Monday, July 20, 2009

'The Picasso of our profession'

From his Wikipedia entry
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian,actor and writer. Pryor was known for his unflinching examinations of racism and customs in modern life, and was renowned for his frequent use of colorful, vulgar and profane language and racial epithets. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style. He is widely regarded as one of the most important stand-up comedians of all time: Jerry Seinfeld called Pryor "The Picasso of our profession"

There are so many good/excellent videos - however it is just good sometimes to remind oneself of his genius

Richard Pryor Ultimate Collection (5 discs & Book) [DVD]

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