• Humble Bundle releases comedy bundle with Bill Hicks, Marc Maron, Doug Stanhope, Iliza Schlesinger…get the details!

    You’ve asked for it and Comedy Dynamics has finally answered! Between Thursday, March 26 and April 1, the two-time Grammy Award nominated production company is putting up for sale a “humble bundle” that will feature comedy video or audio specials from some of the industry’s greatest stand-ups. (See the full list of what’s available below.) For those who are unfamilar, Humble Bundle is a website that offers flash sales of

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    Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?

    News broke late yesterday that comedian Mike Birbiglia landed a recurring role on Orange is the New Black, the original Netflix dramedy – “comedy” if you’re submitting it for Emmy consideration – that has been universally heralded by critics as one of the best shows in the history of ever. In this case, I happen to agree with that assessment. It’s one of very few shows of which I watch

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    Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

    Comedian Mike Birbiglia has told us stories and jokes about  his sleepwalking condition and his romantic misadventures relationships with his one man shows Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. But his new tour really pays homage to…jokes! And Birbiglia just added 32 cities to his Thank God for Jokes tour. This new show includes painfully awkward stories about jokes and how they can get you in trouble. In the

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    Laughspin presents: The 10 best comedy albums of 2013

    In some form or another, I say this every year. But that doesn’t make it untrue. So here goes: In 2013, so many amazing comedians released so many amazing albums and specials that I struggled greatly to cram just 10 in this list of the very best. Sure, we can make the list longer to include more, but, then, the value of the list declines. Right? Right. Before we get

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 81: Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Will Ferrell

    In this new, rolicking episode of The Laughspin Podcast (subscribe on iTunes!), Mike and I talk about how awesome Dave Attell is, the amazing new deal Louis C.K. just scored, how overwhelmed we are with Ron Burgundy, Amy Schumer’s new very sexy theater tour and much more. Oh, we listen to an exclusive track from comedian Kyle Dunnigan’s upcoming comedy Christmas album, wherein his Reno 911! character Craig (and others)

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 80: Mike Birbiglia interview

    On a brand new special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I chat with comedian Mike Birbiglia, who has just released a new CD, DVD and digital download called My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. If the title sounds familiar, it’s because this impeccable mix of straight-up stand-up and expertly crafted stories had a long successful life well before it was available for home consumption. I’m talking about a life that included 81 sold-out

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    Mike Birbiglia will take My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend to Carnegie Hall

    There can be no better end to Mike Birbiglia’s long-running show My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend than the one he just announced. He’ll be taking it to Carnegie Hall on Sunday, June 2, in addition to filming it as a concert special on May 22 in Seattle. In a message posted on his official site, Birbiglia says the following: When I moved to New York City in June of 2000, my sister

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    David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

    Daniel Tosh, Mike Birbiglia and Nikki Glaser are only three of the stellar comedians who will perform at Bonnaroo this year, as the music and arts festival takes over Manchester, TN from June 13 to 16. The full list of comedians to appear at the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre hosted by IFC is below. Also, David Cross mouth-talks them in the video below: Daniel Tosh Bob Saget David Cross Maria Bamford

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    Louis C.K., Archer, Mike Birbiglia, more win big in Laughspin Readers’ Choice Awards

    We’d like to thank our dedicated readers for participating in our year-end readers’ poll. Voting ended last night and with that come the results, which have been summarized below– complete with a few colorful pie charts! If you’d like to see the full list of categories and nominees, go here. If not, just continue below and enjoy! Thanks again, everyone. For the second year in a row, Louis C.K. has

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    Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

    Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me won the 2012 Audience Award at Sundance and is receiving an overwhelmingly warm response from critics and fans, both those who were already familiar with the comedian and those who weren’t. Now, after the success of his auto-biographical debut film, Birbiglia is getting ready to tell more of his story. He tells Indiewire that he’s already in the process of getting started on his sophomore

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    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass respond to Joss Whedon’s call to ban Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

    A few days ago, celebrated writer and director Joss Whedon issued a public plea to his fans that they boycott Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’ new film Sleepwalk With Me. And while Whedon may be nerd royalty with a cult-like legion of fans that’ll undoubtedly follow the order, Birbigs and Glass aren’t intimated. It’s on. They’re determined to make more than Whedon did with The Avengers. The duo’s response is

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    Joss Whedon wants you to boycott Mike Birbiglia’s movie Sleepwalk with Me (Video)

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has called his army of fans into action with a funny joke that utilizes the art of reverse psychology (sorry, did I spoil it?) to see Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s movie Sleepwalk With Me. To break it down for you, Sleepwalk With Me is opening in around 80 theaters nationwide while The Avengers (which Whedon wrote and directed) is open in around

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    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass really want you to see Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s movie Sleepwalk With Me opens in a little over two weeks and they really want you to come. I mean, you should go, because Birbiglia and Glass are great and funny story tellers and Sleepwalk With Me is touching, hilarious and entertaining. But if you weren’t convinced, Birbiglia and Glass have announced they’ll be doing everything at the New York screening at IFC Center on

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    Laughspin’s summer comedy movie preview: 11 flicks you should check out

    With the passing of Memorial Day on Monday, the unofficial start of Summer is upon us. And we all know, Summer is the biggest season for movies. So, how do you decide which ones you’re going to see? Hey, we know! We made a list. Here’s 10 comedies coming out this summer that we’re most looking forward to. Trailers included. Enjoy! June 1 High School No summer is complete without

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