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Comedian Maria Bamford tackles mental health in new stand-up special and interview show

Bamford is no stranger to discussing mental health. It's something she addresses in two new projects: a comedy special and album called Weakness Is The Brand, and an online interview show, What's Your Ailment?!
Maria Bamford has two new projects out now: a comedy special and album called Weakness Is The Brand, and an online interview show called What's Your Ailment?! (Robyn Von Swank)

Comedian Maria Bamford returns to q to talk to host Tom Power about her new comedy special and album, Weakness Is The Brand. She's also the host of a new non-scripted interview show called What's Your Ailment?!, where comedians and actors share their experiences with mental health. In their conversation, Bamford talks about the best and worst therapy she's ever received, and how she's trying to destigmatize mental health issues through comedy.

Weakness Is The Brand is out today. It can be seen on a variety of platforms through the Comedy Dynamics network. You can stream Bamford's interview show What's Your Ailment?! on Topic.com.

Download our podcast or click the 'Listen' link near the top of this page to hear the full conversation with Maria Bamford.

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