Before I jump into what it will take to develop or “write” a 5 minute stand-up comedy routine (there is a big difference)

Keep in mind that the ultimate goal of a stand-up comedy routine is to generate an average of 18+ seconds of laughter for every performing minute (PAR Score 30+).

That is headliner level laughter no matter what spot in the line up of comedians you are in.

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