The Man, the Myth and Why His Death Remains So Hard to Process

An unknowable void remains between Robin Williams the man and Robin Williams the myth.

Various projects have shined some light into that darkness, including Dave Itzkoff‘s definitive biography Robin and the HBO documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind. In April, his estate launched a YouTube channel featuring clips of Williams performing, as well as interviews with fellow actors and comedians sharing their insight about the late entertainer.

Yet no matter how thorough the dive or how many laughs relived, that doesn’t change the ongoing surreality of Williams’ absence. The mountain of work he left behind, even the … Read More