I confess I’d never heard of Bo Burnham before watching this special, which was developed during the isolating epoch known as 2020. Having watched it on Netflix, though, I see he’s what happens when Jonathan Coulton and Weird Al Yankovic are locked in a bomb shelter with Jerry Seinfeld. It’s an extremely self-aware exploration of loneliness and connection in the time of COVID, and I’m glad I gave it my attention.
Bo Burnham: Inside
June 10, 2021