Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones - Review

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  • dy/dx
    dy/dx  21 minutes back

    I will always refer to Steve Hughes' comedy about people being offended, especially when it's in a comedy environment. Nothing happens when you are offended. It's not like you are offended and then the next day you wake up with leprosy. People don't care if you are offended. Grow the fuck up and deal with it. "But he was a dick to me." Don't worry about it. It's called life. If I didn't have the humor growing up as a minority in America as a Chinese-American to deal with racism and prejudice, I would've probably died long time ago.

    • Harris Iqbal
      Harris Iqbal  5 hours back

      The only thing wrong with this special was that it was only an hour long. We need more!!

      • charles barkson
        charles barkson  13 hours back

        The rotten tomatoes audience to critic review percentage is dave's last indirect joke to that show

        • A ctionMS
          A ctionMS  15 hours back

          This review was surprisingly wholesome. Apparently, it is possible to talk about controversial things without freaking out. Makes me feel kinda good listening to it.

          • Fenixz Filip
            Fenixz Filip  15 hours back

            That nigga funny, and funny is right.

            • caio lucas
              caio lucas  19 hours back

              All i say is that if a White/non Black comedian made jokes using n-words and other racist slurs, Chappelle wouldn't be like "that's so funny and provocative". I hate people like this, if you're on with the whole "not politically correct" thing that's cool, but keep the same fucking energy when someone say anything that offends you or the group you're included in.

              • Shuja Ahmed
                Shuja Ahmed  20 hours back

                He's shit and you're shit

                • javierlong
                  javierlong  20 hours back

                  Best laugh i ever had since the crazy left invented political correctness...

                  • Federico Scala
                    Federico Scala  21 hours back

                    if a friend of mine hangs himself and after I while I watch in tv a comedy special when someone talks about ropes, I may feel bad. But this is how life works. If you want always to be in a safe space, you are not acting like an adult person. Life has no "safe space". My two cents.

                    • Cheap Ship
                      Cheap Ship  23 hours back

                      The whole thing is funny, it’s how I feel inside

                      • Nonyu Buisness
                        Nonyu Buisness  1 days back

                        Dave chappelle is And always will be the greatest comedian that ever stepped on a stage. Today’s society is just so fucken soft and can’t take a simple joke.

                        • RandomMindz
                          RandomMindz  1 days back

                          update on rotten tomatoes

                          Critics - 31% of 16 reviews
                          Audience - 99% of 36k+

                          • Otoopa
                            Otoopa  1 days back

                            I think America tries to scare it's citizens into giving up their confidence to outside forces, which leads to safespaces, trying to control the world around them by force because they're 'helpless" and need to make sure it's super controlled.

                            • Vincent Romei
                              Vincent Romei  2 days back

                              I watched Sticks and Stones without even knowing what kind of reviews it got. All i saw was "Dave Chappelle" and I thought "OH I LOVE THAT GUY! HE'S HILARIOUS!" and decided to watch it all the way through. AND YEAH! IT WAS REALLY FUNNY! I missed his unfiltered style! and not once EVER did I hear him say something homophobic, bigoted, transphobic, or whatever. Dave Chappelle never presents material that promotes hatred, and that is the bottom line. He may talk about uncomfortable situations, scenarios, and topics, but like a great comedian, he mostly just points out the absurdity behind culture! I loved his performance! I can't wait for another!

                              • Ryhaan Gill
                                Ryhaan Gill  2 days back

                                Bill Burr’s new special was better, imo.

                                • Dr. Vag
                                  Dr. Vag  2 days back

                                  One of the reasons why I like Chappelle is that he doesn't give a fuck lol

                                  • gorylek198
                                    gorylek198  2 days back

                                    30% review score, 99% audience score - that's another joke

                                    • UncleMilo
                                      UncleMilo  2 days back

                                      I gave you the like, because this video was awesometacular! I will make the one complaint that I don't like you suggesting all of Hollywood is horrendously PC, because there are a lot of actors... and scriptwriters and directors and producers for that matter who are just as sick of this PC bullshit as you and I are. Anyway... just the one thing I wanted to mention in one of the vids of yours I am totally down with. You and I are not always on the same page with some things... and that makes me a little sad only because I think you are pretty awesome and I like it when we share views... but to each there own! Keep up the great work, sir!

                                      • Aisha sulayman Abukar
                                        Aisha sulayman Abukar  2 days back

                                        Glad that the world don’t have this mentality in the US today!!!!!!

                                        • NICETRY 99
                                          NICETRY 99  2 days back

                                          If your a bitch then dont watch it..

                                          • Smokey Robinson
                                            Smokey Robinson  2 days back

                                            "I feel like Chappelle Show wouldnt' survive if it came out today". Bro it didn't survive back then either!

                                            • Jubal Card
                                              Jubal Card  2 days back

                                              I was offended at his comedy, but that’s what it’s all about. You don’t watch comedy thinking it’s not going to be offensive. So, yes. I was offended. But I laughed harder than I remember laughing before.

                                              • F8L
                                                F8L  3 days back

                                                I don't know why the ful this is on my recommendation list I despise ppl who have channels lime this guy just fucking talking ful you YouTube I don't want to hear some asshole I don't know or care for their opinion

                                                • Renagi Hitolo
                                                  Renagi Hitolo  3 days back

                                                  Is this North Korea, what happened to free speech - USA.

                                                  • DUB
                                                    DUB  3 days back

                                                    Good to see Jeremy Jahns isn't a sellout for any political party

                                                    • Viewtiful Joe
                                                      Viewtiful Joe  3 days back

                                                      It has to be comedy for it to be comedy. It has to be funny. It's irrelevant whether or not it's offensive. Chapel and Hart have lost their edge. It's not the public's fault.

                                                      • RedLightMax
                                                        RedLightMax  20 hours back

                                                        Viewtiful Joe I thought Sticks and Stones was funny, but not the masterpiece that some people insist that it is.

                                                    • David Hill
                                                      David Hill  3 days back

                                                      Talking of fucked up jokes . I live in Tasmania Australia in 1996 we had a mass shooting in a place called Port Arthur and 35 people died , a joke going around was "What is the temperature in Port Arthur ? " answer "Minus 35 "

                                                      • MyIdeas
                                                        MyIdeas  3 days back

                                                        Dave Chappelle is a great comedian. I loved the special and thought it was a breath of fresh air given the insanity of the unthinking, line-towing, overly-fragile, knee-jerk millennial "outrage" these days. ..

                                                        • Harry Harr
                                                          Harry Harr  3 days back

                                                          Only a sosiopath would make fun of child molestation. I alway loved Dave Chapelle, but this shit was just way over the line and not funny, just disgusting. Only desenseticed morons laugh of shit like this in an audience where everything is ok to laugh at. Fucking terrible jokes from a washed up idiot

                                                          • Jerome Bustillo
                                                            Jerome Bustillo  3 days back

                                                            Any comedy special that offends this many people has done its job very well. That's what comedy should be!

                                                            • Xgamer2462
                                                              Xgamer2462  3 days back

                                                              I love you Jeremy

                                                              • Chuck D
                                                                Chuck D  3 days back

                                                                "Controversial", as redefined by mainstream (white) America: "When a non-white person says or does something that shoves the hypocrisy of white America down their throats". Here are a few from Dave Chappelle's Sticks & Stones: "Just Say No", "this is how I feel inside", didn't like school either, but NEVER considered killing everyone in it", "if a woman chooses not to have an abortion, the father should have a choice to not pay child support", "the best way to expedite gun reform, is for all blacks to register to carry a firearm". The lesson learned is, be very careful ridiculing others; The chickens just may come home to roost.

                                                                • Wis Dom
                                                                  Wis Dom  3 days back

                                                                  I'm paraphrasing, but Eddie Murphy once said *"you just can't get up on stage and say curse words. There has to be creative jokes thrown in there as well".* That's what people don't understand. Dave's Jokes are actually intelligent, they make good points and they make you laugh. It wasn't like he was just insulting people.

                                                                  • elcamaras
                                                                    elcamaras  3 days back

                                                                    I initially thought this was going to be a negative PC review, but I was wrong. Great review which acknowledges today’s PC culture & accurately describes Chapelle’s special in the face of same. Btw, ever since Richard Roeper stopped posting YouTube reviews, this channel has been my go-to review source. Thank you!

                                                                    • Quadrilaterally
                                                                      Quadrilaterally  3 days back

                                                                      Best stand-up comedy special of all time is what sticks & stones is.

                                                                      • Jonathan Quatro
                                                                        Jonathan Quatro  4 days back

                                                                        Your analogies were spot on.

                                                                        • Willisthehy
                                                                          Willisthehy  4 days back

                                                                          The special was amazing

                                                                          • Kayn Jones
                                                                            Kayn Jones  4 days back

                                                                            You look like Aaron Marino

                                                                            Alpha male YouTuber

                                                                            • IuliusPsicofactum
                                                                              IuliusPsicofactum  4 days back

                                                                              Wait a second... who are disliking this video? Anyone has an explanation, why 1.2K dislikes? Who are those people who click on dislike, what is their opinion, how are their lives, how are their minds? Did they watch the special? How did they reach here and did that? Anybody knows? Anybody in the comments section is any of those disliking people? I really want to know.

                                                                              • Talus Xelen
                                                                                Talus Xelen  4 days back

                                                                                Rotten Tomatoes could of chosen a much better statement out of this to quote.

                                                                                • Grumbles
                                                                                  Grumbles  5 days back

                                                                                  One of the most enjoyable stand-up specials I've seen lately. There is something cathartic about having a stand-up comedian take the piss out of cancel culture, the alphabet people, and so much stuff that you normally are not allowed to talk about. I wasn't offended in the slightest, even with stuff I didn't personally agree with. I'm glad to see some comedians are still willing to be controversial.

                                                                                  • Guide theLight
                                                                                    Guide theLight  5 days back

                                                                                    kinda weird middle of the road opinion for ya: I didn't really find it offensive or mean spirited but I didn't really find it hillarious either. I think he wrote a lot of really clever jokes and I see why a lot of people like it but I just wasn't on the same wavelength. I really liked the transgender restroom joke though.

                                                                                    • RedLightMax
                                                                                      RedLightMax  21 hours back

                                                                                      Guide theLight That's my opinion too. It wasn't that offensive, and it was funny, but Dave's done better than this.

                                                                                      I think "Sticks and Stones" is getting more credit than it deserves because of the Rotten Tomatoes score. It started off at 0%, which is insane, and is currently at 31%, which is way too low. The audience overcompensated for that, and I don't blame them, but I think that they don't love it as much as they claim to.

                                                                                      If it had gotten 70% (which is what I would've scored it), then the audience score would probably have been around the same.

                                                                                  • Arthur theSecond
                                                                                    Arthur theSecond  5 days back

                                                                                    This special was my safe zone. It was a perfect fit for me.

                                                                                    • DarkE
                                                                                      DarkE  5 days back

                                                                                      Sticks and stones was amazing ...butthurt (literally) gay people can fuck off

                                                                                      • Lord Mango
                                                                                        Lord Mango  5 days back

                                                                                        I will say that the bit with the kids made me a little uncomfortable when I watched it, but it was funny, even moreso now that I'm thinking about it. He did bring up a good point though about letting things go after the dude has been dead for a while

                                                                                        • That_Goth_bitch
                                                                                          That_Goth_bitch  5 days back

                                                                                          Even his body language is fucking hilarious. Like that part where he was like "what if I was Chinese inside this nigga body?"" And he did that like big stretching gesture 😂😂 idk ....everything he does just cracks me the fuck up. I especially love how he challenges the stupid fucking SJW morons and basically baited them into bitching about his new special. They totally fucking took the bait and did nothing but prove him right and make the idiotic PC police Fuck wits looks even more retarded.

                                                                                          • J-Sharpie
                                                                                            J-Sharpie  5 days back

                                                                                            Bill Burr tries to address this all the time in his standup and podcasts.

                                                                                            • Koko Sister
                                                                                              Koko Sister  3 days back

                                                                                              J-Sharpie Yes I just watched him on Netflix. He’s hilarious and candid too

                                                                                          • lawrence omang
                                                                                            lawrence omang  5 days back

                                                                                            Justice for juicy!