He approaches the issue from both a personal and professional perspective, analyzing how depression affects the inner person and the career persona.Moe talks this episode with Andy Richter, someone required to be outrageously silly perhaps more often than most comedians, and who eloquently details his personal struggle with mental illness.He describes first feeling depressed and “luxuriating” in sadness when he was just 4 years old.
Perhaps the most interesting and actionable piece of intelligence comes when Henkin reveals that one can register to vote in a state after residing there for just 30 days.
This leads the panel to decide on renting an apartment in Montana or Wyoming for them and their 50,000 closest friends for a little reverse gerrymandering fun.
While every Kellyanne Conway soundbite already seems a conscious attempt to evade reason, it will be more dispiriting to witness the way established members of Trump’s cabinet are forced to contort themselves.
This episode of The Axe Files is rife with that sentiment as host David Axelrod interviews incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
Herbert Karliner, a Jewish refugee who was turned away from the United States in 1939 as part of the so-called "Voyage Of The Damned," holding a picture of his family. Rhea Butcher, like her wife Cameron Esposito, is one of those very cool-seeming and down-to-earth comedians who piss you off because they make it so hard for you to be indignant at their skyrocketing success.
(Photo: Miami Herald/Getty Images) In Podmass, The A. Club sifts through the ever-expanding world of podcasts and recommends 10–15 of the previous week’s best episodes. The 34-year-old co-star and co-creator of Seeso’s original sitcom Take My Wife talks candidly about her complicated relationship with her parents, what it was like to grow up around absolutely zero gay role models, and how she somehow got wrangled into a three-year relationship with a male friend after coming out to him as a lesbian.
Alison Rosen remains an effective interviewer and compelling host, interrupting just often enough make things comfortably conversational and lead her guest into increasingly honest discussion.
It’s not until relatively late in the episode that the two dip into the queer and progressive political issues that have been consuming social media streams these past two months.
Humorous anecdotes abound: Some of these dudes allowed their looks to compensate for a lack of intellect, while others were simply clueless to their “hot privilege.” Mary H. Choi relays the latter story with a touch of melancholy, noting that his lack of awareness left her feeling lonely.