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“You – Only You – Will Have Stars That Can Laugh”: Remembering Robin Williams [Video]

I saw Robin Williams perform stand up comedy at a small club in Detroit when I was still in college. He made it look so easy, I thought I could do it. (I couldn't, at least not the way he did.)

It's not easy, and it's even harder the way he did it, with one hand in the improv pocket.

The world is a sadder place because I can never laugh the way Robin made me laugh ever again. Here are five videos I love of Robin.

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I couldn't find a picture of JJ Murphy, so here's Australian jockey Sebastian Murphy instead (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
I couldn't find a picture of JJ Murphy, so here's Australian jockey Sebastian Murphy instead (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
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Other Famous People Died Today Too.

Before the world went into Good Will Hunting shock with Robin Williams death, another, not as well known actor has passed as well.

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RIP Robin Williams: A Look Back at the Late Actor’s Best Work

Robin Williams' death is shocking and heartbreaking and touches us in a way usually reserved for close friends. Maybe that's because we're of a generation that grew up on Robin Williams. He's been making us laugh and cheering us up since we were kids; like a big-screen father figure. That he died suffering from severe depression, makes the news all the more tragic. As director Garry Marshall, who first cast Williams in 'Happy Days' and later 'Mork and Mindy,' said today, "He could make everybody happy but himself."

He made everyone happy and in that spirit, we'd like to celebrate his work, and we asked a few of our writers to look back at their favorite moments of his career.

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Robin Williams’ Death Shocks Social Media

One didn't have to look far to find out about Robin Williams' death Monday night.

I found out about it as I got home, when I got an email about Williams dying -- with a story posted on WFGR's website.

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The Manning Brothers Try To Top Last Year’s Video [Video]

Peyton and Eli Manning are arguably two of the most recognizable NFL stars, and last year they did a boy band themed video to push Direct TV's football coverage. It was a huge hit.

This year, they try their hand at rap. Is it better than last year's? You be the judge.

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Christie Brinkley Is Still Billy Joel’s ‘Uptown Girl’ [Video]

Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley divorced 20 years ago, but they clearly still have love for each other, as Joel went to great lengths to demonstrate recently.

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Michael Jackson’s Maids Tell All And It Isn’t Good

It’s sad to hear people speak ill of the dead, but the latest revelations about Michael Jackson are simply shocking.

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Reports Of TV’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated.

All those people who say TV isn't what it used to be, are plain wrong. Cable and the delivery method might be at risk, but the box with the wires and the screen is doing just fine.

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Nina Dobrev Challenges Jimmy Fallon to Giant Beer Pong Game [Video]

Nina Dobrev just revealed a hidden talent: Beer pong champ!

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George Clooney Put a Photo of His Junk On the ‘Roseanne’ Fridge [Video]

Everyone remembers the ABC television show "Roseanne," which ran from 1988 to 1997 and focused on the Connor family.

The Connors were a working-class family from Lanford, Ill., that struggled to make ends meet. The show was a huge hit and everyone loved it.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy:’ ‘Awesome Mix, Vol. 1′ [Video List]

The prize possession of Peter Quill, played by Chris Pratt, the main character in "Guardians of the Galaxy" is a mix tape of '70s songs his late mother gave him before she died.

He guards the tape with his life, and still has his Sony Walkman to listen to it.

The songs on the tape will be very familiar to WFGR listeners, and so I give to you, the playlist for Peter's "Awesome Mix, Vol. 1"

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‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Might Feature Women Ghostbusters

As the 30th anniversary of the original "Ghostbusters" movie approaches, there is much speculation about the upcoming reboot of the franchise.

And now, thanks to the advance talk over who the director will be, there is a good chance we will see women Ghostbusters battling the giant StayPuft marshmallow man in the new movie.

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