Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This?

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  • NR
  • 2008
  • 55 min
  • 8.3  (4,855)

In 2008, comedian Bill Burr released his stand-up comedy special "Why Do I Do This?" filmed at the Fillmore in San Francisco. The special begins with a short intro of Burr walking on stage as he is greeted with cheers and applause from the audience. Burr is a high-energy comedian with a quick wit and an irreverent, no-holds-barred humor.

The special is divided into different segments, each taking on a specific topic. The first segment revolves around Burr's thoughts on overpopulation and how he believes we should have some kind of a "dumb-ass" test before allowing people to procreate. The audience is quickly drawn in by his delivery and his unique perspective on the subject. He does not hold back with his observations on the state of the world and the way people behave.

Throughout the special, Burr touches on topics such as relationships, including the differences between men and women, and his observations on marriage. He talks about the meaning of love and how it changes over time, from the beginning of a relationship to after being together for years. He also touches on topics such as science, politics, and religion, giving his take on each of them.

One of the highlights of Burr's comedy is his ability to connect with his audience. He does this by sharing stories and anecdotes from his own life, and by doing so, he makes the audience feel as though they are right there with him. In one section, Burr discusses his experience visiting a comedy club in the south where he was not well received. He was met with silence throughout his performance, and he delves into the experience with humor and insight, captivating the audience.

Burr is a master at delivering punchlines, and in this special, he explores different styles of jokes. Some are quick one-liners, while others are longer stories with a big payoff at the end. He also incorporates observational humor, poking fun at everyday situations that everyone can relate to. His jokes are often self-deprecating, but he does not shy away from making fun of others as well.

There are moments in the special where Burr's humor may be considered offensive to some, but this is a core part of his persona, and he does not apologize for it. He addresses this in one segment where he discusses the notion of "outrage culture" and how comedians are being censored for making jokes that may be deemed offensive. He takes a humorous stand against this, and the audience roars with laughter.

Overall, "Why Do I Do This?" is a classic stand-up comedy special that shows off the comedic talent of Bill Burr. It is a great introduction to his style of humor, and fans of his work will not be disappointed. With his sharp tongue and unapologetic approach to comedy, Burr is sure to keep audiences entertained and laughing from start to finish. For those who enjoy a little bit of controversy mixed in with their humor, this special is a must-watch.

Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This? is a 2008 comedy with a runtime of 55 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.3.

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    8.3  (4,855)