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WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

BONUS The Friday Show - And Now the News...

With Brendan fully re-engaged with the current news cycle, Kris curates a selection of headlines that prompt discussions about why a particular person is banned from WTF, why comedy roasts are not Marc's thing, and why a major news story of the week makes a great pop song. Plus, a recap of recent WTF episodes with Chris Pine, Joe Mande and Tiffany Haddish.


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  • Episode 1549 - Geezer Butler

    01:29:36
    As bassist and lyricist for Black Sabbath, Geezer Butler has a lifetime of rock and roll stories to tell. From the band’s working class roots in Birmingham to their early days as a traditional blues band to their transformation into the quintessential heavy metal group, Geezer tells Marc how he brought it all together with Ozzy Osbourne, Bill Ward and Tony Iommi, how it eventually fell apart, and how they picked up the pieces. They also talk about Frank Zappa, the Beatles, and the true meaning of Iron Man.
  • BONUS WTF Rarities - Aspen from 2010

    01:12:30
    In the second-ever premium WTF episode, now on WTF+ for the first time, Marc presents a live broadcast from the Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen, Colorado, featuring Ryan Singer, Chris Fairbanks, Hannibal Burress, Shane Mauss, and Michael Ian Black, recorded June 12, 2010.
  • Episode 1548 - Jude Law

    01:20:45
    Jude Law and Marc made a movie together but they never actually got to meet during it. They remedy that at the production offices of Jude’s latest project, as he sits down with Marc to talk about the elasticity of time, having a runaway imagination, the traveling life of an actor, and Michael Caine. They also talk about the preparation Jude puts into his portrayal of historical characters, including his recent turn as Henry VIII in Firebrand.
  • Episode 1548 - Jude Law

    01:20:04
    Jude Law and Marc made a movie together but they never actually got to meet during it. They remedy that at the production offices of Jude’s latest project, as he sits down with Marc to talk about the elasticity of time, having a runaway imagination, the traveling life of an actor, and Michael Caine. They also talk about the preparation Jude puts into his portrayal of historical characters, including his recent turn as Henry VIII in Firebrand.
  • BONUS The Friday Show - The Dad Movie Machine

    01:20:40
    After a look at the latest news from the world of competitive eating, Kris and Brendan talk about this week's WTF interviews with Ed O'Neill and Ali Siddiq, as well as Marc's latest conundrum on the set of his TV show. Then, in celebration of Father's Day, they try to figure out the perfect Dad Movie, using science.Send us your questions, comments and topic suggestions by clicking here.
  • Episode 1547 - Ali Siddiq

    01:44:04
    Comedian Ali Siddiq draws from his life experiences to create his comedy shows. Now in the midst of a four part comedy special called The Domino Effect, Ali is exploring everything from his tough upbringing to his time spent in prison to the early comedic stylings he displayed while working at the Sunglass Hut. Marc and Ali compare notes on their storytelling styles and share an appreciation of the power in sitting down while performing standup. 
  • Episode 1547 - Ali Siddiq

    01:47:25
    Comedian Ali Siddiq draws from his life experiences to create his comedy shows. Now in the midst of a four part comedy special called The Domino Effect, Ali is exploring everything from his tough upbringing to his time spent in prison to the early comedic stylings he displayed while working at the Sunglass Hut. Marc and Ali compare notes on their storytelling styles and share an appreciation of the power in sitting down while performing standup. 
  • BONUS Extra Ed O'Neill

    29:54
    More stories and chat from Marc's conversation with Ed O'Neill that got cut for time from his WTF episode. They talk about the Blues, David Mamet, more about former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, Ed returning his honorary degree, John Milius and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
  • Episode 1546 - Ed O'Neill

    01:29:50
    Ed O’Neill’s his early days working in an Ohio steel mill and contemplating a potential career hustling for mobsters didn’t seem like a path to Hollywood. Nor did his days playing football and coming up short during NFL tryouts. But his working class Irish background wound up making Ed the perfect portrayer of Al Bundy, a performance partially based on his own uncle. Ed talks with Marc about everything that led up to Married… with Children and Modern Family, and why he was determined to say no to the new FX on Hulu limited series Clipped, right up until he said yes.