Video: Missed It? Interview with Comedian, Singer/Songwriter, and Actor Bo Burnham

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A strange and charming collection of hilariously absurd poetry, writing, and illustration from one of today’s most popular young comedians…

EGGHEAD: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone

Bo Burnham was a precocious teenager living in his parents’ attic when he started posting material on YouTube. 100 million people viewed those videos, turning Bo into an online sensation with a huge and dedicated following. Bo taped his first of two Comedy Central specials four days after his 18th birthday, making him the youngest to do so in the channel’s history. Now Bo is a rising star in the comedy world, revered for his utterly original and intelligent voice. And, he can SIIIIIIIIING!

In EGGHEAD, Bo brings his brand of brainy, emotional comedy to the page in the form of off-kilter poems, thoughts, and more. Teaming up with his longtime friend, artist, and illustrator Chance Bone, Bo takes on everything from death to farts in this weird book that will make you think, laugh and think, “why did I just laugh?”


8A9A5023Comedian, singer/songwriter, and actor BO BURNHAM became an internet sensation when he started posting videos on YouTube while living in his parents’ attic as a teenager. Since then, his videos have gained over 125 million views on YouTube and 650,000 subscribers. He is consistently one of the most in-demand college acts touring today. With two Comedy Central specials already under his belt, Bo was the youngest person to release a Comedy Central Presents at the age of 18.

A talented writer and actor, Bo recently created, wrote, and starred in his own MTV show Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous that aired on the network in the summer of 2013.  He also released his first book later that year titled EGGHEAD: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone. The book consists of a strange and charming collection of hilariously absurd poetry, writing, and illustrations and was a New York Times best seller.

This year, Bo released his new comedy special “What.” The special is currently available on Netflix and YouTube where it has gained over two million views in its first month of being released. In addition to being on the road, he is currently working on a motion picture project with Paramount Studios.

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