Today’s guest is Robin Antalek author of The Grown Ups (William Morrow, 2015) and The Summer We Fell Apart (Harper Collins, 2010) which was chosen as a Target Breakout Book. Robin’s non-fiction work has been published at The Weeklings,...Show More Summary
Comedian Robin Williams’s death in August rocketed depression into the headlines, and his suicide became a defining moment when the nation would finally reckon with depression. But this reckoning never happened.
Depression interventions and suicide prevention
Hello, deary! Composer Alan Menken has announced that he and Harvey Fierstein are adapting the gay-inclusive Robin Williams film for the stage. read more
One of Robin Williams’ most beloved characters may be seeing life once again in all her cross-dressing, self-immolating, run-by-fruiting glory. While promoting his work on ABC’s Galavant, composer Alan Menken revealed that he’s currently working on a musical adaptation of Mrs. Show More Summary
It’s one of the most beloved comedies of the 1990s, thanks to Robin Williams' magical presence, and “Mrs. Doubtfire” is about to get the Broadway treatment, according to Alan Menken. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, theShow More Summary
Last year it was discovered that Mrs. Doubtfire 2 was in the works at Fox 2000, more than a decade after the original was released. However, in light of the tragic death of Robin Williams, doubt was cast over whether this would actually see the light of day. Show More Summary
Harvey Weinstein guested on BBC One’s The Graham Norton Show, and managed some good stories that covered everyone from Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Robin Williams, Dame Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch and Alan Turing. Amazing he has to cross the pond to get on a late night talk show, this guy tells some good yarns. Good Will Hunting Judi Dench Alan…
The actor gives a contemplative AMA.
I don’t know if you have noticed, but ever since Robin Williams died, I have removed the filter from my writing that keeps me safe of jaw dropping, disappointing head gestures, and all kinds of judgments that authentic writing invites. I just really don’t care anymore what people think because lives are at stake. If […]
The Humanist has an article out promoting assisted suicide as a “choice.” issue that should be available for anyone with more than a transitory desire to die. The issue of death-on-demand–which lies at the heart of the euthanasia movement–is mostly avoided by the media and in policy discussions. But once killing is deemed an acceptable answer to […]
Ever since Robin Williams' suicide, there have been countless articles written about mental illness and suicide. I don't remember so much attention being placed on this subject before and I am thankful for it. More people are talking about self care and mental health resources that are available for those with and without insurance. Show More Summary
The only movie Tom Arnold and the late Robin Williams made together was 1995's "Nine Months," by all accounts a below-average comedy about a surprise pregnancy. The movie clocks in at 28 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, while Metacritic doesn't even have an entry for it. Show More Summary
Prosecutors say person who set fires at location where Robin Williams movie was set is a former patient of the plastic surgeon who owns the house
Robin Williams brought happiness, laughter and love to the world. His death brought sadness, silence and heartbreak. His death made the world a little bit emptier. I had the amazing opportunity to spend some time with Robin about two years ago. Show More Summary
Police have arrested a person they say tried to burn down a San Francisco home used in the making of the late Robin Williams movie “Mrs. Doubtfire."
British comedian Russell Brand went on Democracy Now! to discuss revolution, inequality, and a subject that’s close to home—drug addiction.
A house prominently featured in the 1993 Robin Williams film Mrs. Doubtfire was apparently the target of arson earlier this week. According to San Francisco police, the Queen Anne-style home suffered burns to the front door and garage after someone used gasoline in an attempt to set the building on fire. Show More Summary
Owner of the 'Mrs. Doubtfire' house claims a patient tried to burn down his property, which serves as a memorial for the late Robin Williams. [...]
Last year, we lost a legend when Robin Williams' untimely death shocked us all. Among the most fondly remembered of all of his films was, naturally, the 1993 classic Mrs. Doubtfire. Just mention the film's title, and everyone has something they remember the film by. Show More Summary