Vaudeville, Hoarding, Happiness

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Episode: “In One, Television, and the Birth of Standup” | Podcast: The History of Standup | 39m35s

First episode of a series telling the history of American standup “from Vaudeville to Netflix”. The term “stand up” first started appearing post 1945 as a booking agent’s shorthand for a comic who performed alone without props, set or music — what…

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