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Watch: Interview with the cast of "Don't Think Twice"

Zorianna Kit | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Mike Birbiglia's feature film Don't Think Twice earned a Best Comedy Feature Film nomination from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. The group's ...

See 'Don't Think Twice' Outtakes Featuring Mike Birbiglia And Keegan-Michael Key

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.05.2016 | Entertainment

If you’ve seen “Don’t Think Twice,” you know the first half is a laugh riot while the second half morphs into a surprisingly bittersweet take ...

Alamo Drafthouse NYC Opens in Brooklyn With New York PSAs

Kristin McCracken | Posted 10.27.2016 | New York
Kristin McCracken

Film (and food) fans, rejoice! Alamo Drafthouse, the innovative Texas movie theater chain, has finally opened its first outpost in New York City. Ph...

'Don't Think Twice' Producer on Making a Splash With an Indie

Gina Hall | Posted 08.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

How do you get people to put down their phones and go to a movie theater? Producer Miranda Bailey has been wrestling with that question for some time and has some answers for emerging producers.

Ira Glass And Mike Birbiglia Chat Comedy, Jealousy, And More

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Podcast Reviews: 'The Book Of Ye' and 'Drift & Ramble'

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.05.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

When mythology starts generating around a performer as pervasive in pop culture as Kanye West, can a podcast devoted to it be far behind? The Book of Ye, hosted by comedians Rob Haze and Chris Daniels, proves that it cannot.

The 'Don't Think Twice' Trailer Will Crack You Up And Break Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment

One of the summer's best movies is "Don't Think Twice," the story of a tight-knit New York improv troupe that must figure out how to move forward when...

13 Hilarious Memoirs From Our Favorite Comedians

Off The Shelf | Posted 04.14.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf Life is hard, and sometimes you just need to laugh at the absurdity of it all. Lucky for us, recent years have see...

Mike Birbiglia And Gillian Jacobs Ponder Success And Tom Cruise

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.22.2016 | Entertainment

The standout film at South by Southwest last week was "Don't Think Twice," Mike Birbilgia's directorial follow-up to 2012's "Sleepwalk with Me." Birbi...

Human Cannonballs and Hot Pink Underwear: What I Learned From Magazines This Week

Roz Warren | Posted 02.26.2017 | Media
Roz Warren

Instead of counting sheep to get to sleep, humorist Patricia Marx counts the divorced couples she knows.

First Nighter: Mike Birbiglia Thanks God for Jokes, Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs

David Finkle | Posted 02.13.2017 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Mike Birbiglia is an immensely likable guy, the sort you think would make a great friend. Anyway, that's what I was considering throughout his current--and third--stint at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, this one dubbed Thank God for Jokes.

INTERVIEW: Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, And The 'Trainwreck' Comedy Tour

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had the opportunity to talk to this amazing cross-section of modern comedy on their swing through San Francisco, and what follows are edited highlights from several roundtable discussions.

Movie Review: Trainwreck -- Taking the Local to Comedy

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To my mind, Trainwreck is both a very funny movie -- and yet another example of Apatow's inability to edit himself. Like every movie he's made, this one has several big laughs -- and could easily be 20 minutes shorter. 

The MovieFilm Podcast: Back to the Future, Trainwreck, and Comic-Con!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm gang starts out this week's show by welcoming celebrated author and pop culture historian Caseen Gaines to help celebrate thirty years of Back to the Future, and talk up his new must-read tome We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy.

The Greatest Jokes Ever Told, According To Your Favorite Comedians

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.29.2015 | Comedy

Mitch Hedberg for sainthood.

Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

In 2003 Mike Birbiglia was just another comedian making the rounds throughout the New York clubs. In 2004 he began workshopping a one-man show called Sleepwalk With Me, and everything changed.

Famed Comic Added To Cast of 'Fault In Our Stars'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

Awesome comedian and actor Mike Birbiglia has been added to the cast of "The Fault in Our Stars," this according to author John Green who tweeted the ...

WATCH: 'The Worst I Ever Bombed'

Posted 03.21.2013 | Comedy

Comedian and perpetual awkward moment-haver Mike Birbiglia appeared on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" this week, but he also took some time backstage ...

Writers Guild of America Remembers Nora Ephron: Words Matter

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At B. B. King's on Sunday night, at the Writers Guild of America Award ceremony, amidst a lot of foul-mouthed laughs and sober-minded speeches, writer/director Nora Ephron was remembered.

Top 5 Movies You Did Not See in 2012

Tony Bartolone | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

Why can't a film simply exist without trying to change the world? There are plenty of different kinds of movies, and in the chaos of awards season some wonderful, little flicks are completely forgotten.

Mike Birbiglia's Comedy Almost Killed Me, and It Was Totally Worth It

Kerri Doherty | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Kerri Doherty

The first time I heard Mike Birbiglia's voice was during a long drive to New York City. I laughed so hard listening to it that I didn't notice when my dog knocked the car's stick shift from drive into neutral while going 70 MPH on the highway.

Ross Luippold

What It Takes To Make A Comic Laugh | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy

Comedian Tig Notaro at the Sasquatch! Music Festival in May 2011 (Steven Dewall/Redferns/Getty Images) IT ONLY TOOK a cancer diagnosis for comedian...

The First Awards Of Oscar Season: Gotham Picks 'Moonrise Kingdom,' More

Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

Awards season is officially officially underway. On Monday night in New York, the 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards -- which, as noted by the...

WATCH: Birbiglia's Advice For Teenage Girls

Posted 09.06.2012 | Comedy

Growing up is tough, and you don't always want to go to your dumb parents or teachers for advice about things, which is exactly why Rookie has their "...

ReThink Review: Sleepwalk With Me -- A Comedian's Wake Up Call

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Sleepwalk With Me is a really wonderful, poignant, funny, and very original film from a unique and honest voice that shows its main character not as a hero, victim, or saint, but as a real person who makes mistakes, and sometimes big, hurtful, avoidable ones.