Chappelle’s Problematic Best

January 6, 2018 in Uncategorized

Photograph: Mathieu Bitton/Netflix

Photograph: Mathieu Bitton/Netflix

If you love comedy, you’re heard a flood of opinions about Dave Chappelle’s difficult and occasionally rewarding new hours on Netflix. My colleagues from Vulture did a good job of mulling them over:

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I got an assignment to look at the positives. The specials, thorny as they are, resisted the listicle treatment but there are, of course, good jokes in here…

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