A recent study conducted by Timothy Wilson, Ph.D., of the University of Virginia, looked at our ability to occupy ourselves with our own thoughts as opposed to the plethora of modern technological options we tend to entertain ourselves with.
**spoilers ahead** One of the highest-acclaimed TV shows of 2014 was HBO’s True Detective, starring Woody Harrelson as Marty Hart and Matthew Mcconaughey as Rust Cohle. The show centers on the interrogation of the two detectives regarding a macabre murder case they investigated together several years ago.
Recently I came across a previous episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast where he spoke with prolific stand-up comedian, Brian Regan. As I was listening to Regan talk about his some of his first stand-up comedy performances, the following anecdote stood out to me: