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Carson: "It was so X"; Audience: "How X was it?"

Carson: "It was so X"; Audience: "How X was it?" Is there a name for this class of humor or standup routine or trope, or whatever this is called? Are there references specifically ...
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Why are stand-up comedians using corded microphones? [closed]

I've watched a smattering of Netflix productions of stand-up comedians from the last five years and I'm confused: Why are they using corded microphones on stage? I'm almost certain it's not for ...
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