Best of 2017 #7: Ben Wenzl – “Mental Illness: The Musical!”

Best of 2017 #7: Ben Wenzl – “Mental Illness: The Musical!”

“Mental Illness: The Musical! But like…I’m too sad to sing it.”

Heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2017! Coming in seventh on the list, “Mental Illness: The Musical!” by Ben Wenzl. Congratulations Ben!

Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel.



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