Documentary: Phunny Business

Documentary: Phunny Business

Full Movie/Documentry: PHUNNY BUSINESS: A BLACK COMEDY is a bittersweet valentine to All Jokes Aside, a little known, but extremely influential, black-owned Comedy Club. Comedy, race and Chicago politics collided at this cultural gem and we hope our humorous telling of this story will provoke discussion, and in some small way, promote a greater understanding between the races.For a decade, Chicago’s ALL JOKES ASIDE was one of the preeminent black comedy clubs in the country and gave early exposure and early paychecks to many of the nations most important young comedians including: Steve Harvey, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, MoNique, Dave Chappelle, Cedric The Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Mike Epps, Aries Spears, Adele Givens, Carlos Mencia, Bill Bellamy, Deon Cole, JB Smoove, and Bernie Mac to name a few. The rise and fall of All Jokes Aside and salutes the legendary showcase for it’s major contribution to comedy history. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Added on: August 24th, 2012

Category: COMEDY, DOCS, FILMS, FULL MOVIES

 
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