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Jul 7, 2011 29

While in Brooklyn, Marc sat down with Todd Hanson, one of the original writers for The Onion, who is responsible for some of the smartest, funniest satire of the past two decades. But something went unspoken during that conversation, which prompted a second discussion several months later about a major event in Todd's life. This episode is sponsored by IFC Films, presenting The Trip and Salvation Boulevard.

29 Comments
  • almost five months ago
    Josh Voland
    Fighting back tears so hard while listening to this. What an incredible, uplifting, enlightening interview. This was so special.
  • over a year ago
    katie
    Just listened to this on my way to work... been struggling to shake myself out of myself, getting tired - Todd's interview did it. Can't say I feel "better" but I'm feeling something. Thanks for your candid honesty Todd.
  • over a year ago
    Amanda
    I just wanted to echo the commenter who requested that you bring this interview out from behind the paywall. It was incredible and could really be a public service to those with suicidal thoughts.
  • over two years ago
    doug
    this is an important potentially life saving interview. it should NOT be behind a pay wall. set it free
  • over two years ago
    Glenda
    Wow! Both me and my boyfriend suffer from bipolar disorder and are going through major depression right now. This was a great story and it gave me a glimmer of hope.

    My boyfriend is in prison right now, and I would love to send it to him. Is there a transcript available?

    Thanks!
  • two and a half years ago
    jk
    best one yet. thanks for this.
  • almost three years ago
    Navin R. Johnson
    Thanks so much for this podcast, and I'm relieved and happy to hear Todd is slowly putting things back together. I applaud his bravery-- I'm a depression sufferer with some cutting and deep suicidal thoughts in my past (although thankfully I'm far from that now), but I'm very much in the closet when it comes to my own story-- maybe a handful of people know I suffer from depression, and no one knows about my scars. The courage of people like Todd to be public about their personal battles with depression shows a courage they I hope to achieve one day. Thanks again, it was touching and inspiring, even.
  • over three years ago
    lynxminx
    PS- How can I listen to anything else after this? You've killed the internet.
  • over three years ago
    lynxminx
    The story for me was "Not Knowing What Else To Do, Woman Bakes American-Flag Cake". That came at me just after I'd organized an office blood drive to aid the rescue effort...before we knew there was no need.
  • three and a half years ago
    sheesh
    Great show. Now I know why there are Angry Birds.
  • three and a half years ago
    Mike
    Fantastic podcast. Between the Onion and Adult Swim and all of the other wonderful comedy Todd has brought us, I have to agree with Mark in that I also am thrilled that he's still around and making us laugh. Dude... a world without Dan Halen? I couldn't imagine it...
  • three and a half years ago
    Jason
    Marc
    Your podcasts are always incredible. You really help us better understand your guests as human beings. Keep doing what you do.

    Todd
    I have been where you've been. It was spooky hearing your story. Glad you made it through too. Happy second birthday. I commend your bravery for telling this story. You bring light and laughter to people.
    Stick around man.
  • three and a half years ago
    Wendi
    Man, thanks for doing this. I can relate to a lot of it and am glad to know I am not the only one. I appreciate the honesty.
  • three and a half years ago
    kevingiampa
    hey, marc. just started the episode; sounds like it's going to be hilarious. i mean, it's always about the funny, am i right? check back with you, later.
  • three and a half years ago
    Ryan
    Thank you for this podcast. It helps.
  • three and a half years ago
    bert
    Piss off Schad, you pinhead.
    Nothing exploitative about this.
    A truly excellent episode, as everyone else has rightly said.

    Huge contrast with the previous episode (Nick Thune).
    Stay away from Christians, Marc.
    There's nothing good for you there.
  • three and a half years ago
    Schad
    Digusted by Marc exploiting this.

    Riveting audio? yes
    Classless move by Marc? yes
  • three and a half years ago
    Jacob
    I had no idea Ted Danson was so dark.
  • three and a half years ago
    Jeff
    Amazing interview, very touching. Good to hear that Todd is doing well.
  • three and a half years ago
    Erik
    That was really fucking intense. New appreciation and love from a longtime fan of both you guys. Todd, I'm glad you're doing better. Thanks for sticking around. Marc, I'll be at your next SF show for sure.
  • three and a half years ago
    OGRastamon
    I too want to start with wow. Since my own failed suicide I've been amazed at how often my favorite media has forced me to further process my feelings about it. However, all the movies and TV episodes featuring someone putting a gun in their mouth cannot compare to Todd's raw revelations. Thank you, Todd. May we never again be so selfish.
  • three and a half years ago
    PZ
    You never cease to amaze... A Pulitzer is in your future, my friend...
  • three and a half years ago
    alex
    Powerful stuff. Thanks for sharing Todd, Marc.
  • three and a half years ago
    tyler
    Ummm, thanks Marc. It's been three years of denial and this interview has at least pushed my depression to the forward of my mind, as something that needs to be dealt with.
  • three and a half years ago
    brent
    as a midwestern pastor's son dark-humor cartoonist myself -- jesus christ! -- this was my favorite episode yet. well done.
  • three and a half years ago
    Clever Nickname
    Wow, that was very touching. Well done Marc. Glad you're with us Todd, I look forward to following your work.
  • three and a half years ago
    Steven Doyle
    One of the best 'casts yet. You're right, Marc; it's not always about the funny.
  • three and a half years ago
    Daryl
    Wow that is a brave interview. Well done Todd, the worlds a better place with you in it.
  • three and a half years ago
    Felipe
    Wow, this one was hardcore. Good to know Todd is doing fine, that second part of the interview was very emotional