The Moment - Episode 10 - Special Guest Richard Pryor Jr.
March 14, 2019
Hosted by Chris Epting
Richard Pryor Jr.'s self proclaimed "Freakish Life" paralleled his famous father's and namesake in many ways. A Peoria whorehouse, abuse, alcohol and drug addition, as well asa frequent bad decisions. However, he survived. And that's what his new book is about, a real-life story of overwhelming obstacles, surviving, and thriving.
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The Moment features host, best-selling author and TV host Chris Epting, in conversation with some of the world’s most interesting artists, athletes and public figures, zeroing in on “the moments” where their lives took a dramatic turn. Exploring both the highs and lows, The Moment reveals those life-changing episodes in vivid, expansive ways that they have not been discussed before.
Chris Epting is an award-winning travel and music journalist and the author of over 30 books on history and popular culture. Some of his best-selling titles include “Roadside Baseball,” “James Dean Died Here,” and “Change of Seasons,” musician John Oates’ memoir which Chris co-wrote. His passion for storytelling has made him a sought-after speaker all around the country and on many TV and radio shows, whether he’s sharing little-known, hidden history about Americana, music, baseball, landmarks and more. He’s written for the Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Travel and Leisure and many other outlets. In March 2017, “It Happened Here,” a TV show based on his travel books, began airing on the Reelz Network. Chris serves as executive producer and appears in each episode as a host.