Marc David Maron is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, writer, director, producer and actor.
He has been host of The Marc Maron Show and co-host of both Morning Sedition and Breakroom Live, all politically oriented shows produced by Air America Media. He hosted Comedy Central's Short Attention Span Theater for a year, replacing Jon Stewart. Maron was a frequent guest on the Late Show with David Letterman and made more than forty appearances on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, more than any other standup performer. He was also a regular guest on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and hosted the short-lived American version of the British game show Never Mind the Buzzcocks on VH1.
In September 2009, Maron began hosting a twice-weekly podcast titled WTF with Marc Maron in which he interviews comedians and celebrities. Highlights have included Conan O'Brien, Robin Williams, and a powerful episode with Louis C.K. that was rated the #1 podcast episode of all time by Slate magazine. In June 2015 Maron interviewed the President of the United States, Barack Obama.
In May 2013 he started starring in his own IFC TV series, Maron.