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Burr, Chappelle Bring Cancel Culture to Its Knees
2 weeks ago

Burr, Chappelle Bring Cancel Culture to Its Knees

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Dave Chappelle used some comic sleight of hand before blasting cancel culture in his latest Netflix special.

Fellow comedian Bill Burr hit the same target seconds after walking on …
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Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ Offends with Purpose
3 weeks ago

Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ Offends with Purpose

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Comedian Dave Chappelle is far from perfect. No stand-up kills it every time he hits the stage.

The best comics will dazzle you with tales of early career defeats. It …
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Is Chappelle’s Netflix Rant the Woke Tipping Point?
4 weeks ago

Is Chappelle’s Netflix Rant the Woke Tipping Point?

With apologies to Billy Joel, Jerry Seinfeld started the fire.

In 2015 one of comedy’s cleanest stand-ups took a bold stand. He ruled out performing for college audiences.

Why? The …
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How Woke Comedy Is Killing Laughter in Pop Culture
1 year ago

How Woke Comedy Is Killing Laughter in Pop Culture

Sometimes a simple news item captures a problem so completely it makes your mouth go dry.

Consider the following headline from Deadline.com:

As Molly Ringwald Turns On ‘The …
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Chappelle Compares Trump Election to Emmitt Till’s Death
2 years ago

Chappelle Compares Trump Election to Emmitt Till’s Death

Dave Chappelle isn’t an official member of the comedy “Resistance.”

Each weeknight comedians like Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Samantha Bee and Trevor Noah tee off on President Donald …
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The HiT List: ‘The Black 9/11’ Edition
3 years ago

The HiT List: ‘The Black 9/11’ Edition

Chappelle thought about cancelling his Friday night comedy gig after hearing of Prince’s passing. He reconsidered after realizing the singer would have wanted the show to go on.

During his four-hour! …
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