From the first episode of The Richard Pryor Show, the comedians’ ill-fated NBC series (only four episodes were produced). Imagine seeing this at 8pm on ABC in 1977! Mind-bending! From archieoogley’s YouTube description: Pre-Spinal Tap Mystical Hobbit Rockers? Check. Druidic cloaks? Check. Smoke machines? Check. Pryor utilizing the long-accepted habit of slurring your words to get past censors? (See ‘Louie Louie’ by the Kingsmen for history’s best example) Check. Pryor throwing giant bags of drugs and pills into his all-white teenage audience? Check. Pryor using a gas gun to kill the first few rows? Check.…
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The names of the furniture in IKEA sound a lot like the names of black metal bands. Consider this quiz an educational way to learn the difference between the two.
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