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From the Ted Talk by Emily Levine: A theory of everything

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And in stand-up of course, the stand-up comedian is supposed to dominate the audience. A lot of ________ is the tension of trying to make sure that the comedian is going to be able to dominate, and overcome the heckler. And I got good at that when I was in _____ up. But I always hated it because they were dictating the terms of the interaction, in the same way that engaging in a serious ________ determines the _______, to some degree, of what you're talking about. And I was looking for a form that didn't have that. And so I ______ something that was more interactive. I know that word is so debased now by the use of it by Internet marketers.

Solution

  1. content
  2. heckling
  3. wanted
  4. stand
  5. argument

Original Text

And in stand-up of course, the stand-up comedian is supposed to dominate the audience. A lot of heckling is the tension of trying to make sure that the comedian is going to be able to dominate, and overcome the heckler. And I got good at that when I was in stand up. But I always hated it because they were dictating the terms of the interaction, in the same way that engaging in a serious argument determines the content, to some degree, of what you're talking about. And I was looking for a form that didn't have that. And so I wanted something that was more interactive. I know that word is so debased now by the use of it by Internet marketers.

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