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Conan O’Brien on how to embrace an ever-changing media landscape

“Like most of the best things in my life,” Conan O’Brien explains, with a wry smile, “the success of the podcast was a complete surprise.” The answer is a typically self-effacing one from the comedian. Since launching “Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend” nearly two years ago, the show has quickly risen up the podcasting charts to become one of the country’s most popular. For those who have followed his 30-odd-year career in entertainment, it’s easy to see why. Quick-witted and almost superhumanly affa...
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The Morning Watch: Special Effects Make-Up Explained, DC FanDome’s Superman Radio Show & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a special effects make-up artist explains some of the techniques used on movies like The Wizard of Oz, The Godfather, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Guardians of the Galaxy, and more. Plus, check out the revival of the S...
Tags: London, Movies, Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Superman, Kevin-James, Alfre Woodard, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vanity Fair, Berger, Jason Alexander, Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito, Henry Winkler, Video Of The Day, Tony Shalhoub

I suspect Scott Adams asked this question because he believed he was actually the first, but...

2012:— Christina Martin (@CMM123) September 12, 2020 Robin Williams didn't tweet it. But he said it very well.— L (@SomeBitchIKnow) September 12, 2020— L Hamlin (@walkingfree) September 12, 2020 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Tom Seaver, like Robin Williams, had Lewy body dementia, but what is this strange illness?

Lewy body dementia was highlighted in the news twice this week with the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver from Lewy body dementia complications and the release of “Robin’s Wish,” a documentary about Robin Williams’ final years, when the actor lived with Lewy body dementia. Seaver died Aug. 31, 2020 at age 75; Williams died at age 63 on Aug. 11, 2014. You likely know of the men, but you aren’t alone if you ask, “What is Lewy body dementia?”And you may also wonder: What causes it?Lewy body ...
Tags: News, Robin Williams, Research, United States, Williams, National Institutes of Health, Hall of Fame, Robin, Armstrong, Florida Department of Health, Lewy, UF Health, Susan Schneider Williams, Tom Seaver, National Institute on Aging, Seaver

CS Video: Tylor Norwood & Rick Overton Talk Robin’s Wish Documentary

CS Video: Tylor Norwood & Rick Overton Talk Robin’s Wish Documentary had the chance to speak with Robin’s Wish director and writer Tylor Norwood and Emmy Winner Rick Overton about the newly released documentary that provides an intimate portrait of the late Oscar winner Robin Williams and his invulnerable spirit. You can check out the interview in the player below and click here to rent or buy Robin’s Wish! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB...
Tags: Video, Movies, Robin Williams, Williams, Robin, Lewy, David E Kelley, Shawn Levy, Rick Overton, ComingSoon, Movie News, Robin's Wish, Schneider Williams, John R Montgomery, Rick Overton Mrs Doubtfire, Tylor Norwood

‘Robin’s Wish’ Review: A Heartbreaking Documentary Sets the Record Straight on the Death of Robin Williams

It’s been over six years since beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away at the age of 63. Every year since his death, fans have continually paid tribute to one of the quickest wits and most colorful characters that comedy has ever seen. But a shadow always seemed to linger as there was no clear or definitive explanation as to why the actor took his own life. Though reports swirled of depression, continued battles with substance abuse, and even financial woes, a new documentary sets...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Documentary, Features, Movie Reviews, Robin's Wish, Robin-Williams, Susan Schneider Williams, Tylor Norwood

Robin’s Wish Review: A Powerful & Rousing Journey for Truth

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Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Earth, Movie Reviews, Williams, Norwood, Robin, Juilliard, Lewy, Susan Schneider Williams, Lewy Body, USO, ComingSoon, Movie News

4 things to do in Temecula Valley Wine Country during California Wine Month

In a normal September, Temecula Valley Wine Country celebrates the harvest season and California Wine Month with a plethora of in0-person events, from grape stomps to special dinners. And while it may seem that COVID-19 would have put a damper on this year’s festivities, there are still plenty of events happening; they’re just set up in a different way. From socially distanced grape stomps to movies to fancy meals overlooking vineyards, here are four events to check out. 1. Stomp some grapes  Co...
Tags: Robin Williams, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Italy, Wine, Lucy, Southern California, Ethel, Oak Glen, Marketing Business Development, Avensole Winery, Top Stories PE, Temecula Valley Wine Country, Coronavirus, Tiedt

Lewy body dementia: The life-changing disease that devastated Robin Williams

Lewy body dementia is common, but simultaneously almost unheard of. Read this to learn about the cause, symptoms and challenges faced by patients and their families — and by actor Robin Williams in the last days before his death.
Tags: Health, Robin Williams, Lewy

What is Lewy body dementia, the disease Robin Williams' widow called 'the terrorist' inside his brain?

Awareness of Lewy body dementia has spiked since Robin Williams' death in 2014. But it's a complicated, often misunderstood neurological disorder.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Robin Williams, Usa Today, Lewy

‘Robin’s Wish’ Review: A Wrenching Look at Robin Williams’ Last Days

In “Robin’s Wish,” a documentary about the last days of Robin Williams, the comedian’s widow, Susan Schneider Williams, recalls one of the first times that she could tell something was seriously off. Robin called her from Vancouver, where he was shooting the third “Night at the Museum” film, and he couldn’t calm himself down. He […]
Tags: Reviews, Robin Williams, Vancouver, Robin, Susan Schneider Williams, Robin's Wish

Speaking out for the first time on since her husba...

Speaking out for the first time on since her husband's death, Susan Williams shared with "Good Morning America" what she believes drove Robin Williams to commit suicide.
Tags: Health, Robin Williams, Susan Williams

September 1 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

BEGIN SLIDESHOW September 1 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to’s September 1 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD Irresistible From writer/director Jon Stewart comes the comedy of a political consultant (Steve Carell) going head to head with his nemesis (Rose Byrne) over a small Wisconsin town....
Tags: Japan, TV, New York, Movies, Horror, Robin Williams, Africa, Digital, Ted, Rome, David, Britain, TV News, Wisconsin, Jon Stewart, Rose Byrne

Robin Williams' wife: 'Lewy body dementia killed Robin' (2015)

Speaking out for the first time on since her husband's death, Susan Williams shared with "Good Morning America" what she believes drove Robin Williams to commit suicide.
Tags: News, Robin Williams, Stories, Robin, Lewy, Susan Williams

'His brain was so compromised': Robin Williams' widow describes his 'devastating' final days in new doc

In new documentary "Robin's Wish," Susan Schneider Williams opens up about husband Robin Williams' suicide after struggling with Lewy body dementia.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Robin Williams, Religion, Usa Today, Robin, Lewy, Susan Schneider Williams

'Robin's Wish' seeks to reclaim Robin Williams' legacy after his tragic death

Susan Schneider Williams seeks to reclaim her husband's legacy with "Robin's Wish," which tries to balance celebrating Robin Williams' life with explaining the undiagnosed illness that resulted in his death.
Tags: Robin Williams, Cnn, Robin, Susan Schneider Williams

Lewy body dementia: The life-changing disease that devastated Robin Williams

Lewy body dementia is common, but simultaneously almost unheard of. Read this to learn about the cause, symptoms and challenges faced by patients and their families — and by actor Robin Williams in the last days before his death.
Tags: Robin Williams, Cnn, Lewy

ComingSoon’s 2020 Back to School Gift Guide

ComingSoon’s 2020 Back to School Gift Guide It’s that time again, time to go back to school. It’s been an unconventional year, but, whether it be online or in-person, students all around the world are gearing up to hit the books (some are already back in class). If you’re lucky enough to have completed your education, you might want to get the students in your life something to encourage/aid them in these tumultuous times. Practical/fun things. But how do you know what gifts to get for your ...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Gift Guide, Games, Usa, TV, Movies, Nbc, College, Robin Williams, Superman, Los Angeles, David, Back To School, Gear, Broadway

Robin Williams’ Last Days: New Documentary Details His Struggle

Tylor Norwood’s documentary, “Robin’s Wish,” which releases on demand Sept. 1, documents the last days of Robin Williams’ life. Close friends, neighbors and his wife, Susan Schneider Williams, tell a story of a man and his struggles before the death that took the world by surprise. The documentary is led by Schneider Williams, who wants […]
Tags: News, Robin Williams, Robin, Susan Schneider Williams, Robin's Wish, Schneider Williams, Tylor Norwood

TikTok’s CEO resigns, Robin Williams documentary, and more| Digital Trends Live

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we cover the top tech topics, including the TikTok CEO's resignation.
Tags: Robin Williams, Trends, Movies & TV, Tiktok, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live, Amazon Halo

The Best Movies Leaving Hulu in September 2020

There’s a great influx of new movies and TV shows coming to Hulu in September, but that means there’s a list of titles that will be leaving the streaming service too. There’s only so much space on Hulu’s hard drives, so they always have to get rid of some stuff to make room for the upcoming titles. Okay, that’s not really how this works, but there are still some outstanding movies leaving Hulu that you’ll want to watch before September rolls around. Best in Show Recently named in The Quara...
Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, John Lennon, Robin Hood, Stephen King, Best, Williams, Paris, Morgan Freeman, Ryan Reynolds, Hulu, Best in show, Gene Hackman, Alcatraz, Vinny, Hayes

Robin Williams’ Bay Area estate cut in price by $1.25M

A San Francisco Bay Area home that was once owned by iconic comedic actor Robin Williams has been cut in price by $1.25 million.
Tags: Robin Williams, Listings, Radio, Compass, Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Susan Williams, Haley Wright, Penny Wright-Mulligan, Luxury Lens

Best family movies on Amazon Prime

From Robin Williams as Popeye to the dragons of Dreamworks, here are seven great family films on Amazon Prime.
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Robin Williams, Trends, Amazon Prime, Home Theater, Dreamworks, Cgi, Amazon Video, Popeye, Family Movies, Movies & TV, Animated

What To Watch On Streaming If You Love Robin Williams

There will never be another like Robin Williams...
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Robin's Wish, emotional documentary about Robin Williams' final days

It's been six years since comic legend Robin Williams died. Robin's Wish is a new documentary that looks at his final days and the degenerative disease (Lewy Body Dementia) that is attributed to him ending his own life on August 11, 2014. An intimate portrait of Robin Williams and his invulnerable spirit, Robin's Wish is the story of what really happened to one of the greatest entertainers of all time - and what his mind was fighting. screengrab via Robin's Wish/YouTube (The Awesomer)
Tags: Post, Video, News, Documentary, Robin Williams, Suicide, Robin, Lewy Body, Lewy Body Disease

The 5 best Robin Williams movies to remember him by

From "Good Morning, Vietnam" to "Good Will Hunting," we pick our favorite Robin Williams movies to watch.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Watch the trailer about Robin Williams' struggles with dementia

Robin's Wish explores beloved comedian Robin Williams' final days as he struggled with the devastating effects of Lewy Body Dementia. Via EW, his widow Susan Schneider Williams explained her motive in making the film: Armed with the name of a brain disease I’d never heard of, I set out on a mission to understand it, and that led me down my unchosen path of advocacy. With invaluable help from leading medical experts, I saw that what Robin and I had gone through, finally made sense — our exp...
Tags: Video, Comedy, News, Documentary, Trailer, Robin Williams, Suicide, Dementia, Robin, Susan Schneider Williams

Zelda Williams chastises Eric Trump for using Robin Williams clip to further 'political agenda'

Zelda Williams hit back at Eric Trump after President Trump's son shared a video of her late father, Robin Williams, mocking Joe Biden.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Robin Williams, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Trump, Zelda Williams, Eric Trump