In Steve-O’s chat with Carrot Top on his podcast, Carrot Top admitted that part of what helps him deal with negativity is thinking back in his career to George Carlin telling him he was funny: “So keep your sanity,” he told Steve-O. For Steve-O, that validation came from something newer. On his current comedy tour, the opening scene features comedian Bill Burr flying a helicopter while Steve-O dangles from an attached rope ladder. “We filmed inserts to cut him flying the helicopter. It seems like he’s flying me around and throwing me into all this stuff,” he told Carrot Top. “It’s so symbolic for him to come up behind me and sign me, give me his blessing.”
Steve-O has often said that Bill Burr is a hero to him and how much he supports him and his stand-up comedy. Bill Burr called Steve-O a legend when he appeared on his podcast and told him, “I’m lucky to be here, you’ve been making me laugh for twenty f***ing years.” both friends and comedians mutual.