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  • Robin Williams: Five performances to remember

    Robin Williams: Five performances to remember
    It wasn't his first film to do so, but the 1989 drama "Dead Poets Society" reminded millions that Robin Williams was an actor as well as a comic maelstrom as well as a star. The man introduced to those same millions a decade earlier in "Mork & Mindy"...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. The news of the beloved actor’s...
  • Robin Williams: Six new movies he left behind

    Robin Williams: Six new movies he left behind
    Robin Williams’ death from an apparent suicide Monday left us with a canon of great films from decades past. But Williams, who was prolific even at this stage of his career, also left behind a number of films that will roll out to theaters in the...
  • Goodnight Sweet Robin

    Alas, dear Robin! I knew him well, Horatio, a man of clever wit, charm, insightfulness, self-awareness, a man among men. He couldst make thou belly laugh so hard thou wouldst cry. He had a thousand voices, from John Wayne to Richard Nixon. He was...
  • Robin Williams remembered on Emmy night

    Robin Williams remembered on Emmy night
    With a lump in his throat and a somber tremble in his voice, actor Billy Crystal paid a cosmic tribute to Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, two weeks after the comedian died in an apparent suicide. Crystal, a longtime friend of...
  • Williams Indeed A Hero

    Regarding the letter "Williams, Hoffman Not Heroes" by Bryan Chapman, and others criticizing columnist Colin McEnroe over his Aug. 17 article, "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes": They are missing a point. Mr. McEnroe...
  • Pavane For A Dead Prince

    Maurice Ravel wrote a stunning piece of music called "Pavane for a Dead Princess." Another genius of a man played for many a princess, real or imagined, in his lifetime. Robin Williams apparently chose to die on a supermoon night. His pain was perhaps...
  • Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark

    Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark
    Twice in 2014, I've come to the end of a pleasant evening, walked upstairs to where my laptop sits and discovered the sudden death of someone who spoke powerfully to me. In February, it was Philip Seymour Hoffman on a Sunday night. Last Monday night, it...
  • Teaching Arts Feeds Curiosity, Creativity, Connection

    Teaching Arts Feeds Curiosity, Creativity, Connection
    We need to keep teaching the arts in our schools. If art weren't important, all kids' backpacks would be gray. If understanding that colors have names and learning how lines and dots can turn into pictures isn't crucial to the development of...
  • Men such as Robin Williams face higher risk of suicide

    If you tried to create a profile of someone at high risk of committing suicide, one likely example would look like this: A middle-aged or older white male toward the end of a successful career, who suffers from a serious medical problem as well as chronic...
  • This psychologist helps comedians keep laughing

    This psychologist helps comedians keep laughing
    Ildiko Tabori has never stood on a stage trying to make strangers laugh, doesn't write jokes and admits that she's not great at telling them. Trying to recount something clever she heard, she makes advance apologies: "I'm not going to do it justice."...