Empire: Andre Lyon Has Sorrows, Needs Somebody to Lean On

King Kong ain't got nothing on Andre Lyon, who was the star of Wednesday night's episode of Empire. Initially, it seemed like Andre was the most qualified brother to take over a post-Lucious Empire Records, but his emotional instability—a result of his bipolar disorder—has made it clear he maaayyy not be the best… » 3/05/15 1:15pm 3/05/15 1:15pm

Fox Business Host to Woman: Your Bipolar Disorder Is a Made-Up 'Fad' 

Fox Business radio host Tom Sullivan has some thoughts on mental illness and those thoughts are—you better sit down for this one—pretty dumb. Sullivan told a caller recently that her bipolar disorder was probably just Feelings and also a total fad designed to make money off suckers like her. You may be surprised to… » 1/30/15 5:40pm 1/30/15 5:40pm

Are Bipolar Characters Finally Getting a Fair Shake on Television?

As anyone who's experienced bipolar disorder in their own brain (or been close to a bipolar person) can attest, it's not all magnificent highs and crushing lows as depicted on television dramas, and treatment is never as simple as one noble, weepy trip to the hospital and back. In fact, many (most?) bipolar people… » 4/10/12 6:30pm 4/10/12 6:30pm

Lawmakers Get Pissy About Cigarette Ads In Women's Mags

A bunch of lawmakers are mad about cigarette advertisements in women's magazines. We'd tell you who, but it's the end of the day, and what we have to say is: Pall Mall, you suck. Your yellow cardboard ads annoy the shit out of us. Otherwise, as we sit here scratching our heads wondering how we caught bipolar disorder,… » 6/06/07 6:39pm 6/06/07 6:39pm