Dave Chappelle and the Hubris of The Comedian

Bask too much in old glory and your inevitable fate is to become a boomer.

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Imparting upon some hidden truth through satire that the wider public is often too wary to share is crucial to comedians’ role as part of the global commentariat. Yet in the case of Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix special, I couldn’t help but feel like…



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A. Khaled

Internet culture scribe with an interest in the digital economy, content creators, media and politics.