My generation, eighties babies (I cannot deal with the word ‘Millennials’) were raised on The Simpsons, entered teenage scumbaggery in “Oh my God! They killed Kenny!” t-shirts and couldn’t pay our sharehouse utility bills, but somehow owned five copies of Chapelle’s Show on DVD.
The co-creator of Chappelle’s Show who isn’t Dave Chappelle, is Neal Brennan. Circa ‘92 Brennan and Chappelle were the youngest dudes trying to get stage time in comedy clubs, the babyface boys who couldn’t legally drink inside became firm friends and comedy collaborators. Together they wrote a stoner-comedy called Half-Baked, it didn’t turn out as they’d imagined. The Hollywood experience left them wanting to create a project in which they would have full control, the control one has with a mic in a comedy club….read le rest of the interview HERE.