Question: Making fun of Linda Hamilton's announcement that she is bipolar and has struggled with depression was about as funny as watching a dog get shot. Feel free to pick on celebrities for their foibles, but illness and mental illness are not fair game. Good luck dealing with the hate mail that this ill-advised quip will generate. Tim B.
Ausiello: Yeah, several readers took me to task for perpetuating the stigma that people living with bipolar disorder are crazy, which was not my intention at all. I was merely trying to perpetuate the stigma that people living with bipolar disorder like their sunblock strong.