Billy Crystal

Songs for everybody - Otago Daily Times
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-16 05:13

Songs for everybody - Otago Daily Times

''One of her performances that stands out is the reaction to one of her Doris Day shows where she had a 92-year-old woman come up to her and say how much she had related to the show as she had lost her son the way Day lost hers. ''To seeSongs for Nobodies is on at Southland Festival of the Arts, ...

Uber Was Killing His Livelihood, So He Killed Himself - Newser
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-16 02:05

Uber Was Killing His Livelihood, So He Killed Himself - Newser

(Newser) – "I will not be a slave working for chump change. I would rather be dead." So read a line in the suicide note left by Doug Schifter, a 61-year-old who had for four decades driven cabs and black cars in New York City and who in February took his own life in a protest against Uber and wha...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-16 07:47

Lawyer Gloria Allred Will be the 7th Woman Roasted by Century-Old Friars Club - The Jewish Voice

On April 27, was the last time Allred was reportedly seen at the clubhouse on East 55th Street. The Daily News reports, "The events leading up to the roast was a comedy of errors for the esteemed venue. Initially, the club was in talks to roast movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. That was called off af...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-15 05:29

HIFF SummerDocs Returns for 10th Year of Engaging Films - Dan's Papers

HIFF’s 2018 series, which aims to present "entertaining and engaging documentary filmmaking and revolutionary storytellers" to the East End, kicks off with a screening of HBO’s Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind on Friday, June 29 at 7 pmThe series continues with Bathtubs Over Broadway on Saturd...

'Robin' review: Robin Williams biography by Dave Itzkoff surprises and delights, just like its subject - Newsday
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-15 03:02

'Robin' review: Robin Williams biography by Dave Itzkoff surprises and delights, just like its subject - Newsday

ROBIN, by Dave Itzkoff. "He was so fearless," says one early clubgoer, "that you were afraid." Even a space alien could feel it.

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-15 09:00

A Comic Force of Nature: The Life — and Death — of Robin Williams - New York Times

Conceptually, the episode, "My Favorite Orkan," with its misbegotten alien-visitation plotline, was an abomination. Garry Marshall, who created "Happy Days" and spoke with Itzkoff before his death in 2016, relates in the book how ABC was so eager for a new hit, and he was so eager to bottle Willi...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-13 07:01

Reviews: 'Robin: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams,' by Dave Itzkoff, and 'The Hidden Light of Northern ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Everyone got a piece of him and a fortunate few got quite a lot of him, but no one got all of him," he writes. Wang reminds us how the rights of men and women, as well as the foundations of the Union, were tested along the icy shores of Lake Erie just as much as along the muddy Ohio River.

Californian painter Henry Asencio makes Chichester appearance - Chichester Observer
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-13 02:18

Californian painter Henry Asencio makes Chichester appearance - Chichester Observer

Contemporary Californian painter Henry Asencio will be making a personal appearance at Whitewall Galleries, East Street, Chichester, on Sunday, May 20 from 3-5pm, as the guest of honour at his new exhibition of original oil paintings. "A huge name in the USA, his many celebrity collectors include...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-13 12:10

Live: 2018 Doug Wright Award Winners are… - Comics Beat

The nominees were:Hostage (Drawn & Quarterly) by Guy Delisle(Drawn & Quarterly) by Guy Delisle I’m Not Here (Koyama Press) by GG(Koyama Press) by GG Crawl Space (Koyama Press) by Jesse JacobsThe Abominable Mr. Seabrook (Drawn & Quarterly) by Joe Ollmann(Drawn & Quarterly) by Joe Ollmann Anti-Gone...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-11 07:34

Novel about Robin Williams to be released - KGO-TV

The book touches on the challenges, both professionally and personally, Williams faced in the months preceding his death. "Robin" is set to be released May 15th.

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-11 03:22

Why has mother's killer not been arrested? - WDAZ

"I was a mess, and I still am, and it just continues on and on and on and I don’t understand why they had to take Amanda's life," said Amanda Engst's Denise Peterson. "Amanda was still alive in the trunk, because they could still hear her screams for help. In order to drown out those screams the ...

'Robin was losing his mind and he was aware of it': Book retells Robin Williams' final days - seattlepi.com
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-10 10:18

'Robin was losing his mind and he was aware of it': Book retells Robin Williams' final days - seattlepi.com

Photo: Charles Sykes, Associated Press Image 5 of 28 Image 6 of 28 Image 7 of 28 Image 8 of 28 Image 9 of 28 Image 10 of 28 Image 11 of 28 Image 12 of 28 Robin Williams was an aspiring comedian in 1978 Ran on: 09-10-2004 Robin Williams was an aspiring comedian in 1978 Ran on: 09-10-2004 Photo: Ho...

'Robin was losing his mind and he was aware of it': Book retells Robin Williams' final days - SFGate
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-10 10:17

'Robin was losing his mind and he was aware of it': Book retells Robin Williams' final days - SFGate

Photo: Charles Sykes, Associated Press Image 5 of 28 Image 6 of 28 Image 7 of 28 Image 8 of 28 Image 9 of 28 Image 10 of 28 Image 11 of 28 Image 12 of 28 Robin Williams was an aspiring comedian in 1978 Ran on: 09-10-2004 Robin Williams was an aspiring comedian in 1978 Ran on: 09-10-2004 Photo: Ho...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-10 06:32

'Não passava de um homem assustado', diz Billy Crystal sobre ... - Emais Estadão

Billy disse que ele não falava abertamente sobre o que estava sentindo, dizia apenas que não estava bem. Ao relembrar de um jantar com o ator, a mulher de Billy, Janice, contou que se assustou com sua aparência.

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-10 06:32

'Não passava de um homem assustado', diz Billy Crystal sobre Robin Williams após diagnóstico - Emais Estadão

Billy disse que ele não falava abertamente sobre o que estava sentindo, dizia apenas que não estava bem. Ao relembrar de um jantar com o ator, a mulher de Billy, Janice, contou que se assustou com sua aparência.

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-10 05:28

HBO Doc André the Giant Explores the Tragedy and Avarice Around a Larger-Than-Life Professional Wrestler - The Independent Weekly

"I want to make everyone have the chance to see a giant." His travel brought him great fame in his life, a life he clearly understood to be more time-limited than others, which he intended to fill with as much travel, sex, food, and alcohol as he could. To keep his act new, he had to travel.

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-10 02:41

Richard Dawkins wants to move to New Zealand to get away from Brexit 'madness' - The Guardian

Scientist says half the population of Britain and US would prefer a country ‘where intellect might be appreciated’Richard Dawkins wants to move to New Zealand to get away from Brexit 'madness'The British scientist Richard Dawkins has said he would like to move to New Zealand as a refuge from the ...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-09 01:59

Billy Crystal: Robin Williams was ongelukkig - RTL Nieuws

In de nieuwe biografie, getiteld Robin, over het leven van de overleden acteur Robin Williams, doet zijn goede vriend Billy Crystal een boekje open over hem. Crystal blikt terug op de laatste dagen van de komiek, voordat hij in 2014 op 63-jarige leeftijd het leven liet.

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-08 11:36

Billy Crystal Opens Up About Friend Robin Williams' Final Days: 'This Was Just a Scared Man' - PEOPLE.com

"He wasn’t feeling well, but he didn’t let on to me all that was going on," Crystal said about Williams — in a Vanity Fair exclusive excerpt of the book — disclosing the discomfort he felt at the time. "As he would say to me, ‘I’m a little crispy.’ I didn’t know what was happening, except he wasn...

Billy Crystal | 2018-05-08 11:35

Billy Crystal Opens Up About Robin Williams' Final Days | PEOPLE ... - PEOPLE.com

"He wasn’t feeling well, but he didn’t let on to me all that was going on," Crystal said about Williams — in a Vanity Fair exclusive excerpt of the book — disclosing the discomfort he felt at the time. "As he would say to me, ‘I’m a little crispy.’ I didn’t know what was happening, except he wasn...