In The Groove with Comedian Marc Maron

Ahead of his Detroit tour stop at the Masonic Temple, the popular host of “WTF with Marc Maron” looks back on the music that has been a soundtrack to his life.

Travis Shinn
Travis Shinn

In The Groove is CultureShift’s award-winning series that talks with creatives from all walks of life about the music that has influenced them the most starting when they were just a kid.

WDET’s Ryan Patrick Hooper talks with comedian and actor Marc Maron, who you might know from the Netflix series “GLOW” or his popular podcast “WTF with Marc Maron.”

Maron will be perform at the Masonic Temple on Saturday night.

Starting with a weird obsession with Chuck Berry as a kid to diving deeper into the genre of jazz today via Nate Chinen’s latest book “Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century,” Maron’s taste run from the avant garde of the Residents to Johnny Cash’s landmark album recorded at San Quentin.

Click the player above to hear comedian Marc Maron’s “In the Groove” ahead of his tour date at the Masonic Temple this weekend.

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  • Ryan Patrick Hooper
    Ryan Patrick Hooper is the award-winning host and producer of CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. Hooper has covered stories for the New York Times, NPR, Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit, SPIN and Paste magazine.