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Mike Birbiglia

  1. Talking to Mike Birbiglia About Retiring ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’ and […]Mike Birbiglia isn’t in love with standup comedy, and he’s not exactly hot on the one-man show either. The workman-like storyteller says […]
  2. This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mike Birbiglia Chills With Todd Barry, […]The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  3. Talking to Mike Birbiglia About Performing ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’ For […]After 13 years in comedy, Mike Birbiglia has reached his ultimate goal. This coming Sunday, he’ll culminate his 70-city tour of My Girlfriend’s […]
  4. comedy week
    See Poehler, Corddry, Fey, More at the Old UCBA gallery of shots from when future comedy stars (Rob Corddry, Jack McBrayer, Aubrey Plaza) learned improv while SNL stars stopped by to work out.
  5. Mike Birbiglia Is Playing Carnegie HallComedian Mike Birbiglia announced on his website today that he’s playing the prestigious concert venue Carnegie Hall this summer. Here’s a bit […]
  6. Mike Birbiglia Shares His ‘Worst I Ever Bombed’ Story Here’s the second episode of “Worst I Ever Bombed,” a new web series from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in which a different comedian shares […]
  7. Mike Birbiglia Talks About the Time He Met Boy George Mike Birbiglia went on Jimmy Fallon last night and told this story about meeting Boy George and getting goaded into doing a joke about Boy […]
  8. You Had To Be There #100: Mike BirbigliaThis week, Sara and Nikki just barely evade the censors and then react to Nikki’s illicit half hour special gifts. To celebrate their first […]
  9. Finding the Humor in CancerWelcome to our new series Tragedy Plus Time. Each segment will focus on a particular ‘life crisis’ — sometimes globally tragic, sometimes more […]
  10. Watch Ira Glass Interview Shelby Fero as Mike Birbiglia Twitter sensation Shelby Fero was assigned to interview Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass about their movie Sleepwalk with Me, and she decided to […]
  11. Mike Birbiglia Did Standup and Bombed in Front of the Muppets Comedian and Sleepwalk with Me writer/director Mike Birbiglia appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night and told a story about bombing onstage […]
  12. party chat
    David O. Russell’s Lily Tomlin Rant Came Back to Haunt Him at the Gotham AwardsMike Birbiglia reminded everyone of what happened on the set of I Heart Huckabees. As if they forgot.
  13. Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass Want to Have a Pizza Party with You Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s new movie Sleepwalk with Me has been playing at select theaters throughout the country for a few weeks now, […]
  14. Every Teenage Girl Needs a Little Mike Birbiglia to Give Them Advice Those teenage years, they’re rough. That’s why I like Rookie’s Ask a Grown Man feature, as it lets those poor, confused teenagers get advice […]
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    Watch Mike Birbiglia Dole Out Advice to GirlsThis one’s for the ladies.
  16. david edelstein
    Edelstein on Sleepwalk With Me: This Comedian’s LifeThis autobiographical monologue-film stars and is directed by funnyman Mike Birbiglia.
  17. Mike Birbiglia Needs His Chicken Salad Sandwich; Has a Very Terrifying […] Look, I’m no eating chicken salad sandwiches expert, but unless they caught him during his first bite, he probably could’ve knocked out that […]
  18. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Bruce Willis Parodied the KStew–RPatz Drama Plus: Mike Birbiglia not only sleepwalks, he sleep-patronizes, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  19. Let’s Hear from the Comedians Who Played Comedians in ‘Sleepwalk with Me’ Great acting, Lutz! Sorry you’re typecast as a hotel front desk person. Have you seen Sleepwalk with Me yet? Is it just 90 minutes of […]
  20. ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ Killed It this WeekendSleepwalk With Me ran awake this weekend. On just one screen it earned $65,000. This had a lot to do with Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia vowing […]
  21. vulture reads
    Sunday Reads: Kunis, DeGeneres, and Burning ManAnother reason to stay indoors. 
  22. chat room
    Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia Are Now Little Fish“Everyone is laughing at us. Like, ‘Hey, look at your teeny gills!’”
  23. That Rascal Mike Birbiglia On Getting Arrested I like the idea of that cop watching Fallon and screaming to his wife in the other room, “Hey Angie, it’s the guy from the photo. I told you I […]
  24. Birbiglia Is Already Working on His Second Feature, ‘My Girlfriend’s […]With his first feature coming out this Friday, Mike Birbiglia is already working on his follow-up. Like Sleepwalk With Me, My Girlfriend’s […]
  25. sleepwalk with me
    Watch Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass Answer Joss WhedonSleepwalk with this!
  26. joss whedon
    Watch Joss Whedon Boycott Sleepwalk With MeSave The Avengers!
  27. Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass Sure (Don’t?) Know How to Promote a Movie With the Internet and all its doohickies there must be 14 zillion ways to promote a movie yet Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass  (aka Team Big […]
  28. exclusive
    See a Short Film by Mike Birbiglia and Ira GlassIt’s promoting their acclaimed film Sleepwalk With Me.
  29. trailer mix
    Sleepwalk With Me Trailer: Mike Birbiglia’s Night MovesThe trailer for the Sundance comedy hit has arrived.
  30. Please Sleepwalk with Mike Birbiglia at a Movie Theater This looks fun, right guys? Marc Maron is in it and he’s acting! Sleepwalk With Me is based on Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show and book of the […]
  31. Mike Birbiglia Is Taking ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’ Out on Tour Mike Birbiglia’s latest (and very excellent) one-man show, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend is about to head out on the road. If you didn’t get to […]
  32. sleepwalk with me
    Mike Birbiglia Terri GrossWe’d watch that movie. We’d definitely watch that movie.
  33. Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me Is Coming to TheatersMovie of our dreams Sleepwalk With Me, based on Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show of the same title, has been acquired by IFC Films for a North […]
  34. Maron, Hodgman, Schaal, Birbiglia, Schumer Top SXSW Comedy LineupThe SXSW comedy lineup is here, and incidentally, it’s almost exactly the same as the invitation list for my dream wedding! (It’s only missing […]
  35. Mike Birbiglia Makes Us All Very Happy That We’re Not at the Airport Has anyone ever been as glad not to be at the airport as you are while watching this clip of Mike Birbiglia’s Late Show appearance from last […]
  36. Watch a Dreamy Scene from Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me Movie This scene from the film version of Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me is a great expression of the eerily calm, perfectly logical nonsense of […]
  37. The Film Version of Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me Sounds AwesomeHere’s some more information about the films at Sundance this year, including the long-awaited Celeste and Jesse Forever, Bachelorette and Mike […]
  38. Low Standards with John and Matt: Real Genius, Featuring Mike and Jenny […] On this week’s episode of Low Standards, John and Matt welcome guests Mike and Jenny Birbiglia to discuss the 1983 Val Kilmer classic Real […]
  39. Mike Birbiglia on New Material, Mitch Hedberg and the Difference between […] While Mike Birbiglia’s My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend enjoys it’s run at the Barrow Street Theater, the comedian stopped by Gothamist to discusses […]
  40. clickables
    Watch an Animated Version of Mike Birbiglia’s ‘I’m a Bear’ StoryNow with cute fake grizzlies.
  41. Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me Gets Animated Here’s a clip from Mike Birbiglia’s new album, Sleepwalk With Me: Live, that’s been animated to provide visuals to Mike’s story about […]
  42. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: ‘Alex’ Baldwin Explains the Difference Between the House and the SenatePlus, Mike Birbiglia equates our review of his show with a mean uncle yelling “you’re fat, but you’re funny!”
  43. stage dive
    Theater Reviews: Laurie Metcalf, National Treasure! Plus, Mike Birbiglia Strikes Again and a Bloodless MacbethIn ‘The Other Place,’ Metcalf is back in yet another mother of a role.
  44. Poor Mike Birbiglia Is Now Living in a Macy’s WindowIn a relatively perplexing publicity stunt for Ultra Downy April Fresh, Mike Birbiglia is living in a window display at the 34th street Macy’s […]
  45. Mike Birbiglia to Live, Sleep in a Macy’s Window For a WeekMike Birbiglia’s promotions for Sleepwalk With Me are getting pretty intense: “Birbiglia is the featured attraction in a joint promotion of […]
  46. Mike Birbiglia Won’t Let Falling Down the Stairs Stop Him From Doing StuffIn which Mike Birbiglia discusses his fear of Australia, his need to never stop doing stuff, and the time he fell down the subway stairs and […]
  47. Mike Birbiglia on Southern Food and Heart AttacksMike Birbiglia is in the middle of a pretty extensive tour to support his new book Sleepwalk with Me, and he just posted an entry to his blog […]
  48. Tales From the Road: A Conversation with Mike BirbigliaMike Birbiglia is one of the best storytelling comedians around. He recently turned a successful run of his one-man show Sleepwalk With Me into […]
  49. Mike Birbiglia vs. The ScramblerMike Birbiglia was on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to promote his new book Sleepwalk with Me. He told a story from the book, one about an […]
  50. Trying to Know Mitch HedbergThe following is excerpted from Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk with Me, specifically the chapter about his experiences touring with his hero, Mitch […]
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