Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Painfully Funny.
About Kevin Breel's TED Talk
The image of the "sad clown" can seem like a cliche. But for Kevin Breel, it's very real. He describes how he struggled with depression while performing as a standup comedian.
About Kevin Breel
Kevin Breel is a writer and comedian. He is also a mental health activist and has written about his experience with depression as a teen in his book, Boy Meets Depression.