Robin Williams, and the link between comedy and depression
As the tributes pour in for Robin Williams after his death by apparent suicide, many are asking how a man who made so many laugh could struggle so severely with depression. We explored this question with two guests -- first, comedian Rebecca Kohler, whose work has been influenced by Wiliams, and then film critic Thom Ernst.
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