For over fifteen years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio and television. A legend in the stand-up community, he has appeared on HBO, Conan, Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Real Time, The Green Room, two Comedy Central Presents specials and almost every show that allows comics to perform. He has appeared on Conan more than any other comedian (a record 47 times and counting). Marc’s book based on his solo show, The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah, is available on amazon.com. He is currently writing his memoirs for a new book to be released by Spiegel and Grau in the coming year.
Marc’s first three CDs, Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available and Final Engagement are comedy cult classics while his newest album, This Has To Be Funny (Comedy Central Records), which was recorded live in Brooklyn, was named #1 Comedy Album of 2011 by LaughSpin.com and named in The Onion’s Best Comedy Albums of 2011. His podcast “WTF with Marc Maron,” featuring compelling monologues and in-depth interviews with iconic personalities such as Conan O’Brien, Louis CK, Robin Williams, Anthony Bourdain, Judd Apatow and Ben Stiller, premiered in September 2009 and is a worldwide phenomenon with over 42 million downloads and counting. The show regularly hits #1 on the iTunes charts, was named the #1 Comedy Podcast by LA Weekly, and has been called a “must-listen” by Vanity Fair and New York Times, among many others. Select WTF episodes began airing on public radio stations across the US in June 2010. Marc’s half hour scripted series MARON (working title) was picked up by IFC for ten episodes (details to follow).
Marc is included in TIME magazine’s 100 Poll of the Most Influencial People 2012. He was nominated for two Comedy Central 2012 Comedy Awards: Best Comedy Podcast and Best Comedy App. He also travels the world performing sold out stand up shows as well as Live WTF stage shows, and was given the honor of delivering the Keynote Address at the 2011 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. “The Charlie Rose of comedy podcasts” – The National Post “One of the best comedians in the country” – LaughSpin.com "WTF is vital for people enthusiastic about not only comics but storytelling, deep conversation, and lovable displays of pathos." – GQ “Veteran stand-up comic Marc Maron is the most intriguing interviewer in the comedy world today” – Mirth Magazine cover story.