Goodbye disappointment, good day jokes.
Bo Burnham is a person of many skills — he is a comic, musician, actor, director, and poet. He obtained his begin on YouTube in 2006. Nonetheless, he was posting humorous songs on YouTube earlier than it grew to become a platform that basically created celebrities and careers. He was merely posting foolish songs he recorded in his highschool bed room to share together with his family and friends.
Bo Burnham's YouTube movies grew to become successful and now they've over 200 million views.
In 2008, he signed a four-year report take care of Comedy Central Data. He additionally launched his EP, Bo fo Sho, that 12 months. In 2009, he recorded a half-hour Comedy Central particular and have become the youngest comic, on the age of 18, to launch a particular on the community. His full-length album titled Bo Burnham additionally got here out that very same 12 months.
Burnham was born and raised in Massachusetts the place he graduated from an all-boys catholic faculty known as St. John’s Preparatory College. He was concerned within the theatre program and labored diligently to be on the dignity roll all through his highschool years. When he graduated in 2008, he obtained into New York College’s Tisch College of the Arts to check experimental theatre. Nonetheless, he determined to not attend and as a substitute deal with his comedy pursuits.
In 2010, Bo Burnham launched his second album known as Phrases Phrases Phrases and recorded his first dwell particular, of the identical identify, and it aired on Comedy Central. That 12 months he was nominated for “Best Comedy Show” on the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for his Phrases Phrases Phrases efficiency.
That 12 months he additionally wrote, produced, and starred in an MTV actuality present satire known as Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Well-known. Every episode targeted on Zach rebranding himself in hopes to develop into well-known and it was an clever subversion of the fact tv style. Nonetheless, inserting the present on a community among the many actuality exhibits he's poking enjoyable of precipitated some viewers to not perceive that it was satirical, thus it was not picked up for a second season.
Bo Burnham’s third comedy particular and album, What., got here out in 2013 on Netflix, in addition to his YouTube channel. That very same 12 months he additionally launched his first poetry ebook, Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Concepts Alone.
His third stand-up particular, Make Completely satisfied, was launched on Netflix in 2016. On this particular, he touched on matters like fame, anxiousness, and melancholy. He additionally used this particular to suggest that he was taking a break from performing comedy to deal with his psychological well being and pursue different inventive initiatives.
In 2018, the primary movie that he wrote and directed, known as Eighth Grade premiered and gained widespread reward. For the movie, he received the Writers Guild of America Award for Finest Unique Screenplay, the New York Movie Critics Circle Award for Finest First Movie, together with many different awards and nominations.
Bo Burnham is an especially proficient and hilarious performer, and I've been a fan of his work for years after seeing him dwell on the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles in 2013 alongside Pete Holmes and Nick Kroll. I ended up seeing him carry out properly over sixteen occasions all through the years and obtained to look at his writing course of for all of his specials. At occasions he would even carry out half of a tune after which abruptly finish it within the center and say “I don’t have an ending to this yet,” after which at his subsequent present, he would have an ending.
Though Bo appears very outspoken on stage, he's extremely shy in actual life, as I found after I was forged for one among his music movies, Repeat Stuff, in 2014. Having acknowledged me from a few of his previous exhibits, he invited me to sit down in his director's chair to look at the opposite scenes throughout filming — even consuming with me through the lunch break.
Check out our assortment of the very best Bo Burnham quotes and humorous jokes from his greatest stand-up comedy exhibits:
"I know very little about anything, but I do know this: if you can live your life without an audience, you should do it." — Bo Burnham
"My ex-girlfriend had this really weird fetish...She used to like to dress up as herself and then act like a f---ing b---h all the time." — Bo Burnham
"I had a privileged life and I got lucky and I'm unhappy." — Bo Burnham
"Dicks and vaginae are like Coke and Pepsi, I strongly prefer one but my dad thinks they both taste the same." — Bo Burnham
“You pray so badly for Heaven. Figuring out any day may be the day that you just die. However possibly life on earth could possibly be heaven. Doesn’t simply the considered it make it value a strive?“ — Bo Burnham
“I really like you simply the best way you're however you don’t see you want I do. You shouldn’t strive so onerous to be good. Belief me, good ought to attempt to be you.” — Bo Burnham
“Look at them they’re just staring at me like, ‘Come and watch the skinny kid with the steadily declining mental health, and laugh as he attempts to give you what he cannot give himself’” — Bo Burnham
"Quotes are for dumb people who can’t think of something intelligent to say on their own." — Bo Burnham
"Comedy should be a source of positivity. I don't want to bully people, and I don't want people to come to my show to feel terrible about something. So I'm actually very open to having a conversation about what I should or shouldn't say." — Bo Burnham
"I think it would collapse my heart if I was super famous. I don't have the nerve for it, I'm too anxious. I don't know how you're not obsessed with how people perceive you, because they're real people, you know? You can convince yourself that they don't really know you, and that's true, but how can it not hurt your feelings?" — Bo Burnham
"Laughter is the best medicine, you know, besides medicine." — Bo Burnham
"Where are all the sour patch parents?" — Bo Burnham
“My father is so hard to get along with because he is such a man’s man, you know? He believes for example that you should always fight fire with fire which is a horrible way to live your life, especially for him ‘cause he is a firefighter. So he was fired.” — Bo Burnham
"The large step that we’re gonna must take is to cease deifying our biology and to maneuver away from it… so I believe all of that stuff would be the large hump for people, simply to cease giving a fuck. And that’s thrilling and it’s enjoyable and it’s bizarre, however I really feel like there’s some folks holding up the partitions of the little loss of life star trash compactor like, “no, but [men and women] are different…” like, why not embrace this kind of unbelievable storm that’s taking place in the midst of them, of the perimeters, dissolving?" — Bo Burnham
"Being a comedian isn’t being an insensitive prick capitalizing on the most animalistic impulses of the public, it’s being a hero! The world isn’t sad. The world’s funny! I get it now! I'm a sociopath!" — Bo Burnham
"Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth." — Bo Burnham
"Poetic talent is really easy to fake when thy sentences doth no fucking sense make." — Bo Burnham
"If I had a dime for every time a homeless guy asked me for change, I'd still say no." — Bo Burnham
"Do you guys like impressions? (Yeah.) 'Why?' That was Socrates." — Bo Burnham
"My drug's attention. I am an addict. But I get paid to indulge in my habit." — Bo Burnham
"Me, with my strange choice of adjectives. You, with your muscular teeth and clockwise vagina." — Bo Burnham
"What's domain range? A kid with too much in his pants. And two balls minus one, seven titles at the Tour de France." — Bo Burnham
"I try and write satire that's well-intentioned. But those intentions have to be hidden. It can't be completely clear, and that's what makes it comedy." — Bo Burnham
"On a scale from one to zero, are you happy?" — Bo Burnham
"If your belief is hateful towards people, I couldn’t respect that." — Bo Burnham
"Roses are grey, Violets are a different shade of grey, Let's go chase cars!" — Bo Burnham
"I'm still a kid in his bedroom, writing songs and playing them." — Bo Burnham
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