WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
Episode 1467 - Michael Symon / Todd Barry
Michael Symon’s food journey has taken many unexpected turns, from revitalizing the Cleveland restaurant scene to changing his own diet after being diagnosed with autoimmune disorders to being at the ground floor of the Food Network phenomenon. Michael and Marc talk about home cooking, fermenting, hyper-local BBQ and the perfect egg. Plus, old friend Todd Barry stops by to talk about his new standup special.
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BONUS The Friday Show - Brooks Was Here01:02:52First, a breaking "news" story causes Marc some anxiety and Brendan some headaches. Once that's out of the way, Brendan and Kris highlight their favorite moments from Marc's talk with Albert Brooks and then run through their respective Top 5 things in Albert's career.The Best Things in Wrestling - Rush and Mark Briscoe hit hard in safe places and Big Bill talks about his recovery from substance abuse.Send us more of your questions, comments and suggestions by clicking here.
Episode 1492 - Jesse David Fox01:34:27Jesse David Fox thinks comedy is serious business. As the comedy reporter at Vulture, he’s been writing about it for more than a decade. Now Jesse is attempting to explain the role of comedy in our ever-evolving culture in his newly published Comedy Book. Marc, as you may imagine, has some thoughts. Jesse and Marc talk about standup as an art form, the meaning of edginess, the melding of comedy with tragedy and grief, and the reason Maria Bamford is their favorite comedian working today.
Episode 1492 - Jesse David Fox01:35:31
BONUS Producer Cuts - Doug Stanhope, Jennette McCurdy, and more from October34:00It's time again for exclusive material that got cut out of recent WTF episodes, featuring Marc's talks with Doug Stanhope and Jennette McCurdy, as well more from Marc's monologues throughout October.
Episode 1491 - Albert Brooks01:29:59A conversation more than a dozen years in the making, Albert Brooks finally agreed to sit down with Marc overlooking the Pacific Ocean at The Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica. After recently going over parts of his life and career in a documentary directed by his friend Rob Reiner, Albert fills in the gaps with Marc, talking about his early days doing bits for radio stations and television variety shows, his standup sets in LA clubs, and his first writing gigs. There are also lots of stories along the way about folks like Jack Benny, Garry Shandling, George Burns, Paul Lynde and Albert’s mom.
Episode 1491 - Albert Brooks01:27:47
BONUS The Friday Show - Thanksgiving Survivors01:07:10First, Kris shares another one of his patented embarrassing stories, this one taking place one Thanksgiving evening in China. Then, Brendan and Kris reminisce about one of their favorite Thanksgiving traditions of the '80s and '90s, the WWF Survivor Series.Send us more of your questions, comments and suggestions by clicking here.
Episode 1490 - Elliott Caine01:12:25When Marc was living in Highland Park, he found out something interesting about his neighborhood optometrist. Not only was this man an eye doctor, he was an accomplished jazz trumpeter. Marc welcomes Dr. Elliott Caine to the garage to find out how a Midwestern Jewish kid stayed on parallel tracks throughout his life, one fulfilling a career pursuit, one fulfilling his musical passion. Also, Marc delivers his annual Thanksgiving pep talk from Florida.
Episode 1490 - Elliott Caine01:10:08