maria_bamfordFor 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

And her website links to the special and other videos.

I say be compelled by the article first and then enjoy the stand-up.