Is This Bill Burr's Best Interview?
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I’ve seen Bill Burr interviewed, and I’ve listened to the Tim Ferris podcast for years. But putting both together made for some magical synergy I did not expect. It’s an excellent deep-dive into the formation of a comedy legend. Worth a watch:
Ronny Chieng is brilliant. I’ve shared his clips in this newsletter before, but every time I watch him work I’m more impressed. I highly recommend his “Asian Comedian Destroys America!” special on Netflix, which cracked me up thoroughly. It’s from 2019 but somehow I didn’t find out about it until now. Here’s the trailer:
I’ve performed with Erica Rhodes several times and she’s always a delight. Don’t Tell Comedy just released a full set of Erica’s, which you should watch right now:
Comedy Central recently uploaded this new compilation of Charlie Sheen’s best roast comebacks, always a hoot:
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