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Old 04-17-2007, 04:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Div View Post
Seriously, how many racist jokes about black guys and mexicans do you have to hear before it gets boring.

Chappelle: im black. i do drugs. white ppl r lame.
Mencia: im mexican. mexicans are poor. home depot.
Well, racism and racial stereotypes still significantly affect people's experience, so they are fertile topics for comedy (along with other forms of discussion and art). The trick is offering some kind of new or surprising way of looking at them. Chapelle consistently did. Mencia never has. There's the difference.
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