Demetri Martin and Marc have important things to talk about, mostly involving the hard knocks Demetri took from other comics when he started out and his recent ventures into film and TV. There’s also the matter of having a father who was a priest. Plus, Marc frets over his keynote speech at the Just For Laughs festival. This episode is sponsored by Comedy Central.
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Marc Maron joins Greg to discuss getting old and angry, the impact of podcasting on Marc’s career, Louis CK, hipsters and tweets.
Comedian Marc Maron has built a very popular podcast on long, searching discussions with personalities from the world of comedy. Guy Raz talks to Maron about the dark side of comedy, how he started his podcast, and the dying art of conversation.
Did you ever notice that Demetri Martin has never been on Comedy Bang Bang? Well Demetri is here in studio to tell us about growing up in the Jersey Shore, gift giving, and how he celebrates the holidays. Don’t you hate it when the ghost of Orson Welles appears to warn us about the end of the world? At least stand up comedian Nancy Cooper drops by to cheer us up with some of her observational jokes. You know what I mean? Woof Woof!