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Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...pursue comedy, Williams identified with the wildest and angriest of performers: Jonathan Winters, Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, George Carlin. Their acts were not warm and lovable. They were just being themselves."You look at the world...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in my mind: ``So, what are we gonna do about it?'' It comes to me in, of all things, the voice of the comic Richard Pryor. He had a routine about the time when he was hospitalized and Jim Brown came to visit. The comedian was trying to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042899/Ope_goodman.shtml
Letting a joke stand on its own

...television. I swear a little, maybe four or five times in 90 minutes." He's not offended by it, he said. He admires Richard Pryor and George Carlin, comedians who have no such self-imposed limitations. He finds Carlin in particular to be an...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100302/thi_wrightside.shtml
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This Day in History

...Saints struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the Mormon priesthood. In 1980, comedian Richard Pryor suffered almost fatal burns at his San Fernando Valley, Calif., home when a mixture of "free-base" cocaine exploded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060903/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...Saints struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the Mormon priesthood. In 1980, comedian Richard Pryor suffered almost fatal burns at his San Fernando Valley, Calif., home when a mixture of "free-base" cocaine exploded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060904/sta_thisday.shtml
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In the Stacks: Nonfiction titles to tide you over

...when they seem positive, ultimately hurt. "How to do it standing up," by Barry Dougherty. With a foreword by Richard Pryor, this Friars Club guide to being a comedian has something for everyone. Well-known comedians, including Phyllis...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110203/boo_stacks.shtml
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This Day in History In the nation

...Saints struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the Mormon priesthood. In 1980, comedian Richard Pryor suffered almost fatal burns at his San Fernando Valley, Calif., home when a mixture of "free-base" cocaine exploded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060908/sta_288232505.shtml
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