Like most teenage millennial boys, I was swept up in The Chapelle Show when it first came on. I could recite all the catchphrases, and even though I didn’t get every joke I thought it was fantastic.
That show was my first exposure to Dave Chapelle, which led me to For What It’s Worth. It is a full hour in San Francisco with Dave riffing on a bunch of topics. It goes from the bizarre, to why white people are better to drink with, to how he tries to avoid commenting on political issues because of what happened to the Dixie Chicks.
His return to standup on Netflix this year was not as well received, but check out him at his best here: