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I want to send you a Christmas card!

Dear friends, Thank you for all the support in 2014. I’m out here in California for eight more shows and then closing out the year with a big night at the Moore Theatre in Seattle. And each show includes a special guest like Chris Gethard, Henry Phillips and Josh Rabinowitz. So right now Joe Bags […]

DC, Florida and California. Get Ready for Flovember!

Dear friends in DC, Florida, and California, I’ve got three big tour legs left on my 2014 Thank God for Jokes Tour – Washington, DC, Florida and California. It’s been an absolute blast so far. THANK YOU to everyone who has come out to the shows and in honor of these five upcoming Florida shows […]

My Fall Tour Kicks Off in PA, OH, and MI – Win tickets and stuff!

Hello friends, The fall leg of my tour kicks off in EXACTLY THREE WEEKS. Joe Bags commissioned this beautiful stained glass poster. It was designed by the great Adam Jeffers and they will be available at the shows. Screen printed posters: $20. Glass versions: $239,000.   The tour picks up in:  September 11: YORK, PA – […]

My Fall Tour Just Went Onsale

Hey friends, I’ve got some BIG NEWS. My mom thinks it’s “a little much,” and my dad thinks I need some reality testing, but I’ve just added 32 cities to my Thank God for Jokes Tour. There are a lot of pre-sales starting today and tomorrow, and you can see the whole list here at […]

My 2014 Tour Heads to Newport, Cape Cod, & Hampton Beach!

I’ve just completed week six of the Thank God for Jokes tour and am heading into Week, wait for it…SEVEN. It’s been super fun and I want to thank everyone for coming out in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Utah, North Dakota and all those other states. It’s by far the most people who have ever come […]

Bring on the Wintry Mix. On to Madison, Milwaukee, and Grand Rapids!

Dear Journal, This week I returned to New York after 5 weeks on the road. Last weekend I played the Wilbur Theatre in my hometown of Boston, which was thrilling, though, for a moment, uncertain. There was a blizzard and the governor asked people to stay off of the road, except in the event of […]

BOSTON: Saturday Shows Still ON! Make-Up Date Also Coming…

Friends in New England, We seem to have a little storm going on. Nevertheless, the shows will go on tonight. If you are unable to attend due to inclement weather and unsafe driving conditions, there will be a make-up show announced soon, so nobody misses out.  Thanks! -Mike Tweet

I’m Heading to Boston to Take Some Cuts.

Hey Everybody!  I have huge news that comes in two convenient parts. It’s like a Kit Kat bar of useful information (this analogy will not carry through). First, tickets have just gone on sale for my shows in New Orleans, Baltimore, Norfolk, Charlottesville, and Richmond!! In other news, I have achieved a life-long dream. With […]

Birbiglia escapes Michigan. Last seen in Salt Lake City!

Dear Journal, I just finished up the first week of my 100-city tour and I’m feeling pretty great. A lot of people thought I was crazy to tour Michigan in January, including my wife, parents, and strangers, but I knew it was the smart thing to do. Fortunately my brother Joe rented us a giant […]

A sincere thanks to you guys for an amazing 2013.

Dear friends, It’s been quite a year. I performed My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend in 20 cities across America and Australia, including a finale show at Carnegie Hall. Then I filmed the show in Seattle and released it on Netflix, iTunes, and birbigshirts.com. Whoa. That’s a lot of stuff. And I literally couldn’t have done it without you guys. What I do is […]