IFC’s Maron Premieres Friday… Or You Can Just Watch It Right Now
Marc Maron hosts one of the best podcasts on the Internet, WTF with Marc Maron, and now he's hoping to parlay some of that success into the world of television with a new show on IFC. It premieres this Friday night, but because waiting for things is the worst they've put the first episode up online already. Check it out right here.Read on...
Knock it Off: Patent Trolls Now Targeting Podcasters
Patent trolls have been a problem in the tech industry for years, but now they're branching out and trying to ruin more things. A company called Personal Audio is waving around an incredibly vague patent that it claims virtually every podcast on the Internet is violating. They've already gone after some big names in podcasting like Adam Corolla, and they pose a serious threat to the medium.Read on...
Story Time With The State’s Kevin Allison, Host of the Risk! Podcast
Kevin Allison is probably best known for his work with the sketch comedy group The State, which also featured the likes of Michael Ian Black, Thomas Lennon, and many more. When The State broke up, Kevin found himself in a situation a lot of us find ourselves in when a major part of our life comes to a close: He didn't know what to do next. Allison now hosts the popular storytelling podcast Risk!, but the road that got him there wasn't an easy one. Allison was nice enough to talk with us about The State, storytelling, and the process behind Risk!Read on...
Michael Keaton Talks Batman, Beetlejuice, and the New Robocop on WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
WTF with Marc Maron is one of the most popular, and best, podcasts on the Internet. It's on the radar of most comedy geeks, but Maron interviews people from a few different worlds, including the world of Hollywood. The latest episode features an interview with Michael Keaton, who many forget started as a comic, and the two talked about Batman, Beetlejuice, and Keaton's role in the upcoming Robocop reboot.Read on...
Nick Lowe, Tim Heidecker, and Wilco Help Marc Maron Become a Sensitive Man [Video]This is one of those great moments where the stars align and a cavalcade of great artists come together to create something truly beautiful. In the new music video for singer songwriter Nick Lowe (Cruel to be Kind), Tim Heidecker plays the role of a new age therapist who walks WTF podcast host Marc Maron through "smile piles" and "rollover whispers." In typical T&E fashion, uncomfortable wardrobe choices abound. Also, rock group Wilco, singer Robyn Hitchcock, and actress Maria Thayer show up -- because why not? Watch it, and see Heidecker help Maron find his prismatic aura. Now all it needs is some shrim.Read on...