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Marc Maron

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Season 6, Episode 5: Beyond the Pale


For over thirty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. Best known for his hit landmark podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, he has interviewed iconic personalities such as Conan O’Brien, Robin Williams, Keith Richards, Ben Stiller, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lorne Michaels, and former US President Barack Obama. It has become a worldwide phenomenon: averaging six million downloads each month, with over 500 million lifetime downloads.

Maron currently stars in the hit Netflix original series GLOW, alongside Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin, and his critically acclaimed half-hour scripted television series Maron aired on IFC and can be found on Netflix. He can be seen in the films Joker, alongside Robert De Niro and Joaquin Phoenix, and the forthcoming crime drama Wonderland, alongside Mark Wahlberg. He also portrays the lead male character of “Mel” in the film Sword of Trust, directed by Lynn Shelton, which premiered at SXSW in 2019. Maron has appeared in guest roles in the TV series Girls, Louie and Joe Swanberg’s Easy, and can be seen in the features Get a Job and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.

He released his stand-up special Thinky Pain on Netflix in 2013 and as an album in 2014. His next special, More Later, premiered on Epix in December 2015. Maron’s most recent stand-up special, Marc Maron: Too Real, was released in 2017 on Netflix.

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