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Riffing in stand-up comedy is when a comedian interacts with an audience by asking questions to the entire audience or individual audience members, hoping to use their “razor sharp wit” to generate laughs as a result of the interaction.
Usually that “razor sharp wit” turns out to be about as sharp as a sack full of hammers.
It always used to crack me up when I would meet a comedian at an open mic who would say something like this: Read the rest of this entry