Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (2009)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: April 27, 2010
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Kam Williams
Sly Fox

A worthwhile walk down Memory Lane as likely to keep you in stitches as appreciating the long line of African-American geniuses who have made it their business to challenge the status quo, but always eliciting lots of laughter in the process.

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S. James Wegg
JWR

A thoughtful history of on-colour humour.

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