Richard Pryor

born December 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois; died December 10, 2005

"It's so much easier for me to talk about my life in front of two thousand people than it is one-to-one. I'm a real defensive person, because if you were sensitive in my neighborhood you were something to eat."
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anybody seen Brewsters

anybody seen Brewsters millions? good movie, I recommend!

I'm glad to see you guys are

I'm glad to see you guys are NON the ball with breaking news. Otherwise, how would we ever know 5 days old events?

Michael, We have always been

Michael,

We have always been at war with Eastasia. And Richard Pryor died yesterday. You're not a thoughtcriminal, are you?

I'm not a journalist. I'm

I'm not a journalist. I'm not reporting the news. I'm commemorating the death of a guy I thought was cool, and I'm doing it shortly after I found out. Why so late? cause I haven't been following the news ever since I stopped getting cable and thus the daily show. So yes I could be reporting what I hear from the daily show (if I had it) shortly after they report what they hear from cnn, but why? Maybe I'd rather comment on something that happened 5 days ago or 5 months ago, or that thing that really pissed me off 5 years ago. Speaking of which I thought the whole clinton scandal was a bit overplayed, but the idea that he was persecuted by the republicans was ridiculous. It was more like this big dance that both sides were getting off on in their own way while the rest of us were getting... well you know.

Oh yeah and Brewster's Millions was Fuq'n awesome.

Richard Pryor was a

Richard Pryor was a trailblazer and one of the true Kings of Comedy.