Richard Pryor, 1940-2005

Boston Phoenix | December 14, 2005
Richard Pryor, who died of a heart attack December 10 at the age of 65, was the natural enemy of sanctimony and editorializing. His stand-up routines about sex and race were so disarmingly honest that they were -- and continue to be -- truly liberating.

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