HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by fellow podcaster Marc Maron to discuss his origins in the podcasting industry (5:00), the great generation of comedians (15:00), comedy clubs in Boston (21:00), his role in Almost Famous (28:00), the generation of cord cutters (33:00), the process of interviewing famous people (38:00), Kurt Russell’s podcasting chops (45:00), Bruce Springsteen’s persona (51:00), David Letterman in the mid-’80s (56:00), Richard Pryor and Chevy Chase skits (1:02:00), and the work behind writing a book (1:13:00).
Marc Maron on Pioneering Podcasting and Interviewing Celebrities
Plus: what it’s like to perform comedy in Boston
Plus, trivia and talking Syracuse basketball
Plus, Danny Kelly on the NFL draft and best dad content
James and Seerat reflect on LeBron James’s legacy as he chases Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career scoring record
The former Saints coach is reportedly going to Denver in a trade, and he’ll have a new challenge there: trying to reclaim what’s left of Russell Wilson’s career
On the one hand, the Broncos finally have a proven head coach. On the other, they have even fewer draft picks and more questions about their long term team-building philosophy.