Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book has landed its first voice lead, and it’s elementary.
Benedict Cumberbatch will voice Shere Khan, the man-eating tiger who is the villain of the classic tale of a boy named Mowgli who is raised by jungle animals.
There’s a Khan joke in there somewhere, I know there is.
Depression is like being forced to wear a cloak made of lead. You don’t get to choose when to put it on and take it off.
Lovely article by James Rhodes on depression and Robin Williams’ death.
I know a lot of creative people and perhaps by correlation I know a lot of people who struggle with depression. They have told me (and they’ve told the world) how depression sits there, implacable, and drains the color out of the world until no success or joy matters. I believe them, and it becomes increasingly evident that no matter who you are or what you’ve achieved, that depression is a good liar and can make you believe none of it matters.
I know and love too many people with depression to believe that it’s something that’s shameful to talk about or to acknowledge. I want them alive and I want them here with us. If you have depression I want you alive and here with us. Don’t let the moment take you. Don’t be afraid to get help. The people who love you want you here. Believe it.
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'It's like walking round under your own personal rain cloud - logically you know there are good things in the world, but you just can't see them or get to them'.
That’s the best explanation of depression that I’ve come across, for those haven’t been there but want to understand.