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looking2I find it somewhat interesting when folks find this blog using the search term “examples of stand-up comedy material”.

The reason I say that is because…

There are literally many tens of thousands (if not more) of YouTube videos featuring comedians from all over the world performing stand-up comedy at the highest levels in front of live audiences.

While those examples of stand-up comedy material are not “written” examples, one need only transcribe what any comedian is delivering in any YouTube stand-up comedy video to get the ideal “written” stand-up comedy material examples — comedy material that is proven to work as evidenced by the audience laughs in the video.
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It takes a tremendous amount of drive and determination to become a headlining comedian.

You must possess the confidence, talent and skill to be able to entertain audiences consistently, generating an average of 18+ seconds of laughter, cheering or applause for each performing minute — for 45 minutes to an hour.

That is no small feat, I can assure you. These folks stand among the stand-up comedy elite and they have set the standards for other talented comedians to achieve.
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In the mad dash to “write” just the right words, sentences and phrases (jokes) that are going to make an audience howl with laughter…

Many new comedians overlook the most powerful laughter generation aspect of stand-up comedy, which is delivery…

NOT the words written on paper or merely spoken per se.

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