Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.

4.8K Ratings
Open In App
title

Mike Birbiglia's Working It Out

Mike Birbiglia

75
Followers
811
Plays
Mike Birbiglia's Working It Out

Mike Birbiglia's Working It Out

Mike Birbiglia

75
Followers
811
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

Comedian Mike Birbiglia welcomes a different comedian or creator each week and together they work out original, untested material. And, occasionally, uncomfortable topics. Join them as they work it out.

Latest Episodes

20. Jacqueline Novak: 50 Ways To Get Eaten By the Garage Door

Jacqueline and Mike have toured together for years and Mike recently produced Jacqueline’s Off-Broadway hit Get On Your Knees. They get nerdy on joke structure: setups, punchlines, tags and secants. They also dig into memories of Jacqueline’s childhood friend getting eaten by a garage door and what “blinking man" means at a crosswalk. Find out why Mike concludes the episode by saying “You must be the first repeat guest!” Please consider donating to https://thelovelandfoundation.org/loveland-the

58 min1 w ago
Comments
20. Jacqueline Novak: 50 Ways To Get Eaten By the Garage Door

19. Beth Stelling: Dreaming About Sex With Your Dad

This week Mike welcomes Beth Stelling- the fearless star of the new HBO Max special, Girl Daddy. Beth and Mike discuss their joke nerd instincts and goal to turn pain into comedy. They trade jokes about sex in a rocket ship, middle school burns, flying weenies, and, yes, even dreams about sex with your dad. Please consider donating to: YWCA Dayton, Ohio https://www.ywcadayton.org/how-to-help/donate/

48 min2 w ago
Comments
19. Beth Stelling: Dreaming About Sex With Your Dad

18. Jon Favreau & Tommy Vietor: Pod Save Birbiglia

Mike chats with two of the co-hosts of “Pod Save America” about voting, working in the White House, getting high at Water Country, and “unf—ing the supreme court with small-d democracy.” What happens when a comedian talks candidly with President Obama’s speechwriter and one of the members of his national security team? Find out. It’s a good one. And vote! Please consider donating to: Vote Save America: https://votesaveamerica.com/donate/

58 min3 w ago
Comments
18. Jon Favreau & Tommy Vietor: Pod Save Birbiglia

17. Pete Holmes: What Podcast Would Jesus Listen To?

Mike and Pete are old comedy friends, which is why Pete does a pitch perfect impersonation of Mike, and Mike feels comfortable asking Pete for advice about Jesus. If you’ve ever listened to Pete’s legendary podcast “You Made It Weird,” you know that these two crack each other up. It’s a fun ride with tons of new jokes. Don’t miss it. Please consider donating to water.org

51 minSEP 28
Comments
17. Pete Holmes: What Podcast Would Jesus Listen To?

16. Maria Bamford: Your Comedy Vaccine

Maria Bamford has been one of Mike’s favorite comedians for a long time. Maria discusses the time she cold-called a Catholic priest even though she’s not Catholic, stories about Air BnBs, why Domino’s might be more helpful than a suicide hotline, unorthodox covid vaccines, and the recipe for grilled cheese. Don’t miss this one. Please consider donating to: Los Angeles Downtown Women's Center https://downtownwomenscenter.org/

53 minSEP 21
Comments
16. Maria Bamford: Your Comedy Vaccine

15. Jimmy Kimmel: This Week He Hosts The Emmys, But First....He Works It Out.

Last year Jimmy Kimmel cooked Mike meatballs and then Mike dropped them on Jimmy’s front lawn. This interview goes better than that! Join Mike and Jimmy for a candid chat about schoolyard fights, right wing hit jobs, pre-existing conditions, and people who claim to not like pizza. Also, Jimmy has listened to all the episodes AND HAS NOTES. It’s a good one. Enjoy. Please consider donating to: St. Joseph Center https://stjosephctr.org/ Children's Hospital Los Angeles https://www.chla.org/

67 minSEP 14
Comments
15. Jimmy Kimmel: This Week He Hosts The Emmys, But First....He Works It Out.

A Message From Mike, a Preview of Upcoming Episodes, and a Repost of Episode 1

A Message From Mike, a Preview of Upcoming Episodes, and a Repost of Episode 1

48 minSEP 7
Comments
A Message From Mike, a Preview of Upcoming Episodes, and a Repost of Episode 1

14. Tig Notaro: Hot Vegan Lesbian Clickbait

Mike trades jokes with the great Tig Notaro. They discuss winning back ex-girlfriends in your favorite shirt, washing food during the pandemic, Billie Eilish's parents, and perhaps the most unlikely comedic run that involves both the Kiss and Indigo Girls. Do they also mention Ani DiFranco? Yes, they do. Please consider donating to Support + Feed: https://www.supportandfeed.com/

52 minAUG 31
Comments
14. Tig Notaro: Hot Vegan Lesbian Clickbait

13. Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America…and Mike Birbiglia!

Ronny Chieng is most well known for his roles in Crazy Rich Asians and on The Daily Show, but he is also one of the finest stand-up comedians today. Ronny joins Mike to collaborate on entirely new jokes about Mike’s secret superhero identity “Mildew Man,” why presidents need to leave conspiracy theories to the pros, and some eye opening observations from Ronny about the current international perception of America. Please consider donating to: Welcome to Chinatown https://www.welcometochinatown.com

46 minAUG 24
Comments
13. Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America…and Mike Birbiglia!

12. Sam Jay: America’s Next Big Comedy Star

Sam Jay is a comedian and writer for SNL who may be on the verge of superstardom. Her new special 3 in the Morning is filled with jokes and stories that are funny and fearless and dare the audience not to laugh. In this episode Sam teases new ideas she’s kicking around for her next hour.The conversation ranges from Sam’s cousin eating pie on the toilet to growing up black in America when you’re not given “the stuff.” Please consider donating to Black Trans Lives Matter Youth Fund https://gf.

34 minAUG 17
Comments
12. Sam Jay: America’s Next Big Comedy Star

Latest Episodes

20. Jacqueline Novak: 50 Ways To Get Eaten By the Garage Door

Jacqueline and Mike have toured together for years and Mike recently produced Jacqueline’s Off-Broadway hit Get On Your Knees. They get nerdy on joke structure: setups, punchlines, tags and secants. They also dig into memories of Jacqueline’s childhood friend getting eaten by a garage door and what “blinking man" means at a crosswalk. Find out why Mike concludes the episode by saying “You must be the first repeat guest!” Please consider donating to https://thelovelandfoundation.org/loveland-the

58 min1 w ago
Comments
20. Jacqueline Novak: 50 Ways To Get Eaten By the Garage Door

19. Beth Stelling: Dreaming About Sex With Your Dad

This week Mike welcomes Beth Stelling- the fearless star of the new HBO Max special, Girl Daddy. Beth and Mike discuss their joke nerd instincts and goal to turn pain into comedy. They trade jokes about sex in a rocket ship, middle school burns, flying weenies, and, yes, even dreams about sex with your dad. Please consider donating to: YWCA Dayton, Ohio https://www.ywcadayton.org/how-to-help/donate/

48 min2 w ago
Comments
19. Beth Stelling: Dreaming About Sex With Your Dad

18. Jon Favreau & Tommy Vietor: Pod Save Birbiglia

Mike chats with two of the co-hosts of “Pod Save America” about voting, working in the White House, getting high at Water Country, and “unf—ing the supreme court with small-d democracy.” What happens when a comedian talks candidly with President Obama’s speechwriter and one of the members of his national security team? Find out. It’s a good one. And vote! Please consider donating to: Vote Save America: https://votesaveamerica.com/donate/

58 min3 w ago
Comments
18. Jon Favreau & Tommy Vietor: Pod Save Birbiglia

17. Pete Holmes: What Podcast Would Jesus Listen To?

Mike and Pete are old comedy friends, which is why Pete does a pitch perfect impersonation of Mike, and Mike feels comfortable asking Pete for advice about Jesus. If you’ve ever listened to Pete’s legendary podcast “You Made It Weird,” you know that these two crack each other up. It’s a fun ride with tons of new jokes. Don’t miss it. Please consider donating to water.org

51 minSEP 28
Comments
17. Pete Holmes: What Podcast Would Jesus Listen To?

16. Maria Bamford: Your Comedy Vaccine

Maria Bamford has been one of Mike’s favorite comedians for a long time. Maria discusses the time she cold-called a Catholic priest even though she’s not Catholic, stories about Air BnBs, why Domino’s might be more helpful than a suicide hotline, unorthodox covid vaccines, and the recipe for grilled cheese. Don’t miss this one. Please consider donating to: Los Angeles Downtown Women's Center https://downtownwomenscenter.org/

53 minSEP 21
Comments
16. Maria Bamford: Your Comedy Vaccine

15. Jimmy Kimmel: This Week He Hosts The Emmys, But First....He Works It Out.

Last year Jimmy Kimmel cooked Mike meatballs and then Mike dropped them on Jimmy’s front lawn. This interview goes better than that! Join Mike and Jimmy for a candid chat about schoolyard fights, right wing hit jobs, pre-existing conditions, and people who claim to not like pizza. Also, Jimmy has listened to all the episodes AND HAS NOTES. It’s a good one. Enjoy. Please consider donating to: St. Joseph Center https://stjosephctr.org/ Children's Hospital Los Angeles https://www.chla.org/

67 minSEP 14
Comments
15. Jimmy Kimmel: This Week He Hosts The Emmys, But First....He Works It Out.

A Message From Mike, a Preview of Upcoming Episodes, and a Repost of Episode 1

A Message From Mike, a Preview of Upcoming Episodes, and a Repost of Episode 1

48 minSEP 7
Comments
A Message From Mike, a Preview of Upcoming Episodes, and a Repost of Episode 1

14. Tig Notaro: Hot Vegan Lesbian Clickbait

Mike trades jokes with the great Tig Notaro. They discuss winning back ex-girlfriends in your favorite shirt, washing food during the pandemic, Billie Eilish's parents, and perhaps the most unlikely comedic run that involves both the Kiss and Indigo Girls. Do they also mention Ani DiFranco? Yes, they do. Please consider donating to Support + Feed: https://www.supportandfeed.com/

52 minAUG 31
Comments
14. Tig Notaro: Hot Vegan Lesbian Clickbait

13. Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America…and Mike Birbiglia!

Ronny Chieng is most well known for his roles in Crazy Rich Asians and on The Daily Show, but he is also one of the finest stand-up comedians today. Ronny joins Mike to collaborate on entirely new jokes about Mike’s secret superhero identity “Mildew Man,” why presidents need to leave conspiracy theories to the pros, and some eye opening observations from Ronny about the current international perception of America. Please consider donating to: Welcome to Chinatown https://www.welcometochinatown.com

46 minAUG 24
Comments
13. Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America…and Mike Birbiglia!

12. Sam Jay: America’s Next Big Comedy Star

Sam Jay is a comedian and writer for SNL who may be on the verge of superstardom. Her new special 3 in the Morning is filled with jokes and stories that are funny and fearless and dare the audience not to laugh. In this episode Sam teases new ideas she’s kicking around for her next hour.The conversation ranges from Sam’s cousin eating pie on the toilet to growing up black in America when you’re not given “the stuff.” Please consider donating to Black Trans Lives Matter Youth Fund https://gf.

34 minAUG 17
Comments
12. Sam Jay: America’s Next Big Comedy Star
success toast
Welcome to Himalaya LearningClick below to download our app for better listening experience.Download App