My Stand-up Comedy Material Works Well Sometimes, Not So Well Other Times – What Gives?

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Here’s a great question that comes up from time to time regarding “hit-or-miss” stand-up comedy material when it comes to generating laughs:

This seems to happen to me a lot – I will perform a new bit or use a new line in an existing bit and it will work great the first time I do it.

But when I try the material again, it doesn’t get near the laughs or it tanks. Do you know why?
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Looking For Stand-up Comedy Material Examples?

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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