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Mike Birbiglia's Working It Out

Jul 26, 2021

Judd Apatow recently saw Mike's entire new show in progress, and he's got a lot of feedback. As they break apart Judd's notes, they veer into topics like dark joy vs. light joy, why we exercise, and how many days per week it's appropriate to eat ice cream. Plus, Mike details a serious argument he had with his daughter...


Jul 19, 2021

Today we re-air one of our all time favorites: Mike’s conversation with comedy prodigy Taylor Tomlinson, a wildly prolific joke writer and star of her own Netflix special “Quarter-life Crisis.” Mike and Taylor are both announcing their live tours. Mike just announced a show in Milwaukee as well as a 3rd show in...


Jul 12, 2021

You can hear the excitement in Mike's voice as he welcomes legendary author Malcolm Gladwell, host of Revisionist History & author of Outliers as well as his latest The Bomber Mafia. Malcolm brings Gladwellian theory to why the re-telling of jokes is never as funny. They riff on evil golf courses, evil search engines, &...


Jul 5, 2021

Mike is joined this week by Academy Award-winning actor Brie Larson whose films range from Captain Marvel to Room as well as Trainwreck, where her character Kim is married to Mike’s character Tom. Mike bounces jokes off of Brie about people on the internet being angry and vocal about Mike and Brie’s characters being...