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Comic Bo Burnham On 'Eighth Grade,' Social Media & Anxiety

The former YouTube star explores coming of age online in his new film 'Eighth Grade.' "This awful D-list celebrity pressure I had experienced onstage has now been democratized," Burnham says. He talks about living with anxiety, being embarrassed by some of his early material, and why he wrote a film about a 13-year-old girl.

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