198: Mike Birbiglia

Mike Birbiglia is the writer, director and star of his latest independent film, “Don’t Think Twice,” about a popular New York improv group where one of the members gets his big break. Jimmy talks to Mike about some of the themes in his film, like jealousy, self-sabotage and fame. Mike discusses falling in love with improv and why it’s so important for him to create his own projects.

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  1. […] The film stars improv vets Keegan-Michael Key, Tami Sagher and Chris Gethard, along with actors Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci and Birbiglia, and if you’re an improviser at any stage in your career, I guarantee that you’re going to love this honest, funny and at times painful look at what happens inside an improv group when success and fame come into the picture. (Check out my interview with Birbiglia on Improv Nerd). […]

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