Bo Burnham Performs "Art is Dead" in the Green Room (HD)

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The Internet : Carlin isn't rolling in his grave because he didn't really expect us to get much smarter. He said what he had to say and left.

Sarah Vilhelmsen : "oh, he's a prop-comic!" Bo: *murders piano*

mako : "hey Bo can you go up there and play the piano and roast all of us?"

Starving for the Stars : Can we just all agree that Bo Burnham an amazing singer, pianist, comedian and writes deep lyrics?

LoquaciousLaners42 : He sounds so nervous compared to normal. 😔

Haisley Jimenez : notice how none of the comedians are laughing at the song because they all understand that song wasn't a joke, but rather a confession of his inner feelings towards his career. Makes me sad in all honesty

DeeKay : All the people laughing thinking the songs a joke... Then the other comics joking about it, know theyre dead inside.

stevec1989 : That must have been really awkward for all of them to listen to Bo Burnham slowly describe them.

Bubba Gurt : "Oh, so he's a prop comic" lmao. That look Bo gave him.

ThatGuy1805 JunkratMain : I love how interested Ray Romano is to Bo playing Art is Dead.

SeveralWombats : Plot twist: Bo was showing off his talent in an attempt to seduce Ron Jeremy

Calypso Veil : I will never understand why the audience laughed when bo said he could have fed a family of 4 for 40 days with his show's budget . This part always breaks my heart ... you can feel how guilty he feels, how disgusted by himself he is. It makes me want to hug him.

Tyler Tompkins : The thing about Bo is not only is he funny, but his songs sound great.

jason kotowski : Hearing how much his vocals have developed from then until now is incredible

votejello : Pretty ballsy performing this in front of Maron

NoData : I also think that Ron Jeremy's purpose on this show is solely to confuse people as to why he's there.

Spencer Allbritton : Damn, Bo is a really talented kid, and it takes a lot of balls to sing a song you wrote in front of legendary comedians. Props

Confused Vampire Vlogs : Anyone notice that he changed the lyrics to use them at the others? The song goes, "I wanted my name in lights." He said, "We wanted our name in lights." He really seem to want to put as much fury and disgust in this as possible and I don't blame him. If I was him I don't know how I could possible handle my most serious work be taken this light by so many people.

Adrian Lopez : Its not really a funny song and I don't think that it should be interpreted that way. I guess there are funny parts but I don't get why people are laughing at a song with a deep meaning

ShaDHP23 : I don't know if he's serious or satiracle here. Notice, here he said "we" instead of "I"

Marvel Mockingjay : 0.38 Bo is like; ha ha ha, I'm so sick of these mortals.

Paul O'Dwyer : I don't understand how people are missing the intentional irony in Marc's comment.

Oh Hai Mark : damn he had the balls to perform this in front of comedic actors too.

migg seeds : Hollywood would say: "wooow that was a very out of the box, thought filled, song he can we box it up and sell it??"

DELSA M ADAMES-ROSARIO : Art is dead Art is dead Art is dead Art is dead Entertainers like to seem complicated But we're not complicated I can explain it pretty easily Have you ever been to a birthday party for children And one of the children won't stop screaming Cuz he's just a little attention attractor When he grows up to be a comic or actor He'll be rewarded for never maturing For never understanding or learning That every day can't be about him There's other people, you selfish asshole! I must be psychotic I must be demented To think that I'm worthy of all this attention Of all of this money you worked really hard for I slept in late while you worked at the drug store My drug's attention I am addict But I get paid to indulge in my habit It's all an illusion I'm wearing make up I'm wearing make up Make up Make up Art is dead Some people think you're funny How do we get those people's money? I said art is dead We're rolling in dough while Carlin rolls in his grave His grave His grave This show has got a budget This show has got a budget And all the poor people way more deserving Of the money won't budge it Cause I wanted my name in lights When I could have fed a family of four For forty fucking fortnights Forty fucking fortnights! I am an artist Please God, forgive me I am an artist Please don't revere me I am an artist Please don't respect me I am an artist You're free to correct me A self-centered artist Self-obsessed artist I am an artist I am an artist But I'm just a kid I'm just a kid I'm just a kid, kid And maybe I'll grow out of it.

Jesus Take the Wheel : I would absolutely love to be his microphone

Pouline Veber : Is it just me or can you literally hear Bo get angry and frustrated very time they laugh.

lorddude123 : I like the change he makes to the song from " because I wanted to see my name up in lights" to "because WE wanted to see OUR names up in lights" its a good change and really quick witted.

Yordle Dippy : I somehow find it extremely ironic how this song is basically Bo saying not to revere him, and then have all of his fans in the comments bitching about the other comics joking with Bo. It's like you can't say anything bad about him because he is "Pure Genius" or some shit lol.

Matthew Beam : "this song isn't funny at all but it helps me sleep at night."

TBD : To everyone saying "Poor Bo": "I am an artist, please don't respect me" "I am an artist, please don't revere me" "I am an artist, feel free to correct me" - Bo Burnham

Lydia F. : "Yeah, I thought it was cute." why...

Stuff and What Not : It just hit me, Bo's songs are like when Tiny Rick would sing in that one episode of Rick and Morty. Everyone laughs at extremely depressing personal shit he says in his songs. I mean claim to know whether or not he's depressed but it's got that same feeling.

Lynori : Bo: *sings really deep song* "I thought it was cute." Me: *flips table*

Ha Kou : cringed through most of this sense it speaks directly about the comedians in that room

SirHadoken : I don't understand how the audience can just sit there unaffected by that. Were they listening? This song changed the way I view life pretty easily.. The first time I listened to this, I would've had to sit down if I was just casually standing.

steven cross : They all know that even though Bo is much younger he is actually much more intelligent and talented than them... he's very respectful though (it's funny how threatened Marc feels lol... he's ok with Gary being above him cause he's older but he hates that Bo can casually say things that Marc would put in his specials)

Tearyatobitz : The intimacy of this performance makes me cringe and I really don't know why

car1o5 b3 : I feel like the guy who said, "I thought it was cute" was jealous or hurt in a way.

Vinnie Kohler : all of these comments calling the other comedians rude for just doing their jobs and making jokes lmao.

bethany mcdonnell : I like how it looks like Bo is just hitting the piano and playing random notes and still sounds beautiful?

Skylar Gray : Ya'll clearly don't really understand how RELATABLE this is, to anyone who does any sort of art or performance. Everyone laughing is laughing because they completely relate to it. That's what this is about, this is something that every artist has thought to themselves, especially successful ones like the people sitting there at that show.

Giovanni Leo : Is that Ron Jeremy in the background in the beginning?

Mutantcy1992 : Can't believe the people laughing at this. It's not supposed to be a funny song and the people laughing at "could have fed a family of four" really missed the point of the song.

Cleveland Brown : Maron spent the whole time wondering how he can compare this song with his own neuroses

Brooke Barton : I'm that one guy in the hat who's really into bo's piano playing

Hazey Wolf : You know what annoys me? Everyone laughing. Because this song isn't a joke. I can understand a chuckle here and there and I could put up with it until he sings "We could of fed a family of four" and everyone starts laughing their asses off. That really pissed me off because it really seemed like they found it funny. You may argue "Bo is a comic, that's what he does, he makes funny songs" but in the original performance of this song he even says "this song isn't funny but it helps me sleep at night." What I'm saying is that Bo made a song that was highlighting real issues with a genuinely serious tone and these people basically shit all over it. It really seemed to me that Bo looked uncomfortable at the end. Well, rant over.

j e : this song feels like it is written about maron more than about bo

Jason Molton-Schneider : Are the people even paying attention to the meaning or words of this song!? THIS SONG IS SO #DEEP THAT I CAN'T LAUGH!

Boe Dillard : Big deal, Art is dead.    I've never even met Art, his passing doesn't impact me.