The last podcast of the week finds us in a ruminative mood as we discuss Dave Chappelle’s controversial special and the finger-wagging response to it—and wonder at the finger-wagging being done in response to the journey of William Shatner into space. Give a listen.

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  1. jorge espinha Lincoln
    jorge espinha
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    I’m not Jewish and i didn’t like the bits about the “Jews in Space”. If that isn’t antisemitism I don’t know what is. Chappelle claims to be well read about history, unfortunately his reading hasn’t cure his prejudices about white people, namely poor white people and particularly white women. But, that’s America right? He’s black so he can say the most ignorant racist BS and he gets a pass. Regardless, I do think he has talent but unfortunately this is bellow what expected. I had a few laughs I think he over compensated regarding the transgender  stuff and he’s riddled with guilt.

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  2. FredGoodhue Coolidge
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    jorge espinha (View Comment):

    I’m not Jewish and i didn’t like the bits about the “Jews in Space”. If that isn’t antisemitism I don’t know what is. Chappelle claims to be well read about history, unfortunately his reading hasn’t cure his prejudices about white people, namely poor white people and particularly white women. But, that’s America right? He’s black so he can say the most ignorant racist BS and he gets a pass. Regardless, I do think he has talent but unfortunately this is bellow what expected. I had a few laughs I think he over compensated regarding the transgender stuff and he’s riddled with guilt.

    I just keep thinking of Mel Brooks.

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