Netflix gets plenty of credit for redefining how and when we consume our television, but it’s also been instrumental in creating better access to stand-up comedy, particularly for international viewers. Aside from providing a substantial back catalogue of Comedy Central and independent specials, they’ve also found success in producing their own original exclusive content, and most of the comedy world’s biggest names have gotten on board.
Bill Burr is a classic example of what can happen when you work hard and stick to your guns.
I’ve been a fan of Bill Burr for quite some time, and he was partly responsible for getting me so obsessed with comedy and then as a part of that, Podcasts. His Monday Morning Podcast was the first podcast I became a regular listener of, he himself is probably the first comedian I became a genuine fan of.