A Long and Annoyingly Nuanced Take on Dave Chappelle’s New Special

People keep asking me what I think about Dave Chappelle’s new standup comedy special, The Closer. Before I go any further, I should probably say something about why I’m getting this question.

If the people asking were friends of mine who hung out and got high and watched funny shit with me on a regular basis in my twenties — I’m 41 and much busier and…