This evening’s announcement that comic genius Robin Williams was found dead today is one of those unexpected bombshells you hope never to hear. The fact that the man’s death was at his own hand makes it all the more tragically disturbing. His passing breaks my heart.
A quick-witted improvisational comic and brilliant mimic like Mr. Williams comes along only very rarely. That he was also an excellent actor and a decent human being makes this news bitter indeed.
The coming days will cause the entire country to mourn this passing as we try to make sense of such an untimely demise while remembering all that we have lost.