Mike Birbiglia on Adulthood, Touring and Orange Is the New Black

Mike Birbiglia has made his way from low-key comic’s comic to NPR personality to director and star of films like Sleepwalk with Me to a newly announced role on Orange Is the New Black without ever losing any of his down-to-earth charm.

Jason Biggs: 'I Have a Right' to My Wife's Breast Milk (VIDEO)

Laverne Cox on Her Historic Emmy Nomination: 'I Love Myself Today'

Talk about a good morning!

Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia Burset on Orange Is the New Black, started her day off with the news of a lifetime – she received her first Emmy nomination for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series.

“I’m [feeling] pretty awesome,” Cox tells PEOPLE. “I don’t feel coherent. I’m just like a giddy, effervescent creature of the universe who is blessed and highly favored.”

Orange Is the New Black's Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs Weigh in on 'Hottie Thug' Jeremy Meeks

The ladies of Litchfield were granted furlough last weekend for a little visit to the Big Apple. To celebrate their second season, Orange Is the New Black hosted a press gathering in New York City.