Dwain Story roomed with Phil Ochs and made a fan of Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, but mental illness denied him a career like theirs.
Tag: bipolar disorder
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‘Am I just bipolar and kinky? Are the two related somehow?’
Advice on avoiding a hypersexual state. Plus: Embracing hyperfeminine presentation, and more.
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Erasing the Distance puts its magic on display at the inaugural Sparkfest
The 12-year-old theater company aims to “disarm” the stigma of mental illness through art.
Rocks in My Pockets and the challenge of representing mental illnesses onscreen
Do people with mental illnesses want to see movies about people like themselves?
Getting by in four recent American comedies
Comparing Bernie, Magic Mike, Moonrise Kingdom, and Silver Linings Playbook in terms of style and themes
My season of dread
On two different kinds of “bouts with depression”
Is there an alternative to being mentally ill?
A short consideration of living with bipolar disorder
Patsy Desmond, 1965-2011
Patsy Desmond, a popular north side photographer and artist who was profiled in the Reader in 2005, died last month in Chicago.