Inside BO BURNHAM. The mind of a genius.

Bo Burnham is a genius.

At 16 he became one of the first viral sensations on the internet for his gags mixing comedy and musicals on a platform (Youtube) that had not existed for nothing. By the time he was 20 he had already become the youngest ever to sign a contract with Comedy Central, and was performing at major festivals like the Edinburgh Festival. At 25 he had already signed two comedy specials with Netflix and now, at 30, after writing and directing Eight Grade, his first award-winning film, has managed to turn his latest comedy piece - also for Netflix - into one of the works that best reflects the claustrophobic loneliness and screen-filled pandemic angst of the COVID-19 times.

And following the master Billy Wilder, when he used to say "If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you.xtagstartzspan style="font-weight: 400;">",

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