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Stand-Up Comedy’s Growing Role in Addressing Mental Health: Bo Burnham and Neal Brennan
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Stand-Up Comedy’s Growing Role in Addressing Mental Health: Bo Burnham and Neal Brennan

There has always seemed to be a looming stereotype of comedians. While funny and lively on stage, they live a life shadowed by depression. It appears that comedians hold two personas: one for their shows, and one for real life. They manage to put on a happy face for the […]

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Blue Dress

On a dark blue evening in the crisp early winter, in the upstairs of an off-­‐white townhouse hidden in the Chicago suburbs, Sara Edson’s bedroom was dead. Her radio was silent, all of her lights were off, and every mirror in the room was either facing the wall or draped […]