• 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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    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 preps for ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ premiere at Sundance

    Comedian and pro story-teller Mike Birbiglia came to the Comic Strip in New York City (photo above) to shoot a segment for the Sundance Film Festival, going down later this month. Word got out that he was coming and the place got real packed, real quick. Back in 2008, Mike had a hit show with Sleepwalk With Me (which eventually became a book an a live album) at the Bleecker

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    Mike Birbiglia announces 22-city tour for ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

    Comedian Mike Birbiglia is kicking off 2012 with an all-new tour in theaters and performing arts centers throughout the U.S. over the next few months, taking his award-winning Off-Broadway show My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend 22 cities. My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend focuses on the many blunders and mishaps that have plagued Birbiglia’s love life. The show is said to be painfully honest, as much of the comic’s material is, leading you through the

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    Comedian Mike Birbiglia nominated for theater award

    I love seeing comedians getting recognition in less stand-up-focused realms – it’s like the real world acknowledges there’s cool shit happening in the weird, wild world of comedy. So we have good news today from the Off-Broadway League: Mike Birbiglia’s been nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway for his solo show, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. This marks his second nomination in this category; he was previously nominated

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    Video interview: Inside the Macy’s window with Mike Birbiglia

    You can’t sleepwalk with him this time but you can watch comedian Mike Birbiglia sleep- and you don’t even have to stalk his bedroom window! Nope, you just have to stalk the Macy’s window where he’s living for the next few days. The Sleepwalk With Me author began his stay in the Herald Square Macy’s in New York City yesterday as part of a cross-promotion for Macy’s bed sheets and

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    Just For Laughs: Mike Birbiglia evolves with help from love in his new one-man show

    MONTREAL – When his show, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend ended last night at the Gesu – Centre de Creativite, Mike Birbiglia received a standing ovation—because that’s what happens when a theater audience appreciates an amazing performance. I point this out only to highlight the difference between loosely labeled “one-man shows” you might see in festival settings like Just For Laughs and what Birbiglia does, which is write and perform a theatrical

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