Dave Chappelle Reveals His Comedy Blind Spots in New Netflix Specials

January 10, 2018

Dave Chappelle doesnt offend me. Im not saying it to be mean. Im saying to be funny. And everything is funny until it happens to you. Even as I recoil at the latest bit of controversy-baiting in Chappelles new Netflix specials (particularly Equanimity, the more formal of the two), I recognize that my criticisms of the still-funny 44-year-old comedian arent rooted in how offended I am by his words. My…

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Dave Chappelle Defends Louis C.K. in New Netflix Special

January 2, 2018

Dave Chappelle thinks the #MeToo movement may have gone too far, especially when it comes to his friend and fellow comedy legend Louis C.K. In The Bird Revelation, one of two new stand-up specials that landed on Netflix this New Years Eve, the comedian dives head first into the social movement that dominated the culture for the final three months of 2017. Sometimes, the funniest thing to say is mean,…

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How #MeToo Exposes the Myth of Sleeping Your Way to the Top

January 1, 2018

If women sleep their way to the top so frequently, then one would think thered be more women at the top. Among women, using ones sexuality to advance ones career is generally frowned upon, but its a pretty common assumption that people make about women who succeed. Joan Rivers accused Chelsea Handler of doing it, as though Handlers millions of fans and bestselling books were somehow summoned on the day…

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