Dave Chappelle is back!
June 17th, 2013
02:36 PM ET

Dave Chappelle is back!

Dave Chappelle, who's generally kept a low profile since the end of "Chappelle's Show" eight years ago, is about to come back in a big way.

Chappelle is the headliner for Funny or Die's "Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival," which kicks off August 23 in Austin, Texas. The tour, which also includes Flight of the Conchords, Demetri Martin and Kristen Schaal, will run through 13 cities in five weeks, concluding in Mountain View, California.

Oh, it's not like Chappelle has been in hiding; in fact, he's touring the Southeast right now, and will be playing three shows in Nashville and five in Atlanta in the coming weeks. But in recent years the comedian's best-known public appearances have been occasional drop-ins at L.A.'s Laugh Factory and spots on "Inside the Actors Studio."

Chappelle remains most famous for his program on Comedy Central, "Chappelle's Show," a sketch-comedy hit that ran for two full seasons on the comedy channel. Chappelle was scheduled to do a third season, but left midway through its production, telling Oprah Winfrey not long after that he was burned out.


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  1. They are kinda like you--UP IN THE AIR AND NO PLACE TO GO

    July 2, 2013 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  2. 38c TOTS..the asians have and "open" relationship..

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    July 2, 2013 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Corey

    Yeah his standup routine sucks, but his shows and movies are funny.

    June 27, 2013 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  4. jorgegervin

    Favorite comedian of all time..yea i know bout pryor n mooney but dave was my generation favorite hes ridocoulosly funny..too bad the fame n pressure from a so called illuminati got to him..hope he comes back harder them ever!! A great mind shouldnt be wasted

    June 22, 2013 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jen

    I guess he ran out of money. So much for not needing that $50 million from his comedy central show.

    June 18, 2013 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Adam

    Dave Chappelle ran out on Comedy Central because he was "burnt out"?

    news to me.

    June 18, 2013 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Smoochie Poochie

      THIS GUY IS FUNNY AS HELL!!! BETTER THAN ALL THE OTHER BLACK COMICS COMBINED!!!!!!

      June 18, 2013 at 9:17 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Jane

    Chappelle for president, his parents are both professors and he is well educated and better than the black President we have know!!

    June 18, 2013 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • amish rebel

      Now, we know about your level of education.

      June 18, 2013 at 5:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • "H"

      ......better than the black president we have know???? what does that mean, can you explain to me what you're trying to say?? "we have know"

      June 18, 2013 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • montyross

      I think he means Mr. President Wehav No.

      June 20, 2013 at 5:51 am | Report abuse |
    • CREEKBEY

      WOW...RACISM LIVES...WELL DUH...HUH...JANE DIDNT PRESIDENT. OBAMA GO TO HARVARD...WHAT COLLEGE DID U ATTEND JANE...???HARVARD... AS WELL...OH NO...U DIDN'T... AMAZING...TRYING TO MASK THE BELITTLING OF THE MOST PROMINENT AFRICAN AMERICAN IN THE WORLD BEHIND PATRONIZING OF A MUCH LESS SIGNIFICANT BLACK MAN...GREAT COMEDIAN ...BUT TERRIBLE PRESIDENT... FFFUUU-NNNEE... WHITE PEOPLE LIKE U ARE SO TRANSPARENT ITS CRAZY.... THANKS JANE...

      July 27, 2013 at 10:34 pm | Report abuse |
  8. if anyone did this..they would have been thrown in the river

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    June 18, 2013 at 2:08 pm | Report abuse |
  9. No worries...its all lined up and you will never know where.

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    June 18, 2013 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Tron Carter

    America wanna see me live, not work. Look at me America, look at how Tron is liviiiiin'... fo' the citaaaaaay!

    June 18, 2013 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Its only gets worse make some time too really read.

    =

    June 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  12. the bum that jerked off on the train

    and that ladies and gentlemen is the very first time i ever sucked a dik for crack

    June 18, 2013 at 1:08 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Trashed her boyfriend...its all her fault...not mine...she's in the dollar special when she is here...thanks

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    June 18, 2013 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  14. The Seven Dwarves

    Hi-HOE, hi-HOE, it's off to work we go...

    June 18, 2013 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  15. She is crashing the machine because i have heels on....when can i bring this in.

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    June 18, 2013 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  16. Peggy Hill

    Why are men so attracted to hoes?

    June 18, 2013 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  17. YOU SHOULD HAVE GOT YOUR HACKING HOE AT SEARS...IF YOU BREAK THE HANDLE THEY REPLACE IT FOR FREE...

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    June 18, 2013 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  18. I BOUGHT A HOE AT SAM'S CLUB AND USE IT FOR HACKING WEEDS...IT'S A HACKING HOE...

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    June 18, 2013 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
  19. Destiny Child Crashing...there is not marketing the marketing is mar me

    her boyfriend media trashings are all her fault not ours...

    June 18, 2013 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  20. Destiny Child Crashing...there is now marketing the marketing is mar me

    her boyfriend media trashings are all her fault....

    June 18, 2013 at 11:35 am | Report abuse |
  21. No they are related to a hacking plain jane ho not the real david above...

    everyone knows i get along with blacks hack

    June 18, 2013 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
  22. My comments are not directed to the david above...thank you and i'm not a hacking trailor trash

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    June 18, 2013 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
  23. she'll break the machine like she did with destiny child videos...this is rehearsal for kids...don't like it GET OUT

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    June 18, 2013 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
  24. sokman

    I am not a racist, people. When I see a young black man driving a nice, newer car, I don't automatically think "he stole that." The first thing that comes to my mind is "that car must belong to his fat, white girlfriend."

    June 18, 2013 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  25. Stoner guy 420

    Who cares this guy is a huge racist!!! He even refuses to take pics with white, Spanish or asian people!!!!! He's also one of the rudest people to meet in public!

    June 18, 2013 at 11:14 am | Report abuse |
    • Jill

      BS. I am white, and I used to date him, before he was famous. That is true. Don't care if you think I am full of it. No reason to lie.

      June 18, 2013 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
    • Craig

      I met Dave once. I'm a white guy and he was polite and talked to me for a few minutes. So...maybe you caught him on a bad day?

      June 18, 2013 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • BamaJoeBlunt

      You must have had any weed.Dave will warm up to anyone of any color who passes him a big fat joint.You should have come prepared.

      June 18, 2013 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • BamaJoeBlunt

      You must not have had any weed.Dave will warm up to anyone of any color who passes him a big fat joint.You should have come prepared.

      June 18, 2013 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • WordUpToo

      Uh, I believe he is married to an Asian woman. And here in his home town of Yellow springs Ohio he is widely known as a friendly, open, sociable guy who likes to engage people from all walks of life in conversation, blunt or no blunt.

      June 18, 2013 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Name*judge billy

    Who cares?

    June 18, 2013 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
  27. have you read your girlfriends writeups about every personal aspect on this website...its mostly true just juiced up because i 'm reading....that doesn't bother you...but i do

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:46 am | Report abuse |
  28. have you read your girlfriends write about every personal aspect on this website...its mostly true just juiced up becauese i 'm reading....that doesn't bother you...but i do

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:45 am | Report abuse |
  29. Do you want me too leave... not going anywhere anytime soon -- not with this hatred of me and my computers...tell your hacks kim's not moving

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:43 am | Report abuse |
  30. Same NC smash leave and return like he's some fonzie...fonzie would not do that

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  31. Your only guilt was do i smash it before head out for 2 weeks

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  32. Your only guilt was do i smash it before head out fo 2 weeks..

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
  33. Your hatred too me is not justified anymore ... if you personal life sucks don't take it out of the innocent your only guilt was do i smash it or not before i go

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  34. you leave and then return all smug like the last time...too me? i did not degrade your personal life or call you gay or bi

    June 18, 2013 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  35. mare was right you do hate my guts--not going anywhere

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
  36. white people do not do that --- mare was right you still hate me--

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  37. smash and return like he's justified in what he did --

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  38. heywood

    White power!!!

    June 18, 2013 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  39. she blocked the proven again i was right.

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    June 18, 2013 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  40. SoKKKman

    I'm going to distribute some white power literature in parking lot of the Overland Park Walmart on Metcalf this afternoon. Who's with me?

    June 18, 2013 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  41. Rob

    R. Kelly can fart in my dinner tonight!

    June 18, 2013 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  42. eric

    Turn my headphones up.

    June 18, 2013 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  43. B.H. Ob aMa

    I am not black Bush!!

    June 18, 2013 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  44. Chippewa Charlie

    This bores me! Is anyone up for a game of basketball?

    June 18, 2013 at 9:13 am | Report abuse |
  45. scottfrock

    I need some @%# $%%% money tour.....

    June 18, 2013 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |
  46. tyrone

    ...'Why dont you click yo heels 3 times and wish yourself back to Africa'....hahahahahaha

    June 18, 2013 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
  47. Derek

    Why don't you purify yourself in the waters of lake Minnetonka

    June 18, 2013 at 9:06 am | Report abuse |
  48. tyrone

    ...'Is this the 5 o'clock free crack giveaway?'...Looooool

    June 18, 2013 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  49. wethepeople

    Come on t i t t y!!!

    June 18, 2013 at 4:18 am | Report abuse |
  50. YOU CAN'T GET A SVAN BECAUSE YOUR A FAT PLANE JANE HACK

    June 18, 2013 at 12:30 am | Report abuse |
  51. svann

    Wayne Brady Makes Bryant Gumble Look Like Malcolm X.

    June 18, 2013 at 12:28 am | Report abuse |
  52. he still finds her useless.

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    June 17, 2013 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
  53. No game hoe

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    June 17, 2013 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
  54. Hookay Jose

    The Blind KKK Black guy was a classic. The guy's a comic genius. I lugh just thinking about that character.
    Humor can be such an incredible weapon to fight stupidity. I'll post more later, I it's 3am and I gotta go downstairs
    to meet a baby on the street to buy crack.

    June 17, 2013 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  55. Tyrone Biggums

    There's somethin' y'all don't know about me!

    June 17, 2013 at 7:42 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Rick James

    Cocaine is a hell of a drug.

    June 17, 2013 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Happily Marrieds Help---appears to make excuses right?...

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    June 17, 2013 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Exams Exams...

    lol

    June 17, 2013 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Never had a cold sore....pinky swear...chapped lips yes but no cold sore.

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    June 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  60. San Jose

    Sign me up!! FOTC too? Awesommmmme...

    June 17, 2013 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  61. palintwit

    " Sarah Palin is like herpes. You're glad to see her go, but you know she'll pop up again. "

    June 17, 2013 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
  62. Edward

    Doesn't look like to me he is a member of a race. I could be incorrect about that though.

    June 18, 2013 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  63. neveragain!

    That...that man touched my bhole! your friend emily is in danger. He's a bhole toucher! and he didnt even ask permission

    July 2, 2013 at 7:07 pm | Report abuse |
  64. lee's don't do it either-he's sees a geisha

    July 2, 2013 at 7:08 pm | Report abuse |

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