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Indeed, it seems downright old-fashioned.
But this is what Anthony Jeselnik does.
Not for him is the current fashion of rambling, confessional, self-aware storytelling that passes for stand-up comedy nowadays.
No, Jeselnik's set consists of a nonstop barrage of confidently-delivered, carefully-crafted jokes (i.e., setup & punchline), mostly designed to elicit cringe-inducing laughter.
His debut album, Shakespeare, is roughly an hour of killer material, though those with delicate sensibilities and/or underdeveloped affinities for sarcasm need not partake.
I first noticed him when he performed at the Comedy Central's The Roast of Donald Trump, where he clearly outshone the other roasters.
I really enjoy his wit and his craftsmanship. I bet you will, too.