By Marc Maron
People make a mess.
Marc Maron used to be a parent-scarred, angst-filled, drug-dabbling, love-starved comic who dreamed of an easy existence: a spouse, a house, a sitcom to name his personal. yet as an alternative he awakened sooner or later to discover himself fired from his radio task, surrounded through feral cats, and emotionally and financially annihilated by means of a divorce from a girl he concept he enjoyed. He attempted to heal his damaged middle via no matter what skill he might find—minor-league hoarding, Viagra habit, unintended racial profiling, cat fancying, flying airplanes along with his mind—but not anything appeared to paintings. It was once merely while he used to be stripped right down to not anything that he discovered his means back.
Attempting Normal is Marc Maron’s trip during the desert of his personal brain, a set of explosively, painfully, addictively humorous tales that upload as much as a relocating story of wish and hopelessness, of failing, flailing, and discovering a manner. From standup to tv to his outrageously renowned podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Marc has constantly been a real unique, a disarmingly sincere, intensely clever, brutally open comedian who unearths knowledge within the strangest areas. this is often his tale of the winding, potholed highway from insanity and obsession and failure to anything like general, the thrillingly comedian trip of a sympathetic f***up who’s attempting rather difficult to do higher with no creating a higher mess. such a lot folks will relate.
Praise for Attempting Normal
“I laughed so challenging studying this book.”—David Sedaris
“Funny . . . strangely deep . . . laced with revelatory insights.”—Los Angeles Times
“Superb . . . A cause that [it] is an excellent instance of an overcrowded genre—the comic memoir—is Mr. Maron’s hardheaded method of his heritage, the knowledge of experience.”—The long island Times
“Marc Maron is a legend simply because he's either a superb comedian and a super brain. Attempting Normal is a deep, hilarious megashot of feeling and fact as merely 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. really 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 exhibit is nirvana.”—Judd Apatow
From the Hardcover edition.
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Attempting Normal by Marc Maron