Ah! It’s Friday and I have some exciting news to share. I feel like I’ve been trying to keep from just blurting this out on the internet all week long, so I’m just going to get right to it.
It’s all been a little positive around here recently, don’t you think? Time to get some bitching up in this joint. Yes, it’s that time – time for another round of TV characters I would fight! Check out the rest of the series here, and share your own punch-throwing leading men/women in the comments below. To the list!
When it comes to depictions of mental illness on television, there’s an all-or-nothing attitude. It’s either 13 Reasons Why all-consuming-DEPRESSION or nothing ever going wrong at all thank you so much and if it does it’s certainly resolved by the end of the episode, no in between; either mental illness is consuming the life of a main character, or it doesn’t exist at all.