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Chris Rock On Finding The Line Between Funny And 'Too Far'

"No comedian wants to have to analyze and defend" jokes, says Rock, who wrote, directed and stars in the new film Top Five. He adds: "I'm not a politician; I'm not a thinker. I'm a comedian."

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Chris Rock On Finding The Line Between Funny And 'Too Far'

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From WHYY in Philadelphia