Rabbitholed #8: The Ricky Gervais Standup Special is Not Very Funny Boomer Cringe Created to Impress Dave Chappelle But He Does Defend Reality and Stands Up For Women So Thank You, Ricky Gervais
I love a lot of things Gervais does—he’s a comedic genius—but I can’t pretend he is a good stand-up comedian even though I appreciate him shedding light on the insanity of the time we are living in.
Ricky Gervais came out with a new stand-up special that is brave in standing up to the incredibly terrifying and Orwellian times we are currently living in. Reaction to it is largely dimorphic (like the sexes!). Either he is a monster or he is a savior. My take is that he is not a very good stand-up comedian so I can’t bring myself to…