• Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

    Comedian Mike Birbiglia has told us stories and jokes about  his sleepwalking condition and his romantic misadventures relationships with his one man shows Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. But his new tour really pays homage to…jokes! And Birbiglia just added 32 cities to his Thank God for Jokes tour. This new show includes painfully awkward stories about jokes and how they can get you in trouble. In the

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    Kristen Schaal, Wyatt Cenac, David Wain, more talk about their roles in ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ (Video)

    In addition to traditional actor types (Lauren Ambrose, Carol Kane) did you know Mike Birbiglia’s movie Sleepwalk With Me also features a hefty handful of comedians who are sometimes actors? It’s true. If you don’t believe us, you should watch this video, which features the likes of Kristen Schaal, David Wain, Wyatt Cenac, Jessi Klein, Henry Phillips and John Lutz. Also, you see Marc Maron, but he’s not interviewed for

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    Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

    Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me won the 2012 Audience Award at Sundance and is receiving an overwhelmingly warm response from critics and fans, both those who were already familiar with the comedian and those who weren’t. Now, after the success of his auto-biographical debut film, Birbiglia is getting ready to tell more of his story. He tells Indiewire that he’s already in the process of getting started on his sophomore

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    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass respond to Joss Whedon’s call to ban Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

    A few days ago, celebrated writer and director Joss Whedon issued a public plea to his fans that they boycott Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’ new film Sleepwalk With Me. And while Whedon may be nerd royalty with a cult-like legion of fans that’ll undoubtedly follow the order, Birbigs and Glass aren’t intimated. It’s on. They’re determined to make more than Whedon did with The Avengers. The duo’s response is

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    Joss Whedon wants you to boycott Mike Birbiglia’s movie Sleepwalk with Me (Video)

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has called his army of fans into action with a funny joke that utilizes the art of reverse psychology (sorry, did I spoil it?) to see Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s movie Sleepwalk With Me. To break it down for you, Sleepwalk With Me is opening in around 80 theaters nationwide while The Avengers (which Whedon wrote and directed) is open in around

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    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass really want you to see Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s movie Sleepwalk With Me opens in a little over two weeks and they really want you to come. I mean, you should go, because Birbiglia and Glass are great and funny story tellers and Sleepwalk With Me is touching, hilarious and entertaining. But if you weren’t convinced, Birbiglia and Glass have announced they’ll be doing everything at the New York screening at IFC Center on

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    Laughspin’s summer comedy movie preview: 11 flicks you should check out

    With the passing of Memorial Day on Monday, the unofficial start of Summer is upon us. And we all know, Summer is the biggest season for movies. So, how do you decide which ones you’re going to see? Hey, we know! We made a list. Here’s 10 comedies coming out this summer that we’re most looking forward to. Trailers included. Enjoy! June 1 High School No summer is complete without

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    Mike Birbiglia stars opposite ‘Fresh Air’ host Terry Gross in a short film produced by Ira Glass (Video)

    Mike Birbiglia has dedicated a lot of time to explaining the dangers of being a chronic sleepwalker, but in this short film produced by This American Life’s Ira Glass, the storytelling comedian does plenty of harm to himself in full consciousness. After an interview with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross, Birbigs isn’t ready to call it a day and invites himself along to spend some quality time with Gross. What’s the

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    SXSW Comedy Day 5: Mike Birbiglia’s film ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ is raw, poignant, funny

    AUSTIN — Alright, y’all! We’ve officially passed the halfway point of South by Southwest, which means the interactive, tech-savvy nerds (in other words, my people) have departed to be replaced by hipsters in skintight jeans and horrifyingly thin mustaches. Dudes, please shave. But I digress. One of the highlights of South by Southwest this year was the screenings of Mike Birbiglia’s autobiographical fiction film – and directorial debut – Sleepwalk

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    Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

    The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia’s award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won’t be able to see the flick — starring Birbigs (of course) Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn, Carol Kane, Cristin Milioti and Aya Cash — until it scores some proper distribution. But we can offer you is

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    Mike Birbiglia preps for ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ premiere at Sundance

    Comedian and pro story-teller Mike Birbiglia came to the Comic Strip in New York City (photo above) to shoot a segment for the Sundance Film Festival, going down later this month. Word got out that he was coming and the place got real packed, real quick. Back in 2008, Mike had a hit show with Sleepwalk With Me (which eventually became a book an a live album) at the Bleecker

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    Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk with Me" album drops tomorrow; celebrate with new animation!

    Back in May 2009, Mike Birbiglia began releasing animations to go along with some of his previously recorded bits. They haven’t been coming fast and furiously, but they’ve been excellent—each and every one. Props go to animator Matt Czap. Just yesterday, his fourth hit the old Internet—this one to support the album version of his hit off-Broadway show Sleepwalk with Me, which comes out tomorrow on Comedy Central Records. So,

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    Comedian Mike Birbiglia nominated for theater award

    I love seeing comedians getting recognition in less stand-up-focused realms – it’s like the real world acknowledges there’s cool shit happening in the weird, wild world of comedy. So we have good news today from the Off-Broadway League: Mike Birbiglia’s been nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway for his solo show, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend. This marks his second nomination in this category; he was previously nominated

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    Video interview: Inside the Macy’s window with Mike Birbiglia

    You can’t sleepwalk with him this time but you can watch comedian Mike Birbiglia sleep- and you don’t even have to stalk his bedroom window! Nope, you just have to stalk the Macy’s window where he’s living for the next few days. The Sleepwalk With Me author began his stay in the Herald Square Macy’s in New York City yesterday as part of a cross-promotion for Macy’s bed sheets and

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