An outstanding lineup of entertainers gathered in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Dave Chappelle, recipient of the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on October 27, 2019.
Tacked onto the end of the Dave Chappelle's Sticks and Stones is a secret 23-minute special called Epilogue: The Punchline. The hidden special consists of Chappelle joking with the audience and inviting them to ask him questions, with the comedian touching on everything from the 2020 US presidential election to the most influential comedians in his life and the #MeToo movement.
Transcript of Dave Chappelle’s opening monologue from November 12, 2016 “Saturday Night Live.” The comedian hosted the late night show for the first time and he joked about Donald Trump being elected president and how being rich changed his life.
Original English transcript here [“Killing Me Softly with His Song”] ♪ I heard he sang a good song ♪ ♪ I heard he had a style ♪ ♪ And so I came to see him To listen for a while ♪ ♪ And there he was This young boy ♪ [...]
Original English transcript here [Dave Chappelle] A veces, decir algo gracioso es cruel. ¿Me entienden? Es difícil estar en esa situación. Yo digo muchas cosas crueles, pero deben recordar que mi intención no es ser cruel. Solo lo digo porque es gracioso. Y todo es gracioso hasta que nos sucede [...]
In “The Bird Revelation,” Dave Chappelle addresses accusations against Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K. and Harvey Weinstein with the conspiratorial tone of someone who wants to tell you what everyone (including Chappelle himself) is afraid to say.
Chappelle lets loose on such topics as black celebrities, what it's like to have raunchy fans of his TV show approach him while he's trying to enjoy Disneyland with his kids, Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant and crackheads, of course
Wooo! Ya'll gone make me lose my mind. Up in here! Up in here! Y'all gone make me throw her out. Up in here! Up in here! Y'all gone make me act a fool. Up in here! Up in here! Y'all gone make me lose my cool. Up in here! [...]
Chappelle gets real about racially charged run-ins, celebrity scandals and fatherly dilemmas in a searing stand-up set at Austin's Moody Theatre
This is Dave. He tells dirty jokes for a living. That stare is where most of his hard work happens. It signifies a profound train of thought, the alchemist's fire that transforms fear and tragedy into levity and livelihood. Dave calls that look "the trance." ♪ Play me ♪ ♪ [...]