So many laughs. So much inspiration.
It is cliché yet true: His kind will never come again.
After the break, some must-see video.
Here he is, full of life, serious as hell, the man, not the image:
And this settles the issue of The Day the Clown Cried:
There is no writer — hell, no artist — in the world who doesn’t understand why he doesn’t want it seen. Sometimes things just happen that way.
Rest in peace.