December 19, 2013

EP. 69 — what.

Bo Burnham is a very funny standup/writer who you may know from the internet and he just released his new special “what.” absolutely for free on YouTube & Netflix. Bo joins Jake to discuss growing up as a theatre nerd, the process of developing his MTV show “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous,” and his fascination with para-social relationships. They also check out the genius of Tom Lehrer, Bill Cosby covering “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” and “Weird Al” Yankovic’s television debut on The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder. As always, check out all the videos over! If you’re listening to this on Thursday December 19th, tune in for a LIVE VPN edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES with special guest MOBY at 6pm PST/9pm EST over at!

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