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Tuesday, November 19 2013

Political Incorrectness Gone Good: An Appreciation of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia pushes the boundaries of human decency -- in a good way.


Columns

Thursday, May 10 2012

Stand-Up! America’s Dissenting Tradition Part 2: Transformers George Carlin & Richard Pryor

Whereas Richard Pryor used autobiography for his comedy of social dissent, George Carlin aimed his critical lens outwards, to reflect upon a world of greed and self-delusion.


Reviews

Monday, June 6 2005

Richard Pryor: Stand-Up (2005)

More than anything else, Richard Pryor was a confessional artist whose monologues derived from his own chaotic and frequently self-destructive life, Brother Richard testifying from the lip of the abyss.


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