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Mike Birbiglia serves Drew Barrymore and Justin Long horrible wine in Going the Distance

By | September 3, 2010 at 11:45 am | One comment

Hey, comedy fans. You know that movie Going the Distance, starring Drew Barrymore and her real life on-again-off-again boyfriend Justin Long, that's been plastered on billboards far and wide that you had no intention of going to? Well, Mike Birbiglia is in it. So maybe now...

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

By | July 16, 2010 at 12:19 pm | One comment

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...

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Mike Birbiglia returns to New York for headlining dates, writing book; so let's catch up

By | April 6, 2010 at 10:25 am | No comments

This weekend, the tireless and incredibly versatile Mike Birbiglia returns home for a weekend -- Thurs - Sunday -- of six headlining shows at Carolines, a venue that played a large role in his early success. We thought now would be an excellent time to catch up with Birbigs,...

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Comedy Matters with Russell Peters, Kevin Hart and more

By | February 14, 2010 at 8:23 pm | No comments

The Phenomenon That Is Russell Peters Russell Peters is not just a comedian. He’s a phenomenon, and that’s a hard word to type more than once! I’ve often referred to him as The Messiah of Comedy, because he has such a diverse audience and makes people of all...

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Cook, Lange, Oswalt, others join New York Comedy Fest

By | August 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm | No comments

It was just announced that Dane Cook, Andy Samberg, Artie Lange, Mike Epps, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt, and Mike Birbiglia have been added to the 2009 New York Comedy Festival lineup. These big names are joining an already impressive list of hitters, including Ricky Gervais, Bill...

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Mike Birbiglia releases second animation short

By | July 7, 2009 at 11:57 am | No comments

Just this morning, Mike Birbiglia released his second animated short - "Porno for Parents." It's fun to see a favorite bit played out in animation form. The scene of his parents holed up in the bathroom with his mom on the phone crying and his dad armed with a shotgun added...

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Punchline Magazine presents the five best comedy DVDs of 2008

By | December 29, 2008 at 1:03 am | No comments

And you thought we were done with lists this year. By now, you've probably seen our picks for the 10 best stand-up comedy albums of 2008. But sometimes comedians just release a DVD without a CD companion; or maybe their DVD is more noteworthy than their audio version of the same...

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Mike Birbiglia: Sleepwalk With Me

By | November 3, 2008 at 5:30 pm | No comments

“The more people know about you, the more they can use against you.” – Mike Birbiglia’s dad. When he released his third stand-up comedy album, My Secret Public Journal Live in September of last year, any doubt as to whether Mike Birbiglia was on his way to becoming one...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Mike Birbiglia

By | July 2, 2008 at 2:03 am | No comments

We are extremely excited to give you this news, Punchline Magazine readers. We have teamed up with our friends at RooftopComedy and Comix comedy club in New York City to bring you a weekly interview series called A Tight Five. Each week Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan...

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