WBEZ | WTF with Marc Maron http://www.wbez.org/tags/wtf-marc-maron Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Video: Marc Maron on his interviews with Dane Cook, Andrew Dice Clay — and how 'WTF' saved him http://www.wbez.org/blog/mark-bazer/2011-08-11/video-marc-maron-his-interviews-dane-cook-andrew-dice-clay-%E2%80%94-and-how-wtf- <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2011-August/2011-08-11/Marc Maron on stage_Flickr_Rebecca O&#039;Malley.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Three years ago, comedian Marc Maron recorded a very funny album called "Final Engagement," and much of the fun of it came from his anger/self-loathing over, well, not many people being at the venue that night.</p><p>Fast-forward to today, and he's now got one of the most popular podcasts in <em>WTF</em>, in which he talks to comedians (from Garry Shandling to Louis C.K.) and gets them to reveal aspects of their life other interviewers only dream about.</p><p>In Chicago last week for a series of packed shows at the Mayne Stage, Maron (whose new CD, <em>This Has to Be Funny</em> came out Tuesday) was kind enough to stop by <em>The Interview Show</em>.</p><p>Would his success temper his anger? Eh, not so much. He lets loose on Dane Cook, shares his thoughts on recent <em>WTF</em> guest Andrew Dice Clay and even talks a little Montel Williams.&nbsp;</p><p>Have a look below.</p><p><em>(Editor's note: Just to be clear, this video isn't cleaned up for radio broadcast. All the words in the show's title are uttered and then some.)</em></p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/G05fH9SVZY4" width="500" frameborder="0" height="309"></iframe></p></p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 13:41:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blog/mark-bazer/2011-08-11/video-marc-maron-his-interviews-dane-cook-andrew-dice-clay-%E2%80%94-and-how-wtf- 'WTF' is up with comedian Marc Maron http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-05/wtf-comedian-marc-maron-90172 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-05/Marc Maron Spitzer.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Just shy of two years ago, comedian Marc Maron hit a real low. "W-T-F"-–a not so radio-friendly acronym pretty much summed up his life at that point: No job, a recent and costly divorce and thoughts of suicide. But what a difference a podcast makes.</p><p>The man behind <a href="http://www.wtfpod.com/" target="_blank"><em>WTF with Marc Maron</em></a> the popular podcast and public radio program joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight's</em> Alison Cuddy to provide more details. The podcast airs Sunday nights at 8:00 p.m. on WBEZ. Maron was in town doing shows at the <a href="http://www.maynestage.com/" target="_blank">Mayne Stage</a> in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. His new comedy album, <em>This Has to Be Funny</em>, is out Tuesday.</p><p>The final episode on WBEZ airs this Sunday night at 8:00 p.m. Maron will perform multiple shows Friday and Saturday night at the Mayne Stage.</p><p>Full disclosure: WBEZ is the media sponsor for the event.<br> &nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 14:28:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-05/wtf-comedian-marc-maron-90172