|Here we are.
I hope this email finds you healthy and well and if not, I’m so sorry. These are truly devastating times. I am hoping that any of these comedy projects I’m working on will provide some hint of light in the darkness.
A few things:
1. Tip Your Waitstaff
In my self-isolation I have developed a series of fundraising Instagram Live episodes with comedian friends like John Mulaney and Roy Wood Jr and Maria Bamford and then my high school buddy Geordie’s company came on board for free and built up our site to have an interactive map and all this other stuff: tipyourwaitstaff.com We’ve raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from thousands of generous donors for clubs across the country. You can still give now. We hope to raise even more!
2. The Tour
My agent Mike and my brother Joe and I get on the phone literally every day trying to understand how we can honor every date on this May/June “Mike Birbiglia Live!” tour that celebrates the book release with my new comedy hour. We are actively looking at every single city: Philadelphia, Austin, Denver, Boston, New Haven, Chicago, and Cape Cod. We have a lot of reschedule dates in pencil but nothing is firm because, well, nothing is firm right now. Everything is uncertain. Which brings me to something that is more certain: our book.