Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

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Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by siggers » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:18 am

I heard Richard Passed the torch to Chappelle. My question is why Dave instead of Chris Rock. Chris has had more of an impact on comedy hen David. Five HBO specials and such. Dave only has one and it does seem like Chris really talks out issues and is named the funniest comedian in America.

Chris body of work is more profound then Dave, not saying Dave doesn’t state issues, and is brilliant in his own league. But Chris was named number five in Comedy centrals 100 GREATEST STAND UPS OF ALL TIME, Dave 43 so what did rich see in Chappelle that he didn’t in rock?
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by smjmcomic » Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:08 pm

siggers,



Dave doesnt cheapen the art by doing subpar movies. Chris rock has made some really shitty choices in the past few years. That list you talk about is going on 4 years old truck me Dave has climbed at least a dozen places by now.

Dave's hot right young people love him! Rock's on his way out!
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by siggers » Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:54 pm

smjmcomic,
I see ok he is working on his 5th HBO special now but i see what your saying thanx.
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by Murphdogg » Mon Aug 13, 2007 10:30 am

siggers,
there's no bad choice either way. My guess is because the Chappell show was ground breaking in the way the Pryor Show was. Skits like Clayton Bixby were pretty groundbreaking. It's been a couple of years I think we've all forgotten how damned funny the Chappell show was.
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by tamra » Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:28 am

siggers,

huh? Dave Chappelle has been doing standup since the early 80s, including on televised shows. Chappelle has also had more than one comedy special. for some reason his first Showtime special hasn't been aired much. only his most recent/last one.

Chris Rock has just had more visibility with SNL, movies and several Emmy winning specials.
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by NathanO » Mon Aug 13, 2007 3:43 pm

siggers,

Dave just seems more real to me. You gots to keep it real. Chris looks polished to me, but he has some good material. And it just seems like that, good material.

Compare Chappelle's Show to Everybody Hates Chris.

Dave's 6 hour stand up gig is pretty impressive too, especially the crowd reaction. Must of been Great.

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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by Murphdogg » Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:58 am

NathanO,
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by bingolong » Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:53 pm

siggers,
Well Chapelle's comedy is closer in spirit to Richard's style. Chris Rock's comedy is just as much George Carlin inspired as it is Richard inspired...Rock has said that in the past....ain't nothing wrong with that b/c Carlin is among the top 2 comics ever, second only to Pryor in Comedy Central ranking, so it's all good.
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by siggers » Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:43 pm

Thanx guys for the responses, It was just was fucking with me. I love them both, and it seems Chapplle will have no part in televised comedy anymore. Good thing Chris is doing his 5th HBO special, i like Chris just a tad more not much tho.

And it's funny so many people love Carlin, even black people say he is an inspiration. And i think it's becuase he tells the truth and shit like that.
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Re: Why Dave Instead Of Chris?

Post by Jennifer » Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:33 pm

bingolong,
Thank you for answering this!
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