Why Bill Burr Titled His Special "Paper Tiger"

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  • Published: 10 September 2019
  • Taken from JRE #1348 w/Bill Burr: https://youtu.be/--SCDa1zsYI

Comments • 608

  • siddharth nair
    siddharth nair  1 weeks back

    Saw paper tiger today
    Laughed my fucking ass off throughout.

    • Styx Rakash
      Styx Rakash  1 weeks back

      He’s like a younger George Carlin, heir to the throne babyyyy

      • Spoon Face
        Spoon Face  3 weeks back

        Bill’s lost his edge. His last two specials sucked. Living in LA and having a kid has turned Bill into a fuckin pussy

        • Spoon Face
          Spoon Face  3 weeks back

          Paper Tiger, Hidden Bomb

          • 444haluk
            444haluk  3 weeks back

            We need the biggest punch from Louis CK. If he plays his cards right, he is gonna change the comedy industry.

            • BGz GamersVoid
              BGz GamersVoid  3 weeks back

              "I just wanted people to watch it and have fun"
              I fucking had a blast and was LMFAO throughout Paper Tiger

              • Stephan Williams
                Stephan Williams  3 weeks back

                Bill has no idea why he named it paper tiger

                • Day Star
                  Day Star  3 weeks back

                  600th comment

                  • Cody Laramore
                    Cody Laramore  3 weeks back

                    People tend to project their hatred toward others that they hate within themselves.

                    • Daniel Giummule
                      Daniel Giummule  3 weeks back

                      So good

                      • Benjamin Wylie
                        Benjamin Wylie  4 weeks back

                        please dont apologize. Paper tiger was important. Your hilarious but entirely accurate. Like Paul Mooney \m/.

                        • Michael Ryan
                          Michael Ryan  4 weeks back

                          "Typical white maaale" lmao

                          • Emmett LaFave
                            Emmett LaFave  4 weeks back

                            Bill used the term Paper Tiger about the state of political debates / animosity in another Joe Rogan interview

                            • TheKMA
                              TheKMA  4 weeks back

                              Paper tiger is hilarious. SJWs and leftist will hate it though.

                              • Andy Tamata
                                Andy Tamata  4 weeks back

                                He's great but I have no idea what his explanation is supposed to mean

                                • Shahaan Singh
                                  Shahaan Singh  4 weeks back

                                  This is bill's second best special, second only to 'walk your way out' but its damn near the same level

                                  • Batteristo
                                    Batteristo  4 weeks back

                                    Imagine that a comedian has to apologize for his humour!!! Where's Don Rickles???!!!! When you insult EVERYBODY; you can't miss the JOKE. IT's a fucking JOKE!!!! Get over it. Or pay$150 an hr because your traumatized by this.
                                    Fuck off & get a life

                                    • Zach Haskell
                                      Zach Haskell  4 weeks back

                                      Bill Burr > Dave Chapelle

                                      • ARC
                                        ARC  4 weeks back

                                        I love you Billy Blue Balls but you lost me. Alright? You done and gone lost me! I don't even know what to think right now! Alright?!?! Exactly..

                                        • goutham edara
                                          goutham edara  4 weeks back

                                          Joe should have kevin Richardson on here.

                                          • radiopinkzeppelin2
                                            radiopinkzeppelin2  4 weeks back

                                            This special was killer. It made me laugh harder than even Chappelle's!

                                            • Joe Nuxhall
                                              Joe Nuxhall  4 weeks back

                                              Watched “Paper Tiger” ...sucked...Bill just yelled and yelled, material was stretched and stretched

                                            • Usual Protagonist
                                              Usual Protagonist  1 months back

                                              "Paper tiger" is a literal English translation of the Chinese phrase zhilaohu. The term refers to something or someone that claims or appears to be powerful and/or threatening, but is actually ineffectual and unable to withstand challenge.

                                              • Don Vito Corleone
                                                Don Vito Corleone  1 months back

                                                it's was terrible, i enjoyed the last episode of his podcast more than his special, he repeats same shit, and overdoing it.

                                                • 81ackman
                                                  81ackman  1 months back

                                                  Truth is there isn't much to worry about so we invent things, fake emergencies.

                                                  • K Kundera
                                                    K Kundera  1 months back

                                                    His special was okay. The last 2 he’s done have just been okay. He’s one of the top 3 comics out there, but I was disappointed that he repeated alot of his material with just a slightly different punch line.

                                                    • Andres Gajardo
                                                      Andres Gajardo  1 months back

                                                      I really appreciate Bill and Dave’s honesty, we need to take modern “problems” less seriously

                                                      • lxndr19 yup
                                                        lxndr19 yup  1 months back

                                                        Bill Burr Dave Chappelle comedy gods

                                                        • Nicholas Cash
                                                          Nicholas Cash  1 months back

                                                          Bill’s special was fantastic- his best work so far and I even liked it a little more than Chappelle’s new one.

                                                          • Alex Lindenmuth
                                                            Alex Lindenmuth  1 months back

                                                            Bill Burr is my favorite comedian and I’ll be honest and say this was by far his worst special of all time.

                                                            • Joseph Britton
                                                              Joseph Britton  1 months back

                                                              This special was one of the funniest ones I've ever watched

                                                              • James Darmor
                                                                James Darmor  1 months back

                                                                I don’t I expected something from ol’ Billie.. he repeated a bit or two the bits of him and his wife are predictable .. the sex robot bit where he does the impressions were funny

                                                                • Ningi
                                                                  Ningi  1 months back

                                                                  Just recently saw Bill's comedy act's , it's fucking fantastic. I know Joe's a big fan of Bill , respect , admire whatever you want to call it. Comedians have been a center for the reconstruction that is our outdated psyche-outdated in comparison to how much faster our technology is moving than the core of our psychological movement and comedians the really good ones like Bill , George etc have tuned us into a more grounded frequency , also your every day comedians that don't do stand up also contribute.

                                                                  • 1031KRONTZ GERMERICAN
                                                                    1031KRONTZ GERMERICAN  1 months back

                                                                    Idk if it was the weed but this was burr's best show ever i was rolling.

                                                                    • strikkmoez
                                                                      strikkmoez  1 months back

                                                                      I saw paper tiger today and... Bill Burr is a goddam pro comic. No bullshit. He's filming his special so dealing with that pressure and handles hecklers so smoothly while making it hilarious and doesn't miss a beat in his material. Fucking PRO.

                                                                      • Volcryn Darkstar
                                                                        Volcryn Darkstar  1 months back

                                                                        Where is this coming from?

                                                                        • ben
                                                                          ben  1 months back

                                                                          Fuck you Burr you've gone soft. London. Fuck off

                                                                          • ben
                                                                            ben  1 months back

                                                                            Bill Burr is no longer bold or daring which is sad for me and I imagine most of his fans feel the same way.

                                                                            • The Film Effect
                                                                              The Film Effect  1 months back

                                                                              The size of the place the special was filmed at is ridiculous! I'm really happy for Bill Burr and his success.

                                                                              • Mr. Stag
                                                                                Mr. Stag  1 months back

                                                                                I think old Booze bag Billy caught a little contact high

                                                                                • Whitney Smith
                                                                                  Whitney Smith  1 months back

                                                                                  Soooo......I still don't get why it's called Paper Tiger

                                                                                  • Trevor Rogers
                                                                                    Trevor Rogers  1 months back

                                                                                    High Bill is so fucking scattered and its hilarious.

                                                                                    • changeurlife34
                                                                                      changeurlife34  1 months back

                                                                                      Jesus is coming repent !!!

                                                                                      • Eloy Campos
                                                                                        Eloy Campos  1 months back

                                                                                        "Paper tiger" is a literal English translation of the Chinese phrase zhilaohu. The term refers to something or someone that claims or appears to be powerful and/or threatening, but is actually ineffectual and unable to withstand challenge.

                                                                                        • Big Red
                                                                                          Big Red  1 months back

                                                                                          Loved your special- hits the nail on the head using comedy- this woman despises feminism 🤮

                                                                                          • Ghostrunner CO
                                                                                            Ghostrunner CO  1 months back

                                                                                            I was betting it was a play on the book Paper Lion knowing Bill’s sports knowledge but I guess not(?)wtf

                                                                                            • David McKee
                                                                                              David McKee  1 months back

                                                                                              My 2 fav comedians in one place

                                                                                              • DubDanTV
                                                                                                DubDanTV  1 months back

                                                                                                Interesting explanation, still completely lost on what the title has to do with that explanation lol.