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*

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

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

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

LoquaciousLaners42 : He sounds so nervous compared to normal. 😔

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.

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

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

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

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

votejello : Pretty ballsy performing this in front of Maron

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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...

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

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

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.

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.

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)

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

poeven : I comment this on pretty much every video I watch with him, but - Bo is just so smart!!

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

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!

MikeMeegs : Wow these guys really were being rude. "Oh he's a prop comic" "I thought it was cute" Just belittling what bo does and his talent even though he is their fucking guest and has way more talent and intelligence than probably any of them. This was cringy to watch these guys try and make themselves feel bigger by putting him down