Description: Marc Maron with special guests Maria Bamford and Eddie Pepitone
Marc Maron: MARC MARON
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 O’Brien more than any other comedian (a record 48 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 53 million downloads and counting. The show regularly hits #1 on the iTunes charts, was named the #1 Comedy Podcast by LA Weekly as well as The AV Club, 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. A limited edition collection of the first 100 episodes of “WTF with Marc Maron” with video from Live WTF recorded in Brooklyn is available as a two-disc DVD box set on aspecialthing Records.
Marc’s half hour scripted series MARON was picked up by IFC for ten episodes (air date tba). Marc is included in TIME Magazine’s 100 short list 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
“one of the darkest, funniest, most influential figures in comedy today” – Rolling Stone
“Maron isn't just a remarkable interviewer in his DIY Internet operation, he's also a one-of-a-kind stand-up comic.” – LA Times
Marc Maron featured in New York Times - http://nyti.ms/u2HDUl
Marc Maron performs on Conan - http://teamcoco.com/video/marc-maron-mouth-cancer
Marc Maron’s keynote speech at Just For Laughs Festival 2011 - http://bit.ly/nbxq5m
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Which comedian did Judd Apatow tell the L.A. Times he thinks is
hysterically funny? What entertainer starred in Target’s Black Friday ad
campaign three years in a row? Whose cult hit web series is being
displayed at the Museum of Art and Design in New York? Which comic’s
CD was named one of the best comedy albums of the year by
Amazon.com and one of the best comedy albums of the decade by The
AV Club? Maria Bamford! That’s Who!
Maria started her performing arts career in Duluth, Minnesota at the age of
11 where she starred in the Chester Park Elementary production of How
the West Was REALLY Won! A short 29 years of self-discovery and
secretarial work later and look at her now! Maria is the first female comic
to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. She starred in
the Comedy Central series, The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s
Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She has made multiple late-night
appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show
with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel
Live, as well as not-so-late appearances on John Oliver’s New York Stand
Up Show, Premium Blend, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and The World
Comedy Tour: Melbourne 2003. Maria has guest starred on Louie (fX),
and The Sarah Silverman Program (Comedy Central) and has recurring
roles on the re-booted Arrested Development (Netflix), Tim & Eric:
Awesome Show and Check It Out (both Adult Swim).
Maria currently contributes comedic voiceovers for such animations as
Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, fX’s Unsupervised, Disney Channel’s
Kick Buttowski, Nickelodeon’s Legend of Korra and Kung Fu Panda,
PBS’s Emmy-winning series Word Girl and the upcoming Tight Bros for
Adult Swim. She was also a regular voice on Nickelodeon’s CatDog and
Back at the Barnyard (in which she reprised the role of “Mrs. Beady” from
the hit feature animation, Barnyard).
Maria’s writing has been featured in The Onion, The Melbourne Age, and
LA Weekly. Her popular CDs include The Burning Bridges Tour, How to
Win, and Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome. She also created and starred
in The Maria Bamford Show, a unique 20 webisode series for Turner’s
Superdeluxe that has taken on a cult status afterlife on YouTube. She
can currently be seen performing in her living room for her parents on the
Chill.com direct-to-fans event, Maria Bamford: The special special special!