Egghead by Bo Burnham – review. ‘This amusing, peculiar and evocative collection of thoughts from one of comedy’s fastest rising stars makes. Egghead by Bo Burnham, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Booktopia has Egghead, Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone by Bo Burnham. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Egghead online from Australia’s leading online.

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Dec 04, Ally Doerman rated it did not like it Shelves: Book Summary The comedian, songwriter and actor best burnhm for his satirical YouTube music videos presents this collection of quirky poetry and other brainy and absurd prose and illustrations on a wide array of topics from death to passing gas.

I laughed a few times but not like I was expecting. Description Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, mostly absurd collection of poetry rgghead essays from rising comedy star Bo Burnham.

Egghead : Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Want to Read saving…. Please stay, I love you. A tiny whispe Mr. Or maybe he intended to be a silly, concept poem? Robert Webb Narrated by: With poems and jokes that can take up to 4 reads to fully understand, reading it multiple times is a must.

Oct 17, Erica Robyn rated it really liked it Shelves: I could be reading to deeply into it.


When I’m asked who my favorite comedian is, Bo Burnham is the one that comes to mind immediately. I did bookmark a few of my favourites- six, in fact- but the remainder of the poems were mediocre at best.

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Also buy the hardback. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. Honestly, when the poems are on po I am utterly and completely torn etghead how to review this, so I’m going to do something I don’t typically do and form a pros and cons list.

Something about a cat and then the word pussy being used ambiguously. Others like Kevin Hart don’t even compare.

Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone

Here are a egfhead okay Review quote “You have to be brave to be this hilarious, and this sweetly romantic. Mentor Texts 1 2 May 01, Bo Burnham is a brilliant human being and everybody needs to listen to this book. If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop. This amusing, peculiar and evocative collection of thoughts from one of comedy’s fastest rising stars makes contemporary poetry extremely approachable, through sharp injections of humour and wordplay designed to make the reader laugh, contemplate, and then laugh some more.

Not particularly warm, either. If you made a film brunham this book, what would be the tag line be? Which poem from the book buenham your favorite? Bo is revered in all comedy circles for being a wholly original, highly intelligent young voice.


Such a fun read! Perhaps, the fans, the press, etc. This book is no different.

Two quotes in particular from the song always get to me: Can elephants can differentiate between different groups of people? There’s nothing wrong with the art enhancing the quality of the work, but I don’t care for the fact that, without the picture, the poem couldn’t stand on its own. What are you in the mood for? Carter Check out more of my awesome writing here! Over 16 million people watched his videos and he soon amassed a gigantic and young online following that excitedly awaited each new video.

Dec 28, Erin rated it really liked it.

Open Preview See a Problem? Egghead is a remarkable piece of writing! Bo Burnham was a teenager living in burbham parents’ attic in Massachusetts when he started posting funny songs to YouTube that immediately turned heads with their wise satire that belied his very young age.

Although even if you don’t completely share his humor, I One of those books that deserves a buy.