• Bo Burnham, Brian Posehn at Gilda’s LaughFest deliver from opposite ends of the spectrum

    GRAND RAPIDS — By Saturday night’s end here at Gilda’s LaughFest I was happily bathed in classically executed musical comedy theatrics set inside a gorgeous 1,500-seat venue and alternatively a persistent stream of dick-and-fart jokes delivered from a stage housed in a gritty, few-hundred-seat rock club. The experience proved that, regardless of subject matter and presentation, comedy of any shape — so long as it’s in a master’s hands —

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    Bo Burnham: When Hamlet meets haikus

    Just four years ago, Bo Burnham was a YouTube sensation—just another one of a dozen or so A-list viral video stars. With little more than a camcorder, a piano and a guitar, he made himself famous. Ok, “little more” is completely unfair. He had a lot more. It’s clear now, that whether he self produced songs and videos in his suburban Massachusetts bedroom or whether cable giant Comedy Central is

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    Bo Burnham pays hilarious homage to hip-hop in "Oh Bo" video

    You may know that yesterday Comedy Central released Bo Burnham’s latest collection of bits in the form of Words Words Words– both on DVD and CD; they’re completely different recordings (get them both). In celebration of said release, Bo unleashed a video upon the world; it’s for his song “Oh Bo,” an homage to contemporary hip-hop. I find it hilarious. I chatted with Bo on Sunday for a full-length feature

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    Bo Burnham unleashes "Words, Words, Words" video on YouTube

    Just moments ago, comedian, comedic musician, writer and tall, young person Bo Burnham posted his latest video online. The former YouTube phenom-turned-respected-comic presents an amazingly busy, visually overly stimulating representation of the song “Words, Words, Words,” the title track of his upcoming album, out Oct. 19. And we effing love it. Check it out and let us know what you think. And if you’ve been moved appropriately, why not pre-order

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