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BONUS Wrestling With Marc - The Professional

Chris Jericho drops by to talk with Marc and Brendan about spending his entire adult life in the world of professional wrestling, working for promotions in nearly every part of the world, being at the top of the industry, expanding his legacy with an upstart company, and preparing for a life outside of the ring when the ref counts three for the last time.

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  • BONUS The Friday Show - All's Faire in Love and War

    01:08:50
    First, Brendan and Kris talk bed bugs, the Dirtbag Left, Jewish Gaston and more while recapping this week's WTF episodes. Then, Brendan's wife Dawn McDonald answers Kris's questions about her work with this Thursday's guest Clarence Maclin and the prison theater organization Rehabilitation Through the Arts. And finally, the guys discuss the first two episodes of HBO's docu-series Ren Faire, with a discussion of part three coming next week.Find out more about Rehabilitation Through the Arts here.Send us your questions, comments and topic suggestions by clicking here.
  • Episode 1555 - Clarence Maclin

    01:16:54
    Clarence Maclin was uniquely suited to make his film debut in the new movie Sing Sing, starring alongside Colman Domingo. That’s because the film is based on a real life group of incarcerated men at Sing Sing prison and Clarence plays a fictionalized version of himself. Clarence talks with Marc about how a theater program run by an organization called Rehabilitation Through the Arts turned around his life on the inside and helped him find who he needed to be when he got on the outside.
  • Episode 1555 - Clarence Maclin

    01:18:51
    Clarence Maclin was uniquely suited to make his film debut in the new movie Sing Sing, starring alongside Colman Domingo. That’s because the film is based on a real life group of incarcerated men at Sing Sing prison and Clarence plays a fictionalized version of himself. Clarence talks with Marc about how a theater program run by an organization called Rehabilitation Through the Arts turned around his life on the inside and helped him find who he needed to be when he got on the outside.
  • BONUS WTF Rarities - A Night of Many Jews from 2010

    01:14:24
    This live WTF episode, recorded July 21, 2010 at Comix Comedy Club in New York City, features Marc talking with fellow Jewish comics Susie Essman, Jeff Garlin, Gary Gulman and Joe Mande.
  • Episode 1554 - Stavros Halkias

    01:35:26
    Stavros Halkias titled his Netflix special Fat Rascal in part because he doesn’t know any other reality than a life with addictive food issues. Marc is no stranger to addiction or food-based trauma, so he can relate. But both Stavros and Marc can also still get really excited talking about Greek food and their love of diners. Stavros explains the food connection with his heritage, the formative moments of his life in Baltimore’s Greektown, and how he shares an unpleasant connection with Marc’s past in Astoria, Queens.
  • Episode 1554 - Stavros Halkias

    01:31:33
    Stavros Halkias titled his Netflix special Fat Rascal in part because he doesn’t know any other reality than a life with addictive food issues. Marc is no stranger to addiction or food-based trauma, so he can relate. But both Stavros and Marc can also still get really excited talking about Greek food and their love of diners. Stavros explains the food connection with his heritage, the formative moments of his life in Baltimore’s Greektown, and how he shares an unpleasant connection with Marc’s past in Astoria, Queens.
  • BONUS The Friday Show - Honky Tonk Man

    01:19:17
    Recapping a Paul Scheer-heavy week on WTF, Brendan clears up some confusion with part of Paul's episode and Kris offers to help Marc with his boredom on set. Then, some more Friday Show travel tips as Kris details his journey to the Smokey Mountains and Nashville, Tennessee, including a terrific show at the Bluebird Cafe. Listen to Kris's Bluebird Cafe setlist here.Send us your questions, comments and topic suggestions by clicking here.
  • Episode 1553 - Julianne Nicholson

    01:35:15
    Julianne Nicholson came over to the garage at the right time. With Marc deep in the middle of an acting job, it was helpful for both his curiosity and his confidence to talk to an expert actor like Julianne who is so versatile in all her performances, from movies like Black Mass to her Emmy-winning performance in Mare of Easttown. Julianne and Marc talk about their shared Boston connections, taking on heavy roles, and Julianne’s tender new film Janet Planet.
  • Episode 1553 - Julianne Nicholson

    01:36:03
    Julianne Nicholson came over to the garage at the right time. With Marc deep in the middle of an acting job, it was helpful for both his curiosity and his confidence to talk to an expert actor like Julianne who is so versatile in all her performances, from movies like Black Mass to her Emmy-winning performance in Mare of Easttown. Julianne and Marc talk about their shared Boston connections, taking on heavy roles, and Julianne’s tender new film Janet Planet.