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Knowing: Robin Williams
37 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
The Tiger in Winter
Robin's health is in decline and he is soon diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. On August 11, 2014 he takes his life, but the circumstances that drive him to this tragic end are not what we earlier thought to be true. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29 minutes | Dec 9, 2019
The Golden Dude
Robin caps off 20 years in show business with an Oscar-winning performance, but this is a brief high that can't last. A series of career duds and personal tragedy push Robin back into the depressive and addictive tendencies he's never fully addressed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
45 minutes | Dec 2, 2019
A Conversation with Chris Gethard
This week, we sit down with comedian Chris Gethard to talk about performing improv with Robin and the stigma of the depressed artist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
The Father Man
Robin shows he's leading man material with hits like Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society and Aladdin. But, his burgeoning film career cuts into time spent with his growing and changing family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
The Cost of Fame
Robin is confronted with the brutalities of drugs, addiction and fame. To learn more about Robin, check out Dave Itzkoff's book, Robin, here. Stay up to date on the latest at Macmillan by checking out this newsletter here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27 minutes | Nov 11, 2019
A Conversation with Jimmy Pardo
This week we're speaking with comedian Jimmy Pardo about Robin's special brand of comedy and the struggle to stay fresh in comedy. We also share some classic Robin standup bits. Be sure to check out Jimmy's podcast, Never Not Funny. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
33 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
The Robin Show
Robin's hustling pays off when he lands a role that makes him a household name. But, the thrills of Hollywood begin to strain his personal relationships. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31 minutes | Oct 28, 2019
Robin finds solace in a lonely childhood through comedy and defies his father's wishes to eventually pursue acting at Juilliard. But, his pinball energy proves hard to contain in the structure of academia. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3 minutes | Oct 9, 2019
Introducing Knowing: Robin Williams
From the magic to the mundane -- and everything in between -- get to know Robin Williams like never before. Coming October 28th from Macmillan Podcasts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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