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The View from the Future with Mike Birbiglia

Mike Birbiglia, dressed for success.

Mike Birbiglia, dressed for success.

Mike Birbiglia remembers when the room was a lot smaller. He’s headlining Saturday night at the Warner Theatre, where he’ll tell some stories he’s considering for inclusion in his next one-man show. But he cut his teeth at the DC Improv in the late 90s, while a student at Georgetown University. By the time he was 25, he’d done the The Late Show with David Letterman and had his first album and Comedy Central special.

Birbiglia’s act grew more distinct and involving a couple of years ago, when he began to segue from traditional stand-up into more personal storytelling. Continue reading

740 Miles, Give or Take

Tropical storm Hannah was bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic and due to hit Saturday, so Miss Crooks and I decided to haul ass the entire way home from Quebec City on Friday instead of taking our sweetass time and going through Vermont and stopping to see friends in NYC like we wanted. Pretty much the best vacation ever other than that one thing. And the CD collection she bought me from The Moth made the long drive feel shorter.