RIP, Robin Williams August 11, 2014

RIP, Robin Williams

Well, shit. Comedian, actor, and all-around lovable personality Robin Williams is dead. Paul Fidalgo reminds us that no amount of success can overcome depression regardless of what we think, and JT Eberhard offers an additional take on the mental health aspect of his passing.

I don’t have much to add to what they’re saying. But you have to appreciate anyone who’s privately faithful but who never hesitated satirizing religion. (He was an Episcopalian who referred to the faith as “Catholic lite.”)

Enjoy these clips from his 2002 LIVE on Broadway special in which he takes on the Catholic Church and biblical miracles:

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