"The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and these days, my life is vital, even on the days when I’m sad. I felt that funeral in my brain, and I sat next to the colossus at the edge of the world, and I have discovered something inside of myself that I would have to call a soul that I had never formulated until that day 20 years ago when hell came to pay me a surprise visit. I think that while I hated being depressed and would hate to be depressed again, I’ve found a way to love my depression. I love it because it has forced me to find and cling to joy. I love it because each day I decide, sometimes gamely, and sometimes against the moment’s reason, to cleave to the reasons for living. And that, I think, is a highly privileged rapture.”
This TED talk from Andrew Solomon is astounding in its honesty and depth. A necessary complement to our show on suicide.
The promo poster for Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson, is all the motivation you should need to go see it
We’ve known since the beginning of the year that Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has been in talks with Warner Bros over a possible DC movie role…
There hasn’t been a lot of speculation on which DCU character The Rock will be playing in 2014… but I wonder.
That was really moving. Absolutely perfect