Episode #375 of Marc Maron’s WTF? podcast was another tremendous one, with gay stand-up Jason Stuart (pictured) revisiting his life as a conflicted youth, closeted actor-comedian and, beginning with a gay cruise booking, fully outed performer.
In typical Maron fashion, the host got all sorts of candid anecdotes from Stuart such as recollections of who the stand-up has had rare heterosexual sex with and a surprising early supporter. From their conversation:
Stuart: When I started, everybody didn’t want me around… You know who really helped me? Vince Champ, the guy who raped all those girls on a college campus and went to prison.
Maron: I remember Vince.
Stuart: That’s the guy who helped me get jobs first, on the road, and I was completely taken aback when I heard how terrible…