"[A] path to deeper understanding and openness, by way of laughter in the dark" -- The New York Times Book Review
"...Filled with heart, humor and hope." -- People
One of Todays 's Ten Best Inspirational Books, 2020 | One of Huff Post's 10 Most Anticipated Book Releases Of May 2020
"A funny, honest book about depression, and what you can do despite it." -- Neil Gaiman
"Candid and funny and intimate." -- Susan Orlean
For years John Moe, critically-acclaimed public radio personality and host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, struggled with depression; it plagued his family and claimed the life of his brother in 2007. As Moe came to terms with his own illness, he began to see similar patterns of behavior and coping mechanisms surfacing in conversations with others, including high-profile comedians who'd struggled with the disease. Moe saw that there was tremendous comfort and community in open dialogue about these shared experiences and that humor had a unique power. Thus was born the podcast The Hilarious World of Depression.