Robin Williams, An Appreciation

The first great stand up comedian I ever saw was Robin Williams. When I was ten or eleven, my parents let me watch my first uncensored comedy show, a rerun of his 1978 performance. If you haven’t seen it you should seek it out. I’m not sure how to find it on HBO–I’m not a… Continue reading Robin Williams, An Appreciation

Roger Ebert Died Today: What I’ll Miss Most

Reading Roger Ebert’s reviews was always a pleasure, and I knew when they started slowing down that there was cause to worry. While I learned a great deal about movies by reading reviews of films he admired–and often came to reconsider movies whose qualities I hadn’t appreciated on first viewing–what I’ll remember most are his… Continue reading Roger Ebert Died Today: What I’ll Miss Most