Chelsea Handler, coming to Clearwater, gets deep on therapy, marijuana and Trump

At this moment in her life, Chelsea Handler has no desire to stand up. All she wants to do is sit down.

“I didn’t just want to sit on a stage with a microphone in my hand,” the comic, author and talk show host said by phone recently. “I don’t feel like that’s the right medium for me right now. I like conversing more, just talking back and forth with a person with their own story, so that there’s a compare and contrast. I just want it to be more intimate. Standup is big and loud, and I want this to match the material.”

She’s talking about her new tour, which comes to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday. Rather than an hour of live comedy, it will be a night of conversation with author Glennon Doyle about Handler’s new book, Life Will Be the Death of Me, which she calls “the most

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