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Video | Maron – excellent podcast begets funny IFC show

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For years I’ve been listening to Marc Maron’s excellent podcast “WTF”, and now pod has morphed into video and begot a funny show on IFC called “Maron“.

Funny videos - Maron is comedian Marc Maron’s terrific tv show on IFC, portrait TBy Robert Lloyd

In “Maron,” Maron plays himself (or the more difficult aspects of himself, though he will sometimes let the sunshine in): a comedian who does a podcast from his garage, is a sober-living alcoholic, plays a little guitar and has cats, or cares for them.

As an actor, he is, one would say, playing the role he was born to, and he is most convincing — by which I mean relaxed — when alone, speaking into a microphone or re-creating the podcast (many famous faces face his). He is convincing enough, in any case, to play a black cloud, and he is supported by excellent professionals in big roles and small. Judd Hirsch continues as Marc’s father, and Sally Kellerman happily gets a lot more to do this year as his mother.  Continue reading

Video Clip – Maron Season 3 Trailer

 

Funny videos - Maron is comedian Marc Maron’s terrific tv show, on set w actors

Maron is comedian Marc Maron’s terrific tv show, on set w actors

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