WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
Marc Maron
Marc Maron welcomes comedians, actors, directors, writers, authors, musicians and folks from all walks of life to his home for amazingly revealing conversations. Marc's probing, comprehensive interview style allows guests to express themselves in ways listeners have never heard.
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris talks with Marc about Patrice O’Neal, Dave Chapelle, Tyra Banks, and how Jeffrey Katzenberg and a Ferrari led to #blackAF.

Full Frontal host Samantha Bee tells Marc about her teen years of petty crime, her Canadian improv group, The Daily Show and watching Lost during quarantine.

Hear Marc's 2012 conversation with comic genius Fred Willard, who passed away at age 86 on May 15, 2020.

Marc honors the memory of his partner, Lynn Shelton, who passed away on May 16, 2020.

Writer-director Eliza Hittman talks with Marc about telling the stories of teenagers and her new film Never Rarely Sometimes Always. Plus, Dan Savage dispenses quarantine relationship advice.

Cate Blanchett talks with Marc about Mrs. America, The Lord of the Rings, playing Bob Dylan, idolizing Al Pacino, and being hard on herself.

Filmmaker Liz Garbus talks with Marc about her documentaries, her First Amendment lawyer father, Tiger King, and her first scripted film, Lost Girls.

Schitt's Creek creator and star Dan Levy talks to Marc about his dad Eugene, Degrassi, Canadian MTV, eyeglasses, and having a show biz existential crisis.

Comedian/musician/skateboarder Whitmer Thomas tells Marc about his upbringing in Alabama, the family dysfunction that made him flee, and the HBO special where he processed it all.

Laura Linney talks with Marc about pondering mortality, summoning Philip Seymour Hoffman, wrestling with forgiveness, and sitting with discomfort.

Director Barry Sonnenfeld talks with Marc about the Coen Brothers, Men in Black, Get Shorty, dealing with bullies in Hollywood, and firing Donald Trump.

Rosie O’Donnell talks with Marc about Ireland, antidepressants, musical theater, her standup career, talk shows, trauma, and Trump.

Comic Sam Morril talks with Marc about biological dads, bombing at roasts, missing standup, and quarantine living with Taylor Tomlinson.

Taylor Tomlinson talks with Marc about starting out in the Christian comedy circuit, having a crisis of faith, hitting big with a Netflix special, and being in quarantine with her comic boyfriend.

Fran Drescher talks with Marc about growing up in Queens, creating The Nanny, surviving cancer and figuring out who she really is.

Marc's 2016 conversation with singer/songwriter John Prine, who passed away on April 7, 2020.

Comedian Jeff Dunham talks with Marc about ventriloquism, making dummies, perfecting a craft, and dealing with racial sensitivity in puppet comedy.

Comedian Byron Bowers talks with Marc about schizophrenia, drug dealing, LSD, Mitzi Shore, and how comedy taught him who he is.

Marc's conversation with songwriter and musician Adam Schlesinger, who passed away on March 31, 2020.

Ben Sinclair from HBO’s High Maintenance talks with Marc about making the show with his ex, learning to say no, and surviving our world of isolation.

Kathy Valentine talks with Marc about being in one the biggest and most profitable female rock bands ever, The Go-Go’s.

Dan Aykroyd tells Marc about his days on SNL, his time as a Ghostbuster, and his parallel life as a businessman with multiple successful ventures.

Utkarsh Ambudkar tells Marc about the big break he got at the Oscars, the big break he blew with Hamilton, and the rap, sobriety, and scene-stealing performances in between.

Thandie Newton talks with Marc about Westworld, anthropology, outsider status, calling out abuse, Eve Ensler, lasting love.

Comedian Don Gavin talks with Marc about New England stand-up, why he's known as The Godfather of Boston Comedy, and why his 2011 comedy album is only now reaching by a wider audience.

Don Cheadle talks with Marc about golf, cat allergies, jazz, Boogie Nights, global activism, the MCU, and Black Monday.

Thora Birch talks with Marc about American Beauty, Ghost World, fending off jealousy, expanding her horizons, and being on The Walking Dead.

Filmmaker Peter Berg talks with his old roommate Marc about Prince, Very Bad Things, Friday Night Lights, Mark Wahlberg, and Spenser Confidential.

Carol Kane talks with Marc about Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Mike Nichols, Taxi, Kimmy Schmidt, and reuniting with Al Pacino for the new series Hunters.

Juliette Lewis talks to Marc about Cape Fear, Natural Born Killers, Kalifornia, Christmas Vacation, being an introvert and a spiritualist.

Adam Pally talks with Marc about Happy Endings, The Mindy Project, Indebted, the UCB, ambition vs. drive, and anxiety about death.

Ronan Farrow talks with Marc about investigative journalism, his family, working in Afghanistan, abuse of power, and the fight for the truth.

Stunt driver Brett Smrz talks with Marc about losing his leg, crashing cars, not fearing death, and driving through historic buildings in 6 Underground.

Ben Schwartz talks about being Sonic the Hedgehog, working at Letterman, doing a Simpsons voice, and becoming Jean-Ralphio.

Indebted creator Dan Levy talks with Marc about going from comic to writer, working for friends like Whitney Cummings and John Mulaney, and pitching Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Eddie Murphy.

Ashton Kutcher talks with Marc about loyalty, That ’70s Show, Punk’d, taking over for Charlie Sheen, big tech, and The Ranch.

Comic Ben Bailey talks with Marc about Cash Cab, his secret guitar life, fish tanks, and the stress of selling tickets.

Brooklyn 99’s Terry Crews talks with Marc about surviving the NFL, Idiocracy, overcoming addiction, and fighting against workplace assault.

Musician Josh Klinghoffer tells Marc what happened when he was let go from the Red Hot Chili Peppers and how that coincided with coming into his own as a solo artist.

Actor Brian Cox talks with Marc about Succession, King Lear, Manhunter, Scottish independence, and why he sees the human experiment as ludicrous.

Randall Park talks with Marc about Fresh Off The Boat, The Interview, Ali Wong, Always Be My Maybe, having demanding parents, and getting a root canal.

Lily Tomlin talks with Marc about Laugh-In, Richard Pryor, Jane Fonda, 9 to 5, Grace and Frankie, and finally marrying her longtime collaborator and partner Jane Wagner.

Actor Joe Mantegna talks with Marc about Chicago the city, Chicago the band, David Mamet, Dennis Franz, Fat Tony, and Criminal Minds.

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio talk with Marc about Tarantino, paparazzi, freeloaders, disastrous screenings, and why it's fun to watch Marc lose his cool.

Scott Caan talks with Marc about being an actor, a playwright, a photographer, a father, and still not knowing what he wants to do when he grows up.

Stunt coordinator Shauna Duggins talks with Marc about 80-foot jumps, being set on fire, rolling cars, wearing the Iron Man suit and making the jump to directing.

Singer-songwriter Brittany Howard talks with Marc about Alabama Shakes, going solo, soul, jazz, prog rock, and trying to stay present.

Boston comic Jimmy Tingle talks with Marc about political comedy, civic engagement, going to Harvard in his 50s, and running for office.

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney talks with Marc about Russia, Trump, Scientology, and the pursuit of truth.

Director Jay Roach talks with Marc about Austin Powers, Meet the Parents, meeting his wife Suzanna, getting political, and his new movie Bombshell.

Actor Paul Walter Hauser talks with Marc about playing Richard Jewell, growing up in Michigan, being a Lutheran, and praying for Marc.

Cedric the Entertainer talks with Marc about St. Louis, Robin Harris, the Original Kings of Comedy, Barbershop, and The Neighborhood.

Rock photographer Ethan Russell talks about shooting covers for The Beatles, The Stones, and The Who, documenting Altamont, and preserving rock history.

Comedian Jessica Kirson tells Marc about her pot dealing days, recovery from a cocaine habit, her struggle to come out, and her unexpected friendship with Robert DeNiro.

John Goodman talks with Marc about comic books, Mad Magazine, David Byrne, the Coen Brothers, Steven Spielberg, and Roseanne.

Edward Norton talks with Marc about Brando, Bowie, Fight Club, American History X, The Incredible Hulk, and Motherless Brooklyn.

Woody Harrelson joins Marc to talk about Cheers, Natural Born Killers, Larry Flynt, Kingpin, and saving the planet, in real life and in Zombieland.

Danny DeVito talks with Marc about New Jersey, acting, directing, producing, being The Penguin, and 14 years of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

From the minute the Presidential motorcade pulled away, Marc began recording his reaction to the momentous event that just occurred in his garage. Hear Marc's ongoing reflections in the aftermath as well as a discussion with WTF producer Brendan McDonald about how this happened in the first place. This episode is sponsored by, Squarespace, Comedy Central, and

Marc welcomes the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, to the garage for conversation about college, fitting in, race relations, gun violence, changing the status quo, disappointing your fans, comedians, fatherhood and overcoming fear. And yes, this really happened. This episode is presented without commercial interruption courtesy of Squarespace. Go to to see behind-the-scenes photos and captions.