For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. A legend in the standup community, Maron has appeared on many television talk shows, including, David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Bill Maher and many more. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien more than any other comedian.
On the small screen, Maron’s critically acclaimed half-hour scripted series, Maron, will return to IFC in 2016 for season 4. The show was created, written, and produced by Maron, who also directed episodes in seasons 2 and 3. The first through third seasons of Maron can now be found on Netflix to stream.
Maron’s first book, The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah, was based on his solo show and is available for purchase on Amazon.com. Most recently, Maron penned a collection of essays titled Attempting Normal, which was released by Spiegel and Grau in 2013, later making The New York Times’ Best Seller list. His first three CDs, Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available and Final Engagement are comedy cult classics, while his most recent album, This Has To Be Funny (Comedy Central Records), was named #1 Comedy Album of 2011 by LaughSpin.com and named by The AV Club as one of the Best Comedy Albums of 2011. Marc released his newest special, Thinky Pain, on Netflix in 2013 and as an album in 2014.
Maron’s podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, premiered in September 2009 and features compelling monologues and interviews with iconic personalities such as Conan O’Brien, Louis CK, Robin Williams, Anthony Bourdain, Judd Apatow and Ben Stiller. It has become a worldwide phenomenon; averaging 2.5-3 million downloads each month. WTF regularly hits #1 on the iTunes charts, and was named the #1 Comedy Podcast by LA Weekly, as well as The AV Club. Deemed as a “must-listen” by Vanity Fair and The New York Times, select WTF episodes began airing on public radio stations across the US in June 2010.
In 2012, TIME Magazine included Maron in its short list of the 100 Most Influential People and was nominated for two Comedy Central 2012 Comedy Awards: Best Comedy Podcast and Best Comedy App. He also travels the world performing soldout, stand-up shows, as well as Live WTF stage shows. In 2011, Maron was given the honor of delivering the Keynote Address at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
Maron currently resides in Los Angeles.