Richard Pryor Quote
“Let me tell you what really happened... Every night before I go to bed, I have milk and cookies. One night I mixed some low-fat milk and some pasteurized, then I dipped my cookie in and the shit blew up.”
At the start of a routine about his freebasing accident. Live At The Sunset Strip (1982) [album and movie]
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRichard Pryor
Born: December 1, 1940
Died: December 10, 2005 (age 65)
Bio: Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities, and profanity, as well as racial epithets. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style.