AirTalk for June 25, 2010

Pam Grier lets her hair down

Mercer 8382

Springboard Press

Pam Grier's memoir, Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, included some material not suitable for air. Hint: it has to do with Richard Pryor.

Larry talks with actress Pam Grier about her candid new memoir detailing her life and career. She shares her thoughts on being a “Blaxploitation” star, (describing herself as “Chekhov in a wet T-shirt!”), working with Roger Corman and Quentin Tarantino, remembers her relationships with Richard Pryor, Freddie Prinze and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and talks openly about her childhood and her battle with cancer.

Guest:

Pam Grier, actress and author of "Foxy: My Life In Three Acts" (Springboard Press). Her movies include Foxy Brown, Coffy, Sheba Baby and Jackie Brown. Your purchase on Amazon supports KPCC


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