{"content":{"id":914,"title":"Dave Chappelle: Sticks \u0026 Stones","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/30d.png\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nIn the summer of 1999, I was lucky enough to see Dave Chappelle at an outdoor comedy festival. That was right around the time when people were starting to call him the greatest comedian of all time. It was pretty routine, in many places at that time, for large groups of conservatives to picket movie theatres, TV affiliates, and venues for any kind of live performances, because anything that wasn't G-Rated was considered an attack on God and family. That was mainstream conservative back then.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nAround the same time, I read a book by Robert Anton Wilson that said, \"It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.\" At the age of 15, I thought that was so ridiculous and impossible that I got angry.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nTime has proven me wrong: The left-wing media are almost 100% outraged by this, while Fox News et al. are praising it, although he's still fundamentally the same comedian as he was twenty years ago, when no one would have ever mistaken him for a conservative.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nAnyway, this isn't his best special, and it's not his worst. The super-secret hidden epilogue is good.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-08-29T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-29T04:54:26.000Z","updated_at":"2019-08-29T18:05:44.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":4},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=stand_up\"\u003estand_up\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e"}

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones


In the summer of 1999, I was lucky enough to see Dave Chappelle at an outdoor comedy festival. That was right around the time when people were starting to call him the greatest comedian of all time. It was pretty routine, in many places at that time, for large groups of conservatives to picket movie theatres, TV affiliates, and venues for any kind of live performances, because anything that wasn't G-Rated was considered an attack on God and family. That was mainstream conservative back then.

Around the same time, I read a book by Robert Anton Wilson that said, "It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea." At the age of 15, I thought that was so ridiculous and impossible that I got angry.

Time has proven me wrong: The left-wing media are almost 100% outraged by this, while Fox News et al. are praising it, although he's still fundamentally the same comedian as he was twenty years ago, when no one would have ever mistaken him for a conservative.

Anyway, this isn't his best special, and it's not his worst. The super-secret hidden epilogue is good.