At tonight's Emmys, Billy Crystal spoke succinctly and movingly about his comedy peer and "the greatest friend you could ever imagine," Robin Williams. "It's very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives," he said during his three-minute tribute, which preceded a short montage of Williams' television work.
Hilarious Hollywood legend and acting, writing, and directing genius Harold Ramis died early Monday morning in Chicago. Best known for his work on Animal House (1978), Caddyshack (1980), Ghostbusters (1984), and Groundhog Day (1993), Ramis was the man behind some of the funniest movies ever made. He was 69.
["Vin Diesel", who is probably not Vin Diesel, took to Twitter today to share a new teaser poster for Fast & Furious 7, noting the homage to deceased co-star Paul Walker makes him "want to cry." "This is where roads part," the image reads while two cars speed away from each other in the probably-fake poster. Image via Twitter.]