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    Stand Up Comedy Essay

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    of Laughter: Comedy Through the Years Audiences have been entertained by stand-up comedians for more than a century. From the vaudeville shows of the 1800s to the musical stand-up acts of modern times, the history of stand-up comedy is rich – and its evolution has consisted of a fascinating timeline filled with tears and laughter. Whether a person prefers comedy delivered with dry wit, ribald cynicism, or silly banter meant to engage the audience, there is something for everyone in the stand-up comedy through the years. The purpose of this white paper is to provide an informative illustration of the history of stand-up comedy from the 1800s through the present day. Historians may debate the actual origins of this type of entertainment,…

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    Art Of Stand Up Comedy

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    The Art of Offense The art of stand up comedy is one that has been around for decades, from the early Bob Hope, to Don Rickles, to the more modern Anthony Jeselnik. This form of communication has been used not only to make people laugh, but to convey messages, thoughts, ideas and societal values. People often overlook this form of performance, or worse, they seek to limit it. This is a terrible thing that is happening in our society, people looking to censor art, tell people what they can and…

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    Essay On Stand Up Comedy

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    Stand-up comedy is a form of comedy that, for the most part, is conveyed by a performance entertainer talking straightforwardly to the crowd in an unconstrained way. In stand-up comedy, the feedback of the audience is immediate and essential for the comedian’s performance. The gathering expects an exceptional act and a constant flow of snickers, and the entertainer is constantly under pressure to perform. Stand-up, in the structure it is known today, is an emphatically American creation, with…

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    Going to a comedy show with a date is a great way to loosen up with laughter, but what if that voice inside is saying that this is the chance to show off some real skills? Some people have a natural talent for stand-up comedy and shouldn’t hide it from the world. Stand Up NY is hosting The New York Comedy Academy, a month long workshop where future comedians will have the chance to practice and show off their talent; it takes place in the best comedy club on the Upper West Side of New York. •…

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    Stand Up Comedy Analysis

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    Stand up comedy is bigger than it ever has been before. Which means there are more comedians we have access to than ever before. It’s a lot easier for new talent to find a voice than ever before. Information is a lot easier to find, and since social media has consumed our culture it’s a lot easier to find out about someone you’ve never met before, and it’s a lot easier to share as well to make yourself feel some sort of importance. So in this age of self expression and exposure, more and more…

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    What Are Discourse Markers

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    visual patterns. (Winston, 2017, p.5 - 8). Auditory patterns include tone and intonation;volume, articulation, and stress patterns; and pace.Winston (2017) indicates that visual patterns include movement of the head; raising and lowering of eyebrows; gazing and blinking of eyes; opening of the eyes;movement of mouth; movement of shoulders; movement of torso; and use of hands. Humans have many habits; some of these habits are associated with verbal communication. For instance, my pastor often…

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    When a regular viewer tunes in the hit comedy show, Saturday Night Live, what might they examine on their screen? A viewer would be watching a comedy show with primarily young white men, some white women, and very few African Americans. There is a problem with the low levels of diversity within Saturday Night Live, otherwise called SNL. Since the show’s beginning, Saturday Night Live has had a very long history with not displaying actors from a variety of races and backgrounds. I, Hannah…

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    opinionated and demanding Mr. Replogle is quite humbling. This is not because I care whether or not you like me, but because I feel that you respected what I tried to do for each of you. I have always tried to be honest and upfront with you and challenge you to achieve more than even you thought possible of yourselves. It is very rewarding to be recognized by you for that. Every year, I leave my students with the saying that the greatest form of respect is to be challenged to do more than…

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    winter in the Valley so don’t worry) creating couplets so brilliant that Phillis Wheatley can’t even compare. Ah, productivity… OR you can binge watch an unhealthy amount of stand-up comedy by the famous humorist Aziz Ansari while crying and trying oh so hard to forget that Vaughn’s persuasive essay is due tomorrow, and you have nothing but embryonic ideas in your head. How I chose to spend those 45 minutes last night, I shall never tell a soul. It saddens me how often people belittle comedians.…

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    Maz Jobrani Essay

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    Pink Panther. Last week his latest stand-up movie was added to Netflix's comedy lineup. Stand-up comedy is an art that is now much more appreciated than what it was in the times of Eddie Murphy and Steve Harvey. Today's comedian's, like Kevin Hart, have brought comedy into a new realm and have introduced laughter to a larger audience. Netflix advocates stand-up and adds stand-up comedy to its lineup every few months or so. Getting added to Netflix is a big deal for stand-up comedians. Kevin…

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