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Description: About Mike Birbiglia
Over the past 12 years, comedian Mike Birbiglia has developed his own unique story-telling style in the world of standup comedy. Time Magazine calls him, "Master of the personal, embarrassing tale." The New York Times describes him as a "supremely enjoyable monologist." And The Associated Press has called his shows, “Both laugh-out-loud funny and earnestly reflective."
Mike has appeared made more than 40 network talk show appearances on shows that include Letterman, Kimmel, Conan, Craig Ferguson, and Jimmy Fallon, and he has three Comedy Central TV Specials, including "What I Should Have Said Was Nothing." Birbiglia has released three albums with Comedy Central Records. His 2007 release, My Secret Public Journal Live, was named one of "The Best Comedy Albums of the Decade" by both The Onion and USA Today.
In 2011, Mike directed and starred in the award-winning feature film adaptation of “Sleepwalk With Me,” which won an audience award at the Sundance Film Festival and then played in theatres nationwide. The film is now available on Netflix, as is Mike’s 2013 comedy special, “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend.”