Of course, everyone who ever met, worked with, or watched Robin Williams has something nice to say about him today. But in this case, they would have said the same thing yesterday, last week, or last year. We’ll miss the jokes. We’ll re-watch the movies. But that pit in our collective stomach today is there because on some level, we always knew he was one of the good ones. At his high school in Marin, his classmates voted him most humorous and least likely to succeed. They were half right. The LA Times with full coverage: Robin Williams, 1951-2014.

+ “Then, at an especially bleak moment, the door flew open and in hurried a squat fellow with a blue scrub hat and a yellow surgical gown and glasses, speaking in a Russian accent. He announced that he was my proctologist and that he had to examine me immediately.” A few memories from their friendship from Williams’ Juilliard roommate Christopher Reeve.

+ A mashup of his iconic roles, and some of his funniest moments.

+ Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast: Remembering Robin Williams.

+ From Longreads, five in-depth pieces about Williams.

+ And Norm Macdonald’s great story about meeting Robin Williams in the dressing room before appearing on Letterman for the first time.