robin williams

Scoundrels

Nathan talks about successfully messaging Liberty to the unpersuaded, and about the phenomenon of the "scoundrel" in movies.

The Lonely Self-Exile

Of all actions that proclaim the supremacy of individual will, there is none braver than leaving behind the culture of your birth and childhood in order to pursue freedom. These truths came to mind this past week in the wake of two Williamses: actor Robin Williams, who passed away, and Colorado Libertarian candidate Lily Tang Williams.

Not Helpful: Rush Limbaugh, You're Not Helping

There's a lot of unhelpful messaging out there, particularly among those on the political Right. The most recent example comes in the wake of actor Robin Williams' untimely death, which has re-opened an important conversation about suicide. [UPDATED] 

Robin Williams: 1951 - 2014

 Today, the news of Robin Williams' death brought me to tears.  Even now, as I write this piece, I have to stop now and then to sob, and to seek out a tissue. I can scarcely remember a time when he was not a part of my entertainment universe, and it feels like a real friend has gone.