Com­e­dy And Cap­i­tal­ism: Net­flix Goes All-In On Unwoke Com­e­dy

Comedy And Capitalism: Netflix Goes All-In On Unwoke Comedy

Remem­ber Com­e­dy Cen­tral?
The chan­nel ded­i­cat­ed to 24/7 laughs gave us “South Park,” “Key & Peele,” “Tosh.0,” “Chappelle’s Show,” and more.
Today, it’s a grave­yard of reruns and “The Dai­ly Pro­pa­gan­da” with Jon Stew­art.
Com­e­dy needs a help­ing hand in our woke world, and YouTube and Tik­Tok can only do so much of the heavy lift­ing.
Enter Net­flix.
The stream­ing giant has been deliv­er­ing stand-up spe­cials and orig­i­nal sit­coms for years. Noth­ing new there, at least on paper. Late­ly, how­ev­er, Net­flix brass have tak­en the task more seri­ous­ly.
And it’s pay­ing off, big time.
The stream­er is home to comedy’s biggest stars (Sebas­t­ian Man­is­cal­co), ris­ing play­ers (Nate Bar­gatze), and even woke won­ders (Han­nah Gads­by …