WATCH: Billy Crystal's Emmy Awards Tribute to Robin Williams
Tonight during NBC's telecast of the Prime Time Emmy Awards, Billy Crystal delivered a touching tribute to the late Robin Williams, followed by a brief montage of Williams' various television appearances. ...read more
Sadistic Twitter Trolls Drive Robin Williams' Daughter to Quit Social Media
As many of us have observed this week, Rush Limbaugh was only the most recognizable troll who turned Robin Williams' tragic suicide into his own cynical, callous soap box. Predictably enough, the dark, cruel occupiers of Twitter's anonymous underworld successfully outdid ...read more
Lewis Black Responds Perfectly To Rush Limbaugh
On Tuesday, Rush Limbaugh pathetically tried to claim that Robin Williams killed himself because of liberal guilt, saying, "What is the left’s world view in general? If you had to attach, not a philosophy, but an attitude to a leftist world view. It’s one of pessimism, and ...read more
PZ Myers Says It Was 'Nice of Robin Williams to Create Such A Spectacular Distraction'
And another prominent media personality totally misses the narrative. Writing for his popular Pharyngula blog, Myers posted a rather crass and tone-deaf article in which he pitted the news about Robin Williams against the news about the shooting of Michael Brown and the ...read more
Rush Limbaugh: Robin Williams Died Because Liberals Are 'Never Happy'
If you've blocked a lot of cold-blooded bastards on social media in the last 24 hours or so, you're not alone. Considering how the untimely death of Robin Williams has touched so many of us in a way not experienced since perhaps the deaths of John Lennon or President Kennedy, ...read more
Norm MacDonald May Have Just Written the Best Tribute To Robin Williams Yet
Norm MacDonald is the living embodiment of one of the truths about comedy that most confounds literalists: that being a disinterested, vaguely antisocial prick is often all kinds of fucking funny. Whether you're a fan of his particular brand of acerbic wit or not, though, ...read more
If You Live With Depression, You Understand Why Robin Williams Took His Own Life
When you're an addict, you hurt people. Addiction is, by its very nature, a selfish thing. It's because of this that when you're deeply in the throes of it you begin to wonder if your root problem involves some kind of sociopathy, an inability to feel what others feel and a ...read more
The Dynamic, The Touching and The Hilarious Range of Robin Williams on Film
Of all the comedians who made the transition to film acting, Williams may have been the best. So few comedic actors had the ability to jettison the schtick and allow themselves to melt into sympathetic, eminently vulnerable sincerity. Personally, this is what attracted me to ...read more