Adventures in Depression Week Introduction Post

This week members of The Harrow will explore the topic of depression and potentially a number of related or connected mental states. It’s understandable if anyone is scared off by the subject but we hope you give each piece a good look over before deciding any of them are not for you. Hopefully, the previews that will be added throughout the week will help.

Since you’re here, how about an embed to a clip that always helps me with depression…

 

Born 2001: A Film Oddysey – “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Every era has its creations, some heralded as masterpieces, others declared to be wretched waste. Then comes the next era, the next generation to look back at what came before and ask – what the fuck were they thinking? And in this vein I’m here to embark on this odyssey of entertainment, watching films ranging from summer blockbusters to cult classics, trying to figure out what holds up and what should be left to be consumed by the sands of time.

This week, for our ‘Depression’ theme week, we go back, further than we’ve ever gone before, with 1946’s  It’s a Wonderful Life. In “It’s a Wonderful Life” we watch the life of a George Bailey, an intelligent man with big dreams and an even bigger heart and see what happens when it all . . .

What I Watch or Listen to When I’m Depressed (Adventures in Depression)

Depression sucks. There aren’t many ways to say it. It creeps up on you and sticks around like a bad president that you wake up every morning hoping it was all a nightmare. But, it never is and it has you in it’s grasp for the foreseeable future. When the depression infiltrates your brain and every waking thought, it can be difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The best we can hope to do in those times is make it out of the other side . . .

Video Game Hour Episode 18: Dark Souls and Depression – Lore Dump Edition #1 (Adventures in Depression)

This week on Video Game Hour, Connor, Allan, and Hunter talk in-depth about the correlation between Dark Souls and mental illness. Connor finally gets to do the show he’s dreamed of. It only took . . .

Ginger Godzilla final thoughts

I have been prone to outbursts/behavioral problems/suicidal thoughts and depression for nearly all of my 23 years on this Earth. At age fourteen around this time nearly a decade ago I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (Now known simply as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and I’ve used various tactics to keep my head above water and make it to that Galaxy Far, Far Away once I’m released from these earthly shackles. I’ve used everything from music to comics, and comics media to feel better. So stay for the night and check out the stellar material from the writers of Los Harrow. And don’t forget, “Nature’s smarter than people think.”

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