In the musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rachel Bloom stars as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder. Showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna talks about how humor can be used to address mental illness. She also says that in Hollywood, women are taught to sit quietly and not push back on bad behavior.
How 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' tackles mental health
From this Episode:
As UN releases grim climate report, how are locals dealing with wildfires and floods?
This week, the U.N.’s scientific panel published a major report, saying that by 2040, there will be catastrophic changes to the earth due to global warming.
13 min, 9 sec
The mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has criticized Saudi leaders, was last seen a week ago, entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. He was getting paperwork for his...
8 min, 14 sec
‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend:’ A comedy with a serious message about mental illness
In the musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rachel Bloom stars as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder. The show has gotten praise for how it tackles mental health....
15 min, 41 sec