Bitter or Wise?

Flakes of Cynicism

I’ve only recently become a fan of Marc Maron. How I have followed stand-up comedy for this long, and managed to miss him until now, is an issue for me to deal with another time. Either way, I’ve found him and I’m happy about that. After listening to his acts, I tried to listen to his podcast, managing to do little more than prove to myself, yet again, that podcasts aren’t my thing. After that, I gave his show a shot, which was a worthwhile endeavor, since I generally enjoy watching Marc Maron be Marc Maron.

Maron uses scenes of his podcast to establish the theme or tone of each episode, much in the same way that Louie C.K. or Seinfeld use(d) pieces of their stand up in their own shows. In one of these podcast monologue scenes, Maron talks about life and pain and making meaning and all that…

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About rixlibris

Retired from child care photography after thirty years of coaxing smiles and wiping noses. Currently venting years of repressed fictional story lines via self-published novels. Married and still alive in a remote corner of Waller County, Texas.
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