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NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN
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By Sean Elder, March 3, 2015
Comedian Brian Copeland decided not to kill himself and made a one-man play about the experience; then things got funny.
"What really made me decide to bring it back was Robin Williams,” Copeland says of the comic who committed suicide in August 2014.
"I knew Robin; we were not great friends, but coming up in comedy in the Bay Area you had to know Robin. Last time I saw him he asked if I had DVDs of The Waiting Period and Not a Genuine Black Man; he’d never seen either show. I have low-quality DVDs of both archival things so I sent them to him. I don’t know to this day if he ever saw them.”
THE WAITING PERIOD
CBS 5 KPIX San Francisco: Profile of Brian Copeland on "30 Minutes Bay Area" Courtesy of CBS5.com.
VIDEO ARCHIVE: KQED NEWSROOM, APRIL 25, 2014
Host Scott Shafer interviews Brian about his hit solo show "Not a Genuine Black Man" Courtesy of KQED.
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