As you know, we recently made the decision to invest the entirety of our advertising and marketing budget in the Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali. The idea was controversial at the time and many of you opposed it. I think I might even go out on a limb and point out that ALL of you opposed it. Especially since Floppy Clocks had not yet been thoroughly developed and a prototype hadn’t even been successfully made. But my mind was made up and I made the decision to give Dali the money.
In awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Nobel committee praised him for creating “new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” But as is often the case with prestigious Scandinavians, the committee failed to tell the whole story. That’s because Dylan’s work isn’t merely about expression, it’s about cultural immediacy.
A show about clinical depression...with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe.