Description: Called “one of the greatest of all time” by Louis CK and “devastatingly funny” by the LA Times, MARC MARON 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! Featuring CHELSEA PERETTI (Sarah Siverman Program, Louie, Tosh.0), PETE HOLMES (Conan!, Comedy Central, VH1) and JOE MANDE (Comedy Central, VH1, Conan!), this will be a great, great show!
Marc Maron brings his “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast to the stage of the Polk Theater, with an in-depth interview with Vince Vaughn. Maron’s popular podcast, which features compelling monologues and interviews with iconic personalities, regularly hits #1 on the iTunes charts. For over twenty years, Marc 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, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up, The Green Room, two Comedy Central Presents specials and almost every show that allows comics to perform. He has appeared a record 48 times on Conan. He penned a collection of essays titled Attempting Normal; and wrote a book based on his solo show, The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah. Marc’s first three CDs, ‘Not Sold Out’, ‘Tickets Still Available’ and ‘Final Engagement’ are comedy cult classics, while his album, ‘This Has To Be Funny’ was named #1 Comedy Album of 2011 by LaughSpin.com and named in The AV Club’s Best Comedy Albums of 2011. Marc was included in TIME Magazine’s 100 short list of the Most Influencial People 2012.
Chelsea Peretti: Chelsea Peretti is a comedian who has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, D.C’s Bentzen Ball, Austin’s “Fun, Fun, Fun, Fest”, SXSW, Bonnaroo and Bumbershoot. She was one of four comedians invited to participate in the 10-city Axe Twisted Humor Tour in conjunction with Funny or Die. This year Chelsea was named one of the top 10 comics to watch by Variety.
Chelsea appeared in a role opposite Louis CK on his show Louie on FX, has appeared on The Sarah Silverman Program, and was featured in a spotlight on Last Call with Carson Daly, and did correspondence work for Lopez Tonight. She is a regular on Tru TV's The Smoking Gun Presents and performed stand-up on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. Her voice can also be heard in Grand Theft Auto IV.
Currently, Chelsea is writing on the hit NBC show Parks and Recreation. Previously, she was a writer for The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. She has contributed to various television projects for Adult Swim, IFC, VH1, and MTV, including the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. Her writing has also appeared in Details, Playgirl, and the Village Voice.
Comedic web projects include the satirical website BlackPeopleLoveUs.com, the New York City Rejection Line, and original web videos for Super Deluxe, Variety Shac, and others. These projects have been featured on Good Morning America, the New York Times, and CNN. Peretti's "All My Exes" series was in the top 10 of New York Magazine's "Top 20 Funniest Web Videos of 2007."
As a founding member of Variety Shac, she often performs in their signature live shows and short films, which feature special guests from the comedy world. These shorts led to a development deals with Adult Swim and IFC.