For this issue’s The Finer Things in Life, we are mining the schools of comedy, because in a mad, mad, mad world we know we must not lose our sense of humor. We here at RecoveryNC deeply appreciate the professionals who keep our funny bone limber. Today’s pick brings a heartfelt, at times painful and amazing story of recovery and triumph. Maria Bamford is a successful comedienne with a stand-up, Netflix special and voice-over career. Maria is a really funny original with a hell of a back story. Her challenges include Type-II Bipolar, anxiety and O.C.D.
The New York Times recently featured her in their Sunday Magazine story, “The Weird, Scary and Ingenious Brain of Maria Bamford”
I say be compelled by the article first and then enjoy the stand-up.