‘am i normal?’ the podcast launch

Check it out here on iTunes and give a listen (and possibly a laugh) while you ask yourself, “am i normal?” A Comedy-Psychology Podcast studying the mental health challenges of

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Bread Face also has a “Normal Day Job”

Instagram sensation Bread Face is “giving the people something they didn’t ask for” by capturing videos of her smashing her face into various loaves and styles of bread – muffins,

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Normal vs/and/or Abnormal: ‘Social and Cultural Histories of Norms and Normativity’

This fascinating volume tackles the history of the terms ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’. Originally meaning ‘as occurring in nature’, normality has taken on significant cultural gravitas and this book recognizes and

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“What is Normal” — an exhibition by C.B.Perry

There’s next-to-no information on this exhibition other than a Facebook event (with next-to-no information, and a private Instagram account), but nonetheless it looks promising: "What Is Normal" new exhibition by

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‘Reflections on what is normal, what is not, and fuzzy boundaries in psychiatric classifications’

Chapter 8 of Vagueness in Psychiatry – aka ‘gradualist approaches to mental health and disease – is scribed by Lara Keuck and Allan Frances and resolves around the subject of,

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Roundup of Latin American ‘Normal School’ Seals & Buildings

Similar but different from their Chinese counterpart, Normal School is a place for training teachers using seminars; founded in the late 17th c. in France, the schools quickly spread to

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Next to Normal

Next to Normal was a contemporary Off-/Broadway ‘rock’ musical about bipolar disorder and suburban living; it won three 2009 Tony Awards and a Pulitzer in 2010, among a litany of

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Compilation of ‘Normal’ TV Tropes

While browsing around looking at various content I stumbled upon a number of ‘normal’ tv tropes compiled by the website of that namesake. I stumbled upon one – Badass Normal

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Normal is Big Gimmick

Obama was just elected to his first term. And a few months later meme-machine Chris Crocker released his post-Britney question-video, ‘What is “normal”?’ Some users posted responses (circa 2008/9!): I’m

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What is Feeling ‘Normal’?

Matt from Surviving My Past blog – the author is a self-avowed “adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse, bullying, and narcissistic abuse” – has an emotional and powerfully-written article about

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The Great #WhatIsNormal? Twitter Roundup – 365 Days and Then-Some

Below is a roundup of some five-dozen-plus status updates from Twitter over the past year, using the #whatisnormal hashtag – these do not include some of the many hashtags surrounding

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on Zoology and Homophobia

(needless to say the original poster took down their hate-post, unable to accommodate the barrage of ‘but-wait what about?’ and logic-questions their island metaphor couldn’t sustain.) http://applegrasscoffee.tumblr.com/post/132614084352/barbells-and-highheels-wsswatson

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The #WhatIsNormal? Self-Service Chalkboard

Here’s the chalkboard, followed by some of the user-additions below: Here's @lisaletters adding her voice to our #whatisnormal chalkboard at @yalc_uk! #YALC pic.twitter.com/y0eWNOOeGa — David Fickling Books (@DFB_storyhouse) July 17,

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‘My hands are normal hands’ said @realDonaldTrump

I’m sorry. I don’t intend for this blog to become a running stream of The Donald’s ‘normal’ references, but these are simply golden. I mean who says that? “My hands

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River Normal Flow Middle as International Boundary

These days it seems ‘duh’ that the boundary between the United States and Mexico lies along the Rio Grande and Colorado Rivers. But these things aren’t always so obvious, and

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