Dave Chappelle & Depression

Original post by “BlogPost From The Edge” – Faces of depression. Interesting read.

Blog posts from the edge

What? Yeah I know the title sounds like click bait but I assure you it’s not. (well maybe a little.)

This isn’t necessarily an easy topic to tackle and I will do as much as my perspective and insight will allow for. I’ve been wanting to write about Chappelle for awhile and the fact that he is one of my favorite comedians helps but watch out for my bias.

As many of you may already know in 2004 Chappelle walked off stage during stand-up in Sacramento, CA (hometown wassup) and it was then that he fully realized he had lost his audience.

“You know why my show is good? Because the network officials say you’re not smart enough to get what I’m doing, and every day I fight for you. I tell them how smart you are. Turns out, I was wrong. You people are stupid.” – Dave Chappelle


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