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Barry Crimmins, Comic and Warrior Against Sex Abuse, Dies at 64

New York Times - 02 Mar 2018
But as the 1980s gave way to the 1990s, friends noticed that Mr. Crimmins's stage act was growing less funny and more harsh, full of ranting and badgering of audience members, as if wrestling with some kind of inner demon. Then came his confessional ...
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Oddball teacher at the heart of 'Dead Poets Society'

Reading Eagle - 27 Feb 2018
Dead Poets Society” (1989) Grade: A+ Directed by: Peter Weir Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke Rated: PG for brief nudity, violence, language, drug use and intense scenes. Run time: 128 minutes. Carpe diem, or "seize the day ...
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US suicides 'spiked after Robin Williams's death'

BBC News - 07 Feb 2018
US suicide rates spiked in the months after Robin Williams killed himself in 2014, according to researchers. In the five months after the actor's death there were 10% more suicides than might be expected, or 1,841 extra cases, PLOS One journal reports ...
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Amazon Turbocharged Audible's Domination of Audiobooks

Bloomberg - 13 Mar 2018
In its wake, the late comedian Robin Williams, who'd accepted equity in Audible as payment for his work on a spoken-word comedy project, said Katz had paid him “in Confederate currency.” Nasdaq delisted Audible's shares in 2003. By then, Amazon had ...
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Remembering Robin Williams on anniversary of his death

OCRegister - 11 Aug 2017
File – US actor Robin Williams arrives for the European premiere of “Happy Feet Two” in central London on November 20, 2011. Williams was born on July 21, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He died August 11, 2014 at the age of 63. (CARL COURT/AFP/Getty ...
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Remembering Robin Williams on third anniversary of actor's death

WFAA - 14 Aug 2017
(NEWS CENTER) — Robin Williams' sudden death on Aug. 11, 2014, came as a shock to many. The stand-up comedian turned world renowned actor starred in a diverse set of films and TV shows, including "Mork & Mindy," "Aladdin," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Good ...
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The 'paranoid' last days of Robin Williams

Daily Mail - 11 Dec 2017
The Mrs Doubtfire and Good Will Hunting star's suicide came after decades of battling depression and alcohol and drug addiction. He was also facing significant financial pressures and admitted he was selling a $35million estate in Napa because he could ...
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Robin Williams final film being released

CNN - 03 May 2017
(CNN) You won't actually see Robin Williams in his final film role. The legendary comedic actor, who died of an apparent suicide in 2014, lent his voice to a character in the British sci-fi comedy "Absolutely Anything." The movie, about a man who is ...
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Reporting On Suicide 3 Years After Robin Williams

Huffington Post Canada - 25 Oct 2017
This may be why we've seen some harmful reporting. For example, Shepard Smith from Fox News suggested that Williams took the coward's way out. Talking about suicide is important. Doing so helps dispel myths and combat stigma. But journalists need to ...

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