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Mike Birbiglia Dives Deep on ‘The Old Man and the Pool’

Mike Birbiglia Dives Deep on ‘The Old Man and the Pool’

By Jasmine Criqui January 17, 2024

What’s so funny about cancer, heart attacks and an impending sense of your own doom? Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00), back for his fifth Netflix special, is here to tell you. Filmed in the Lincoln...

FUNNY FACES IN BEAUTIFUL PLACES | DC Improv’s Stand-Up Showcase Mirrors its Neighborhood

FUNNY FACES IN BEAUTIFUL PLACES | DC Improv’s Stand-Up Showcase Mirrors its Neighborhood

By Amber Cherry April 20, 2023

As I entered the nightclub district, I wondered, “Who threw up here, and was it because they made the poor choice to stop by the Krispy Kreme on their way home?”  I was on my way to the Washington,...

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Jim Gaffigan (MSB 88), John Mulaney (COL 04) and Mike Birbiglia (COL 04) perform at a New York City comedy fundraiser to benefit the Georgetown Scholarship Program on Jan. 14.

Notable Comedian Alumni Raise $1 Million for GSP

By Myroslav January 25, 2019

Comedians Jim Gaffigan (MSB ’88), Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00) and John Mulaney (COL ’04) raised $1 million at a New York City comedy fundraiser for the Georgetown Scholars Program to benefit low-income...

Hilarity Not Lost on Hilltop

By Molly Simio April 1, 2014

As the mercurial weather continues to make fools of the greater Georgetown community, the designated fools of Georgetown — those groups dedicated to the art of humor and the science of the laugh —...

Birbigs Brings Laughs to Campus

By Emma Hinchliffe February 22, 2013

Comedian Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00) is best known for his “Olive Garden Italian” heritage, sleep disorder and love of pizza, but he corresponded with The Guide to discuss the relationship between...

My Girlfriends Boyfriend: Unplugged

My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend: Unplugged

By Lindsay Lee and Lindsay Lee February 14, 2013

Georgetown recently announced that alumnus Mike Birbiglia will be coming back to his alma mater to perform for us! For those of you who don't know, Mike Birbiglia is a very hilarious comedian, writer...

The Humane Side of Comedy

By The 4E Staff and The 4E Staff September 1, 2012

Sometimes, life gets so weird all we can do is laugh along with it. “Sleepwalk With Me” is a 90-minute film co-directed by Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00) and Seth Barrish that tells Birbiglia’s unique...

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