Three years ago, Marc Maron’s career in comedy was at a dead end when he began recording interviews with fellow comedians in his Los Angeles garage. The conversations—confessional, rambling, often uproariously funny—laid the foundation for a twice-weekly podcast that today generates millions of downloads each month. Now comes the TV show. Based on Maron’s life as a former addict, a twice-divorced comedian, and an interviewer of very special guests, Maron succeeds in putting on screen its star’s trademark neurotic candor. Friday, May 3, at 10 p.m., IFC
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