Tear Jerker: Hyperbole and a Half

  • Adventures in Depression offers a very realistic portrayal of depression and the self-loathing that comes with it. Many of the scenes are still funny, but in a brutally depressing manner. "Oh, you're going into the kitchen? Cool. Go fuck yourself." Thankfully, it ends with a Crowning Moment of Heartwarming.
  • Creator Breakdown: In May of 2012, she posted on Reddit to let people know what's going on. The page above was a temporary respite before diving much deeper into depression. Fortunately, she's getting help, has a supportive and caring family, and has received far more messages of concern and well-wishing than anger over her lack of updates.
  • The way her poor dogs freaked out when she moved, although it's as funny as it is sad.