Netflix is the biggest game in stand-up—so why did Jim Gaffigan turn them down?

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Jim Gaffigan wastes no time in his new stand-up special, Noble Ape, jumping immediately into a significant event in his personal life: Yes, he’s grown out his beard, and yes, it makes him look, in the words of his ever-present, falsetto-voiced inner critic, “like an out-of-shape Civil War general.” After a minute or…

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