Marc Maron

Louis CK on Marc Maron’s WTF

by on March 1, 2013

If like me you missed the 2-part Louis CK episodes of WTF when they were originally aired posted in 2010, they’re up on YouTube. CK is widely regarded (justly in my opinion) as the greatest comedian of this troubled present. He and Marc Maron were friends from their earliest days as 19-year-old standups in Boston, and the candor and intimacy of this interview has sent journalists trailing after Maron as …
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This Week in Comedy & Suicide

by on December 7, 2012

The Yuk Yuk’s-and-college-students vibe many people associate with standup comedy papers over a core element of humor: all the pain, anxiety, and depression. Marc Maron’s podcast has broken lots of ground bringing the tie between pain and comedy to the fore. Most of his guests talk about depression and anxiety (to really go there, check Paul Gilmartin’s podcast). Maron seems to plug a 1973 book called The Denial of
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Glass Closet

by on February 12, 2012

In the 16 January 2012 episode of the WTF with Marc Maron Podcast, comedian Todd Glass came out to the public. Fortunately, in our modern world, coming out stories are becoming so common that they hardly draw notice.

Todd Glass’s discussion of the fear that drove him to hide his sexuality and his hope for a better, more considerate world is far from common. Listening to Glass, comfortable with …
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WTF with Marc Maron (+ Att: Edmonton)

by on June 20, 2011

I’m a fiend for podcasts. Podcasts are just like radio if radio allowed you instantly and effortlessly to exclusively program those shows of such high quality they couldn’t be on the radio.

I recently became a convert to comedian and broadcaster Marc Maron’s very popular podcast WTF after hearing the episode with Gary Shandling. It’s heartening to me that this show is as popular as it is. Don’t hold …
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