Flatiron Books Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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f l at ir on books oc tober 2017 waiting for the punch words to live by from the wtf podcast marc maron and brendan mcdonald foreword by john oliver from the beloved and wildly popular podcast wtf with marc maron comes a collection of intimate hilarious and life changing conversations with some of the biggest names in entertainment humor form a n e cd otes q u o tat ions flatiron books 10/10/2017 9781250088888 $27.99 $31.99 can hardcover 416 pages 9.3 in h 6.1 in w includes color endpapers other available formats ebook isbn 9781250088895 m ar keting major early reader review campaign pre-order incentive sweepstakes designed bio sheet social media targeted advertising facebook and instagram digital trade advertising national review attention print and online outreach to comedy/celebrity sites since 2009 wtf with marc maron has been one of the most widely listened to and influential podcasts in the country each week over a million and a half listeners download stream and tune in to hear marc and a guest do something remarkable talk described as a “must-listen” by the new york times wtf perfects the lost art of conversation while attracting guests as varied and prominent as amy schumer jerry seinfeld and even president barack obama in the course of seven years and more than 700 hours of conversation marc maron and his incredible roster of guests have tackled life’s most pressing issues and deepest concerns waiting for the punch life lessons from the wtf podcast is not simply a collection of these interviews but instead a running narrative of the world’s most recognizable names working through the problems doubts joys triumphs and failures we all experience with each chapter covering a different topic parenting childhood relationships sexuality success failures and others punch becomes a sort of everyman’s guide to life barack obama candidly discusses the challenges of the presidency and the bittersweet moments of seeing your children grow up and away from you robin williams opens up about the burdens of fame and his struggles with addiction jim gaffigan speaks about the joys and hilarious frustrations of parenting five children taken together these voices form a chorus discussing both l pr a i se “people say stuff to [marc that you can’t imagine them saying to anyone else.” – ira glass “ somehow [maron is able to elicit from his guests [a vulnerability…the interviews often end up feeling more like therapy sessions… a must listen.” – the new york times “one of the most talked-about and listened-to podcasts on the internet” – npr “a must-listen for fans and students of comedy as well as a place for an increasingly impressive high-profile roster of comedians artists musicians and writers to reveal themselves and publicly wrestle their demons.” – the av club marc maron is a stand-up comedian and host of the podcast wtf with marc maron he has 4