Suicide: Selfish ‘Choice’ or Unconscious Act of Desperation?

Robin williams good morning As you all know by now, the world lost Robin Williams, one of the most versatile, funny men in the entertainment industry. A man with more great movies under his belt than any other I can name. He was a legend, one I grew up with. The Birdcage and Mrs. Doubtfire are two of my favorite comedies of all time and Aladdin was my all-time favorite, most-sung Disney movie as a grade schooler. That’s one of the two questions people seem to be answering on their own when confronting the loss of such an icon…. Their favorite work of his, and then their thoughts in general on suicide.

Many celebrities have weighed in, most leaning heavily toward one side or the other. On one end, we have people who believe suicide to be the ultimate selfish act, and on the other, those who feel that it’s not a choice at all, but an act so desperate it’s committed without thought.

Gene Simmons: 

No, I don’t get along with anybody who’s a drug addict and has a dark cloud over their head and sees themselves as a victim. Drug addicts and alcoholics are always: “The world is a harsh place.” My mother was in a concentration camp in Nazi Germany. I don’t want to hear fuck all about “the world as a harsh place.” She gets up every day, smells the roses and loves life. And for a putz, 20-year-old kid to say, “I’m depressed, I live in Seattle.” Fuck you, then kill yourself.

I never understand, because I always call them on their bluff. I’m the guy who says ‘Jump!’ when there’s a guy on top of a building who says, “That’s it, I can’t take it anymore, I’m going to jump.”

Are you kidding? Why are you announcing it? Shut the fuck up, have some dignity and jump! You’ve got the crowd.

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Well, Adele Does Have a Lot in Common With Mrs. Doubtfire

When Adele first burst onto the scene we all recognized that she was a tremendous talent with a knack for shaming her exes with soul, but what we failed to recognize was her resemblance to Robin Williams as Mrs. Doubtfire.

Oh the things you didn’t know were missing from your life. A new blog on Tumblr called What if Adele was Mrs. Doubtfire has finally brought it to our attention. The site has Adele on Euphegenia’s body and then Doubtfire’s face on Adele’s body, which is hilarious because Adele does tend to dress and carry herself like an elderly British nanny.

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Funny Video: Mrs. Doubtfire (Recut)

Everybody’s favorite movie about a man who dresses up like an old lady to see his kids has been recut to look like a horror movie, which makes perfect sense to me.

I think it scared me a little in 1993, seeing as I was nine years old. At that age, it wasn’t far off from The Crying Game. The creator  of this trailer, Peter Javidpour, confirms it.  Continue reading “Funny Video: Mrs. Doubtfire (Recut)”