Welcome to depression. First, you’re going to need sweatpants. Next, you’re going to need a sense of humor—because this is a book with dark humor. Comedian Dana Eagle offers a mix of tongue-in-cheek advice, wry self-help wisdom, and “therapeutic” activities like a bad poetry generator. If you’re looking for a hilarious and hilariously honest perspective from someone who has dealt with depression, Eagle’s How to Be Depressed provides a frank and funny perspective.
- Forget armchair advice and get an insider’s refreshing take on the mood disorder sweeping the nation
- Humor in the place you least expected: depression!
- Shelve that beach read or self-help non-fiction and pick up a couple books by comedians—this one first!
- Paperback; 5.75 x 7.75 inches, 144 pages
- Written by Dana Eagl
“Only Dana Eagle could make depression this hilarious and charming! Absolutely original, yet completely relatable. Eagle’s expertly crafted one-liners, as well as her bold and brilliant take on the topic, make this pity party a must read.”
—Beth Littleford, The Daily Show
“I’ve been delighted by Dana Eagle’s comedy for years and now I’m delighted by her hilarious and poignant book. It’s the funniest book on depression out there!”
—Brian Kiley, head monologue writer for Conan