The Daily Populous

Sunday December 30th, 2018 day edition

image for WATCH: Robin Williams's Legendary Appearance on Inside the Actors Studio

During Robin Williams’s legendary appearance on the show (January 29, 2001 – more on that later), he used the question as an opportunity to do what he did best: Riff.

“There’s seating at the front,” is his immediate answer.

He gives the tiniest of pauses to set up the punchline: “Just to hear God go, ‘Two Jews walk into a bar ‘”.

Finally, the part of his appearance that’s passed into legend: Lipton confirms on the DVD commentary that one member of the audience was actually taken away in an ambulance after the show, having developed a hernia from laughing so hard at Williams.

For more on Robin Williams’s tragic death and his legacy of comic genius, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

The Williams family is asking well-wishers to send contributions to charities close to the actor’s heart in lieu of flowers. »

Stop adding cancer-causing chemicals to our bacon, experts tell meat industry

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The reputation of the meat industry will sink to that of big tobacco unless it removes cancer-causing chemicals from processed products such as bacon and ham, a coalition of experts and politicians warn today.

“Government action to remove nitrites from processed meats should not be far away,” Malhotra said.

The meat industry must act fast, act now – or be condemned to a similar reputational blow to that dealt to tobacco.”. »

Cyberbullying is now a crime in Michigan punishable by jail time

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We've got bad news for you,trolls: Cyberbullying is now a crime in Michigan.On Thursday, Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a bill sponsored by Rep. Pete Lucido, R-Shelby Township that formally defines cyberbullying as a misdemeanor crime punishable by 93 days in jail and a $500 fine.

""Cyberbullying can cause just as much trauma as traditional bullying so it's important that it be considered a crime," Snyder said in a statement.

"With this bill, we are sending a message that bullying of any kind is not tolerated in Michigan. »

Nirvana Sues Marc Jacobs for Stealing Smiley Face Design

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Nirvana Sues Marc Jacobs for Stealing Smiley Face Design.

Nirvana's famous smiley face design was stolen by clothing brand Marc Jacobs ... so says the band in a new lawsuit.

Problem is, Nirvana has owned the trademark to a very similar smiley face design since 1992 ... and says "Bootleg Redux Grunge" is a blatant ripoff of the design. »