WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

A great first guest for a great first show - The Master of the Roasts, comedian Jeff Ross. With his new book set to hit stores, Jeff and Marc talk about the finer art of the comedic roast, as well as how a roast led to one of the worst nights of Marc's life, and how one of the worst night's of Jeff's life was salvaged by Tom Cruise. Also, in his WTF moment of the day, Marc tells us how an act of crime led to his liberation from Whole Foods Market.

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