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Old 11-17-17, 11:56 AM
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I can't wait!
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Old 12-22-17, 03:56 AM
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Oh my!! What a great clip. Can't wait for the special.
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Apparently a second special will drop this day too.

http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/dave...202647930/amp/
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Originally Posted by dex14 View Post
Apparently a second special will drop this day too.
Yeah, Netflix posted something about 2 dropping. But his original contract was for 3 and two are already out. Either way, bring it on.
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Old 12-22-17, 06:02 PM
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Chappelle is one of the all time best. And one of the few comics who can get away with laughing at his own jokes.
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He's definitely in his "I don't give a fuck" phase of his career, which seems to suit him pretty well so far.
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Old 12-30-17, 06:28 AM
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Re: Dave Chappelle Netflix Specials — e·qua·nim·i·ty / The Bird Revelation - 12/31/17

I guess these 2 specials come out at midnight eastern time this evening. Excited to watch them.

Netflix paid Chappelle $60 million for three specials, the 2 in the can, and the first new one announced.

The second special added to New Year's Eve makes 4. I wonder what they paid for that extra new one?
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Well if he got $60mil for three, wouldn't it be plausible to say he got around $20 for one? Chris Rock was given $20mil per special as well.
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Old 12-31-17, 08:39 AM
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Watched Equanimity. Good stuff.
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I could watch 50 hours of this.
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I really enjoyed Equanimity, but the second special wasn't really doing it for me, and I turned it off after 20 minutes or so.
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I really enjoyed Equanimity, but the second special wasn't really doing it for me, and I turned it off after 20 minutes or so.
Yeah, it is pretty easy to tell that The Bird Revelation, where he's sitting on a stool about 4 feet from the small crowd at The Comedy Store, was kinda thrown together.

It wasn't bad, but it didn't seem polished and wasn't nearly as good as the other 3 Chappelle specials on Netflix.

It was very current as he talks about Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey etc.

It only runs about 47 minutes.

Really looking forward to finally seeing the new Chris Rock special. It was originally supposed to debut in December. I know he was touring for it last March.
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Same. Equanimity was OK, in a Chappelle standard, but I felt asleep with The Bird Revelation. Something was missing in that one.
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Re: Dave Chappelle Netflix Specials — e·qua·nim·i·ty / The Bird Revelation - 12/31/17

I’d say about 80% of Equanimity was what he performed with in Austin, right down to the end with the story about Emmett Till. I thought it was powerful and well done. I just wish he left the material about Whole Foods in the show. That was damn funny.
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Dave at the top of his game.
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Re: Dave Chappelle Netflix Specials — e·qua·nim·i·ty / The Bird Revelation - 12/31/17

I thought last year's specials were better, but these were still solid and had their fair share of laughs.
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