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Let me say this upfront — You simply can’t miss this!

I have to say that what you are about to see in the video below is a professional comedian not only completely destroy a heckler — but do it in such a way that I must applaud him for how skillfully he did it.

The comedian is Todd Glass who was featured among many other pro comedians in the stand-up comedy documentary I Am Comic directed by Jordan Brady (available on DVD).
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One of the most common problems that new comedians who are trying to figure out how to write stand-up comedy have is that their set-ups to the punchlines in their stand-up comedy material are simply way too long.

In this article I am going to cover this very important topic in three sections:

1. Basic performance and audience laughter dynamics

2. Factors that directly contribute to set-up lines that are too long

3. Article wrap up

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One of the things that every comedian simply cannot have enough of is confidence.

But where does that confidence come from — especially in the beginning?

I would be so bold as to say that in stand-up comedy, having confidence on stage originates from having confidence in the material development process that a comedian uses — specifically one that works with a measure of success.
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