Barack Obama Uses ‘N-word’ On ‘WTF With Marc Maron’ Podcast; President Also Discusses Racism And Gun Control After Charleston Church Shooting

Marc Maron’s highly-anticipated podcast interview with Barack Obama is going viral after the President used the “n-word” to make a point. Obama was speaking about the Charleston church shootings when he noted that racism still exists in America today. “Racism, we are not cured of it,” President Obama said on Maron’s WTF Podcast. “And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say n—-r in public. That’s

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Obama is Marc Maron’s next guest on WTF podcast

Marc Maron has snagged arguably the biggest podcast guest ever of not just his own show, but of any podcast. Monday’s guest on WTF with Marc Maron will be President Barack Obama. The Obama episode is expected to be the biggest WTF episode ever. It may possibly become the most downloaded podcast episode of all time. “This is a big day for our country, for me and for my cats,”

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Marc Maron reveals on his podcast WTF that his engagement is over

While it’s not out of the ordinary for Marc Maron to bare his soul during his wildly popular podcast WTF, a new episode released today finds the comedian in a haltingly raw place. At the top of the show, before tossing to his interview with actress Natasha Lyonne of Orange is the New Black, he reveals to his audience that he has broken up with his fiancé Jess. Like all

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What happens when Marc Maron runs out of guests to interview on WTF? (Video)

Ever since launching his wildly popular podcast WTF in 2009 (that has spawned an IFC show set to premiere May 3), Marc Maron has stuck to a strict two-episode-per-week programming schedule– which means as we write this, episode 380 is now available. That’s a tremendous amount of output. With that said, Los Angeles sketch group Family Sandwich decided to explore the question: What happens when Maron runs out of people

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Watch the Laughspin video interview with Marc Maron

Last week when I was in Grand Rapids taking in the second annual Gilda’s Laughfest, I got a chance to catch up with Marc Maron– in a way that seemed most natural: sitting on a clinically white sofa in front of a few cameras and surrounded by lighting rigs. We covered a lot of ground — his one-man show Scorching the Earth (RIP…but, will it come back to life?), crying,

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SXSW Comedy: Day 2, feat. Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and more!

AUSTIN — Audiences entering Esther’s Follies on Day 2 of South By Southwest’s comedy series were greeted not with a closed curtain and dim lights, but with Marc Maron sitting in a large plush easychair onstage. “I don’t believe in fourth walls,” he said. That might as well be the motto for Maron’s characteristically off-the-cuff WTF podcast, which taped yesterday to a packed house. Joining Maron was legendary actor and

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Marc Maron likes cake pops, but he likes masturbation more (Video)

Marc Maron popped into G4’s Attack of the Show last night to chat with the show’s host Kevin Pereira. A lively and entertaining chat throughout, Maron addressed the pitfalls of hotel living (cake pop or masturbation?), how some fans of his podcast WTF have absolutely no boundaries and Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary series on Hulu Plus, on which Maron will appear. Check out the full nine-minute back-and-forth below. Game Reviews

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On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

photo by: Sharilyn Johnson On Monday’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron, stand-up comedian Todd Glass did something very brave. However, despite the news of Todd’s coming out of the closet, nothing about Todd has really changed. Todd is the same guy we’ve grown to adore throughout his career, but now he’s given us yet another reason to respect him. Todd is one of the funniest, most thoughtful people on

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Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

Well-respected veteran comedian Todd Glass announced he was gay on today’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. After a relatively short introduction, wherein Maron tells his listeners that Glass, 47, wanted to come on the show to say something important, the announcement was made. “He decided that this was the place to do it,” Maron said at the top of the interview. Glass then jokes that he was just there

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Chris Rock: Why I left Saturday Night Live

If you didn’t know already, today’s episode of WTF finds Chris Rock as Marc Maron’s guest. While I highly recommend listening to the entire 80-minute show, I found the chat about Rock leaving Saturday Night Live to work on In Living Color (which only lasted a year for him) especially intriguing. It turns out Rock had plans to leave SNL, so he was “fired” because he was about to exit

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Exclusive audio: Chris Rock talks racism with Marc Maron

Iconic comedian Chris Rock will be Thursday’s guest on WTF With Marc Maron. As you can imagine, the pair of veteran comics cover a wide-range of topics. And to give you a taste, we’re happy to give you this exclusive audio clip from their conversation. In it, Rock explains his theory about the differences between the way in which black and white comedians navigate the comedy world. Check it out

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Marc Maron launches YouTube channel for WTF podcast

To further the outreach to his many dedicated listeners, Marc Maron today announced the launch of the official YouTube channel for his podcast WTF with Marc Maron. The first clip, below, features a preview of an upcoming episode with Amy Sedaris live at the Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Sam Seder, Julie Klausner, Mike Lawrence and Leo Allen are also featured on that episode. Here’s part of what Marc had

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Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

If you listen to Marc Maron’s podcast WTF (and if you don’t, then you have made some mistakes in your life and should go fix that), you know that the angsty comedian shot a pilot for a television show back in June. Well, it has been announced that the pilot episode will make its world premiere at the 2011 New York Television Festival this month. The show, WTF, produced by

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Comedian light boxes feature Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Louis C.K., more

Janeane Garofalo is a light box!

The ways in which comedy nerds can show their appreciation for the artists they love are a bit limited. Obviously, you can show up to your fave comedians’ live shows; these days you could probably also donate some money to their podcast/indie radio show or leave a supportive comment on their latest viral video attempt or maybe even shoot off

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Sam Kinison and best friend "shared" wife during cocaine-fueled past

As you probably know, on today’s just-released episode of WTF with Marc Maron, Carl La Bove — comedian and former best friend of the late Sam Kinison — chatted with Maron about the fact that Kinison is the one who actually fathered La Bove’s ex-wife’s daughter, now 21 years old. The conception, it turns out, occurred at a time where La Bove and Kinison, in cocaine-fueled episodes, “shared” La Bove’s

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