Dave Chappelle

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Crowd boos Elon Musk after Dave Chappelle says to ‘make some noise’
At a stage appearance Sunday with comedian Dave Chappelle, the audience made their disapproval of the new Twitter owner known

Ed Pilkington

12, Dec, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Saturday Night Live: Dave Chappelle courts controversy once again
The return of the divisive comic brings jabs at Kanye West’s fall from grace and a look forward to House of the Dragon season two

Zach Vasquez

13, Nov, 2022 @2:24 PM

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‘Did Will Smith hurt me? He played Ali!’ – Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle live
They are arguably the two greatest US standups of their generation – and both topical for not always lovely reasons. Could this double whammy possibly live up to the hype?

Brian Logan

02, Sep, 2022 @10:37 AM

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Ricky Gervais Netflix special condemned by LGBTQ groups for ‘anti-trans rants masquerading as jokes’
Comedian criticised for ‘dangerous’ special, in which he says he supports trans rights while making jokes about the genitalia of trans women and HIV

Sian Cain

25, May, 2022 @2:15 AM

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Toasting not roasting: these comedians would surely mock Netflix’s hall of fame
Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Joan Rivers and Robin Williams are given their dues in The Hall but the event is oddly sanctimonious

Brian Logan

19, May, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Man charged for attack on Dave Chappelle with replica gun at LA comedy festival
Incident raises further questions over comedian safety after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at Oscars

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

04, May, 2022 @11:02 AM

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Is it time we cancelled cancel culture?| Eva Wiseman
Some of those who have been cancelled seem to have developed an aura of glamour – and made a lot of money. We need to rethink this…

Eva Wiseman

05, Dec, 2021 @11:12 AM

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TechScape: Netflix and the future of tech employee activism
Up for discussion in this week’s newsletter: an internal brawl over Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special is just the latest chapter in increasing activism in the industry

Kari Paul

01, Dec, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Grammy awards: controversial comedians Dave Chappelle and Louis CK receive nominations
The prominent critics of ‘cancel culture’ received nominations for best spoken word album and best comedy album, respectively

Adrian Horton

24, Nov, 2021 @8:52 AM

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Netflix employees who criticized Dave Chappelle special drop labor complaint
Terra Field has resigned from the company while B Pagels-Minor was fired last month

Kari Paul and agencies

23, Nov, 2021 @9:07 PM

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Chappelle willing to meet Netflix’s trans employees but won’t ‘bend to demands’
Comedian says he’s ‘more than willing to give you an audience but you will not summon me’ in apparent response to protest

Lauren Aratani

26, Oct, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Netflix employees join wave of tech activism with walkout over Chappelle controversy
Slew of walkouts by tech workers, unthinkable mere years ago, shows workers ‘now understand their labor power’, expert says

Kari Paul in San Francisco

20, Oct, 2021 @10:31 PM

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