A SERIOUS TALK WITH FUNNY PEOPLE
A SERIOUS TALK WITH FUNNY PEOPLE – MENTAL HEALTH IN COMEDY
The sad clown paradox and the issue of mental health in comedy has always been present, however, discussing it on stage with an audience was not as common as it is today. But now, the landscape is changing, with anxiety and depression becoming a thematic anchor in comedy specials, TV shows and films. Join comedians Byron Bowers, DeAnne Smith, Andy Kindler, Jessica Holmes and more as they address the complex conversation about mental health in comedy – how to talk about it, how to cope with it, and how to laugh about it. Moderated by SiriusXM’s Allison Dore.