Comedian Neal Brennan on 3 Mics and Chris Christie endorses Donald Trump.

Comedian Neal Brennan Tripped His Face Off to Treat Depression. Did It Work?

Comedian Neal Brennan Tripped His Face Off to Treat Depression. Did It Work?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Feb. 26 2016 6:01 PM

Comedian Neal Brennan Is Cured

A new treatment called transcranial magnetic stimulation has helped him stop taking SSRIs for depression. What will this mean for his comedy?

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Comedian Neal Brennan performing at the Improv last June.

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On The Gist, we speak with the brilliant comic mind Neal Brennan about his new one-man comedy show 3 Mics. It’s showing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater in New York City through mid-March. For the Spiel, a crazy 24 hours in presidential politics. What a country!

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.