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FROM KEVIN HART TO RICHARD PRYOR: The Reigning “Kings of Comedy”

FROM KEVIN HART TO RICHARD PRYOR: The Reigning “Kings of Comedy”

As exemplified in an episode of Kevin Hart’s new series the “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” Richard Pryor is the all time “King of Comedy.”  Hart has a poster sized photograph of Pryor on his living room wall in the BET show.

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That’s Some Funny Shit! Exhibition – Part 2

 

You’re A Funny Ass Mofo!

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1970’s Christmas and Black Television

1970’s Christmas and Black Television

Good Times was a Norman Lear-produced Sit Com that ran on CBS from 1974-1979. The show was a of Lear’s earlier comedy Maude (Itself a spinoff of All In The Family). The show followed the lives of the Evans family, a poor Black family living in the high-rise projects of Chicago.

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Crazy Magazine

Crazy Magazine

 
For a short time in the early 1970’s, Crazy magazine, a competitor of Mad and Cracked magazines was published by Marvel Comics. In 1973, Crazy released a parody of Shaft, called Shafted. During this period Crazy magazine payed tribute to many Black celebrities in the area of film, music and television.

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