How Will I Explain My HBO Special to My Son?

‘Career Suicide’ is unapologetically honest about my struggles with depression — and the lessons I learned fighting it

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As an artist, how do I protect my son from my art?

I argue that the defining element of depression isn’t sadness, but something more akin to loneliness.

One of the ways civilization survives is by building an invisible safety net of humanity that’s rooted in looking out for one another.

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