Dave Chappelle Granted A Rare Local News Interview Over The Weekend

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11.18.13 7 Comments

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Here’s Dave Chappelle talking to Reg Chapman, a reporter at WCCO in Minneapolis, about why doing stand-up in big arenas is not for him…

“I have friends who are comedians that are good at doing, you know, rock star-sized venues and they have the kind of act for it. But I like when you use the word intimate because I feel like that’s kind of what, ideally, it should be. I know this is not a very funny interview but I’m hilarious, you’re just going to have to take my word for it.”

Here’s part one…

And here’s part two…

UPDATE: Well it looks like the video embeds from the CBS affiliate in Minneapolis aren’t cooperating, but you can watch them both on the WCCO website.

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