Month: September 2015

The Humor Code’s Slate series revisited: Are comedians really depressed? (#9)

The depressed and drunk comedian is a common stereotype within the entertainment business. Joel Warner and I investigate the phenomena in this Slate article: So then why do so many people assume successful comics are troubled? Maybe the problem isn’t with the comics, it’s with the act of creating comedy. Comedians are constantly disclosing problems […]