Portrait of (and podcast with) an artist entrepreneur: Marc Maron

Marc Maron’s popular WTF podcast is more than an entertaining listen; it shows how the artist-entrepreneur can harness the power of Internet distribution and community. In this audio interview, Maron talks about the lessons he has learned and where he fits into the media landscape.

Louis C.K. can’t stop the pirates

When he released his latest special straight to consumers and without DRM protection, Louis C.K. asked fans not to torrent the file. That didn’t exactly work as planned, and the special is already on The Pirate Bay. But does that mean his distribution experiment failed?