Audible’s newest original comedy docu-series titled: “Funny My Way,” premiering August 4, 2022.
Narrated by comedian sensation J.B. Smoove (REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD, WOKE, LAST O.G.), the six-part Audible Original is a homage to six iconic Black Comedians who have broken barriers in the entertainment industry, talking about the everyday struggles in the Black community, fighting for equality while being their authentic, raw selves. This series will give listeners an impactful array of comedic history that goes far beyond their punch lines. “Funny My Way” is executive produced by Team Coco and AYR Media.
Take a look at what you can expect from, “Funny My Way”.
EPISODES DETAIL THE LIVES AND TIMES OF:
- Paul Mooney
- Flip Wilson
- Rudy Ray Moore
- Moms Mabley
- Dick Gregory
- Redd Foxx
About Funny My Way:
Breaking Boundaries in Black Comedy honors the Black comedy icons that shattered barriers by boldly defining themselves beyond the limitations of their time. Using interviews and archival clips from TV shows, comedy albums, and talk shows, our host, J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), dives into the life and career of a different comedy icon each episode – reframing their accomplishments in terms of their continued relevance, their essential influence, and the fight for equal rights in the present day.
Produced by Team Coco and AYR Media, this docu-series celebrates the lives and work of comedy greats, Dick Gregory, Redd Foxx, Moms Mabley, Flip Wilson, Rudy Ray Moore, and Paul Mooney, whose outsized influence is still seen in today’s most iconic Black comics. The podcast features interviews and commentary from additional comedians and writers.