Criticism should move away from the realm of subjective opinions and instead focus more on analytical insights (which, admittedly, always entail a level of personal judgement).
My main problem with criticism today, both formal and informal, can be summarized in the phrase: “the selfish audience.”
He looks perplexed.
A rambunctious family sitting next to middle-aged rowdy revelers. A kitschy nautical theme with a wooden deer-head on the wall. Faux fine-dining amidst the chaos of a glorified beach bar selling merchandise.
Though most people will be familiar with Dave Chappelle’s recent stand-up acts from his two Netflix specials released earlier this year — “The Age of Spin” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas” — they’re actually inaccurate representations of his distinct approach to the form.