Comic John Mulaney honors Robin Williams, calls him ‘good’ and ‘gifted’

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Comic John Mulaney honors Robin Williams, calls him ‘good’ and ‘gifted’
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John Mulaney honors Robin Williams on stage for The Corridor: Honoring The Greats of Stand-Up for Netflix Is A Joke. Pic credit score: ©

Comic John Mulaney took the stage for the Netflix Is A Joke particular, The Corridor: Honoring the Greats of Stand-Up. The particular consists of completely different comedians honoring the lives of nice since-passed comedians.

John is slowly dipping his toes again into comedy after a stint in rehab the place he was working to get better from alcohol and cocaine addictions. The comic seems to be in restoration at the moment and appears sober. When he’s not on stage, he spends time with the son he shares with Olivia Munn

That being mentioned, John has been very open along with his struggles along with his psychological well being and dependancy. Perhaps that’s the reason he feels related to Robin Williams, who famously and sadly handed from suicide. On the time of his demise, Robin Williams was coping with profession struggles, guilt from life decisions, and a devastating prognosis of Parkinson’s illness. 

As a result of Robin was recognized for being so humorous and joyful, many individuals started to cross alongside messages about by no means understanding what somebody goes by means of or that the funniest folks have the darkest ideas. Whereas it could be true to an extent, that’s not all there was to Robin Williams and John Mulaney is aware of it. 

John Mulaney says Robin Williams was ‘simply extra gifted than you’

Throughout his routine, John goes off on a bit concerning Robin Williams and the general public’s response to his demise. 

John begins, “There’s an concept that I hear lots, the place folks wish to theorize that comedy all comes from a spot of ache and disappointment. And folks like to speak about comedians as if we do what we do due to some interior darkness.”

He added that this matter usually comes up when folks discuss Robin and advised followers,, “with all due respect, f**okay off with that s**t.”

He elaborated, “Have a bit respect for an excellent artist who was simply extra gifted than you, that’s what was occurring. Making folks chortle is extremely enjoyable. The artwork type of comedy is a pleasure to carry out. And being a comic isn’t a psychiatric situation. Are many people additionally very f****d up, myself included? Sure, however no matter.”

The clip ends with one other joke from the comic, “, there are depressed individuals who don’t even have the decency to be nice comedians. Why don’t you choose on them for change?”

Different comedians to be featured and acknowledged on The Corridor

The Corridor: Honoring the Greats of Stand-Up featured different comedians as effectively, together with Dave Chappelle, Chelsea Handler, and Jon Stewart

Together with Robin Williams, comedians Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers, and George Carlin had been acknowledged and honored on stage. 

The Corridor: Honoring The Greats of Stand-Up is now streaming on Netflix. 

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