The approach to stand-up from a sketch background is always interesting one. More often than not, sketch comedy folks try to find the tropes in stand-up and then point out how taken for granted in their supposed, inherent humor they often are.
The Kids in the Hall’s Kevin McDonald makes this dynamic very clear right from the get go on his live comedy album Making Faces, which also features sketches in case you were wondering. McDonald messes with the dichotomy between stand-up and sketch making for a surprising fun album.
Get Making Faces here to see what we’re talking about.