When I was 18, Dad wanted me to do stand-up,” recalls Rain Pryor. “And I was like: ‘Are you crazy? You’re Richard Pryor, Dad. That’s impossible.’ A regular comic can go to an open mic and work out material. I have to go and be funny right away.”
"What It's Like to Do Comedy When Your Dad Is a Legend" is from the July 27, 2017 Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jane Borden and narrated by Kristi Burns.