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Mike Birbiglia: Thank God for Jokes (2017)

Mike Birbiglia tells stories about his life as a semi-famous comedian/filmmaker and reflects on the meaning of good or bad jokes.

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Mike Birbiglia tells stories about his life as a semi-famous comedian/filmmaker and reflects on the meaning of good or bad jokes.

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Birbiglia strolls through tales of life's ups-and-downs, but mostly his unfortunate events that he turns into comedy gold.

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28 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Mike Birbiglia: Thank God for Jokes See more »

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Discusses true events that took place between himself and acclaimed director, David O'Russel See more »


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Nuts In The Air
Lyric by Mike Birbiglia
Music by Drew Campbell (as Drew K. Campbell)
Performed by Wet Money & Lee Majors
Courtesy of Adeline Studios
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Perfectly presented...
7 March 2017 | by DukeEmanSee all my reviews

Who is this Mike Bir-Bi-Glia? I've heard of him, but not really! I've seen him somewhere, but not sure where! So when this title came up on my Netflix channel as something that I may be interested in, I thought, "Heck, it's got God in the title, so it could be another fun night of religion bashing by some vaguely known comedian!"

Well, it was better than that. This Bir-Bi-Glia comedian is a gem to be treasured. His cheeky grin and wry sense of humour had me hooked from the word go. Most importantly, is the timing, how he spreads his stories around and they all interconnect in a beautiful subtle way. He doesn't rush, but strolls through his tales of life's ups and downs, but mostly his unfortunate events that he turns to comedy gold. Better still, he involves his audience and utilizes them perfectly into his act.

By the end, I knew this Mike Birbiglia. I knew where he has been, and I now know where he will be going (definitely not on a David O. Russell film set).


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