Category Archives: Comedy & Humor

Saturday Open Thread: Black Comedians Week – Paul Mooney, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

We end Black Comedians week with one trailblazer and two inheritors of his style: Paul Mooney, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock. When I think of Paul Mooney, I think of fearless. He has never tried to sugarcoat his comedy, and though … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Black Comedians Week – Richard Pryor

Today’s Comedian is the Legendary Richard Pryor.   Richard Pryor Biography Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter (1940–2005) Richard Pryor was a groundbreaking African-American comedian and one of the top entertainers of the 1970s and ’80s. Synopsis Richard Pryor was born on December … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Black Comedians Week – Bill Cosby

Today’s comedian is Dr. Bill Cosby.   William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at the hungry i … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: Black Comedians – Redd Foxx

We continue Black Comedians week with Redd Foxx. John Elroy Sanford[1] (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991), known professionally as Redd Foxx, was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his explicit comedy records and his starring role … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: Black Comedians – Moms Mabley

We continue this week of Black Comedians with trailblazer Moms Mabley Jackie “Moms” Mabley (March 19, 1894 – May 23, 1975), born Loretta Mary Aiken, was an American standup comedian. A veteran of the Chitlin’ circuit of African-American vaudeville, she … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread: Black Comedians – Amos and Andy

Good Morning, Everyone. We will take a look this week at Black Comedians. We will begin today with Amos and Andy. To some, they were comedic genius. To others, they were nothing more than a Minstrel Show. What Was It … Continue reading

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White House Correspondence Dinner | 2014 Edition

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner will air today, starting at 6:00 p.m. ET/5:00 CT ON C-SPAN. The program starts at 9 p.m. ET, after the dinner. President Obama’s 2013 delivery- “SECOND TERM, BABY!” Conan O’Brien, 2013 Entertainment guest I expect President … Continue reading

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Video| Santa Claus is a BLACK Man!

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See…This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Slave-catchers, House negroes, Coonery & Buffoonery, this is why we can’t have nice things. 3 CHICS ALERT!!! While this racist twit continues to make the media rounds, traveling down that river in Egypt called DENIAL & spinning her web of … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Sunday Open Thread | Comedy-in-Chief

Happy Sunday, Everyone!

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