‘Feel Good’ Review: Mae Martin’s Devastating Queer Comedy Levels Up in Season 2

(Editor’s note: The following review contains spoilers for Season 2 of “Feel Good,” including the ending.)It’s no secret that comedians are some of the world’s most traumatized people, perhaps rivaled only by queers.

Humor as a coping mechanism for trauma is a tale as old as time, and all it takes is a quick glance at any decent comedy lineup to see that the cool queer kids practically rule stand-up these days.

It stands to reason that Mae Martin, a queer comedian, would have some funny things to say about trauma.

Which, as their fictional agent says in Season 2 of “Feel Good,” Martin’s semi-autobiographical dark romantic comedy on Netflix, is all the rage these days.Of course, simply being queer and a comedian doesn’t magically confer greatness.

Much more important than any label one could foist upon Martin is the fact that they’re both brilliantly funny and courageously honest,

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