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'You’re The Worst’ Is The Best At Depicting Mental Illness

This contains mild spoilers from episode five of “You’re The Worst.” In last night’s episode of “You’re The Worst,” actor Desmin Borges as war veteran Edgar Quintero delivered a near-perfect portrayal of life with post-traumatic stress disorder. He can’t sleep. His war memories are triggered by multiple, everyday occurrences ? from simply passing a woman in the grocery store to seeing a pile of garbage.
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