Gulman’s had fairly a journey by way of the depths of crippling melancholy to a brand new 90-minute present, “Born On third Base,” which he’ll carry out at Carnegie on November 13 as a part of the New York Comedy Pageant. Gulman’s 2019 HBO particular “The Nice Depresh,” lined a bout of melancholy he skilled that landed him within the hospital.
This particular, he tells CNN, is rather less heavy.
“It is nonetheless autobiographical, but it surely’s extra about my childhood, of being on free lunch and meals stamps and welfare and simply, I suppose tales in a humorous means about how we have handled poor children in America,” Gulman says. “And likewise some tales of earnings inequality in my remark and monetary insecurity in America and the way it pertains to my life.”
Gulman says though the subject material is severe, he says it is “most likely my funniest particular to date.”
Gulman wrote the set over the previous 18 months, throughout which he additionally penned a memoir. Though he is uncertain melancholy can ever be cured, he says he’s in a significantly better place now.
“I am doing nice. I feel type of one of many advantages of getting been by way of such a extreme and intensive bout of melancholy is that I am actually conscious. I might say vigilant about any form of indicators that I would like to regulate my habits with a view to chase away one other bout,” Gulman shares. “I train practically daily and I eat proper and I’m going to my therapist and I take my drugs. I am hyperaware of what I have to do to ensure that temper and my psychological well being is maintained. I am grateful for that.”
He has had shorter durations of melancholy, Gulman says, however his restoration is faster and the bouts have by no means been as unhealthy because the one he covers in “The Nice Depresh.”
Gulman may also be seen within the upcoming Amy Schumer Hulu mission “Life and Beth.” He says he loved taking part in Schlomo, an observant Jewish man who loves folks.
“I acquired a extremely enjoyable half on that and acquired to hold round with Amy and Michael [Rapaport] and different comedians on the present, and it was actually, it was a lot enjoyable,” he says. “The present is basically humorous and well-written, and he or she’s such an incredible actress and comic and a pal.”
As for Carnegie Corridor, Gulman calls it a dream come true.
“I imply, look, it is Carnegie Corridor,” he says. “My goals had been by no means audacious sufficient to actually dream of performing it at Carnegie Corridor. It is actually a dream come true.”