5/19/21 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Paul Mooney Dead At 79

Paul Mooney, the pioneering comic, writer and actor, has died at age 79. Mooney died Wednesday at 5:30 a.m. at his home in Oakland, California. His family posted on Mooney’s Twitter account Wednesday morning,“Thank you all from the bottom of all of our hearts …you’re all are the best!…… Mooney World .. The Godfather of Comedy – ONE MOON MANY STARS! .. To all in love with this great man.. many thanks,” Continue reading

2/9/22 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Richard Pryor Show- Mojo Healer


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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

2/12/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Richard Pryor Live and Smoking 1971

Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’ is a 1971 American stand-up comedy concert film starring and written by Richard Pryor and directed by Michael Blum, who also cinematographer and producer.  Continue reading

8/2/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Mack (Excerpts)

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.  Continue reading

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

7/17/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Mack


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

The Mack- Pimpins Big Business
 

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.

The Players Ball

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