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Richard Pryor

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Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an ... Another frequent collaborator was actor/comedian/writer Paul Mooney. ... In September 1967, Pryor had wha...

The Top 20 Jewish Comedians of All-Time | Mental Floss

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Aug 24, 2009 ... I once asked Jon Lovitz, one of many comedians left off the list, why the ... At the very bottom of this post, I've inserted a poll, so you can be the judges, .... in 1966, nearly every nightclub in the country had blacklisted Bruce. ... Bette Midler on childhood: "I grew up an ugly, fat little Jewish girl with...

Most Popular TV Shows for comedy and 1950-1959 - TV.com

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Browse Most Popular TV Shows for comedy and 1950-1959. ... Good and bad weren't always as simple as "black hats" vs. ... 2-Once a man had paid his debt to society and was released from prison, he deserved a clean slate and a chance to ..... It seemed to look like all the Tom & Jerry cartoons in the 1950s and 1960s.

A History of Comedy on Television - Washington State University

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As soon as speculators realized that radio had commercial possibilities they began operating stations ... In 1950 the most popular form of television comedy was the comedy-variety show. ... 1951 was a bad year for new comedy shows. .... It did, became one of the top-rated shows in the 1960s, and ran for a total of five years, ...

'This Is How We Lost to the White Man' - The Atlantic

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Cosby had come to Detroit aiming to grab the city's black men by their collars .... in Cosby's performances as a hugely popular stand-up comedian. ... have been and are at risk in America simply because of their skin colors,” ... I wanted a piece of pound cake just as bad as anybody else. ..... Consider his problems with rap.

Bad cough is lung cancer's main symptom, highlights campaign ...

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May 6, 2012 ... Books · Film · TV · Music · Art · Theatre & Dance · Comedy ... Actress Stefanie Powers, left, who had lung cancer, is backing the ... of skin cancer, according to a survey by Cancer Research UK in 2010. ... a result of the decline in smoking that started in the 1950s and 1960...

IMDb: 50 Ugliest male actors - a list by mborikow

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Aug 10, 2011 ... Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. ... Ian McNeice went to Taunton School in Somerset and then had two years at ... From a very young age, he loved to learn, especially reading .... Robbie Coltrane, one of Britain's most popular comedians who was ...

HIDDEN in PLAIN SIGHT Marketing Prescription Drugs to ... - NCBI

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By the mid-1950s, the popular promotion of brand-name prescription drugs through ... in the 1950s and 1960s by an energetic exploration of nonadvertising marketing ... professional freelancers, they had actually been commissioned by the MPIB ... dozens of complaints, including skin problems, “the blues,” heat sensitivity, ...

The Forbidden Love of Sammy Davis Jr. and Kim Novak | Vanity Fair

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Sep 3, 2013 ... It's a terrible comparison, but it's like betting on the Kentucky Derby. ... He had created the notorious second skin glittering with sequins that Marlene ... a reporter who covered Hollywood in the 1950s and who probably knew .... appearing on Broadway in the musical comedy Mr. Wonderful and dining out ...

Deeply Embarrassed White People Talk Awkwardly About Race ...

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Aug 31, 2011 ... "You've never had a negative thought based on racial bias? .... Every conversation about race is tortured—palpably awkward, .... But so is the history of judging people based on something as arbitrary as skin color; we have to work with ... the 1950s hailed from when they moved to this neighborhood—the ...

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20 Fun Facts About 'I Love Lucy' | Mental Floss

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Feb 17, 2016 ... Never mind the fact that Lucy and Desi had been married more than a decade; ... (and potential sponsors) that they could work together as a comedy team, they ... by the Desi Arnaz Orchestra during a tour in the summer of 1950. ... only Lucy would ever poke fun at her husband's pronunciation problems.

Most Popular TV Shows for 1950-1959 - TV.com

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From 1950-1967, John Daly hosted the "classic" CBS What's My Line?, to which this ... of the plains, is a typical frontier city of the late 1800s with typical problems ranging from ... Filmed almost exclusively in the Los Angeles area, Raymond Burr had ..... appearances were among the highest rated TV programs of the 1960'...

Cosby: His Life and Times reveals Bill Cosby had a vile temper and ...

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Sep 16, 2014 ... Bill Cosby had a vile temper, punched out comic Tommy Smothers and was ... His glaucoma is now so bad that one eye is clouded over and he cannot ... and tried it out on audiences in-between folk acts in the early 1960's in New ..... ample assets in very low-cut skin-tight catsuit as she puts glamorous spin ...