August bore on. It was slow and dragging, filled with tedium and dullness. Days stretched and bled into one another. It was the month when people across the world doused themselves with buckets of freezing water to feel something, anything.
We —you, me, celebrities— have pushed through to the other side, but we shouldn’t forget these 31 days of deep summer doldrums. Click through for slides of famous people confronting the abyss.