The Maron/‘Maron’ split

May 20, 2015


No one is more surprised to find Marc Maron sitting securely atop a tidy little media empire than Maron himself.

As his self-titled series, “Maron,” enters its third season (10PM, Thursday, IFC), there’s a marked fork in the path between the fortunes of Marc Maron, the TV character, and Marc Maron, the actor who portrays him.

“Yeah, we’ve gotten Marc into kind of a pickle,” Maron says by telephone from his Los Angeles office. “By the end of this season, he’s not in very good shape. We’ll have to do a fourth season just to bring him back.” (More…)