Black Comedians on Black Comedy (FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF CHRIS ROCK)
New York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 8 5/8 X 11 1/4 Inches. 343 PP. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #5749
"This work of passion in not only entertaining, it is our history!" Dick Gregory
First printing with original price of $27.95 intact on rear panel. Signed by the author Darryl Littleton (D'Militant) to contributor CHRIS ROCK. Signed, "To Chris Rock, Thanks for your contribution on this project. You're an inspiration & a yard stick for an entire generation & may God continue to bless you & your endeavors. Darryl Littleton AKA D'Militant" directly on the half title-page.
Black Comedians on Black Comedy is the only up-to-date book to examine African-American humor. Comedian Darryl Littleton traces the history and evolution of "black comedy" in his narrative and through the 125 interviews he conducted with some of the top African-American comedians in the world. Those interviewed include Dick Gregory, Sinbad, Eddie Murphy, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Nick Cannon, Bernie Mac, Eddie Griffin, Damon Wayans, Arsenio Hall, Chris Rock, Marla Gibbs, Robert Townsend, and John Witherspoon. (from the publisher).