Archive for August 11th, 2014

August 11, 2014

Shazbot!

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He could make you laugh so hard you’d cry; he could make you cry hard too. From off-planet Mork, to on-air hell-raisin Vietnam DJ Cronauer , influential teacher Keating at a stiff prep school in Dead Poets Society, a dogged doctor in Awakenings; his ragged professor of Good Will Hunting a true zenith of roles. And more. Stand-up to the heights of a frenetic manic colossus. He rode and collected bicycles too.

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“O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,

The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won,

The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,

While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;

                  But O heart! heart! heart!

                   O the bleeding drops of red,

                    Where on the deck my Captain lies,

                                  Fallen cold and dead…”
Walt Whitman