This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mike Myers Does 'WTF with Marc Maron'
by Jessye McGarry The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs
MONTREAL – “Yes, there are problems.” The cold opening to Marc Maron’s intimate Place des Arts show drew huge laughs. The line was unexpected, yet not – after all, Maron traffics in problems, to heartwarming and introspective effect. And indeed, we really couldn’t... [Read More]
Mike Myers Gives Advice to Young Performers: "Don't Want to Be Famous"
by Megh Wright "I've never thought that I was going to be discovered. I just didn't think that — I just thought I'd be somebody who was a hard worker. And for me things started to happen once I completely gave up the concept of being discovered, and I in essence discovered what I wanted to do.... [Read More]
Marc Maron talks to Seth Meyers all about his MRI adventures (video)
Marc Maron dropped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to have a conversation about what he does on his day off. Turns out when he’s not being kept busy, he things he’s getting brain cancer and goes to get an MRI just to make sure. It was that experience that he told the late night […]... [Read More]
Marc Maron Trips on 'Late Night' and Talks About His Anger Issues
by Megh Wright On last night's Late Night, guest Marc Maron tripped over a step during his entrance, but instead of getting too enraged, he used it as an opportunity to explain some of his anger issues to Meyers. Click through for the second part of the interview. 0 Comments... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 7/13/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! INDUSTRY STANDARD with BARRY KATZ (51: Marc ... [Read More]
CBS News profiles Marc Maron
On the occasion of Marc Maron's 500th episode (and 100 million downloads!) of his WTF podcast and second season starring in the semi-autobiographical IFC comedy, Maron, CBS This Morning profiled his late blooming into comedy stardom at age 50. And here's the kicker: "You know, when I look back on al... [Read More]
Marc Maron Tells Jimmy Kimmel About His Biggest 'WTF' Interview Mixup
by Megh Wright On last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Marc Maron told a story about the time he thought he was about to interview The Kids in the Hall's Kevin McDonald for his podcast but The Last King of Scotland director Kevin Macdonald showed up at his house instead. Click through for another clip fr... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Amy Schumer and more headline Funny Or Die’s 2014 Oddball Festival
Last year, Funny Or Die debuted its Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival to much success. Featuring juggernaut performers like Flight of the Conchords, Dave Chappelle, and John Mulaney, how could it not be a hit? Well, the Oddball Fest is back this year with an even bigger line-up and tour schedule... [Read More]
Look who’s joining the Funny or Die Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Tour for summer 2014
Ready or not, Hartford, you're getting a second chance to laugh at the giant all-day funny fest that is the Funny or Die Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival tour. Head's up, America! Dave Chappelle isn't on the lineup for summer 2014, but pretty much anyone else you're thinking of is. Pretty muc... [Read More]