Larry Wilmore talks about I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts.
Senior correspondent to The Daily Show, Wilmore presents his hilarious and edgy musings, revelations, and ruminations on race, and what he calls his Black Thoughts.
Larry Wilmore started his career as an actor and stand-up comic before transitioning to television writing and producing in the early 90's. He's written for shows such as In Living Color, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and The Jamie Foxx Show. He co-created the animated show The PJs with Eddie Murphy and a few years later created "The Bernie Mac Show" starring Bernie Mac.
Most recently he was a consulting producer on NBC's "The Office." "The Daily Show" has marked a return to performing for Wilmore and he is currently developing a sitcom for himself at HBO. He also wrote his first book entitled I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts from Hyperion Books. Wilmore has been nominated and received numerous awards including an Emmy, a Peabody, Humanitas, TV Critics and NAACP Image Award.
Comedian Larry Wilmore talks about his "Benjamin Button" style career, transitioning from gigs as an award winning writer and producer for Bernie Mac and The Office, to his current gig on The Daily Show.