Brief But Spectacular

Anna Mehler Paperny on Wanting to Die

“This illness is extrinsic, that I grapple with the way I would grapple with the flu.”
Anna Mehler Paperny offers her Brief But Spectacular take on her relationship with depression. 4:31

Journalist Anna Mehler Paperny recounts multiple suicide attempts and offers her Brief But Spectacular take on her relationship with depression. Her book, Hello I Want To Die Please Fix Me, offers a first-person account of suicide and depression.

Brief But Spectacular is a 10-episode web series highlighting inspirational Canadians as they share their unique takes on their areas of passion and expertise. From forgiveness to anxiety in comedy to improving memory, these short but powerful interviews will offer new perspectives everyone can learn from.