Saturday, December 10, 2005

Richard Pryor Dead

Richard Pryor died today at the age of 65. He was a hell of a comic. He was a very blue comic, but spoke truth. He built on the legacy of Redd Foxx and Bill Cosby and lead the way for Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock. I just found out that he helped to write my favorite movie Blazing Saddles, and was originally suppossed to play Sheriff Bart, but Mel Brooks couldn't get the movie made with him in it. He had a tough life, was controversial, and made many personal mistakes. May he rest in peace.

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