Friday, March 15, 2013

Your Turn

In this alleged Chris Rock/Dave Chapelle tour, who would you make open the show and who gets to be the headliner?

58 comments:

VIPblonde said...

Open with Chris Rock. Then at least the shows will start on time!

Alicia said...

Chapelle to headline of course

" fuck yo couch "

Mary said...

Rock opens, Chapelle headlines.

Alicia said...

On a side note .. Clayton Bigsby is one of the funniest characters from a comedian. Ever.

Maja With a J said...

Can't they switch from night to night?

Lucas said...

Alternating headliners. I saw John Mayer and Counting Crows on a tour like this. Although at the time I thought it was blasphemy that the Crows should go on before pretty boy. I hated JM for that (and Your Body is a Wonderland -only slightly redeemed by having JLH in the video) for years, until my ex got me the John Mayer Trio album "Try!" That record is spectacular, even if Mayer is a douche.

auntliddy said...

Rock headlines. Better known. Chappelle special guest. Persinally i think chapelle still needs help with mental issues.

Renoblondee said...

Chapelle opens.
Rock headlines.

Amber said...

I think Chappelle opens. I've seen both, and Chappelle does kind of a lot of rambling. He's hysterical, but when I saw him last year it was a lot of rambling. Rock's set is way tighter.

Agent**It said...

Chapelle to open and close, Rock can carry his luggage, maybe.

nevermindthat said...

That's tough they're both good. I have to go with Rock based on his Never Scared Tour. One of my favorites was when he said" How in the hell do men expect to find repectable women in night clubs dancing to a song that says "To the windows, to the walls, till the sweat drop down my balls, till all these bitches crawl, to all skeet skeet motherf_uckers."

But Chapelle had "I'm Rick James Bitch; I'm rich bitch." People are still saying that one.

ABlake said...

Chapelle and Martin Lawrence should open, since both apparently turn into gremlins after 9p. The evil kind, not gizmo kind.
I'm not a fan of Chris Rock's stand-up (seems one-trick pony) but I sure do enjoy the re-runs of Everybody Hates Chris. That's a great show.

hollywood dime said...

they switch who opens and closes every night.

ABlake said...

Hey nevermindthat, don't forget that "Cocaine is a helluva drug"

And if he brings Charlie Murphy along....It's worth 3x the cost of admission!

Mango said...

Rock can open.

Lola said...

Rock headlines. Chapelle is too unpredictable. You can have a show without the opening act but not without the headliner.

Alma said...

Chris Rock should headline. O like Dave Chappelle but the way he dealt with his tv show still seems off.

NomNom83 said...

Alternate to be fair. Rock headlines to go by seniority. They're both fantastic, the audience wins here no matter what.

fancyscreenname said...

Rock isfunny. Dave is hilarious. Rock opens chapelle headlines.

Alicia said...

This ^^^

lostathome said...

OMG PLEASE LET THIS HAPPEN.

Bitch, I live in a fuckin trash can!!

nevermindthat said...

@ABlake oh hell yeah; Charlie Murphy would kill it.

Izzie Marceaux said...

Chapelle is incredibly talented and hilarious, but I would not bank on him as a headliner after the last debacle. Rock has proven he can commitment - tours, TV shows, etc. You can replace an opener, but a headliner would kill a tour. Sometimes reliability has to trump superior talent.

fordellcastle said...

Absolutely love Charlie Murphy on Chapelle show! Chapelle should be headliner, don't even care if Chris Rock shows up.

nevermindthat said...

I'm about to go and Youtube some of Chapelles skits.
Chicken and Racism is hilarious.

He starts by saying have you ever had something racist happen to you and you don't even get mad? You just go damn that was racist.

Chapelle walks into a restaurant in Mississippi and he is about to order and he say's "I'll have the... but before he could get it out the White waiter goes "The Chicken" Dave goes damn; how did he know; so he ask the waiter how did you know I wanted the chicken and the waiter says come on buddy now everybody knew as soon as you walked through the door you were going to order the chicken. It's a well known fact that down here Blacks and chickens are quite fond of each other. Dave said " I wasn't even mad just upset because I thought I liked chicken because it's delicious; I didn't know that I was geneticlly predisposed to like Chicken.

ABlake said...

Hahaha! He really is ON when he's on, isn't he? I still love the KKK one, where he doesn't realize he's black. That was classic satire at it's best. Brilliant, even.

Julie Wright said...

Chris Rock yes - Dave - UGH I hate that dude

Julie Wright said...

Chris Rock yes - Dave - UGH I hate that dude

ABlake said...

..and Charlie talking about how Eddie wouldn't let him jump on his couch was AWE.SOME. I <3 Charlie.

libby said...

Chappelle is a frickin' GENIUS.
I want him on my tv again, but I care about his sanity too much, KWIM?


^^Speaking of the awesome chicken anecdote, Chris Rock had a skit on a show (?) years ago, about how hard it was to be Black and buy a watermelon, how he got uncomfortable. So funny, and I know he's not alone! I've had friends say the same. Also about chicken.

ABlake said...

For anyone who never watched the Chapelle show, Charlie Murphy is Eddie Murphy's brother and just out of his mind. In a good way. He used to be a guest on Chappelle's show and would talk his head off about his brother and how Eddie treated him. Very funny stuff.
(sorry for the multiple posts, I just know when I see something about a show I haven't seen/follow it's nice to get caught up to speed on the conversation)

Charlie Murphy 4evah!

Agent**It said...

I was speaking of Chapelle in his prime, before he was Oprahized (via Maya A.)

libby said...

....My only worry is usually when I'm super-disheveled, and buying all cat stuff...litter, treats, etc. I feel I look like a nut.


Also buying GIANT packages of toilet paper with cat litter too? That tells the clerk, 'Boy, are they shitting at MY house'.

I know it's silly, but still...Checkout clerk judgement.

Sherry said...

Nevermindthat: Never heard that but I am laughing my ass off.

I think these two should alternate but that's the Libra in me. Like them both but Chapelle is definitely edgier.

rejectedcarebear said...

Try is fantastic! He is really talented, despite having shitty bedside manner.

Anna Nonymous said...

Rock's more exciting and brassy, Chapelle is more quiet slow burn, open with Rock.

rejectedcarebear said...

I saw Dave a few years ago, a few months after he got back from his Africa trip. He had a temper tantrum and walked off stage after about 45 minutes. I was upset because I paid a lot of money to see him but regardless, Id go again.

I also had a friend who lives in the same town as Dave, she said he was super nice but wouldn't smoke with her.

They should alternate headlining. It'll be a great show no matter when the preform.

Leah said...

Libby, one time my husband puchased the following at the grocery store: tampons, Vaseline, cat food, and duct tape. (I gave him a list.) He said he was sure someone thought he was going to torture a cat - or a cat lady. LOL

Leah said...

I love Charlie Murphy. The Rick James and Prince stories still make me wet my pants.

Alicia said...

Clayton Bigsby!

libby said...

Leah....PERFECT!

I am embarrassed too when I buy tampons and Advil at the same time....it's like oversharing. UGH.

libby said...

Leah...you reminded me of Homer Simpson buying illegal fireworks (a scene inspired by "Summer of '42" movie):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqfxmWbelcQ

I'll just say that Marge's reaction to his purchases is, "Homer, I'm not sure what you're planning for tonight, but count me OUT." Or some such. Funny!

Leah said...

Hahaha Libby, I love it!

ABlake said...

I sent my ex into the grocery store once to buy tampons for me while I waited in the car. He walked out (right as luck would have it when a bunch of my male co-workers pulled up) and yelled "IS THIS THE RIGHT BRAND ABLAKE?" as he waved the box in the air and I tried to hide under the seat. "BECAUSE IF IT ISN'T THE RIGHT BRAND I CAN GO IN AND EXCHANGE IT FOR A DIFFERENT BRAND"

ex- 1
me- 0

I never asked him to do that again.

dragon said...

dont care who but im there

VeeBee said...

Chapelle should bring Charlie Murphy AND Wayne Brady! Can't they co-headline? I think Rock's standup is great so I'd be happy to see them together in any way they can make it happen.

Agent**It said...

ABlake, LOL, with tears !!

Speakeasy Jane said...

Chris Rock hasn't been funny in years. Dave's the headliner all the way.

ohcowie said...

I say yeeeeeaas either way!!

Tamara Wiley said...

It rubs me the wrong way when people say this..he seems like one of the only people with integrity in Hollywood..why does the black man have to be " off", because he chose not to accept a boatload of money..u know there were serious strings attached to that money...they should alternate headlining

Tamara Wiley said...

Lolololol

AuntJess said...

Lucas I saw from yesterday you're getting laid off. That sucks man. Sorry.

FalseProfit said...

Who cares. They're both well past their prime.

Dave's shows aren't so great these days, since he doesn't even bother to write jokes anymore. He just sits there smoking and riffing with the audience. He's still funny, but only a fraction of what he was.

BTW, Charlie Murphy's stand-up is pretty bad. Not many people would pay to see him twice.

LTG said...

No way would I ever see a Chris Rock headline tour. Dave is the superior comedian in every way. let Chris open.

Sunny said...

I like the alternating idea, because they're both hysterical and superstahs (OMG Alicia. Clayton Bixby - my favorite sketch too)

I will never forget being in the checkout at Target right after having my first kid. The girl in front of me was buying wine, condoms and lube, whilst my basket was full of nursing pads, nipple shields and baby bottles. I kinda chuckled and said "looks like your night is gonna be waaay better then mine". She turned bright red and I swore right there that I should only share about 1/10 of the things that pop into my lame brain

Sandy said...

The headliner would be Rock, with Chapelle opening for him. No brainer.

csproat said...

Dave Chapelle should get a MacArthur genius grant, cause that is what he is.

And Chris Rock was one of the few famous guys in Clinton Hill Brooklyn who would say hello to you on the street.

Soooooo.....I gotta agree with the alternating headliners folks.

Izzie Marceaux said...

@Sunny - I LOVE that story! Hahaha!