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Netflix “Peaceful Protesters” Destroy Man’s “Jokes Are Funny” Sign, Commit Assault

America’s so-called “peaceful protesters” are at it again as a recent employee walkout at Netflix, which is due to a Dave Chappelle comedy special that “attacked trans people” and was allowed on the platform, resulted in a counter protester’s “Jokes Are Funny” sign being destroyed and his friend assaulted. The Netflix employee walkout and protest […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Comedy, Lgbt, Censorship, International, America, Netflix, Feminism, Assault, Anime, Dave Chappelle, Peaceful Protest


Netflix CEO Admits He 'Screwed Up' Response To Dave Chappelle Controversy, But Employees Still Engage In A Walkout

Netflix's co-CEO Ted Sarandos revealed to Variety on October 19 that he regrets his last comments about the fallout behind Dave Chapelle's latest comedy special, "The Closer," which has been criticized for being transphobic. He told the outlet:"Obviously, I screwed up that internal communication. I did that, and I screwed it up in two ways. First and foremost, I should have led with a lot more humanity. Meaning, I had a group of employees who were definitely feeling pain and hurt from a decision...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Netflix, Harry Potter, Ricky Gervais, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, J K Rowling, Chappelle, Sarandos, Dave Chapelle, Trans Netflix


The fired Netflix staffer who helped organize the walkout says co-CEO 'missed the point' in his apology tour

Ted Sarandos. Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images A fired Netflix staffer said co-CEO Ted Sarandos "missed the point" with his Chappelle apologies. Sarandos said that he "screwed up the internal communication" but that he "supports artistic freedom." The staffer was fired for allegedly leaking internal Netflix data to the press, an accusation they deny. The fired Netflix employee who was helping organize a company walkout, scheduled to happen Wednesday, responded to co-CEO Ted Sar...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, Trends, Ted, Netflix, Harry Potter, Streaming, Jk Rowling, Times, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, Variety, Rowling, Chappelle, Sarandos, Travis Clark


Netflix CEO says his stance on Dave Chappelle's special hasn't changed but says he 'screwed up' in message to staff, ahead of a planned walk-out

Ted Sarandos, Netflix co-CEO & Chief Content Officer Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Netflix's co-CEO previously said content does not cause real-world harm. Ted Sarandos told outlets on Tuesday that he "screwed up" with those comments. However, Sarandos said Netflix won't remove Dave Chappelle's special. Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos said he "screwed up" with his response to employees' criticism that Dave Chappelle's "Closer" special was transphobic, several outlets repo...
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Dave Chappelle and the current state of comedy

A lot of readers have asked what I thought of the new controversial Dave Chappelle Netflix Special.  This, of course, is a trick question that can only get a person in trouble.  Like “How... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Humor, Dave Chappelle, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine


Comedian Hannah Gadsby tore into Netflix's 'amoral algorithm cult' after its co-CEO defended releasing Chappelle's new special

Gadsby. Netflix Comedian Hannah Gadsby, who won an Emmy for a Netflix special, lambasted the company's co-CEO. Co-CEO Ted Sarandos referenced Gadsby in a memo to staff defending Dave Chappelle's new special. Some Netflix employees and talent have criticized the special, in which Chappelle makes transphobic comments. Comedian Hannah Gadsby tore into Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos in an Instagram post on Friday, after Sarandos wrote a memo to staff, which referenced her, defending Dave ...
Tags: New York Post, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Dave, Netflix, Harry Potter, Streaming, Jk Rowling, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, Rowling, Chappelle, Dear White People, Nanette, Sarandos


Netflix's co-CEO said content doesn't 'translate to real-world harm' in defense of Chappelle's new special. A Netflix documentary suggests otherwise.

Ted Sarandos, Netflix co-CEO & Chief Content Officer Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Netflix's co-CEO sent a memo defending the decision to stream Dave Chappelle's new special. In the memo, he said that content "doesn't directly translate to real-world harm." Some people pointed out that a Netflix documentary, "Disclosure," argues otherwise. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos issued another defense of the company releasing Dave Chappelle's controversial new standup special, "The Clos...
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Netflix CEO said the company believes content 'doesn't directly translate to real-world harm' in defense of Dave Chappelle special, report says

Dave Chappelle's latest special, "The Closer," has been defended by Netflix head Ted Sarandos. David Livingston/Getty Images In an email, Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos said on-screen content doesn't translate to real-world harm. Sarandos cited a decline in violent crime in recent decades despite an increase in violent content. He was defending Dave Chappelle's "The Closer," which has been criticized for transphobic comments. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said this week the company bel...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Netflix, Transgender, Harry Potter, Jk Rowling, Transphobia, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, Variety, GLAAD, Chappelle, Sarandos, Kelsey Vlamis


Transgender Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over Dave Chappelle Special — Why This Matters

Transgender employees at Netflix are planning a company-wide walkout on October 20 to protest statements about the Dave Chappelle comedy special "The Closer" made by co-CEO Ted Sarandos. Chappelle's new special doubles down on his previous transphobic work, and sparked a significant amount of justified outrage. Netflix came under additional heat when they suspended three employees for "crashing" a meeting about how to handle the situation. One of the three, trans software engineer Terra Field, h...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Netflix, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Sarandos, Terra Field, Trans Lives Matter Trans Rights Matter, Ted Sarandos Chappelle, Sasha Goodman, Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism TERF


Trans Netflix employees are reportedly planning a walkout following the release of Chappelle's new special

Chappelle in "The Closer." Netflix Trans employees at Netflix are planning a walkout next week, The Verge reported. The walkout plan comes after Netflix's co-CEO defended the release of Dave Chappelle's new special. In the special, Chappelle makes transphobic comments and defends JK Rowling. Netflix's trans employee resource group is planning a walkout next week, The Verge reported.The walkout comes after co-CEO Ted Sarandos defended in an internal memo the streamer's decis...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Netflix, Harry Potter, Streaming, Jk Rowling, Lgbtq, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, Variety, Rowling, Hollywood Reporter, GLAAD, Chappelle


What We Learned From Dave Chappelle's TERF Debacle

By Carly Tennes Published: October 12th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Dave Chappelle, Carly Tennes


Netflix Suspends Three Employees, Struggles To Understand Fallout From Dave Chappelle's The Closer

We don't typically write about small-scale suspensions or firings inside major tech companies, but a recent set of suspensions at Netflix warrants some exploration. Let's take a quick look at what happened recently inside Hollywood's biggest streamer, and how it could have consequences that extend far beyond the confines of the entertainment industry. Who Was Suspended? According to Variety, Netflix has suspended three employees for crashing a virtual meeting of Netflix executives. One of those ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, Netflix, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, Field, Chappelle, Dear White People, Dorman, Sarandos, Raquel Willis, Variety Netflix, Daphne Dorman, Lenny Bruce George Carlin Richard Pryor


Netflix has suspended 3 employees but says it wasn't for criticism of its Dave Chappelle special

Chappelle in "The Closer." Netflix Netflix has suspended three employees for crashing an executive meeting, The Verge and Variety reported. One of the staffers was Terra Field, who criticized Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special on Twitter last week. In the special, called "The Closer," Chappelle makes transphobic comments. Netflix has suspended three employees for attending an executive meeting they were not invited to, including a trans staffer who recently criticized the company'...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Harry Potter, Streaming, Jk Rowling, Ted Sarandos, Dave Chappelle, Variety, Moore, Chappelle, Netflix Netflix, Sarandos, Travis Clark, Jaclyn Moore


What The Hell Is Going On With Dave Chappelle?

By Carly Tennes Published: October 08th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Dave Chappelle, Carly Tennes


Dave Chappelle Sparks Justified Outrage With New Comedy Special

In his sixth stand-up special for Netflix, "The Closer," Dave Chappelle has completed his deal with the streamer and gone out on a note so sour, Warheads candies seem sweet by comparison. Upon its release on Tuesday, audiences have been taking to social media to express their outrage, and both GLAAD and The National Black Justice Coalition have called for the special's removal from the streaming platform, noting the very real harm his words may cause. "This is going to be my last special for a m...
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Netflix employees speak out against Dave Chappelle's new special in which he makes transphobic comments

Chappelle in "The Closer." Netflix Dave Chappelle and Netflix are under fire for his sixth standup special, "The Closer." Some Netflix employees criticized the company for giving Chappelle a platform to make transphobic comments. An executive producer on Netflix's "Dear White People" said that she is done working with the streamer. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dave Chappelle and Netflix are coming under fire for Chappelle's sixth standup special for the streamer...
Tags: New York Post, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Dave Chappelle, GLAAD, Chappelle, Dear White People, Travis Clark, Jaclyn Moore, Netflix Dave Chappelle


Dave Chappelle: The Closer Trailer: Morgan Freeman Puts The Pressure On The Comedian

Chappelle is back, baby. The comedian returns to Netflix with his latest stand-up special, "The Closer," which premiered on the streaming service on October 5. The Detroit-set special is sixth in the "Half Baked" star's comedy special filmography, all of which have been helmed and produced by television luminary Stan Lathan. Both Lathan and Chappelle scored Emmys for their past collaborations, including, "The Age Of Spin," "Deep In The Heart Of Texas," "Equanimity," "The Bird Revelation," and "S...
Tags: Movies, News, Dave, Netflix, Trailers, Morgan Freeman, Detroit, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Stan Lathan Both Lathan


Why You've Got Mail Is Dated In The Most Fun Way Possible

In 1998 the late, great filmmaker Nora Ephron — patron saint of the cutesy romantic comedy — devised a plan to duplicate the success of her 1993 hit "Sleepless in Seattle" by reuniting America's sweethearts Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in a loose remake of Ernst Lubitsch's 1940 classic "The Shop Around the Corner," set in her hometown of New York City. What Ephron wound up with was, while wildly successful at the time, a movie that seems to encompass so many distinctly dated '90s motifs when viewed th...
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The Closer Trailer: Dave Chappelle Comedy Special Coming To Netflix In October

"I'm not saying it to be mean, I'm saying it because it's funny."Habitual line-stepper Dave Chappelle is sliding back into the living room TVs of the world. Netflix just announced the stand-up comedian's latest comedy special, "The Closer," which premieres on the streaming service on October 5. Shot in Detroit, this is the sixth in a line of Chappelle's comedy specials for the streaming giant, all of which have been helmed and produced by television giant Stan Lathan. "The Age Of Spin," "Deep In...
Tags: Movies, News, Netflix, Trailers, Ohio, Detroit, Dave Chappelle, Hollywood Bowl, Richard Pryor, Chappelle, Yellow Springs, Stan Lathan, Sticks Stones


Netflix Releases Teaser for Dave Chappelle: The Closer Stand-Up Special

Dave Chappelle’s sixth Netflix stand-up special is set to release in just under a week, and ahead of that, the streaming platform has released a new teaser for the upcoming special. MORE: Wonka: Colman, Atkinson, Hawkins & More Join Musical Prequel The new special, titled The Closer, is billed as “the sixth chapter” in Chappelle’s long-running history with Netflix and will premiere on October 5, 2021. Like the previous stand-up specials, The Closer will be directed by Stan Lathan, who has worked...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Netflix, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Movie News, Stan Lathan, Lee Majdoub, The CLOSER


Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James: Release Date, Cast and More

Even if you don’t know any songs by funk, R&B, and soul singer Rick James off the top of your head, you’ve undoubtedly heard at least one before. Maybe you became familiar with him thanks to the comedic efforts of Dave Chappelle and his Comedy Central sketch series Chappelle’s Show. Soon you can learn about the real recording artist thanks to Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James, a new in-depth documentary coming to Showtime that delivers a definitive portrait of the man himself, shining ...
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2021 Emmy Nominees Unveiled Including WandaVision Earning 23 Noms

The full list of nominees for the upcoming 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards was announced this morning, with Netflix’s The Crown and Disney+’s The Mandalorian both receiving a total of 24 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series. The major categories were announced by Emmy-winning father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting). Marvel Studios’ first foray into television further solidifies its success, with WandaVision dominating the limited se...
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2021 Emmy Nominations: ‘The Crown’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Lead With 24 Nods, ‘WandaVision’ Follows With 23

It’s that time again… time to celebrate the best of television entertainment! The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards will give us a chance to cheer for all of the small-screen champions who kept us somewhat sane during the past year. The golden era of television is only getting more glorious, with streaming services competing to deliver the absolute best entertainment possible. It means there’s a lot to choose from and sift through, but more content means, in this case, more good content. The Outsta...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Stephen Colbert, Abc, John Oliver, Disney, Netflix, Paris, Dolly Parton, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Olyphant, Gillian Anderson, Bob, Alec Baldwin, Helena Bonham Carter


2021 Emmy Nominations: ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Take the Most Nods

It’s that time again… time to celebrate the best of television entertainment! The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards will give us a chance to cheer for all of the small-screen champions who kept us somewhat sane during the past year. The golden era of television is only getting more glorious, with streaming services competing to deliver the absolute best entertainment possible. It means there’s a lot to choose from and sift through, but more content means, in this case, more good content. The Outsta...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Abc, John Oliver, Paris, Dolly Parton, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Olyphant, Gillian Anderson, Bob, Emmy, Alec Baldwin, Helena Bonham Carter, Elisabeth Moss, Kristen Wiig


Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ revives lost history, performances from Stevie Wonder, Sly Stone, more

By Jake Coyle “Like a rose coming through the concrete” is one description of 1969’s Harlem Cultural Festival heard in Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s exuberant, illuminating documentary “Summer of Soul (…or: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’).” The event, held the same summer as Woodstock, drew together Nina Simone, a 19-year-old Stevie Wonder (a genius already), Sly and the Family Stone (the lone act to hit Woodstock, too), B.B. King, the Staples Singers, The 5th Dimension, some of the giants...
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Week of June 22 New Releases | 4K, Blu-ray, Digital and DVD

Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s week of June 22 new releases column! We’ve highlighted this week’s Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DVD releases below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon or other retailers!  Movies on Blu-ray/DVD Batman: The Long Halloween Part One An adaptation of the classic comic of the same name, the film features Batman (voiced by Jensen Ackles) finding himself at a loss in capturing the mysterious Holiday, a killer that strikes on holidays. The cast is rounde...
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The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to The Mandalorian, Spider-Man Web Slingers Ride Through & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, see what the visual effects artists from Corridor Crew think of the VFX work done for virtual production on the Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Plus, take a ride through of the new Disneyland attraction Sp...
Tags: Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, Spider-Man, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Disneyland, Jon Favreau, Visual Effects, Dave Chappelle, Michael Che, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Peter Sciretta, Felix Jorge, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, The Mandalorian


Clarence Williams III, ‘The Mod Squad’s’ Linc, dies at 81

By LINDSEY BAHR | Associated Press Clarence Williams III, who played the cool undercover cop Linc Hayes on the counterculture series “The Mod Squad” and Prince’s father in “Purple Rain,” has died. He was 81. Williams died Friday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with colon cancer, his manager Allan Mindel said Sunday. Tributes came quickly on social media from both those who worked with Williams and those who admired him for his trailblazing roles and impactful performances. “Tales from ...
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Dave Chappelle on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The post Dave Chappelle on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon appeared first on Jumbo Dump.
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Starz May 2021 Movie & TV Titles Arriving and Leaving

The full list of May 2021 movies and TV titles that will be available for streaming on the Starz App has been released (via Vital Thrills), which you can now view below, along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service this month. The includes the arrival of Steven Soderbergh’s Starz original series The Girlfriend Experience Season 3, as well as the series debut of Leigh Davenport’s new comedy series, Run the World. This month will also see the U.S. debut of Allan Cubitt’s...
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