While it is universally accepted that all comedy material is based in truth to varying degrees…
When it comes to stand-up comedy material (or sketch comedy material for that matter), plausibility is far more important than the degree of truth contained within a comedian’s stand-up comedy material.
Plausibility: Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible
It is plausibility that allows a comedian to use their sense of humor, unique point of view and imagination in order to effectively generate laughs in their stand-up comedy material — even if their comedy material contains minimal “truth”.
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