Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 459. Featuring Andy Samberg. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here.

Andy Samberg (Native) says he’ll probably be most remembered for “D*** in a Box,” and that’s okay by him. Marc talks with the former SNL cast member to find out about the other things he’ll be remembered for, including his Lonely Island collaborations, his films and his new television show. Plus, Andy tells Marc why pro-wrestling is responsible for his devotion to SNL

[This really cleared up a lot of Lonely Island lore, as well as a delightful porthole into Andy’s goofiness. Good talk.]

Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 376. Featuring Dean Delray. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here.

Dean Delray is a newcomer to comedy, but not to life. He has a rock and roll past that led him across the country and overseas, crossing paths with The Rolling Stones, Sammy Hagar, Tom Petty, Jakob Dylan and many others. But as Dean tells Marc, the pull of comedy was too strong to avoid. 

[A LOT of great San Francisco talk encompassing a wide range of cultures and scenes. A must for history buffs.]

Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 325. Featuring W. Kamau Bell. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here.

Comedian W. Kamau Bell steps into the garage for the kind of conversation he says doesn’t happen enough - an honest discussion about race. Marc and Kamau try to deal with racial identity in comedy and they explain why it would help if white people would be more open about their whiteness. Plus, Kamau explains how he got hooked up with Chris Rock, leading to his show Totally Biased.

Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 324. Featuring Tom Kenny. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here.

SpongeBob SquarePants himself, Tom Kenny, gets vocal in the garage while discussing his lifelong friendship with Bobcat Goldthwait, his days as a stand-up, and his time on Mr. Show. Tom also tells Marc the origin of the SpongeBob voice.

[Some great tales of late-80’s comedy. Tons of great references and stories. Tom Kenny is a cool, cool individual.]

Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 302. Featuring Ryan Stout. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here.

Comedian Ryan Stout shows up to The Cat Ranch with tempting, delicious ice cream. But the pleasant gift and Ryan’s charming demeanor obscure a darker soul who engages Marc on issues ranging from abortion to fiscal conservatism. Also, Marc puts in a phone call to his old friend Matt Graham.

[SF90s (Maron) and SF00s (Stout) get familiar, discussing suits, ceilings, and style.]

Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 266. Featuring Jeffrey Tambor. Recorded Live at SXSW. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here

Jeffrey Tambor joins Marc for a Live WTF taping at SXSW in Austin, Texas, to talk about Hank Kingsley, Al Pacino, George C. Scott, fatherhood, lisping, sobriety, spiritual seeking and the Arrested Development movie.

[Tambor [SF Native] and Maron [SF90s] get catty and chatty in an amusing badinage of snark, style, and showmanship.]

Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 281. Featuring Paula Poundstone. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here

Paula Poundstone challenges Marc’s supremacy as Overlord of the Cat Ranch. They both share an obsessive need to cultivate feline populations within their homes. They also discuss Paula’s storied stand-up history and how she bounced back from her lowest moment.

[“The first night I ever went onstage at the Other Cafe I just went, ‘Oh my god, I’ve found it. I found the thing. I found where I belong.’” - Paula Poundstone]

Courting Sketchfest: Podcast: WTF w/ Marc Maron. Episode 279. Featuring Pete Holmes, Arden Myrin, Geoff Bolt, Laraine Newman and Will Durst. Recorded Live at Cobb’s Comedy Club. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here

[Topics Include: Empowered Filth, CreepTweets, Stalkers, Dragon, Ace of Spades, Letters, Feeling Fine, Dreams, Finger Blast, Japan, False Premise, Fake Pete, What the Flight, Baby Talk, Cookie Hammer, Fat Salad, Chicago, Sleeping Life, Sidebar Slams, Shifty Girls, Lumps, Touchy, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Success, Chevy, SNL, Loren Michaels, David Feldman, Sacrilegious, Machete, 1975, Bachelorette Parties, Marijuana, Holy City Zoo, Cocaine, Yelling, Facilitators, Democrats, Turtles and more…]

WTF Podcast w/ Marc Maron: Episode 260 (Jake Johannsen). Download Link: Here.

Some serious shop talk goes down when Jake Johannsen gets together with Marc in the garage. Few people have better insights into the lives and experiences of stand-up comics than the prolific and vital Jake Johannsen. Marc and Jake try to get to the bottom of what it really means to be a professional comedian.

[Essential Listening for Bay Area comedy fans. Talks about Dirty Trix (nee Holy City Zoo) in intimate detail as well as comedy snobbery and the importance of being ahead of the times/curve/bend.]

Courting Sketchfest: Marc Maron by Jakub Mosur

Courting Sketchfest: Marc Maron by Jakub Mosur