How Comedy Got Depressed

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Why does it seem like more and more comedians are depressed?

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Mental health doesn’t immediately come to mind as the funniest thing in the world. So why are the funniest comedians today the ones who are open about their depression, anxiety, and everything other mental health issue in between? Let’s find out in this Wisecrack Edition on How Comedy Got Depressed.

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Written by: Thomas Ambrosini
Hosted by: Michael Burns
Directed by: Michael Luxemburg
Video Title Card Design: Amanda Murphy
Motion Graphics by: Riley A
Editing: Mark Potts
Produced by: Evan Yee

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