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Richard Pryor - December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005

Arguably the greatest stand-up comedian of all time, and one of the first and most successful to transfer his talents onto the big screen, Pryor’s wit was often rooted in tragedy and his ability to instantly win over an audience with his charm. 134 more words

The Shrine

Tribeca 2015, Entry #4: "Misery Loves Comedy"

By Zach Martin

If anything, Kevin Pollack’s new documentary “Misery Loves Comedy” proves how tight-knit the American comedy scene is.  The list of comedians who appear in the film is quite impressive. 444 more words

Film

7 Questions with Greer Barnes

by Ryan Meehan

Revered by audiences and fellow comics alike, Greer Barnes is a regularly featured performer at the Comedy Cellar, in the heart of New York City’s Greenwich Village, a club that over the last 15 years, Greer has made his home.   2,336 more words

7 Questions

Brewster's Millions [1985)

If you don’t follow your dreams at least a little bit, you die.

Me and my friends…we tried.

Maybe there wasn’t any friends in reality. 165 more words

Walter Hill

Stephanie Mill Back Down Yellow Brick Road 'The Wiz' For TV

Stephanie Mills, known for songs like, ‘Comfort Of A Man,’ Home,’ Respect The Power Of Love,’ will ease on down the road to NBC’s upcoming musical of ‘The Wiz,’ which is an African American musical adaptation of ‘The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz.’ Even though she played Dorothy in the original Broadway production of ‘The Wiz,’ in 1975 and in a 1984 version, however she will play Auntie Em in NBC’s live broadcast of the play. 42 more words

Entertainment News

Bored Babies

I’ve been thinking about babies a lot lately. Specifically, the question:

Do babies get bored?

So I researched it and found out that, yes, they do (not surprising). 411 more words