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David Letterman offers touching tribute to longtime friend Robin Williams

David Letterman paid tribute Monday night to the late Robin Williams, with whom the “Late Show” host shared a friendship for almost four decades.<p>Letterman devoted a 10-minute segment to Williams, who died last week of an apparent suicide. The 63-year-old comic actor had appeared on Letterman’s …

Comedy

What Robin Williams Hoped God Would Tell Him In Heaven

In 2001, "Inside The Actors Studio" host James Lipton interviewed Robin Williams and asked him to share his thoughts on what heaven might be like. Though many guests had answered this question before and many answered it after, the beloved comedian's answer remains singular.<p>"If heaven exists, what …

17 Of The Most Memorable Robin Williams Movie Quotes

"Make your lives extraordinary." Williams died at the age of 63 on Monday.

Robin Williams Quotes That Will Stay With Us

It was with heavy hearts that we received the news of Robin Williams' death. While the many, many performances, interviews and memories of Williams could fill a lifetime and more with joy and laughter, his death will always feel too soon. However, we must preserve the smiles he has given us, and …

Robin Williams appreciation by Terry Jones: 'He could have had a huge ego, but he didn't'

Monty Python's Terry Jones tells how the comedy perfectionist finally nailed the part of a talking dog in Jones's new film<p>• The Young Ones' Nigel Planer on Robin Williams<p>It was 2010 and Bill (my son) and Ben Timlett had just been nominated for an Emmy, for directing (along with Alan G Parker) <i>Monty</i> …

'Robin Williams meant everything to me' – comedians offer their memories

Robin Williams’s madcap humour influenced generations of comedians across the world, many of whom shared their grief on social media and in interviews following his death last week. Here six US comics tell the Guardian how he affected their career and, in some cases, their paths into</b> …

Robin Williams appreciation by Nigel Planer: 'He wouldn't be happy until the furniture was laughing'

1981. 4am, Brixton. Peter Richardson and I have heard that there's supposed to be a party at an address in Brixton, so we've gone down there after the gig at the Comedy Store. We have this squirty American guy with us, who's just played a blinding set at the store and looks a bit lost, so we …

Shocking Video Shows People With Perfect-Looking Skin Actually Have Horrible Sun Damage

Well, this is a scary way to end the summer.<p>Videographer Thomas Leveritt stopped random people on the street and had them look at themselves under an ultraviolet light, exposing sun damage invisible to the naked eye. Many were pale, young, and had otherwise perfect-looking skin. The sun damage he …

The Week in Review: Big Names Say Farewell

A comedic force and a movie star were among those we lost this week.For almost four decades, Robin Williams challenged his audiences and brought them …

Robin Williams

4 Incredible Ab Moves You Can Do Standing Up

You don't need a towel or a mat. Just two feet and the desire for a strong, sexy core.<p>Don't want to get all up in the grimy mats at your gym? Don't sweat it — just work your core while you stand upright. The moves below were designed by CosmoBody trainer Katia Pryce, a KP Dance Body group fitness …

Why the Funniest People Are Sometimes the Saddest

I always feel a more intense sense of loss when a fellow alcoholic or addict commits suicide. Possibly because I have thought about it obsessively …

President Obama Responds to Robin Williams' Death

Yesterday, the world was shocked by the news of beloved actor Robin Williams' death. From his roles in <i>Jumanji</i>, <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>, and <i>Aladdin</i> to <i>Good Will Hunting</i>, <i>Dead Poets Society</i>, <i>The Birdcage</i>, and <i>Good Morning, Vietnam</i>, the 63-year-old Oscar winner made his way into our hearts and became a cornerstone …

Robin Williams was found dead at home by personal assistant, officials say

The body of Robin Williams was discovered by his personal assistant who became alarmed when he did not respond at his California home, officials said on Tuesday, as tributes continued to be paid to the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who took his own life, aged 63.<p>At a press conference in San …

Sheriff’s Office Details Robin Williams’ Suicide

<b>UPDATE:</b> Marin County officials confirmed Friday that Williams died of “hanging, asphyxia,” according to <i>the Hollywood Reporter</i>. <b></b><p>Officials of the Marin …

Watch Robin Williams In This First Look At One Of His Final Performances

The late actor starred in four feature films that have yet to be released, starting with A Merry Friggin' Christmas. Here is the latest on all four movies.<p>In the wake of his death on Monday, Robin Williams left four feature film projects yet to be released.<p>The first one to open in theaters will be <i>A</i> …

Patch Adams: 'Thank You for All You’ve Given This World Robin, Thank You My Friend'

The terrible news of the passing of Robin Williams reached me here in the Peruvian Amazon late Monday night with tremendous sadness. Surrounded by …

Disney's Touching Tribute To Robin Williams

"He was a true Disney Legend, a beloved member of our family."<p>We're deeply saddened by the loss of Robin Williams, a wonderfully gifted man who touched our hearts and never failed to make us laugh. An incredible actor and a comedic genius, Robin will always be remembered for bringing some of the …

The Robin Williams Tragedy Affects Us All

I remember feeling shocked over the news that Heath Ledger passed away. I remember feeling sad over Michael Jackson. I remember where I was when I heard about Whitney Houston passing, as a friend broke the news to me. Each time a celebrity has passed since I started remembering, and even moreso …

Robin Williams: The man beyond the screen - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Who was Robin Williams?<p>In the wake of his death from an apparent suicide, that question looms large as fans and friends try to grasp how someone who brought so much happiness to the world could leave it under a cloud of such despair.<p>It's the dichotomy of fame in that while a celebrity can …

Lauren Bacall Has Died at Age 89

Moviegoers fell in love with Lauren Bacall about the same time Humphrey Bogart did: during the scene in her first movie, 1944’s <i>To Have and Have Not</i>, when she said, “You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and . . . blow.” For the next seven decades, the actress …

12 Robin Williams Quotes On Life And Laughter

The response to his death has been overwhelming.<p>James Lipton, the great interviewer of actors, said that Williams was one of a kind.<p>"His gift was the most mysterious of all gifts," Lipton said. "It was genius. Genius is inexplicable. ... You can teach craft. You can teach technique. You can't teach …

Trippy Portraits by Nicky Barkla

We've seen some great illustrated portraits here before, but it's those out of the box that catch our attention and show the creativity of artists …

Digital Art

A Multi-Camera 360° Panoramic Timelapse of the Stars by Vincent Brady | Colossal

<p>Michigan-based photographer Vincent Brady uses an elaborate 4-camera rig and lots of software to capture what he calls Planetary Panoramas. These …

3D Exhibition, A Series of Three-Dimensional Optical Illusion Paintings by Brain Mash

<i>3D Exhibition</i> is a fantastic series of three-dimensional optical illusion paintings by a group of talented artists at Brain Mash art and design …

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week - PAPER

<b><br>Most Life-changing Safety Demonstration:</b> This one. Flight attendants typically show passengers how to fasten their seat belts with a blank face, as the entire cabin avoids eye contact and turns up their iPhone volume. This man, however, demanded undivided attention with lines like, "That seatbelt …

Everyday Objects Painted to Look Like Amusing Characters

For the past 10 years, French artist Gilbert Legrand has been transforming clothes hangers, spray bottles, and other household objects into …