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Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (DVD, 2010)

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Darryl Littleton's insightful book BLACK COMEDIANS ON BLACK COMEDY: HOW AFRICAN-AMERICANS TAUGHT US TO LAUGH serves as the inspiration for Robert Townsend and Quincy Newell's take no prisoners documentary offering a critical overview and insider's perspective on the cultural impact of black comedy. Icons of comedy Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, and Keenan Ivory Wayans, among others, all weigh in on what it means to be a black comic in America, while cultural critics, noted scholars, and prominent politicians trace the evolution of black comedy from the days of Stepin Fetchit and blackface minstrels straight through the small screen success of THE JEFFERSONS and GOOD TIMES and on to the cinematic superstardom enjoyed by Eddie Murphy and Whoopi Goldberg. Dave Chapelle's controversial career serves as a rich topic of debate, while the implication of corporate attempts to capitalize on the remarkable success of Spike Lee's ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY and Russell Simmons' DEF COMEDY JAM highlight the ways in which individuals can inspire change in a cultural level.

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  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • UPC: 883476011400

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Genre:Comedies
Format:DVD

eBay Product ID: EPID80817094
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"I don't care what you say that's funny" Larry the Cable Guy

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It was a education. I highly recommend to anyone who's interested in comedy either as a profession or just pure enterainment. It was great!

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