Shanghai is a 21st-century boomtown, a glittering, nonstop celebration of economic success. Yet there are hidden pockets of the city’s former life here, made all the more precious by the neon glare around them.
He’s gone from comedy circuit has-been to cult hero, and all because of a podcast that he hosts from his garage. Now, after years of struggle and depression, Marc Maron has a new book out and his own TV show on IFC. Will this cheer him up?