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Found Objects No. 15

Richard Pryor as Uganda’s dictator Idi Amin Dada on his short-lived 1977 TV sketch comedy show on the American network channel, NBC.

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Found Objects, No. 12

Following my brief post (more a series of video clips) about African-American comedians and their ‘Africa’ jokes, blogger/musicologist Wayne & Wax alerted me to this album cover for Richard Pryor’s…..

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Found Objects, No.10: "Africa" jokes

There’s something about American comedians and Africa. You’re not sure whether they’re laughing at us or with us. ┬áNot even some African-Americans comedians can steer clear of the stereotypes. There’s…..