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"I envy you—laughing all day long, and being paid for it, too!"
Tags:laugh, laughs, laughing, cartoonist, cartoonists, professional, professionals, pro, pros, make a living, makes a living, making a living, freelancer, freelancers, freelancing, funny, humor, humorist, humorists, humour, envy, envies, envying, perception, perceptions, perceive, perceives, perceiving, laugh, laughs, laughing, unrealistic, depressed, depression, sad, sadness, melancholy, melancholic, anxiety, anxieties, anxious, anxiousness, reality
"O.K., Let's try this scenario..."
Tags:proposition, proposal, proposals, suggestion, suggestions, influence, influences, scheme, schemes, scenario, scenarios, sad, sadness, melancholy, melancholic, depressed, depression, crisis, cheer, cheering up, cheer up, cheer ups, wingman, wingmen, friend, friends, buds, pals, bud, pal, stranger, strangers, bar, bars, drinks, drinking, drunk, drunken, drunks, pub, pubs
Doctors without features.
Tags:doctor, doctors, health worker, health workers, medical specialist, medical specialists, healthcare workers, healthcare worker, features, feature, white coat, similar, mass organism, no identity, individualistic character, defining personality, same, sameness, robot, robots, efficient, similarity, similarities, lost identity, identity crises, identity crisis, no defining quality, defining quality, sameness, melancholy, medical professional, medical professionals, all work and no play, workaholics, workaholic, work, working, over worked, over work
"Lately you've been less spooky-scary and more spooky-sad."
Tags:junk drawer, spooky, ghost, ghosts, spirit, spirits, haunt, haunted, haunting, hauntings, depressed, depression, sad, ennui, sadness, out of sorts, clinical depression, scare, scares, scary, couch potato, couch potatoes, melancholy, intervention, interventions, mental health, sulk, sulks, sulking
"Sorry, Roy, I don't think any man can help."
Tags:help, helps, helping out, helps out, depressed, depression, helper, helpers, cheer, cheerful, cheerfulness, melancholy, melancholic, clinical depression, sad, sadness, pathetic, helpless, helpful, helpfulness, therapist, therapists, therapy, lost cause, lost causes, refuse, refuses, refusing, refusal, refusals, gender divide, gender division, gender divisions
Items from the Fall 2018 Melancholia Catalogue.
'Ever thought of seeing a meteorologist?'
"O.K., Willy, drag yourself to the table and collapse in despair. Enter Biff."
Tags:play, plays, theatre, theatres, playwright, playwright, stage director, stage directors, theatre shows, theatre show, actor, actors, stage actors, stage actor, stage direction, directions, acting, performance, performances, performer, performers, art, artists, artist, school play, school plats, school production, school productions, collapse in despair, despair, sad, sadness, melancholy
'You don't have to do this, Mr. Wilson. Think about your family!'
"Our flavors of the day are Prodigal, Importune, and Mal de Siècle."
Tags:mal de siècle, mal de siecle, melancholy, disillusion, ennui, barista, baristas, coffee shop, coffee shops, coffee store, coffee stores, coffee, coffees, coffee flavour, coffee flavours, coffee flavor, coffee flavors, pretension, pretentious, pretensions, hipster, hipsters, political apathy, modern life, cafe, cafes
"As you can see from your genetic printout, you only think you' re depressed..."
Death awaits the last leaf of Autumn with a rake.
'I wouldn't say I was lost, it's more of a disaffected malaise.'
"Yes, I'm somewhat depressed, but seasonally adjusted I'm probably happy enough."
Tags:depression, psychology, winter, seasons, christmas, holidays, seasonal depression, seasonally depressed, seasonal affective disorder, sad, mood, moods, bad mood, bad moods, melancholy, happy, happiness, holiday season, holiday seasons, christmas season, christmas seasons, relative, relatively, mankoff
The dark side of the moon.
Tags:moon, moons, planets, celestial bodies, heavenly bodies, lunar orbit, lunar orbits, planet, celestial body, heavenly body, orbit, revolve around, space, outer space, deep space, universe, galaxy, solar system, astronomy, cosmos, earth, world, globe, dark, gloomy, pessimistic, somber, despondent, bleak, fatalistic, moody, brooding, sullen, dismal, miserable, glum, morose, depressed, dejected, depressing, cheerless, melancholy, doleful, forlorn, unhappy, downcast, bitter, bitterness, grim
Psychiatrist taps patient on head and says: 'Have you tried turning it off and turning it on again.'
'When did you first notice he had The Blues?'
The Bluebird of Nothingness.
Tags:bluebird, bluebirds, bluebird of happiness, depressed, depression, clinical depression, clinically depressed, listless, listlessness, melancholy, melancholic, philosophy, philosopher, philosophers, depressing, cynic, cynics, cynical, meaning, life in meaningless, meaninglessness, absurd, absurdity, nothingness, enlightened, enlightenment, get out of bed, getting out of bed, doldrums, down in the dumps
The Despondent Clause
Tags:depressed, depression, melancholic, melancholics, mental health, mental state, mental states, mental illness, teacher, teachers, lesson, lessons, grammatical, clause, clauses, sad, melancholy, schools, class, classes, education, school, despondent, friends, overweight, unpopular, self-pity, teacher, self-esteem, classroom, classrooms
Playing Sad Songs on the Piano.
"Helen, is it just the accountant in me, or am I sensing a tone of wistful melancholy and a bittersweet acceptance of the unfathomable mysteries of corporate life in those numbers?"
Tags:accountant, accountants, accountancy, corporation, corporate, meeting, meetings, presentation, presentations, data, graph, business model, business models, workplace, mystery of life, bittersweet, emotion, emotional, metaphor, literature, literary, philosophy, philosophical, melancholy, sadness, philosophies
"Snap out of it, Demos! You think you're the only one who's ever had waiter's block?"
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waiters, server, servers, waitress, waitresses, block, blocks, blockage, blockages, waiter's block, problem, problems, mental health, psychology, self-esteem, self-confidence, slump, slumps, down in the dumps, stagnation, depression, depressed, feeling blue, sad, upset, melancholy, moody, bad day, bad days
'...well it's about to be a midriff crisis.'
"There were balloons and games and cake, yet somehow I was infected by a sad sense of time passing."
Tags:age, ages, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, birthday, birthdays, birthday party, birthday parties, party, parties, mortality, sense of mortality, death, deaths, distraction, distractions, child, children, cake, birthday cake, birthday cakes, over the hill, depression, depressed, melancholy, melancholic, listless, listlessness, ennui
Hopeless Case "I give up! The world's empty...lonely...it's all black..."