Marc Maron tackles some of the most complex philosophical questions of our day in these samples from his WTF Podcast: The origin of the Kids in the Hall, kissing Gina Gershon, and opening for Nirvana. He gets to the bottom of it with help from comedian friends, celebrity guests and the voices in his own head. 

Dave Foley

Marc found out the origin of Dave’s famous comedy group The Kids in the Hall

From WTF #146.

John Oliver

Marc talked with The Daily Show’s John Oliver about the emasculating episode in Marc’s childhood that led to a hatred of sports.

From WTF #298

Dr. Maron

Marc’s Dad pitched Marc on a “can’t-lose” idea to take the fast food industry by storm.

From WTF #5.

Amy Poehler

Normally, talk of babies just makes Marc realize he doesn’t want to have one, like in this conversation with Amy Poehler.

From WTF #183.

Gina Gershon

Gina and Marc discussed the on-screen kiss they shared, which prompted some comparisons with another one of Gina’s former co-stars: Tom Cruise.

From WTF #367.

Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong always seems to have some fun when he and Marc get behind the microphones. Ken and Marc discussed the process behind Ken’s decision to go fully naked in The Hangover.

From WTF #121.

Anthony Jeselnik

Anthony Jeselnik is not necessarily someone Marc turns to when he has trouble with the fairer sex. But Anthony revealed some of his own difficulties in the dating scene when he was on.

From WTF #206.

Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza had a dream of being on Saturday Night Live. As she told Marc it came true… kind of.

From WTF #199.

Bobcat Goldthwait

Did you know Bobcat used to open for Nirvana? He told Marc about it.

From WTF #167.

Adam Scott

Marc’s relationships get dicey when they start to get serious and it doesn’t get more serious than having a kid. Marc talked about the overwhelming anxiety and strange revenge fantasies that accompany parenthood with Adam Scott.

From WTF #227.