Maria Bamford Talks Comedy and Mental Health on Modern Comedian

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Aug. 22 2014 5:32 PM

Maria Bamford Talks Comedy and Mental Health on Modern Comedian

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Susan Maljan

Comedian Maria Bamford has been talking about mental health and mental illness both on stage and in interviews for years. She always has insightful things to say, and her candor is refreshing. On the latest installment of Modern Comedian, the Web series created by Scott Moran, she discusses being hospitalized, adjusting to medication, and why she loves the website CrazyMeds.us.

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