are 'better' than another country's comedians?

By | April 7, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments

In what I can only describe as one of the most pointless and ill-conceived analyses on the subject of comedy, Troy Media yesterday, in a pair of op-eds (“American Comedians Can’t Hold a Candle to their Canadian Counterparts” and “Why Americans Love Canadian Comedians”)...

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Bob Odenkirk, Robert Hawkins guest on Marc Maron's WTF this week

By | March 30, 2010 at 8:59 pm | No comments

Marc Maron continues to outdo himself every week. This week on WTF, his twice-a-week podcast, he welcomes legendary sketch master, writer and half of Bob and Dave [Cross] Bob Odenkirk. Top that off with veteran road horse comedian Robert Hawkins -- who performed at Punchline...

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Marc Maron chats with Vanity Fair's James Wolcott, Glen Wool and more on WTF this week

By | March 3, 2010 at 6:38 pm | No comments

Dearest, fans of comedy and the podcasts that make comedy even more exciting. Our favorite caster of the pod Marc Maron welcomes Vanity Fair columnist James Wolcott to WTF this week. In addition Marc talks with writer Sam Lipsyte about his new novel The Ask as well as comedian...

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John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show

By | January 6, 2010 at 10:18 pm | No comments

People planning to watch John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show may want to reserve their own sofas to assure getting a good seat to this comedy-show equivalent of an all-star game. The lineups for the series, which premieres Friday at 11 p.m. on Comedy Central, are teeming with...

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