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Book: Furiously Happy

In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best. As Jenny says: "Some people might think that being 'furiously happy' is just an excuse to be stupid and irresponsible and invite a herd of kangaroos over to your house without telling your husband first because you suspect he would say no since he's never particularly liked kangaroos ... [more inside]
posted by Faintdreams on May 28, 2019 - 2 comments

Book: Small Animals

"Small Animals interrogates how we weigh risk as parents, how we judge one another's parenting and what the costs might be--not just to parents, but to children, too--of a culture of constant surveillance." ―New York Times Book Review
posted by CMcG on Feb 5, 2019 - 2 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Safe and Sound  Season 1, Ep 9

A small-town girl (Annalise Basso), already gripped with social anxiety, moves to a big city with her mother (Maura Tierney). For the first time she is exposed to urban society's emphasis on security and terrorist prevention. Her school days are soon consumed by fear and paranoia, but she finds guidance and companionship in the most unexpected of places. [Channel 4 summary] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 22, 2018 - 6 comments

Movie: Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

A filmed version of Chris Gethard's one man comedy show about suicide, depression, alcoholism, and all the other funniest parts of life. [more inside]
posted by dnash on May 16, 2017 - 1 comment

Please Like Me: Natural Spring Water  Season 3, Ep 4

Josh, Tom and Arnold have a night to remember as they experiment with drugs, head to a nightclub, meet the intriguing Ella and end up spending a long and surprising night in hospital.
posted by misfish on Nov 14, 2015 - 1 comment

Please Like Me: Eggplant  Season 3, Ep 1

Josh is surprised to find he's living in a romcom. Despite grand romantic gestures, elaborate dates and barely edible vegetarian meals, he still can't seem to win Arnold over.
posted by misfish on Oct 17, 2015 - 6 comments

Movie: Blue Jasmine

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love... [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Mar 31, 2015 - 13 comments

Steven Universe: Future Vision  Season 1, Ep 39

Steven learns that Garnet can see possible futures and begins to worry about all the terrible things that could happen to him.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 30, 2015 - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #8 Anxiety Box

Paul Ford likes to use the internet to solve his problems. He sets Google Calendar reminders for years, even decades, in the future. He buys domain names the way most people buy lattes at Starbucks. So when Paul realized that his anxiety was taking over his life, he did the only thing he knew how to do: he made a website.
posted by radioamy on Jan 8, 2015 - 15 comments

Movie: The Aviator

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 6, 2014 - 11 comments

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