Amos 'n' Andy

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Amos ‘n’ Andy

early radio buffoons who distorted language: “I’se regusted!” [Radio: Buxton, 13–14]
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On the show "Amos 'n' Andy," syndicated radio actors Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll portrayed two black men, Amos and Andy, who came to the city from the South.
QI remember watching a programme called Amos 'n' Andy. Can you tell me more about it?
The original Amos 'n' Andy; Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll, and the 1928-1943 radio serial.
However, as actress Marla Gibbs pointed out on a television documentary about censorship, apropos of African-Americans, it wasn't that Amos 'n' Andy was necessarily a bad representation of blacks so much as it was the only one.
When Schnabel made his preemptive strike on art history, Basquiat (1996), a sort of Amos 'n' Andy Lust for Life, or Stepin Fetchit's The Agony and the Ecstasy, Gerard Basquiat, Jean-Michel's pop, had the plate made into a cool T-shirt.
Only last year a fortune to rival Kuwait's annual oil revenues was collectively reaped by a homosexual Amos 'n' Andy show called The Birdcage and by Independence Day, in which Harvey Fierstein fluttered like Butterfly McQueen while Will and Jeff charged off to fight the good fight.