By Marc Maron
People make a mess.
Marc Maron was once a parent-scarred, angst-filled, drug-dabbling, love-starved comic who dreamed of an easy lifestyles: a spouse, a house, a sitcom to name his personal. yet as a substitute he awakened sooner or later to discover himself fired from his radio task, surrounded by means of feral cats, and emotionally and financially annihilated via a divorce from a lady he notion he enjoyed. He attempted to heal his damaged middle via no matter what skill he may possibly find—minor-league hoarding, Viagra dependancy, unintentional racial profiling, cat fancying, flying airplanes together with his mind—but not anything looked as if it would paintings. It was once in simple terms while he used to be stripped all the way down to not anything that he came across his method back.
Attempting Normal is Marc Maron’s trip during the barren region of his personal brain, a set of explosively, painfully, addictively humorous tales that upload as much as a relocating story of desire and hopelessness, of failing, flailing, and discovering a fashion. From standup to tv to his outrageously well known podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Marc has continually been a real unique, a disarmingly sincere, intensely shrewdpermanent, brutally open comedian who reveals knowledge within the strangest locations. this can be his tale of the winding, potholed highway from insanity and obsession and failure to anything like basic, the thrillingly comedian trip of a sympathetic f***up who’s attempting fairly not easy to do greater with out creating a greater mess. such a lot people will relate.
Praise for Attempting Normal
“I laughed so difficult interpreting this book.”—David Sedaris
“Funny . . . unusually deep . . . laced with revelatory insights.”—Los Angeles Times
“Superb . . . A cause that [it] is an exceptional instance of an overcrowded genre—the comic memoir—is Mr. Maron’s hardheaded method of his heritage, the knowledge of experience.”—The ny Times
“Marc Maron is a legend simply because he's either a very good comedian and an excellent brain. Attempting Normal is a deep, hilarious megashot of feeling and fact as purely this guy can administer.”—Sam Lipsyte
Praise for Marc Maron and WTF
“The stuff of comedy legend.”—Rolling Stone
“Marc Maron is a startlingly sincere, compelling, and hilarious comedian-poet. actually one of many maximum of all time.”—Louis C.K.
“I’ve identified Marc for years and that i can inform you first hand that he’s passionate, fearless, sincere, self-absorbed, neurotic, and screamingly funny.”—David Cross
“Revered between his friends . . . uncooked and unflinchingly honest.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Devastatingly funny.”—Los Angeles Times
“For a comedy nerd, this express is nirvana.”—Judd Apatow
From the Hardcover edition.
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