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11.14.2010 | | Posted at 04:50 PM

Stand-Up Spoken Word Storyteller Shuffles Through Town on Tour

By Russ Bickerstaff
Stand-up comic/storyteller Mike Birbiglia hit the historic Pabst Theatre last night. The last stop on his Painfully True Stories Tour met with a respectably large and diverse crowd. Known for his various albums, touring performances and intermittent appearances on This American Life, Birbiglia made it to the stage with a warm reception. Seeing Mike Birbiglia live is pretty much what one might ...
Friday, Sept. 25, 2009

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m.

Even more than most stand-up comedians, Massachusettes’ Mike Birbiglia traffics in the personal: He maintains a diary-like blog, “My Secret Public Journal,” which he reads from most weeks on radio’s “The Bob & Tom Show.” He also contributes to National Public Radio’s “This American Life,” where he made a splash in 2004 with a comedic essay about his sleep disorder...