6 Simple Reasons Why Dave Chappelle’s “Sticks and Stones” is Brilliant
"Sticks and Stones" is one of the most genius thought provoking experiences in the comedy world at the moment.
There’s no need to repeat that Dave Chappelle is one of the best comedians alive.
I wont go deep on any details, just go watch it.
#1. The name of the special
“Sticks and Stones” is an English-language children’s rhyme. The rhyme persuades the child victim of name-calling to ignore the taunt, to refrain from physical retaliation, and to remain calm and good-living. The full rhyme is usually a variant of:
Sticks and stones may break my bones
But words will never harm me.
#2. The Bourdain beginning
“Just like everybody else.”
#3. The audience confronting
The joke is on YOU.
#5. The uncensored topics
#6. The bonus Epilogue
Chappelle brilliantly answers the audience’s questions.