The ‘jazzification’ of stand up comedy continues

And of comedy “criticism,” as can be seen in the (surprise!) pretentious, painful-to-read example SHECKY points out, adding:

We’re not so sure stand-up can be saved.

Meanwhile — “comedy” people continue to talk like this (i.e., your mom):

Valid points are made on both ends (…) Comedians should be able to work through their material, which sometimes involves over-indulging in hubris. And paying audiences don’t deserve to be meant to feel bad [sic]. Let’s hope this is the end of the dispute…

Remember when the saying used to be, “Were you dropped on your head as a child…?”

We’re gonna need to change it to, “Did your mother make you wear a helmet all the time…?”

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