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How to Laugh at Depression, With Humorist John Moe

This week, we’re finding the humor in our woes with help from John Moe, host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast. John helps us understand what is funny—and sometimes even good—about depression, how we can recognize depression within ourselves and others and what to do about it when we find ourselves…Read more...
Tags: Podcast, Advice, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, John, Lifehacks, John Moe

The Funny Thing About Depression Is ...

In a new book of essays, “The Hilarious World of Depression,” the podcast host John Moe explains how a sense of humor has saved his life.
Tags: News, John, Moe, Books and Literature, John Moe, Depression (Mental, Mental Health and Disorders, Comedy and Humor, The Hilarious World of Depression (Book

10 of the Worst/Best Marwen Tweets

I’m sorry in advance The latest creation from director Robert Zemeckis, Welcome To Marwen, hits theaters tomorrow, and to quote a Magic 8 Ball... the outlook is not good. The film is based on the true story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who was brutally attacked and worked through the aftermath of this experience by creating an imaginary world out of plastic figurines. The movie received a whole 25% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is honestly a bummer because the story itself is tragic and powerful ...
Tags: Ptsd, Humor, Robert Zemeckis, Stephen Falk, Ben Rosen, John Moe, Tim Long, Marwen, Mark Hogancamp, Tamara Yajia, Kelci Grammar, Worst Best Marwen Tweets, Eyyyyyy

WIRTW #490 (the “hilarious world of depression” edition)

Mental illness, especially among our youth, is an issue about which we do not pay nearly enough attention (to wit: this week’s suicide of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski). Today, I recommend that everyone check out The Hilarious World of Depression podcast. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests … to lear...
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Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Visits The Hilarious World Of Depression Podcast

On the Wonderful World Of Depression podcast, guests (usually comedians) talk to host John Moe about their battles with depression and about the way that the condition has affected their lives and careers. The latest guest is Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, who spoke to Moe at Wilco's Loft studio in Chicago. On the … More »
Tags: Music, News, Wilco, Chicago, Jeff Tweedy, Moe, John Moe

Prince and “the other Eighties”

Prince died Thursday, and I am sad. I’ve been asked to write about his death, but staring at the empty expanse beyond the flashing cursor, all I really know how to say is in the line above. Plenty of writers, more ably than I could, have written and spoken movingly about Prince since his death. There’s Stephanie Dunn at NewBlackMan, Jes Skolnik at Medium, Carvell Wallace at, Dodai Stewart at Fusion, Hua Hsu at The New Yorker, Marc Bernadin at the LA Times, Rob Sheffield at Rolling Stone...
Tags: Twitter, Books, Music, America, Mtv, Obituary, Philadelphia, Npr, Spike Lee, Prince, Gawker, Baltimore, Pop Music, John Waters, Joan Jett, Gordon Gekko