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#341  80's Childhood Shitshow! - Dana Eagle

#341 80's Childhood Shitshow! - Dana Eagle

Imagine getting gay hate mail from your own family.  Or finding a letter where your parents talk about you in a way that confirms your worst fears.  How does Bipolar 2 compare to having something like cancer?  Comedian and author (How To Be Depressed: A Guide) Dana Eagle opens up about being a lonely kid in the 80s whose parents couldn't relate to her perhaps b/c her dad was alcoholic or her mom was thriving in her corporate job.  Or is it genetic?  Paul and Dana talk about art, comedy, shame, money, puberty, homophobia, abandonment, moving and apes!   Buy Dana's book How To Be Depressed: A Guide Visit her websites   This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To try a free week go to and fill out a questionnaire.  Must be 18 This episode is sponsored by Bombas socks.  For 20% off y