Arts & Entertainment

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Remembering Robin Williams: the laughter, compassion, and humanity

Williams, hardly "selfish" or "cowardly," gave back to the people via his career-spanning progressive activism.

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Comedian John Oliver confronts racism, police militarization in Ferguson

Sometimes it takes a Brit to hold up a mirror to America, capture its ugly side and reflect it back in biting, yet empathetic, satire.

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Among his many triumphs, Robin Williams stood with striking writers

Shock at the death of Robin Williams led me to search peoplesworld.org to see what we had written about him since 2002. What I found surprised me.

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“What If,” romantic comedy, sells movie tickets

Zoe Kazan is teamed with Daniel Radcliffe in a story that asks the question, "Will the 'Harry Met Sally' formula work again?"

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A million laughs: Go Seth, young man!

Seth MacFarlane's R-rated "A Million Ways to Die in the West" serves up a heaping pile of humor with a million mirthful movie moments.

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“The Assassination of Leon Trotsky: A Comedy”: What??

Lefcourt's cream pie in the face of the old Bolshevik is Trotsky's second assassination.