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Source: The Atlantic
This is a story that I first heard in Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight and is apparently true and I have been thinking about a lot in the past two days.
"…19th-century clown Joseph Grimaldi who, when old and incurably depressed, visited a doctor. The physician advised him to cheer himself up by seeing the great comedian Grimaldi – whereupon his patient told him: “Doctor, I am Grimaldi."
Much Ado About Nerdom
I will be performing with Write Club Atlanta at Much Ado About Nerdom: II. Thursday, August 28th, 2014 10:30.
So come see me duke it out against
Also performing Three Quarter Ale, Ninja Puppet Productions, as well as magic by Matt Felten and burlesque by the Chameleon Queen, The Imperial OPA circus.
And, my favorite show in Atlanta, Scene Missing Magazine.
It’s at the Shakespeare Tavern. During…
In a groundbreaking study, researchers reveal a host of new genes involved in schizophrenia, making it possible to develop desperately needed treatments
It took 80,000 genetic samples, seven years and the work of 300 scientists from around the world, but scientists now have the most complete dossier on schizophrenia ever.
In an historic paper published in the journal Nature, the Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium identified 108 new regions on the genome linked to the psychiatric disorder, which is associated with hallucinations and psychotic episodes and affects about 1% of people worldwide.
— Scientists begin to crack the code on schizophrenia, identifying 108 genes involved in the disorder. Complement with the relationship between creativity and mental illness, with a special focus on schizophrenia. (via explore-blog)
Source: Laughing Squid