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The Hypocrisy of Dave Chappelle’s Power Play

He convinced Netflix to pull his old sketch show from streaming by saying it made him feel bad. Funny how that works.

Dave Chappelle. Photo: NBC/Getty Images

In a vacuum, the story of Netflix pulling Chappelle’s Show from the platform at the request of its star and creator is a feel-good story. Of course it is. Dave Chappelle left Comedy Central…




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David Dennis, Jr.

David Dennis, Jr.

Level Sr. Writer covering Race, Culture, Politics, TV, Music. Previously: The Undefeated, The Atlantic, Washington Post. Forthcoming book: The Movement Made Us

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