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By the author of Attempting Normal and host of the podcast WTF with Marc Maron The Jerusalem Syndrome is The 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 Landthe 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 uest for religious significance and revelation in the most unlikely of places Maron riffs on Beat phenomena with its sacred texts established rituals and prescribed p

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The Jerusalem Syndrome My Life as a Reluctant MessiahIlgrimages 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 uest 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 re Augmented my read of Attempting Normal with the audio version of this one Maron's 2001 memoir shaped around a God complexreligious theme Being a huge WTF fan and having just read Attempting Normal the difference to me between Maron now and Maron then is uite striking The WTF era Maron is much softer and I have to say IMO much funnier This one has an edge a pressure to it that seems to actually make the jokes not land anywhere near as well obscures them even Plus the religious theme seems a little foisted upon it either that or it just makes him seem that much of a pain in the assself centerednarcissistic What's weirdest to me about it is that this audio version is new so that edge and anger and whatever are at least to him really tied into the content and not just a factor of who is reading it HE is reading it and he read it recently So either he is still reading it with the attitude that it was written with years ago and leftover from the stage show about it whereas it could actually be delivered softly now and thus be a little self deprecatingpalatable or else that's just mixed into it enough that you can't separate the two Either way this book makes it clear how much work Maron has done on himself in the intervening decade and he's a much softer approachable version of himself now Good on him

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✓ gymapparel Ú ❰Download❯ ➹ The Jerusalem Syndrome My Life as a Reluctant Messiah Author Marc Maron – Gym-apparel.co.uk By the author of Attempting Normal and host of the podcast WTF with Marc Maron The Jerusalem Syndrome is The Gospel according to Maron a spiritual memoir of your average hyperintelligent ultraneurotic By the author Lationship to Judaism and reaches the brink of spiritual revelationor 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 uestion 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 comedia 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