" That’s what you do with Depression, you mask the symptoms. The symptoms of Depression IS depression, it’s not a symptom of something else. It’s not like you go “oooh, I feel really sad” and then your arse falls off. The symptoms of Depression is depression. You take away the symptoms of Depression HALLOOOOO! you’re cured! But Tom [Cruise] was like “no, no, no Matt. Matt, these drugs Matt, these drugs they’re just a crutch, these drugs are just a crutch!” and I’m thinking “yes?”. THEY’RE A CRUTCH! You don’t walk up to a guy with one leg and say “hey pal, that crutch is just a crutch, THROW IT AWAY! Hop ya bastard! That crutch is masking the symptoms of your one leggedness”.
Craig Ferguson on Tom Cruise attacking Brooke Shields for using anti-depressants to fight Post-Partum Depression. (via themarriageofadeadblogsing)
I have always thought Craig Ferguson was a very smart man. It appears I was right.
“It’s not like you go “oooh, I feel really sad” and then your arse falls off.”
i’m so glad he pointed out how fucked up the idea that something as a crutch is a bad thing
crutches are hella useful things
You can pry my Better Living Through Chemistry Crutch from my cold dead hands. Ironically, without the Lexapro, I would be dead because I would have offed myself YEARS ago.
" Young men need to be socialized in such a way that rape is as unthinkable to them as cannibalism.
do you ever feel bad about not feeling bad about something you should feel bad about
Gave my students a pop quiz today and learned something new:
If you make all the answers to the questions C, you will see 35 of the most hilariously panicked and confused faces in the world.
are you satan
an artist’s self esteem is a very complicated thing
you have to think that you’re the shit just enough to keep on drawing
and then you have to hate yourself enough to constantly want to improve
it’s hard to maintain that balance man life is hard
see also: writers
see also: musicians
see also: actors