Why “Inside” is an Instant Pandemic Classic

Bo Burnham is a jester-poet, a philosopher in an ill-fitting comedian’s suit.

Sam Ripples
7 min readJul 19, 2021

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The dazzle and bustle of summertime thrums in the air, laden thick already with mosquitoes and strands of white down torn from cottonwood trees and the crispy, meaty smell of someone grilling a steak downwind. Despite this array of sights and smells and wonder…

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