Arts & Entertainment

If you’ve been keeping track on who’s more likely to play Richard Pryor in a big screen version of the late comedian’s life, then put Mike Epps down as the one to watch. According to Deadline, the funnyman has emerged as the current frontrunner for the role in the Lee Daniels-directed biopic after blowing everyone […]

I don’t know about you, but I hate watching the roasts of celebrities now. They’re just so unfunny and filled with comedians where you’re looking…

Arts & Entertainment

Nick Cannon is dropping all kinds of hints that he’s about to play Richard Pryor in a new film project. The entertainer Instagrammed the below picture of Pryor for #ThrowbackThursday with the caption, “I’m feeling his spirit. I hope y’all ready for the next level in my career. #GameChanger #Pryor.” The “America’s Got Talent” host […]

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The grandson of Richard Pryor is facing charges of domestic violence following an alleged altercation with his ex-girlfriend. Randise Pryor, the 23-year-old son of Richard Pryor, Jr. and his ex-wife Diane, is accused of lashing out at Karly Mason, 19, during an incident on Feb. 27 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. A police report was filed on […]

Entertainment News

Think you knew everything about the late Richard Pryor, one of the most influential stand-up  comedians of all time? Think again. In his 1995 autobiography, “Pryor Convictions,” Richard Pryor actually admitted to carrying on a two-week love affair with a transgendered man saying, “I never kept him a secret. My best friend for instance, knew […]

Little Known Black History Facts, Originals

WARNING: Clip above contains offensive language and imagery and may not be suitable for all viewers. It’s been exactly 40 years since the release of the landmark film, “The Mack”, starring Max Julien and Richard Pryor. “The Mack” was released in 1973 and was the only major writing credit for writer Robert J. Poole. Set […]


THese might be fighting words from comedian Mike Epps but of course knowing the dry-humor stylings of Epps, he could be pulling our leg. But in an interview with the Power 105.1 “Breakfast Club” he said Marlon Wayans wasn’t good enough to play iconic comedian, Richard Pryor. He said casting shut the comedic actor down. […]

Arts & Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Allen isn’t a fan of the N-word — not just the word, but the phrase. The 60-year-old actor-comedian told the Tampa Bay Times in Florida that the term “N-word” is worse than the racial slur it represents. The star of the TV shows “Home Improvement” and “Last Man Standing,” and […]

If You Missed It, Originals

Comedic legend Paul Mooney does an interesting interview with the TJMS crew about the life of arguably the greatest comedian of all time Richard Pryor, Mooney gives us details about Pryor’s many children, the alleged donation of his eyes and more. Mooney took part in the Richard Pryor documentary, “Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic”, which […]

TV & Film

The struggle of getting a Richard Pryor biopic made is real. Oscar Award-winning actor and producer Forest Whitaker is up for the challenge. He is the latest person to try to bring the life of the legendary comedian’s life to the silver screen. If you’re a person  who stays up on the movie news, you’re probably saying, “Wait, but […]

TV & Film

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says it's launching a new documentary showcase, with Dick Cheney and the late Richard Pryor among the first to be profiled. The cable channel told the Television Critics Association on Monday that the series titled "Closeup" will offer provocative studies of culturally significant people. Among the first films will […]