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Ep 17: A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Big Brick of Soap

Fan favorite, Two Truths and a Lie, is back again. In this edition, our hosts share past mistakes they’ve made because of the symptoms of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Gabe’s stories involve past regrets and soap, while Michelle sticks to young men named Stephen and Karl – and lacrosse, because that’s her thing.

Listen in to learn all about living with bipolar and schizophrenia or to figure out what our hosts lie about when they play games.


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“The faster you run, the faster it’s over!”
– Michelle Hammer


Highlights From ‘Bipolar, Schizophrenic, Soap’ Episode

[1:30] Round 1: “Is Steven Real?”

[3:40] Round 1: “Gabe’s 80’s Action Movie”

[6:40] Round 2: “Crazy Karl”

[11:30] Round 2: “Big Ass Bar of Soap”

[15:40] Round 3: “Run Michelle Run”

[20:30] Round 3: “Michelle Mocked Gabe’s Pain”

[25:50] The guessing begins!


Meet Your Bipolar and Schizophrenic Hosts

GABE HOWARD was formally diagnosed with bipolar and anxiety disorders after being committed to a psychiatric hospital in 2003. Now in recovery, Gabe is a prominent mental health activist and host of the award-winning Psych Central Show podcast. He is also an award-winning writer and speaker, traveling nationally to share the humorous, yet educational, story of his bipolar life. To work with Gabe, visit


MICHELLE HAMMER was officially diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 22, but incorrectly diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 18. Michelle is an award-winning mental health advocate who has been featured in press all over the world. In May 2015, Michelle founded the company Schizophrenic.NYC, a mental health clothing line, with the mission of reducing stigma by starting conversations about mental health. She is a firm believer that confidence can get you anywhere. To work with Michelle, visit Schizophrenic.NYC.

Ep 17: A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Big Brick of Soap

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Podcast, N. (2018). Ep 17: A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Big Brick of Soap. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 24, 2020, from
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