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What I Miss Most About Robin Williams On The 2nd Anniversary Of His Death

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 08.11.2016 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

It is the 2nd anniversary of Robin Williams' death, and I still miss him. I know, he wasn't a personal friend; I didn't know him in 'real life,' but I loved him. He was out there making magic, for most of my adult life... and several years before that. I miss him.

Robin Williams' Widow, Susan Schneider, Gives First Interview Since His Death

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment

When Robin Williams died by suicide in August 2014, the actor left behind three children and his third wife, Susan Schneider. For the first time since...

Sarah Michelle Gellar Remembers Robin Williams On Anniversary Of His Death

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment

It's been a year since Robin Williams died, and his death is sure to be on the minds of all of his family and friends. Sarah Michelle Gellar, who co-s...

Robin Williams' Daughter Pays Tribute To Late Father With New Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

Robin Williams' daughter is keeping the memory of her late father alive in a very permanent and personal way. On Tuesday, Zelda Williams shared a ...

Robin Williams' Daughter Rejoins Twitter, Thanks Followers For Support

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment

Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda, announced she was quitting Twitter and Instagram in August after Internet trolls taunted her about her late father. ...

An Open Letter to Henry Rollins

Joe Peacock | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Joe Peacock

I appreciate the apology you posted. I know that you mean it. I know you never intended to hurt anyone, and that you probably didn't really see the backlash coming.

Ethan Hawke Calls Robin Williams A 'Light For The World'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

Ethan Hawke's second major film, 1989's "Dead Poets Society," placed the young actor under the tutelage of Robin Williams. During a new interview with...

Joan Rivers Honors Robin Williams In Resurfaced Interview

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

The comedy world suffered two great losses as of late. But in the wake of Joan Rivers' death, an interview has resurfaced in which she praises the gen...

Dancing Depression Away

Angela Vitaliano | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Angela Vitaliano

A month ago, my Uncle Roberto passed away after a very short illness that consumed him under our astonished eyes. I flew in Italy earlier than I usually do for my vacation, because I wanted to see him: I was hopeful and determined to "infuse" him with my positive energy and good vibes.

Why It's Okay to Mourn Robin Williams

Amanda Trusty | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Amanda Trusty

May this world continue to be blessed with fearless artists who are inspired by Robin Williams' comedy, courage, and creativity. May we pour out compassion. May we be aware of mental health and the sickness that comes with it.

Touching Emmys In Memoriam Tribute Honors Robin Williams

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 Emmys honored the late Robin Williams Monday night, Aug. 25, with a touching tribute at the end of the in memoriam segment of the broadcast. ...

A Butterfly Effect of the Life and Death of Robin Williams: Compassion as a New Christian Response to Suicide

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

The butterfly effect here is that this later-life suicide of one struggling person set in motion a public response including character attacks that, in turn, by extension, feel like an attack on all of us who struggle to stay sober and alive each day.

18 Of Robin Williams' Best Characters, Illustrated

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

In continued Robin Williams devotions, a Reddit user has spotlighted designer Carrie Winiker's illustrations of 18 of the actor's famous roles. The an...

Death Certificate Shows Robin Williams Was Cremated, Ashes Scattered At Sea

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment

Robin Williams was cremated a day after he was found dead in his home, multiple outlets are reporting. RadarOnline was first to report that accordi...

Remixed Robin Williams Wants You To 'Seize The Day'

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.21.2014 | Comedy

Melody Sheep's John D. Boswell has made some poignant remixes over the years -- his Mister Rogers auto-tune comes to mind in particular -- but this on...

This Is What Life Without Robin Williams Is Like: A TV Writer Copes

David S. Simon | Posted 10.20.2014 | Celebrity
David S. Simon

When someone like Robin Williams dies it prematurely speeds up life and forces you to stare down directly into the face of mortality. You feel frightened and helpless because, spoiler alert: you are very, very mortal. You always are and will always be.

Every Robin Williams Movie You Can Stream On Netflix Right Now

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a week since the death of Robin Williams, and the world has been busy honoring the life and work of the beloved actor and comedian. His frie...

What the Robin Williams Tragedy Means for You

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

As sad as it is that we have lost Robin Williams, if his death can prevent further suicides, perhaps Williams's legacy and contribution to the common good does not have to end with his untimely passing.

Let's Focus on Hope: Robin Williams, Depression and Suicide

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

We can speculate, and we can mourn. In fact, it is important to mourn. It is also important to learn -- to learn from this devastation so we can help ourselves and our loved ones.

'Family' Pundit Makes Bizarre And Offensive Link Between Robin Williams' Death And 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg makes a bizarre link between Robin Williams' death and "ex-gay" therapy in a blog post. Sprigg, who is...

Letterman Remembers His Friend Of 38 Years In Touching Tribute

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy

There have been many moving Robin Williams tributes recently, but this one definitely sets itself apart. In his first show back from break, David L...

Robin Williams Fulfilled Bucket List Wish For Young Mom With Terminal Cancer

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact

In the week since Robin Williams’ passing, it has emerged that this beloved actor’s skills stretched far beyond the big screen. Perhaps one of ...

Robin Williams, Connectedness and the Need to End the Stigma Around Mental Illness

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

The first response most of us have to news of a suicide is: Why? And certainly the tragic death of Robin Williams was no exception. How could a man who brought so much joy and brightened the day for so many fail to feel the same thing for himself? Robin Williams' talent, his warmth, his energy, his generosity of spirit and his bigheartedness might have been singular, but his sad decision to take how own life was, unfortunately, all too common. And it's a heartbreaking decision that more and more people are making every year. So as we ask "why" about Robin Williams, we should also broaden the question. Why tens of thousands of people? What is happening that so many people make this irrevocable choice? What are we missing in our culture? How can we open up the conversation on this issue to make other choices seem more realistic and appealing?

Tribute to Robin Williams -- Nanu Nanu!

Gigi G. | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment
Gigi G.

As we mourn the tragic loss of Robin Williams, let us celebrate the life of this special man who devoted decades of his life to gifting us with laughter and joy.

Love in the Age of Sadness

Dylan Brody | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Brody

Depression lies. It lies in all sorts of ways. Depression tells you that you are worthless and that nobody needs you. It tells you that it cannot be treated. But if you are lost in the darkness, keep calling out. Someone will respond, I promise.