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It's Kind of a Funny Story

Author: Ned Vizzini

Publisher: Miramax

Publication Date: 3. April 2007

Diversity: mental illness, PoC, LGBT characters

TW: suicidal ideation, drug abuse, transphobia, casual homophobia, racism, sexism, sexual assault mention… 932 more words


It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

A couple of months ago, I watched the movie version of It’s Kind of A Funny Story. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I appreciated how it highlighted the reality of teen depression and the pressures teenagers are under today. 544 more words


“Sometimes I just think depression’s one way of coping with the world. Like, some people get drunk, some people do drugs, some get depressed. Because there’s so much stuff out there that you have to do something to deal with.”

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Hitting Home // It's Kind of a Funny Story Review

Happy World Book Day! Apparently it’s the 20th year, meaning it began a few months after i was born, so thank you parents for that excellent timing?? 327 more words


It's coming

I don’t know about you, but for me, my depression is split between numbness and pain. In each their way, they are equally horrible and after some time i just wish for the other to come, immediately regretting it. 369 more words

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Modern Fiction - February 1, 2017

-Book Talk

*It’s Kind Of a Funny Story (YA)

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*After you read the book, you can watch the movie… 170 more words

Modern Fiction

it's kind of a funny story

Hello, friends.

If you haven’t already, you should read “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”.

To give you a quick summary – this kid gets admitted to the adult psychiatric unit because he came very very close to ending his life. 328 more words