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O Captain! My Captain! Remembering Robin Williams

Like many people around the world, I grew up watching Robin Williams. I watched him go from Mork on Happy Days to becoming an Oscar winner. 1,429 more words


Facing the Red Knight: On Robin Williams

What saddens me most about Robin Williams’ suicide is that deep down, I am not that surprised. Shocked? Yes. But not surprised.

Recently I read Nancy Andreasen’s article in The Atlantic titled ‘Secrets of the Creative Brain.’ She explores the traits of genius and creative people, trying to find what artists, writers, and renowned scientists and others have in common. 1,233 more words

With the Fisher King

I brought my broken heart hidden in a chest. Not my ribs, but metal, locked firm to hide away the shame of it. For fear of how my shattered centre would seem to others. 191 more words


Recommended Reading: Pappademas Remembers Robin Williams

“He was an addict and an alcoholic as well as a comedian, and you don’t find a lot of un-needy people in the sweet spot of that Venn diagram.”     – Alex Pappademas, writing for Grantland… 121 more words

Dancing Naked in the Park

Good bye Fisher King. Hope to meet you one day dancing naked in Central Park. Thank you for showing me how important it is to air out the little guy from time to time.

Summer, poets, goodwill’s and farewells

Something is worse in the world today than it was yesterday. One more wrinkle on the face of this old planet and one less reason to laugh. 721 more words