2/24/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES LIFESTYLE EXTRA: Richard Pryor- Dick Junkie Excerpt From Live and Smokin (1971)

Richard Pryor answers the recent gay allegation by Quincy Jones in the 1971 standup Live and Smokin. Continue reading

9/18/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Bingo Long And The Traveling All Stars (Entire Film)

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings is a 1976  comedic sports film about a team of enterprising Negro League baseball players in the era of racial segregation. The movie starred Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones and Richard Pryor. Directed by John Bedham the movie was produced by Berry Gordy for Motown Production and Rob Cohen for Universal Pictures. Continue reading


The Mack (1973), follows the rise and fall of Goldie, an Oakland pimp. The  film directed by California native Michael Campus, and starred Max Julien and Richard Pryor with Oscar-nominee Juanita Moore, and Tony nominated actor Dick Anthony Williams. The movie was filmed in Oakland, California. 

After returning home from a 5-year prison sentence, he returns home to find his brother involved in Black nationalism. Goldie decides to take an alternative path, striving to become the city’s biggest pimp

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All pimps need some time to get together and flaunt their hoes and spoils of the game. And what better place to do it than at the Player’s Ball.

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5/22/17 O&A NYC MONDAY MORNING FUNNIES: Richard Pryor as Mudbone : Cock-Eyed Junior & Bubba

Richard Pryor proves he is the consummate comedic storyteller in this classic skit from his standup routine.  Continue reading

3/20/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: The Wiz- Mable King, Diana Ross and Lena Horne

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The Wiz, the 1978 urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and a big screen version of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical The Wiz produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures. Continue reading

2/15/17 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Richard Pryor Show- Mojo Healer


Richard Pryor shows up with energy and comic timing as Mojo the medicine man, who attracts his cult with the divine words “Let Mojo heal it!” Continue reading

8/21/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Lady Sings The Blues (1972)- Excerpts

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Lady Sings The Blues– excerpts from the 1972 film starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. 1) The Man I Love 2) Them There Eyes 3) Good Morning Heartache 4) My Man 5) God Bless the Child. Continue reading

10/17/16 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Harlem Nights- Eddie Murphy and Della Reese Fight Scene

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Harlem Nights is a 1989 comedy-drama crime film starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. The film also featured Michael Lerner, Danny Aiello, Redd Foxx  (In his last film before his death in 1991), Della Reese  and Murphy’s brother Charlie Murphy. Murphy and Pryor star as a team running a nightclub in late-1930s  Harlem, New York while contending with gangsters and corrupt police officials. Continue reading