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In Defense of Dave Chappelle

Chappelle’s new special, Sticks and Stones, takes aim at the power of outrage mobs

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ByBy the time I got a chance to watch Sticks and Stones, the new Dave Chappelle Netflix special that premiered August 26, I had already read thousands of words of commentary about it. This isn’t the ideal way to consume any cultural product, let alone comedy. That line by E.B…

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Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum

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Weekly blogger for Medium. Host of @TheUnspeakPod. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything. www.theunspeakablepodcast.com www.meghandaum.com