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     Chili Challis

           Lifetime comedian, comedy writer and coach



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THE COMEDY SET

Posted on September 24, 2013 at 9:19 PM Comments comments (2)
Ever notice how many different sets there are in stand up comedy? There's a set as in doing a set on stage. A guest set. A surprise set. 
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A good set, a bad set, a set where you crushed, a that was so awful I'm quitting set, a killer set, a breakthrough set, a whole new material set, a memory of a 'too drunk or stoned' set, a TV clean set,  etc. etc.
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There's setups as in joke formula, set backs as in writer's block. 

There's set lists and a I'm tired as crap of this material set. 
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A set that we forgot, a set we wrote for somebody else, a set that is too old and at least a couple or three of... 'I got do something about this set' sets. A set you gotta get a better ending to maybe? 
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Throw in best set ever and the most regrettable set too. 
Yep yep yep a lot of sets in stand up. 
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All these many sets and it seems too many times we're only as good as our last set. Not to mention preoccupied with the set we're working on.  ;)

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