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Talking to Bo Burnham About His New Special, the Pursuit of Fame, and Future Plans

Bo Burnham has been busy, and he’s ready for a break. The 23-year-old may have entered the comedy scene in an unconventional way through his YouTube videos, but 2013 has proved that he is a force to be reckoned with. He released his third comedy special, what., yesterday on YouTube and Netflix for free and digitally as an album on iTunes for money. And on top of that, this year also saw the release of Burnham’s book of poems, Egghead, and his own MTV show, Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous. 

Burnham took the time to talk with me about his decision to release the special [...]

Here's a Trailer for Bo Burnham's New Comedy Special, 'what.'

Bo Burnham's new comedy special, what., comes out on Tuesday, December 17th, and here's a super funny new trailer for it he released yesterday. As he says in the trailer, Burnham is releasing the special for free online via YouTube in addition to a Netflix launch at the expense of him making money to feed his probably shitty future children.

Ron Artest, Professional Stand Up Comedian

Los Angeles Laker/fan puncher Ron Artest has a stand up tour. Caroline's says that it will be "THE comedy event of the summer." Sorry, actual comedy events! This one wins, I guess.

Here's Bo Burnham's New Special

Bo Burnham released his new special, called what., for free on YouTube this morning. Here's the full thing, or you can buy the album here if you want to pay Bo Burnham for his comedy, old fashioned-style.

Bo Burnham Is Releasing His New Standup Special Online for Free

While comedians like Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and Jim Gaffigan have self-released standup specials online for $5, Bo Burnham is putting his next one out for free. Burnham announced release plans for his new one-hour special, entitled what., during an interview on the podcast Hail Satire!. Here he is explaining why he's releasing it for free:

"I spent three years making this thing. I just kinda want people to see it. I'm not Louis C.K., who has a gigantic audience. I think there a lot of people who haven't heard of me and a lot of people who may have heard of me earlier and not dug me stuff when [...]

Here's a Song from Bo Burnham's New Special, Written from the Perspective of God

Comedian Bo Burnham is releasing his new special, what., on Tuesday (the 17th) for free on Youtube, and here's the first song from it. It's called "From God's Perspective," and it's a pretty perfect song for Christmastime.

Woman Attacks Husband Over 'The Onion'

This is real news but it sure reads like fake news. A Wisconsin wife was charged on Monday with one count of disorderly conduct domestic abuse for attacking her husband after finding his copies of The Onion. The women, Lynne Rasbornik (You know what they say? You can't trust anyone with two first names.), who sounds like a real charmer, is facing up to 90 days in jail. There is still no comment from the husband on why he was married to a humorless lunatic and why if knew he was married to a humorless lunatic, didn't he just read The Onion online. Remember when people called 9-11 [...]