For Gethard - Anonymous asks: Gethard I know you’ve talked bout depression and anxiety issues before and if you don’t answer this cause it’s a complete downer i understand but I’m curious if you ever had suicidal thoughts. I admire you and your show and have just been in a really bad place lately. I used to see your show as the last thing I had to look forward to but I haven’t even been back for months and can’t even bring myself out the door to get there without panicking. I’d appreciate any advice really.
I just got this message and am going to answer it. Anonymous, this one is just for you, but since this came into our inbox anonymously I have to post it publicly. My apologies. I feel very unsure of if this is right to post this, but I want to help if I can. Anyone else can feel free to skip reading this one. - Geth
Wow. That is intense - and, I think, one of the most honest things I’ve ever read. Thank you for caring, for helping Anonymous.
I need feminism because my brother told me he wouldn’t read the hunger games series because he considered it “too unrealistic” that a women would beat any of the men in the ring.
On the same hand, my other brother expressed to me that he wouldn’t be watching the spin off series of a popular tv show because the fact that the lead is a women makes it ‘less interesting to him’.
UK MEDICAL OOPS
The complete removal of a UK woman’s stomach, to remove what was believed to be a cancerous tumour, turns out to have been unnecessary; pathology confirmed the mass was benign. A very sad story, I hear you say, if perhaps a little off-topic? Ah, yes - but wait, there’s more. In the article, we have this gem, a textbook case of an accidentally humorous typo:
An undisclosed payment will be used to finance care and support for the remainder of the woman…