In this clip, Deon Cole starts out by reacting to Dave Chappelle saying that comedians are insecure, socially awkward, miserable people. Deon broke down why comedians “are people with a lot on their minds” and in their own world. He added that they usually can dish it out, but can’t take it, and Deon explained that comedians usually see the world differently from other people. Deon went on to reveal who he thinks are his top comedians of all time, and he listed Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce. From there, Deon explained that he was thinking of people who “changed the landscape” of comedy. You can hear his full explanation above.
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