Groundbreaking Comedy

Programs are coming out on DVD so fast you can already buy the first season of Chappelle's Show, which is still running in repeats on Comedy Central. The only added value (the commentary does not count) is that the shows are uncensored, presumably for anyone who can't figure out what curses are being bleeped and which body parts are being pixilated. Dave Chappelle's sketch comedy is full of razor-sharp, if sometimes cursorily executed, takes on race that are so gutsy Chappelle can't stop saying, after almost every one, that his show is going to be canceled. Chappelle's first season, though uneven,...

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