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Mike Birbiglia Is Coming to 'Orange Is the New Black'

Standup Mike Birbiglia just got a big TV role. THR reports that Birbiglia has signed on to appear in a recurring role on Orange Is the New Black's upcoming third season. Details on Birbiglia's role are being kept under wraps, though series creator Jenji Kohan recently said in an interview that the new season will revolve around "faith, to a certain extent."

Orange Is the New Black one of many new projects for Birbiglia, including a standup tour as well as film roles in The Fault in Our Stars, Annie, Don't Mess with Texas, Digging for Fire, and Judd Apatow's Trainwreck. For more on Birbiglia, check out [...]

Talking to Lauren Lapkus About 'Comedy Bang! Bang!', Improv, and 'Orange Is the New Black'

Lauren Lapkus may not yet be a household name in the world of comedy, but she is fast on her way to becoming one. Lapkus, an improv performer since her high school days, has accumulated an impressive list of achievements over the past three years: appearing in a sketch with Ryan Reynolds on Jimmy Kimmel Live; starring with Laura Prepon on the NBC sitcom, Are You There, Chelsea?; and, most recently, acting in the supporting role of correctional officer Susan Fischer on the Netflix hit Orange Is the New Black.

However, any comedy nerd immediately recognizes Lapkus from some of her memorable appearances on the podcast Comedy Bang! Bang!, where [...]

Funny or Die Releases Uzo Aduba's Impressive 'OITNB' Audition Tape

For fans of Orange Is the New Black who have already powered through the new season, here's one way to ease your withdrawal — a new Funny or Die video featuring Uzo Aduba, better known as "Crazy Eyes," auditioning for every other role except the one she was born to play.

It's That Episode: Lauren Lapkus Becomes a Member of 'The Baby-Sitters Club'

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (Adult Swim's Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black) revisits her childhood with an episode of The Baby-Sitters Club. Lauren talks about her times as a babysitter, learns an important lesson about Sign Language, and discusses some sense memories from her youth.

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