Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

Book - 2013
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A strange and charming collection of hilariously absurd poetry, writing, and illustration from one of today's most popular young comedians...

EGGHEAD: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

Bo Burnham was a precocious teenager living in his parents' attic when he started posting material on YouTube. 100 million people viewed those videos, turning Bo into an online sensation with a huge and dedicated following. Bo taped his first of two Comedy Central specials four days after his 18th birthday, making him the youngest to do so in the channel's history. Now Bo is a rising star in the comedy world, revered for his utterly original and intelligent voice. And, he can SIIIIIIIIING!

In EGGHEAD, Bo brings his brand of brainy, emotional comedy to the page in the form of off-kilter poems, thoughts, and more. Teaming up with his longtime friend, artist, and illustrator Chance Bone, Bo takes on everything from death to farts in this weird book that will make you think, laugh and think, "why did I just laugh?"
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781455519149
Branch Call Number: 817 BURNHAM
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Bone, Chance


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Jul 28, 2014

Bo Burnham is a genius and this generation's best comedian. I was not let down, and this book even exceeded my expectations. Burnham is a witty genius. His poetry is focused on comedy but when read into, also hold meaning, and then there's also meaningless dumb jokes that are also kind of inappropriate but i don't care, they're funny.

Jun 10, 2014

To whomever left little square notes in the copy I checked out, I'd like to thank you for making my read a little more interesting.

Bearddis Feb 07, 2014

A collection of some of the darkest, most humorous, and most touching poetry around. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and everything in between. If you're already a fan of Bo it's a must read. If you're not, pick this up and you likely will be by the end.


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