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Jon Daly Turns Dumb Joke Prompts to Comic Gold on 'Set List'

Here's the newest episode of the improvised standup series Set List featuring Kroll Show's Jon Daly, who has to riff on pun prompts like "blow jog" and "of corpse" then turns into a very ditzy "pretty pretty pretty pretty comedienne" alter ego whose entire family died in a triple murder-suicide all thanks to the concept of escalators.

Watch the Web Debut of the Improvised Stand-Up Show 'Set List' with Bob Odenkirk and T.J. Miller

Set List is an improvised stand-up show that originated in LA before touring the world and becoming an upcoming TV show in the UK and Australia, and now the show is premiering in the US as a web series on the Nerdist YouTube channel. Basically, each comedian comes out with no planned material and is given topics they must discuss as the show goes on. The first three episodes of the Set List web series debuted this week with Bob Odenkirk (above), T.J. Miller, and Glenn Wool (below) rising to the challenge. It's a unique concept for a stand-up show that often yields interesting results, and you no longer [...]

Watch Todd Glass Be Amazing at Improvised Standup on 'Set List'

Here's the latest episode of Nerdist's web series Set List, based on the popular live show of the same name, in which comedians do standup without having any material prepared and have to discuss topics that appear on a screen. Todd Glass is the guest this time, and he takes a rather unconventional approach to the show.

Talking to Paul Provenza About Set List, 'The Green Room,' and Taking Comics Out of Their Comfort Zone

It takes someone who truly loves comedy to dissect it, analyze it, and fuck with it as much as Paul Prozenza. His show Set List, which is billed as "standup without a net" and sees comics improvising material based on topics given to them on stage, has toured around the world. The show, which Provenza estimates has featured nearly a thousand comics, has become a Nerdist web series and a television show that will air in the UK later this year. His live festival show-turned Showtime series, The Green Room with Paul Provenza, featured a panel of comics – guests ranged from Patrice O'Neal to Eddie Izzard to Judd Apatow [...]