Bo Burnham is a filmmaker, a writer, and a comedian from Boston, Massachusetts. Burnham is known for his stand-up comedy specials, wherein he has been defining his own brand of comedy for years. He started his career online in 2006, posting satirical songs on YouTube. He has made three, hour-long live comedy specials —Words, Words, Words, what., and Make Happy — and directed specials for Jerrod Carmichael and Chris Rock. His first film, EIGHTH GRADE, which he wrote and directed, opened in August of this year to widespread critical acclaim.