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The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah By The Author Of Attempting Normal And Host Of The Podcast WTF With Marc Maron, The Jerusalem Syndrome IsThe Gospel According To Maron A Spiritual Memoir Of Your Average Hyperintelligent, Ultraneurotic, Superhip Jewish Standup Comedian And Seeker The Jerusalem Syndrome Is A Genuine Psychological Phenomenon That Often Strikes Visitors To The Holy Land_the Delusion That They Are Suddenly Direct Vessels For The Voice Of God Marc Maron Seems To Have A Distinctly American Version Of The Jerusalem Syndrome, Which Has Led Him On A Lifelong Quest For Religious Significance And Revelation In The Most Unlikely Of Places Maron Riffs On Beat Phenomena With Its Sacred Texts, Established Rituals, And Prescribed Pilgrimages He Spends Some Time Exploring The Dark Side Of Things, As His Obsessions With Cocaine Known To Maron As Magic Powder , Conspiracy Theories, And Famous Self Destructive Comedians Convince Him That The Gates Of Hell Open Beneath Los Angeles As His Quest Matures, He Reveals The Religious Aspects Of Corporate America, Pontificating On The Timeless Beauty Of The Coca Cola Logo And Even Taking A Trip To The Philip Morris Cigarette Factory, Where The Workers Puff Their Own Products With A Zealot Like Fervor The Culmination Of Maron S Jerusalem Syndrome Comes During His Own Tour Of The Holy Land, Where, With Sony Camcorder Glued To His Eye Socket, He Comes Face To Face With His Own Ambiguous Relationship To Judaism And Reaches The Brink Of Spiritual Revelation_or Is It Nervous Breakdown Marc Maron Has Considerably Adapted And Expanded His Praised One Man Show To Craft A Genuine Literary Memoir Whether He S A Genuine Prophet Or A Neurotic Mess, He Ll Make You Laugh As You Question The Meaning Of Life Marc Maron Is Blazingly Smart, Rapid Fire, And Very Funny A Brilliant And Relentless Screed David Rakoff, Author Of Fraud Marc Maron Is The First Crazy Person I Ve Ever Envied In His Brainiac Memoir Meets Hilarious Travelogue, He Demonstrates The Ability To Tell A Story With An Extraordinary Provocative Intelligence That Is Regrettably Shared By Few _ Janeane Garofolo, Comedian


About the Author: Marc Maron

Marcus David Maron is an American stand up comedian, podcaster, writer 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



10 thoughts on “The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah

  1. says:

    I saw Marc Maron s stand up performance at a small comedy club in Ybor City about five or six years ago Ever since then, I keep expecting him to become hugely famous overnight he was utterly hysterical It s never happened, and in the meantime, we have Dane Cook.


  2. says:

    I laughed all day listening to this book, and that s a gift The last chapter was a bit sentimental, but the rest was pretty relentless belly laughs And who doesn t need those Highly recommended


  3. says:

    Maron s memoir Similar to the portions of Maron s podcast where he talks about his life His experience of life is extreme than mine Scattered throughout there are details that light up important moments of his life that are things that I will never experience There are little relatable moments, like how he gets so excited by shopping for sneakers that he tells the peo


  4. says:

    I impulse downloaded this book to my Kindle while at the gym because I finished what I was reading, and had also recently finished working my way back through all the old WTF podcasts Though some of the stories were familiar from the podcast, this book was surprisingly touching in addition to being funny Devoured it in about 2 days and loved every second of it Love Maron


  5. says:

    Faith in the face of disappointment is only enhanced by laughter in the face of pain I still believe there are no coincidences, but I no longer think I am the chosen one I think the path of my life has been to follow a trail of crumbs being dropped unintentionally by a God eating a piece of cake as he walks quickly away from a dinner I wasn t invited to on his way to deal


  6. says:

    I could write a long screed about all the aspects of The Jerusalem Syndrome that I didn t like but won t bother to spend any time on it than I already have listening to it I did not enjoy Maron s narration at all, and I quit counting how many times I almost gave up on it during chapters 6, 7, 8, in which he explains, at great length, his years of almost unbelievable


  7. says:

    I think I would have enjoyed this if I d read it before listening to 150 episodes of Maron s podcast, where he has retold large portions of this book.


  8. says:

    Listened to the audiobook I m a Maron fan but this book was of a weaker structure than Attempting Normal Approach as bonus content backstory to that.


  9. says:

    I feel that this was probably a great show but the jokes were lost in translation There were a few good lines Faux Bohemians dressed in vintage clothes If they couldn t find integrity in their own time, maybe they could find it in the pants of another time The thing about conspiracy literature is that it s perfect for stupid people who want to seem smart and ground their hatred in


  10. says:

    Having watched parts of his IFC show, listened to his twice weekly podcast, and even seen Mr Maron perform at Durham s Carolina Theatre earlier this year, I figured I had a good idea of what to expect from his first book Turns out I was both right and wrong Fans of Maron s later work will recognize his grappling with weighty issues of belief and morality as well as his fascination w


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