Funny in my way is a new original comedy-documentary series narrated by a comedian JB Smoove (Real Husbands of Hollywood, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Fast Christmas).
The Six Divider Audible original is a tribute to six legendary black comedians who broke down barriers in the entertainment industry and talks about the daily struggles in the black community fighting for equality while remaining their authentic, raw selves.
Dick Gregory, Red Foxx, Mothers Mabley, Flip Wilson, Rudy Ray Mooreand Paul Moonyare highlighted in featured episodes.
Focused on breaking boundaries in comedy, the new series honors the black comedy icons who broke down barriers by boldly defining themselves beyond the boundaries of their time.
Smoove delves into the life and career of a different comedy icon in each episode, using interviews and archive clips from TV shows, comedy albums and talk shows.
According to the released statement, the series restates the achievements of the comedic greats in terms of their continued relevance, significant influence and fight for equality in the present.
Funny in my way Executive producers are Team Coco and AYR Media. Only available on Audible, premiering August 4, 2022.
If you’re looking for an impactful take on the comedic story that goes far beyond its punch lines, check this out
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