Ronny Chieng at Uptown Showdown - Millennials vs. Gen-X

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  • Published: 21 October 2018
  • The only thing worse than being called aloof underachievers is being replaced by coddled crybabies. Two maligned generations face off to prove which one is superior: the slackers of Generation X or the digital natives of the Millennial crowd. This installment features debaters Rosebud Baker (Two Less Lonely Girls), Ronny Chieng (The Daily Show, Crazy Rich Asians), Jessica Delfino (Funny Songs Festival), Christian Finnegan (The Fun Part), Dylan Marron (Conversations with People Who Hate Me), and Yedoye Travis (Dark Tank).

    You never know what to expect at this bi-monthly, wacky debate series that brings together two teams of comedians, writers, and performers to argue a chosen topic, such as which pet is superior cats or dogs and is it better to be comfortable or fashionable? Debaters will argue these lingering questions, drawing from historical fact and personal opinion in equal measure, and with plenty of silliness and audience participation. Forget about school reform and health care, these issues, heatedly argued by some of the funniest, smartest, intensely wacky creative thinkers around, are the topics that keep us awake at night....in a good way. Winner decided by the audience. Hosted by Matthew Love.
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Comments • 55

  • Angel Matos
    Angel Matos  2 weeks back

    George Carlin would be proud of him.

    • Jose Villanueva
      Jose Villanueva  2 months back

      This was half ignorant but still funny

      • MrVangassen
        MrVangassen  2 months back

        Funny libtard that's new.

        • MrVangassen
          MrVangassen  1 months back

          @Son oh I think you miss read my point. I'm not very conservative I just don't think libtards are funny. This one is.

        • Son
          Son  1 months back

          He can be funny and own you cuntservatives simultaneously

      • rubyray777
        rubyray777  2 months back

        Apparently all you can do is cuss...a definite millennial trademark...

        • Jay Muzquiz
          Jay Muzquiz  2 months back

          Just came across this dude yesterday. He's a genius!

          • Rosa Garcia
            Rosa Garcia  2 months back

            You are right gen x gave birth to you... We suck...😂😂😂

            • Tito Tim Travels
              Tito Tim Travels  3 months back

              Say what you will Ronny, but back in the day - Geocities was the shit, man!

              • 赵吟
                赵吟  3 months back

                He says F this F that yet he is Asian. I feel so ashamed since I am Chinese. He is cheap comedian. Look Joe Wong never says one dirty word. I am proud Joe Wang is a Chinese. I hope this guy is not an Chinese.

                • Sim Kian Kiong
                  Sim Kian Kiong  4 weeks back

                  he is malaysian of chinese descent (fuchew). a law graduate from australian university...but decided to give up law practise and be a comedien....name is ronny chieng....BTW, its comedy....so dont be so sensitive

                • Sophia Qiu
                  Sophia Qiu  1 months back

                  Ashamed of what? Being Chinese doesn’t give you the position to justify your nonsense. I’m Chinese and I find him incredibly funny and talented.

                  What do you mean by ‘ yet he’s an asian’ anyways? Asians also cuss and there’s no problems to it. Stop being such a hypocrite.

                • Joey Lee
                  Joey Lee  2 months back

                  Get over yourself, not all Chinese are as uptight as you are, dumbass. If you dont like him, stay the fuck away, nobody forced you to watch his videos, Mr Zhao.

                • Kevin Hu
                  Kevin Hu  2 months back

                  You strongly object his choice of words and yet you found time to watch this clip AND comment on his comic style? No one forced you to watch this, If you can’t stand him just stop watching it and go elsewhere! Ronny is not obligated to please everyone and be a spokesperson for his entire race. Have you ever thought about how many ppl changed their views on Asians/Chinese because how Ronny smashed the Asian stereotypes with his stand up comic performances? Geez you really need to learn NOT to be so judgmental on others.

                  Likewise I could have called your comments “idiotic and full of stereotypical bias” and said that you bring shame to the Chinese race for saying stupid things and wish you are not Chinese. Get the point?

                • supbro
                  supbro  2 months back

                  He's a ''Comedian'' not ''Confucius.''
                  You better understand comedians are never meant to be ''Politically Correct''


                  Be more open-minded, girl. You really sound like GenX

              • 羊义
                羊义  3 months back

                If possible I want him to be the president

                • nomorehumans
                  nomorehumans  3 months back

                  Millennials: Worst, least original music, least original fashion, first generation to party LESS hard than previous generation, most selfish generation, most conceited, most whiny, and least self-sufficient. I kid, I kid, just using stereotypes. I'm actually hoping you guys save the animals and the planet. My gen is too tiny and cynical and we have no faith in humanity and as you get older (every generation) you care less about anything but (money) your family (money) and yourself (money). Everybody thinks it won't happen to them, but it does for most. I really hope you guys can turn it around, but I can't help but think it'll be more of the same. Humanity (on the whole) is too selfish an unwilling to sacrifice comfort or money or stop fuckin breeding to stop our self-destructive ways. All of us are killing the planet and all the innocent, feeling, living beings on it. We suck. All of us. “I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.”
                  ― Samuel Johnson

                • Kenneth Wong
                  Kenneth Wong  4 months back

                  ANDREW YANG 2020 #yanggang2020

                  • Naji Elkhuri
                    Naji Elkhuri  4 months back

                    Hilarious....but he did forget one thing about Gen X....we don't get offended by comedy. LOVE this guy!

                    • murray webb
                      murray webb  4 months back

                      I’m barely Gen X, but I still am. Chieng OWNED us!

                      • Ralaca
                        Ralaca  4 months back

                        20 sek in god dam

                        • Lisa Wood
                          Lisa Wood  4 months back

                          Uhhhhh Ronny is blaming Gen X for boomers creations

                          • Lanchiang Lo
                            Lanchiang Lo  4 months back

                            Andrew Yang 2020 president!

                            • Chin Chin
                              Chin Chin  1 months back

                              Yang gang

                            • Tito Tim Travels
                              Tito Tim Travels  3 months back

                              That was not Yang - that was Chieng. Chieng is funnier 😎

                            • Gary La
                              Gary La  4 months back

                              FREE EVERYTHING !!

                          • 0lAllan
                            0lAllan  4 months back

                            As much as I dislike "reboots" they should reboot Alf for a season or to and give himna proper send off. The original series ended rather shittly, with Alf being halled off by the ATF and tbe Tanner family looking all dumbfounded (as if it were a cliffhanger which was just left hanging off the cliff).

                            • David Ngo
                              David Ngo  4 months back

                              Man it’s hard enough coming up with cogent arguments on the spot but to make them funny too? Goes to show how well of a writer you have to be to make it as a standup comedian

                              • Ben G
                                Ben G  4 months back

                                Scientist checked Subway For traces for food

                                • TheUrbanEpicure
                                  TheUrbanEpicure  4 months back

                                  Picking on Yahoo and Netscape but not talking about Google and Firefox? Literally everything those retarded, degenerated Millennials love today is just an evolution of a ground-breaking innovation a Gen Xer came up with. Have some more avocado toast and STFU.

                                  • justin couture
                                    justin couture  2 months back

                                    Great way to show you're an inconsiderate prick, terrible word choice.

                                • Matt Su
                                  Matt Su  4 months back

                                  As a genXer, we are the lost generation, he has zero fuck about us!

                                  • K P
                                    K P  4 months back

                                    My disappointment with Gen X is nowhere near my hatred of Gen Z.

                                    • Alejandro Bonfil
                                      Alejandro Bonfil  4 days back

                                      Why?

                                      Boomers are the ones that fucked everything up to begin with

                                    • Captain T
                                      Captain T  3 months back

                                      Oh come on, I'm sure we can all unite under hating boomers still

                                    • Derrick Kwak
                                      Derrick Kwak  4 months back

                                      So typical. So sad that Gen Z has to have you guys have their boss. People who could never pay their dues are going to be whinny and tyrannical boss. No concept of leadership in millennial. There is a good reason why both Gen X and Gen Z hate Gen Y.

                                  • Neil M.
                                    Neil M.  4 months back

                                    Was it really necessary to pick up that mic and say Im young cmon, let the comedian do his thing

                                    • ph4tboy
                                      ph4tboy  4 months back

                                      nothing sadder nor more typical than an ageing woman protesting again her own indignant reality

                                    • Matthew
                                      Matthew  4 months back

                                      That, in itself, pretty much won the debate for Millennials

                                  • Carina Lam
                                    Carina Lam  7 months back

                                    Omg this is so funny!

                                    • Phirum Yin
                                      Phirum Yin  7 months back

                                      Haha he went savage on genX.

                                      • Amb Amb
                                        Amb Amb  1 months back

                                        @ExtremeWeather 11 was bout to say he is a millenial i liked - but he lost me on blaming gen x for everything - done bye

                                      • Amb Amb
                                        Amb Amb  1 months back

                                        what the hell has gen x done to anyone, fuck

                                      • ExtremeWeather 11
                                        ExtremeWeather 11  2 months back

                                        S Lee-Choi I Hope you know he’s a comedian. He’s just playing around.

                                      • S Lee-Choi
                                        S Lee-Choi  4 months back

                                        Um not really. Finnegan guy showed ronny a thing or two about a thing or two. Millenials acting like they invented and created everything.

                                    • Yavuz Baysal
                                      Yavuz Baysal  7 months back

                                      Found this guy through Andrew Schultz’s unsafe sets series, he’s historical

                                      • Tito Tim Travels
                                        Tito Tim Travels  3 months back

                                        As a true Gen-Xer I found him from the Daily Show ha ha 😎

                                      • Dog
                                        Dog  7 months back

                                        Same. Youtube doing a good job of recommendations lmao

                                    • darkdragon88
                                      darkdragon88  9 months back

                                      Loved it

                                      • Polymath Tutoring
                                        Polymath Tutoring  8 months back

                                        *"There wasn't enough chicken in the Subway chicken... to be classified as chicken."*