Alien, madman, genie, father, robot, drunken sailor, clown, human wreckage, king of the moon.
When my wife told me last night that we lost Robin Williams, the news felt like a quick punch in the chest.
He's been in our entertainment lives since we first became mesmerized by dancing colours on screens. He was the soul of my 52nd & 89th favourite movies (Disney's Aladdin & Bicentennial Man). As a dramatic actor, he showed me about being human. As a comic, he taught us that everything was mockable- "Humour. Ark! Ark! What a concept."
We're going to miss him, and this is going to hurt for a while. Shazbot.