• Dave Chappelle gives Will Smith stand-up lessons on Bucket List episode

    Will Smith received a lesson in stand-up comedy from Dave Chappelle for his new Facebook Watch show, Will Smith’s Bucket List. But Smith’s stand-up experience is a life lesson for us all. When Smith celebrated his 50th birthday, he decided to tackle his bucket list in a series of episodes on Facebook Watch. His first episodes follow the Aladdin star as he skydives and swims with sharks—it has the potential

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    8 brilliant stand-up specials on Netflix to celebrate Black History Month

    Happy Black History Month! Black comedians have been an integral part of stand-up comedy for decades. Netflix has produced several specials where black comedians speak their truths about racism, privilege, and politics. To celebrate the work of black comics, Laughspin is bringing eight Netflix specials that will have you laughing (and thinking) not just in February, but all year round! W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro W. Kamau Bell: Private

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    Dave Chappelle surprises Charlotte couple with free tickets on Valentine’s Day

    Dave Chappelle made one couple’s Valentine’s Day very special. Deidra and Eddie Dickens from Charlotte, North Carolina were more than surprised when Chappelle approached their Valentine’s Day dinner to deliver tickets to his show at The Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Deidra, in an effort to surprise her husband for Valentine’s Day, specifically bought four wheelchair-accessible tickets. Her husband regularly uses a wheelchair, and she wanted to make

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    Dave Chappelle proves he’s the GOAT; wins Grammy back-to-back years

    Dave Chappelle won his second Grammy Award on Sunday for Best Comedy Album. The Recording Academy honored the album-version of Chappelle’s Netflix double-feature Equanimity & The Bird Revelation with the coveted prize. Chappelle beat out fellow nominees Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Fred Armisen, and of course, multiple-Grammy winner Chris Rock. Chris Rock won Best Comedy Album in 1998, 2000, and 2006. Crossover recording-artist and comedian Donald Glover took home some

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    Holiday shopping gift guide based on their favorite comedian

    Picking out the best gifts for your loved ones can feel like a never-ending maze of lofty price tags and vague memories of shoes they said they liked years ago. Of course, in concept, the best gifts are deeply personal—a weird lamp that made you think of your sister or a bear-shaped lighter that just screams Uncle Dan. But finding the inspiration for these intimate gifts is much harder than

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    Grammy Nominations: Jim Gaffigan pre-congratulates Chris Rock or Dave Chappelle

    Grammy nominations were announced on Friday morning, including the contenders for Best Comedy Album. And there are plenty of big names up for the honor. Dave Chappelle, who won the 2018 Grammy in this category, is nominated for his album Equanimity & The Bird Revelation. He is up against the 2017 winner, Patton Oswalt, who is nominated for his album Annihilation. Oswalt jokingly tweeted Friday morning that he and his

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    LOL Comedy Honors postponed…again

    The second annual LOL Comedy Honors have been canceled or at least postponed. The award show was supposed to take place Thursday at Gotham Hall in New York City. On the list to attend the black-tie show were big names like Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Nick Cannon, and Tracy Morgan, all comedians being honored for their work in the comedy industry. The announcement of the show’s cancelation came the day

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    Dave Chappelle on CNN calls for more ‘cultural sensitivity’ and says comedians should ‘listen more’ (Video)

    Dave Chappelle is in the news again for talking about Donald Trump. CNN released a clip of Van Jones’s Saturday night interview with the iconic stand-up comedian. Sitting down with Jones, Chappelle revisits comments he made about giving Donald Trump “a chance” shortly after the 2016 election when hosting SNL. Many at the time were outraged and dismissive of the comments and Chappelle now regrets them as well. In the interview, he concedes, “I don’t like

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    Dave Chappelle Netflix special Bird Revelation is the perfect rape joke

    Dave Chappelle slaps the mic to his knee and laughs—he’s playing the famed Comedy Store. “Everything’s funny, until it happens to you.” From the start of his Netflix special The Bird Revelation, Chappelle’s brow is furrowed, face flat, as he levels his Black experience to that of white feminists who dragged him in the name of #MeToo for expressing “as little empathy as possible.” The audience laughs with the Chappelle’s Show star as he

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    Dave Chappelle will release three new comedy specials on Netflix

    We’ll have more information on Dave Chappelle’s deal with Netflix as it’s available. But for now here’s what we just got from Netflix. Exciting stuff to say the least. Dave Chappelle is bringing his blistering brand of comedy to Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, with three all-new stand-up specials. Chappelle and director Stan Lathan will produce an original stand-up comedy special exclusively for Netflix, with its premiere date

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    Watch: Dave Chappelle’s opening SNL monologue

    In what was arguably the most anticipated episode of Saturday Night Live in recent history due, in part, to our recent presidential election, in which American lost their fucking minds and sort of election and insane sociopath to our highest office and, in part, due to Dave Chappelle hosting the show, the veteran comedian delivered a wholly hilarious and thoughtful stand-up set. “Why do we have to say that black

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    Dave Chappelle Booed During Detroit Show! ‘Drunk’ Performance Video Has Fans Demanding Refund, But Was The Heckling Crowd Too Harsh?

    Did Dave Chappelle deserve to be booed during his stand-up show in Detroit? New video shows the comedian facing an angry crowd after he appeared drunk and slurred his words during a Detroit stop on his comeback tour. Chappelle played two shows in Detroit’s Fillmore Theater last Thursday, and reviews indicate the first performance went great. But things quickly went downhill during his second set that night. Sources told TMZ

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    Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle tour talk returns as Rock admits he’s working on it (Video)

    As he winds down the promotional tour for his much anticipated debut directorial outing Top Five, veteran stand-up Chris Rock went on a run of radio interviews throughout New York, stopping by just about every station equipped with microphones. In his own inimitable conversational flow, Rock fielded the usual questions about how excited he is to direct, along with giving lots of shine to the “ten, twenty” comedian friends in

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    Dave Chappelle’s return to television: Walking Dead, Scandal, CSI? He’ll do it all.

    Dave Chappelle wants to play a zombie on AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead. He also wouldn’t mind snagging roles on CSI and Scandal. It’s all part of Chappelle’s goal to return to television. “For one year, I want to do this thing where I guest-star on as many television shows as I possibly can,” he tells GQ in a new interview. “I’d be a zombie on The Walking Dead.

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    Watch vintage Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and more!

    Nothing induces acute FOMO like visiting Montreal the one time in your life just days before the Just For Laughs festival begins. Such is the case with this particular contributor, but Just For Laughs did the next best thing and released previously unseen footage from over the course of the festival’s more than 30 year history. With the help of new partner Maker Studios, JFL launched a revamped YouTube channel

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