Mike Birbiglia

Biography: Mike Birbiglia, a graduate from Georgetown University who now resides in New York's Greenwich Village, has been writing since he could pick up a pencil. As a kid he wrote poems and mini-plays and drew pictures of bears and his family and the girls he liked at school. As an adult, Mike has written the one-man show "Sleepwalk With Me" and currently writes his own Secret Public Journal on his website Birbigs.com.

It’s hard to do anything new in comedy, but what has set Mike apart is his soft spoken, self-deprecating style. Branded as "wholesome/edgy," Mike's comedy is "based on his childlike curiosity tempered with an adult's understanding of the world's complexities." Mike also has an effortless ability to coin a phrase. He’s been credited with the terms “Cracker please,” “Olive Garden Italian” and “Baldological Clock” (as in, “my baldological clock is ticking”) His fans call this language “Birbiglian” and his legion of “Crackers with Attitudes” has made Mike one of most
Mike Birbiglia, a graduate from Georgetown University who now resides in New York's Greenwich Village, has been writing since he could pick up a pencil. As a kid he wrote poems and mini-plays and drew pictures of bears and his family and the girls he liked at school. As an adult, Mike has written the one-man show "Sleepwalk With Me" and currently writes his own Secret Public Journal on his website Birbigs.com.

It’s hard to do anything new in comedy, but what has set Mike apart is his soft spoken, self-deprecating style. Branded as "wholesome/edgy," Mike's comedy is "based on his childlike curiosity tempered with an adult's understanding of the world's complexities." Mike also has an effortless ability to coin a phrase. He’s been credited with the terms “Cracker please,” “Olive Garden Italian” and “Baldological Clock” (as in, “my baldological clock is ticking”) His fans call this language “Birbiglian” and his legion of “Crackers with Attitudes” has made Mike one of most popular college acts in America, donning him “Comedian of the Year” by Campus Awards.com.
Mike was discovered by legendary Comic Strip Live manager and talent booker Lucien Hold who also discovered Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Adam Sandler. Mike is also one of the most popular standup comedians to appear on Comedy Central having done two "Comedy Central Presents" specials (one in 2003 and one in 2006). He has also hosted the network's Friday Night Standup lineup and appeared in promos sponsored by Twix.

Mike has two comedy albums including the self-produced "Dog Years". His upcoming second album, which is being produced by Comedy Central Records, should be out in 2006.
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Mike Birbiglia's Scores

Average career score: 78
Highest Metascore: 86 Orange is the New Black: Season 4
Lowest Metascore: 65 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
86 Orange is the New Black: Season 4 Jun 17, 2016 Danny Pearson 8.5
83 Orange is the New Black: Season 3 Jun 12, 2015 Danny Pearson 7.5
65 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 1 Feb 17, 2014 Guest 6.4
79 Orange is the New Black: Season 1 Jul 11, 2013 Danny Pearson 8.5
tbd Last Call with Carson Daly: Season 10 Sep 20, 2010 Himself tbd
tbd Last Call with Carson Daly: Season 4 Sep 7, 2004 Himself tbd
tbd Last Call with Carson Daly: Season 3 Sep 2, 2003 Himself tbd
tbd Last Call with Carson Daly: Season 2 Sep 3, 2002 Himself tbd
tbd Last Call with Carson Daly: Season 1 Jan 7, 2002 Himself tbd