Vice profiles “The Man Behind @DadBoner,” comedian Mike Burns

You may not know that you’re already following the career of comedian Mike Burns, unless you already know that Burns also types out observations on life as Michigan resident Karl Welzein, aka @DadBoner.

His online alter-ego has amassed more than 133,000 followers on Twitter, and a gig contributing dadboner columns to VICE.

Today, VICE introduces us to Mike Burns to tell his side of the story. We learn that Burns, who calls Los Angeles home now, grew up in Saginaw, Mich., the truth behind Gatorpagne and more. This video profile is almost 17 minutes long. Long enough for you, daddy? Hey, I recognize that driveway! Hi, Mike Bridenstine. Roll the clip!

Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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