Richard Pryor’s convictions cut deep on Joe Henry’s Scar

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JUNE 21, 2001 By Steve Newton Richard Pryor is my favourite comedian of all time. Back in the ’70s I used to buy all his records; later on I’d go see all his concert movies, or rent them on video. And I couldn’t put down his brutally honest biography, … Continue reading Richard Pryor’s convictions cut deep on Joe Henry’s Scar

Richard Pryor box set celebrates the world’s most hilarious human

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JUNE 6, 2013 By Steve Newton Nowadays it seems like I get the majority of my humour from animation and cartoons—or animated cartoons, if you will. Archer, Family Guy, Robot Chicken, that trustry standby The Simpsons—there's no shortage of chortle-inducing material out there if you're wealthy enough to afford cable. But back in the day I … Continue reading Richard Pryor box set celebrates the world’s most hilarious human