HBO's New Documentary Explores Robin Williams' Relationship to Comedy & Addiction

HBO's New Documentary Explores Robin Williams' Relationship to Comedy & Addiction

Substance use loomed large over Robin Williams’ life. But a lesser-known addiction of the late entertainer may have been comedy itself, suggests HBO’s new documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind . Come Inside My Mind , directed by Marina Zenovich, offers a two-hour glimpse into Williams’ psyche through audio clips, archival footage and interviews with his friends and family. In doing so, it paints a vivid picture of the extent to which Williams, who died by suicide in August 2014, devoted his 63 years of life to making others laugh. Williams describes the passion he felt for comedy...

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