20 years is a long time coming, especially for someone who is coming off an interview with the President of the United States. Well, the wait is over December 4 at 10p ET/PT 9p/C when Marc Maron: More Later hits EPIX. Maron, who made headlines last month when he interviewed President Barack Obama on his popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, which has been downloaded over 2.3 million times to date, has welcomed a long list of top tier talent to his show, including Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, Lena Dunham, Conan O’Brien, Janeane Garofalo and Chris Rock, among others. The special was ilmed this year at The Vic Theatre in Chicago and captures Maron tackling religion, relationships, rage, Skype sex and ice cream among other topics in the sheerly authentic way that only he can. “I’m really excited about this special,” said Marc Maron. “The Vic is an amazing theater and the crowd in Chicago was amazing. I don’t think I’ve ever been funnier and I should know.” The special was also directed by Bobcat Goldthwait.
A legend in the stand-up community, Marc Maron has been writing and performing honest, thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television for over 20 years. In 2012, Time Magazine included Maron in its short list of the “100 Most Influential People” and he is the star of the critically acclaimed television series “Maron.” His podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, has become a worldwide phenomenon; averaging 5 million downloads each month. As an author, Maron made The New York Times’ Best Seller list for his collection of essays titled Attempting Normal and also wrote The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah based on his solo show. His first three CDs, Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available and Final Engagement are comedy cult classics and in 2014 he released Thinky Pain. Respected by his fellow comedians, Maron has been a frequent guest on many television talk shows including, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Conan, Real Time with Bill Maher, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late, Late, Show with Craig Ferguson.