The final Tell It Anyway of 2015 features Katie Best, Santa’s best defender, uncertified brain mechanic Jennie Josephson, and Mr. Christmas now and forever, Matt Flanagan’s “Of Men In White Coats, A Christmas That Almost Wasn’t”
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Story MVP: Ellie Goldman! Starting Story Lineup: Alex Erickson, Mike Huller Kevin Bellanca Sarah Stein Greenberg Brian Foulds James Kregar Preston Monroe Linda Thompson Patrick Kohn Nick Batos Tony Glass Eshaan Mathur Andy Baumel Kody Georgeson Benjamin White Trystan Lambkin Mike McLaughlin Christopher Wright Tony Nolen Tom Gehrke Shane English SargD Tim Magnuson Dawn Banks Philip D Deborah Abel Josh Harrow Trevor Griswold Richard Gunther Melanie Knopf Jason Beck Rory Simpson Elizabeth Murray Teresa Ozoa Cory Louise Anders Lund Mike Escutia Terry Cook John H Maloney Patrick Wolfe Chimaera Jeffrey Zylks Sunny G. (Sunbun) Storybackers: Alan Rueshann Brantley Les Gebhardt Melissa MovieLeagueMike Scott Wilhelm Richard J. Stroffolino Robert Van Kalker Robert Russell James Casalino Sam Cornn thatCharlieDude Jeremy Fischer Riff Riffles Scott Martin Micah Cutler Brian Bender Alex Laznik Einar Jeremy Clark Allen Roth James Thatcher No Reward Daily Tech News Show Bradley Kibota Rick Hood Peter Chow Butch Vail Jake Pusey Earl Merrifield Bryan Spencer
Form: The 3fer: Three people, three stories, one theme.
Theme: Even More Holiday Stories!
Storytellers: Katie Best, Jennie Josephson & Matthew “Christmas” Flangan
Part One: “Santa’s Staunchest Defender” by Katie Best
Part Two: “Falling…” by Jennie Josephson
Part Three: “Of Men In White Coats: A Christmas That Didn’t Feel Like Christmas” by Matthew C. Flanagan
Behind the story: Well obviously we were all a little nervous about this one, Matt most of all, but in the end we just wanted to be useful. Here are links to the books I mentioned
An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
Marbles by Ellen Forney
Take Charge of Bipolar by Julie A. Fast and John Preston, PsyD
and of course
Bipolar: A Love Story by Matthew Flanagan and Jennie Josephson, coming soon.