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"Like Father Like Son" Mason Pryor's Hollywood Hustle (VIDEO OF THE WEEK) #PHATGYRLSNOOP®

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“Like Father Like Son” Mason Pryor’s Hollywood Hustle (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)

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I’ve had to great pleasure of watching Mason’s comedy career take flight! 49 more words

Two Biographies: Richard Pryor and Bob Hope

by Roger Leatherwood

Two biographies came out within a month of each other late last year about two very different comedians: Hope: Entertainer of the Century… 1,732 more words


NEW PODCAST: "You Can't Say That On Television!"


“You Can’t Say That On Television” is the second installment of our series about stand-up comedy. In the first episode, Bronwyn and I traced the origins of stand-up performance theater back to England, the legend of “blue” content, Arthur Askey up to Bob Hope and Jack Benny (the first entertainers to create fictionalized versions of themselves in sitcoms). 55 more words

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The "Original" Creflo Dollar

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On Monday’s I give you 4 songs that have appeared on soundtracks, and one movie clip.  You give me the name of the movie and the correct song from the soundtrack and you win.   71 more words


Richard Pryor - Here and Now

Recently added to Netflix, Here and Now (1983) was Richard Pryor’s last recorded stand-up performance, three years after his failed suicide attempt (he set himself on fire having doused himself with rum after free-basing cocaine) and three years before the multiple sclerosis diagnosis that would eventually take his voice away. 677 more words


Underrated Movie of the Week (March 22-28)

This week’s underrated movie is Brewster’s Millions.  This 1985 comedy stars Richard Pryor (Blazing Saddles) and John Candy (Planes, Trains, & Automobiles… 241 more words

The Ten Percent: Blazing Saddles (1974)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon

There is a strong case to be made that the western is the most versatile and quintessentially American of all film genres. 946 more words