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Tuesday, October 05, 2021

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Dave Chappelle dropped The Closer, his ninth standup special overall (and sixth for Netflix).

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#1 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-10-05 04:51 PM | Reply

"White gays claim minority status until they need to be white again"

Dude makes some good points about privilege, and shoutout to the Stonewall OGs.

#2 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-05 10:10 PM | Reply

He also says he beat up a lesbian.

#3 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-10-05 10:42 PM | Reply

TERF

These ---- acronyms are getting ridiculous.

#4 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-05 11:56 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

@corky, I finally got around to looking up the breakout of the acronym:
" TERF is an acronym for "trans-exclusionary radical feminism" or "trans-exclusionary radical feminist"

All I knew before was that JK Rowling caught heat for being a terf on Twitter

#5 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-06 06:46 AM | Reply

Continues to catch heat.

Because a story about a young wizard fallen to evil is ruined if you disagree with any single point of a person's politics.

#6 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2021-10-06 07:42 AM | Reply

The special is absolutely hilarious. Definitely worth watching.

#7 | Posted by qcp at 2021-10-06 09:01 AM | Reply

#6 | POSTED BY SITZKRIEG

It's wild - I guess people were expecting a bestselling fiction author to be some sort of opinionless visionary/public figure. Some folk are either Too Online, or expect too much from their entertainment creators lol

#8 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-06 09:01 AM | Reply

Robert Heinlein and H.P. Lovecraft had issues, too.

#9 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-08 12:35 PM | Reply

He also says he beat up a lesbian.

#3 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-10-05 10:42 PM

He made a joke about beating up a lesbian. Pretty huge difference. And if that's all you got out of what he was saying, you completely missed his point.

#10 | Posted by morris at 2021-10-08 04:13 PM | Reply

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