Dave Chappelle on Jon Stewart | 2022 Mark Twain Prize

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  • 게시일 2022. 06. 20.
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    Commenting on the prize, Stewart said, “I am truly honored to receive this award. I have long admired and been influenced by the work of Mark Twain, or, as he was known by his given name, Samuel Leibowitz.”
    “For more than three decades, Jon Stewart has brightened our lives and challenged our minds as he delivers current events and social satire with his trademark wit and wisdom. For me, tuning into his television programs over the years has always been equal parts entertainment and truth”
    - Deborah F. Rutter, Kennedy Center President
    The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor recognizes individuals who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the distinguished 19th-century novelist and essayist Samuel Clemens, best known as Mark Twain. As a social commentator, satirist, and creator of characters, Clemens was a fearless observer of society, who startled many while delighting and informing many more with his uncompromising perspective on social injustice and personal folly.
    As a recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Stewart received a copy of an 1884 bronze portrait bust of Mark Twain sculpted by Karl Gerhardt (1853-1940). Previous recipients can be seen by scrolling down this page.
    Capital One® is the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor as part of the bank’s three-year, $3 million gift to fund Comedy at the Kennedy Center, a signature program at the Center focused on elevating comedy as an art form and uniting the community through laughter.
    The 23rd Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is under the direction of the creative team from Done + Dusted, the Kennedy Center’s producing partner for the Mark Twain Prize since 2018. This year’s ceremony marks the 23rd year that the Kennedy Center’s marquee comedy award will be broadcast nationally.
    The event was created by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bob Kaminsky, Peter Kaminsky, Mark Krantz, and John Schreiber. The Kennedy Center is grateful to Cappy McGarr for his steadfast support of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor since its inception in 1998.
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  • johnniewalker23
    johnniewalker23 5 시간 전 +1

    When you love and admire someone it just pours out of you so effortlessly, and Dave showed that with such incredible passion it made me choke up. What an incredible tribute.

  • Shark bait
    Shark bait 5 시간 전 +74

    Jon and Dave. Two masters of their crafts who are brutally honest right when the world needs them to be. This is awesome to see.

  • (𝐍𝐢𝐧𝐚) 𝐟𝐮𝐜* 𝐦E 𝐜𝐡EС𝐤 -ɪᴛ-💖

    Dave's story telling + stage presence is really topnotch. He can give a heartfelt speech to a dear friend but still keeps reminding everyone what's he really good at.

  • Jide Onabote
    Jide Onabote 5 시간 전 +414

    Dave’s presence on the stage is frighteningly good. His timing, his choice of words, with a few (or a lot of) moments of comedy… it’s truly something special.

  • cslworldwide
    cslworldwide 5 시간 전 +95

    “I’m sorry I got it before you, but I’m your lucky lead-in”. The way he brought that line back full circle, this man is a master story teller and comedian.

  • Raphael Ojeda
    Raphael Ojeda 5 시간 전 +133

    Dave is one of the greatest storytellers of this generation. Great tribute.

  • Bob Abooey
    Bob Abooey 7 시간 전 +429

    Dave has incredible timing. A great quality about that guy is he isn't afraid to show his human side when the camera is on. He's not the 100mph comedian cracking a joke every 2 seconds because he feels he needs to. He is rock solid.

  • Cousin Chris
    Cousin Chris 5 시간 전 +47

    Dave Chappelle is one of the greatest orators of our generation. Beautiful articulate language just effortlessly pours out of this man.

  • ThinkBefore YouType
    ThinkBefore YouType 5 시간 전 +41

    Dave Chappelle is absolutely just amazing and the fact that he came to support his friend and colleague Jon Stewart with such beautiful story and message is AMAZING!

  • Michael Palmisano
    Michael Palmisano 5 시간 전 +218

    So much love. So much respect.

  • Erma 🔥 𝐆𝐨 𝐓𝐨 𝐌𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥 [𝐋!𝐯𝐞]

    Dave always brings heart and soul to his routine and when he truly cares about something, it comes through so beautifully. I thoroughly enjoyed watching this.

  • FishNSpaghetti
    FishNSpaghetti 5 시간 전 +126

    This is absolutely beautiful heartfelt soulful. I'm sitting here crying because I wish I had one friend like this in my life... just one.

  • Mohit Morris
    Mohit Morris 5 시간 전 +21

    Not for nothing do many call Dave the GOAT! The timing, the oratory, the language, the humor, the philosophy, and most of all the genuineness of how Dave came across - PERFECT!

  • David Tucker
    David Tucker 5 시간 전 +6

    Dave is a class act through and through. Well spoken, genuine, and poetic. For a man who didn't write a speach he knocked it put of the park

  • DudeZ
    DudeZ 5 시간 전 +94

    Dave went from someone who used to make us laugh, to someone who brings tears to our cheeks. I trust every single word that this man says. Love you Dave keep being you.

  • A A
    A A 5 시간 전 +8

    Dave...how can one man be so hilariously funny yet soberingly eloquent. He makes it look effortless. Had me tearing up

  • James Bienaime
    James Bienaime 5 시간 전 +385

    This is what perfection looks like. Dave is one of the greatest orator of our generation. This man can touch your soul, make you cry and laugh in one sentence.

  • BEatin BuZZers
    BEatin BuZZers 7 시간 전 +1

    Did you see the sincerity in that mans eyes, and words? That was one of the greatest tributes I've EVER seen, and it came from one of the MOST sincere men on the planet. These are two people that America should be proud of. Protect these men from all foes. Thank you for that Dave, and thank you for EVERYTHING Jon. Much love from the little guy...

  • Crane Anderson
    Crane Anderson 5 시간 전 +12

    I truly wish any of my friends could deliver something as good as half of this at my funeral. That speech is just pure gold.

  • Privacy Please
    Privacy Please 5 시간 전 +49

    I wish I was half as good a public speaker as Dave Chappelle. It truly is amazing to hear this man speak