I’m a believer that anything can be funny. There’s nothing that you can’t make a joke about. But here’s the thing – the tougher the subject, the smarter and funnier … Continue Reading Can Comedy Erase Stigma? Showman Mat Ricardo’s Latest Column!
In this age of propaganda, we find ourselves influenced not only by the voices of traditional and social media, but by our own inner voices. In this unique piece blending … Continue Reading Owen Fitzpatrick on How to Win the War in Your Head
The night we filmed No Way Home – Stop the Traffick on the streets of London was a very interesting and illuminating one…
Congratulations to filmmaker Raffaello DeGruttola for directing and delivering an understated acting masterclass in this powerful short film on human trafficking: No Way Home – Stop the Traffick. The film was shown at the … Continue Reading No Way Home – Stop the Traffick by Filmmaker Raffaello Degruttola
There are so many love songs. So many artists, so many writers and so so many songs and poems about love. Few aren’t profoundly different from one another in terms … Continue Reading From the Heart by Ambassador & Composer Nick Samuel
Sadie Kaye is producing and presenting an illuminating & irreverent sequel to her 2015 documentary The Bipolar Express. This time her focus is shining a spotlight on the lives of … Continue Reading As Bad As It Gets on RTHK
It’s not always easy to capture the seriousness of conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or depression in a simple way.
Brainstorm Media is a mental ideas hub and the proud parent of Brainstorm: an irreverent, witty, unashamedly provocative glossy magazine and film & media platform promoting social awareness of mental health … Continue Reading Taking The World By Brainstorm!
Like many of us, I felt the bruises of my mental health issues before I could put a name to what was throwing the punches. Occasionally, when I was at … Continue Reading Ambassador Mat Ricardo’s First Brainstorm Column!
Brainstorm calls for submissions from emerging playwrights of any age to create a new work broadly focussed on mental health. Submissions are reviewed by our Panel of industry professionals who … Continue Reading Call 4 Playwrights!
This week I’ve been mostly feeling empty. All my energy bars depleted. Desperately in need of a powerup. Veering wildly between panicky and desperate, and “oh, what’s the point of … Continue Reading ‘Woof’ by Mat Ricardo
Ever since I was a teenager, for periods of months at a time, I have led an exhausting double life: My Life Awake and My Life Asleep. One of my … Continue Reading My Life Asleep by Sadie Kaye
The Bipolar Express is an irreverent 30-minute roller coaster through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented for RTHK by Sadie Kaye, guests include … Continue Reading The Bipolar Express on RTHK
Meet Mat Ricardo: Brainstorm Ambassador & Showman Extraordinaire! Fast Hands. Smart Mouth. Nice Suit. The Gentleman Juggler, leading speciality act of the British Cabaret Revival and the UK’s most successful … Continue Reading Featured Artist: Mat Ricardo