It turns out getting slapped by Will Smith isn’t as easy to shake off as Chris Rock made it look.
In a recent interview, Rock’s friend Leslie Jones said Rock needed to go to counseling to help him deal with the slap and its aftermath.
Still waiting to see Rock’s Revenge. Hopefully it’s coming.
Heading into the weekend, today’s Stand-Up Spotlight focuses on comedy specials. There are a couple of lists about the top comedy specials on Netflix, and one examining the best specials on HBO Max.
Keep the funny rolling throughout the weekend.
STAND-UP SPOTLIGHT – September 15, 2023
The Aftermath Of The Oscars Slap Wasn’t Just One Night, Says Leslie Jones About Her Pal Chris Rock: ‘He Had To Go To Counseling’
In one of the most scandalous moments in Oscar history, the 94th Academy Awards witnessed the shocking onstage altercation between Hollywood A-listers Will Smith and Chris Rock. The incident, which unfolded on live television, sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and stunned audiences worldwide. Now comedian Leslie Jones, a close friend of Rock, is shedding light on the aftermath and how the “humiliating” Oscars slap profoundly impacted the Spiral producer’s personal life.
The best stand-up comedy on Netflix right now
Are you hungry like the wolf, craving more stand-up comedy on Netflix? What about Shane Gillis? He’s bringing a set to the streaming service in September, releasing Beautiful Dogs as one of the top stand-up comedy arrivals for the month. It’s a chance for viewers to howl and bark at Gillis’ jokes, which come onto Netflix at a time when the streaming service already boasts an outstanding catalog of stand-up comedy specials.
The 25 Best Stand-Up Comedy Specials On Netflix Right Now (September 2023)
Going out on a limb here: you could probably use a good laugh. Fortunately, a lot of the best stand-up comedy is more than just silly stuff. Today’s most popular stand-up comedians have expanded their vision to become more like camp counselors and philosophers who can also tell a mean fart joke and make you laugh out loud. Fortunately, it’s fairly obvious where to turn for The Funny these days because no streaming service has invested in stand-up quite like Netflix. Forget the world and stream some acerbic humor because we’re listing the Top 25.
Best Stand-Up Comedy Specials on HBO Max
Maybe it’s a Sunday night and you’re looking for something funny to watch. Maybe you just got dumped and are looking for a little comedic relief. Maybe you are a budding, up-and-coming comedian and want some much-needed inspiration. Whatever the reason, if you’ve got a Max subscription, there’s something for everyone in this list of the top stand-up comedy specials on the streamer.