Marc Maron moves past bitterness to anger

Air America may have declared bankruptcy this week, but that wasn’t my first question for former morning radio guy (and always bitingly funny) Marc Maron, who comes back to Boston (well, Somerville) for shows tonight and tomorrow at Jimmy Tingle’s place. No, my first question was about his current effort to upload all 36(!) clips of his Conan appearances onto his MySpace site. "I’m glad that those are working," Maron told me. "I just learned how to do this stuff. I’m stupid with it. But I got this good machine…like most people, when you buy toys you don’t read the directions. You just want to use it…it’s ridiculous when you walk into the Apple store and ask them, ‘How do you turn this on?’" He said YouTube was giving him some issues, since all of the Conan appearances have NBC copyrights. But about Air America. "It was all a very convoluted thing at the time. I was being pushed out by this CEO who didn’t like me." A backlash against the CEO led to Maron’s L.A. radio show, which Air America picked up, but that also ended over the summer. "It was just a long, harrowing experience," he said. "I plan to get back on the air somehow or another. I’m a little spoiled. I don’t want to sit out in my garage and do a podcast. I’ve looked...

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