I recently watched my favorite Robin Williams’ film, The Fisher King. Watching it, I am reminded of the fluidity of meaning in film, not just as cultural mythologies change, but as the literal histories involved with the film change too. 73 more words
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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
“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