Episode 969 - Kenneth Lonergan

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

By Marc Maron

Episode 969 - Kenneth Lonergan

Monday, 19 November

Kenneth Lonergan doesn’t think there’s a real difference between comedy and drama, at least not in the way he writes and directs. The playwright-screenwriter-director talks with Marc about the lie of sentimentality, how ideas collapse when he’s writing and new ideas emerge, and why he hopes to get to 95% satisfaction with his work (he’s gotten to about 90% so far). That work includes Manchester By The Sea, Margaret, You Can Count On Me, and plays like The Waverly Gallery, which is now on Broadway. This episode is sponsored by Loop JewelryScreen Dive from 20th Century FoxYouTube Music, and Stamps.com.

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