The revelatory contradictory moment arrives during a riff on Bruce Jenner vs Caitlyn Jenner. Chappelle admits he was shocked by how easily everyone accepted transgender Caitlyn. Then the controversial stand-up, whose squirm-inducing comedy has been branded both homophobic and transphobic in the past, puts an unexpected positive spin on Caitlyn's unexpected heroine's welcome. Wait a minute. Is this a time in American history when an American can make a decision for themselves, and even though other Americans don't understand it, they'll support it and let this person live a happy life? If it is, then good for America.
Dave Chappelle addresses trans joke backlash, goes in on Trump voters in special
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Dave Chappelle Takes Down Marvel Comics in a Very Sly Way
Simpson joke he'd just made. I was like what the fuck is the Q? Does that even make sense, Q?
What no one expected from the veteran comedic writer was a long diatribe on superheroes. The fun part? Chappelle launches into superhero analysis when he describes being cornered at the Oscars by two movie producers. In doing so, he ends up delivering biting commentary on two extremely popular comic book tropes. Critics have begun narrowing their eyes at Marvel — and fans have responded by not buying as many books — because the publisher keeps swapping in women or people of color or LGBT folks into the roles once held by white, straight men.