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Interview: Inside Out’s Phyllis Smith Explains Why Sadness is Clearly the Best Emotion

If you loved the film Inside Out, there's a good chance that you loved it because of one emotion in particular - Sadness. I had the amazing opportunity to chat on the phone with Phyllis Smith, who voiced Sadness, in an exclusive interview for The Mary Sue! And let me tell you, she sounds almost exactly like Sadness over the phone. It was all I could do not to jump through the phone to give her a big hug!

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Bojack Horseman Ready to Take on the World in New Season 2 Trailer

♫ Back in the 90's, I was in a very famous TV show *neigh*... ♫

Bojack Horseman, that one show your friends keep talking about like it's changed their lives or made them realize some really brutal things about themselves, is returning for season 2. And it seriously doesn't look like it's pulling any punches this time.

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Inside Out‘s Film Editor Explains Movie’s Alternate Storylines

Pretty sure they're all still sad.

If you haven't already had the privilege of having your heart ripped out and toyed with by Pixar's new movie, Inside Out, you should probably skip this post.

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Meet Me at the Bar: A Heartfelt Farewell from One of Your TMS Editors

I have been, and always shall be, your friend.

Well friends, it's that time. Today's my last day at The Mary Sue.

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Science Proves Sad Songs Help to Deal With Sad Feelings, Elliott Smith Sales Expected to Skyrocket

What do you do when you get dumped? If you're anything like us, you drop the needle on some of your favorite sad music and feel some feels. A new study shows that listening to sad music really can help you deal with a breakup. Some people might try to tell you to listen to something more upbeat to cheer yourself up, but forget those people. You've got science on your side, mopey.

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Too Bad, You Guys: Frankenweenie Killed Pinocchio [UPDATED]

There was going to be a Jim Henson Company produced, Guillermo del Toro directed, and Mark Gustafson animated version of Pinocchio based on Gris Grimly's illustrations, but Frankenweenie ruined it. Tom Waits was even going to be Gepetto. This is why we can't have nice things.

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Depressing: Chinese Vendors Selling Live Fish and Turtles in Plastic Bags as Keychains

Chinese vendors have been selling pretty depressing keychains (two words I never thought I'd hear together) that consist of either a Brazil turtle or two small kingfish sealed inside a small plastic baggy. Each baggy, seven centimeters in length, is filled with colored liquid and the imprisoned animal(s) of choice. The vendors, who sell the baggies at the entrances to subways or train stations, claim the colored water is a "nutrient rich" solution that allows the live creatures shoved inside a seven centimeter bag to live for a few months, after which--if this story couldn't get any more depressing--the animals die and, according to Helablog, "rumor has it...the cadavers are heated in the microwave for 15 seconds and eaten while enjoying an ice cold beer."

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“Misery Bear Goes to Work” Accentuates Sadness Because it’s a Teddy Bear [Video]

There's this web series over on BBC Comedy about a very sad teddy bear, living out his very sad life that happens to mirror a lot of aspects from the every day person's life. So, instead of a hilariously depressing comedy about a melancholic teddy bear, I'm going to present Misery Bear as an insightful look into the plight of the human being. Head on over to BBC Comedy to see more of Misery Bear's insightful misery.

(BBCComedy via BuzzFeed)

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