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WATCH: Mike Birbiglia Talks Standup

Posted 08.24.2012 | Comedy

Thursday night, Mike Birbiglia stopped by Late Night" to talk about his new movie "Sleepwalk With Me," but when the conversation moved toward cars the...

Mike Birbiglia: Talking Sleepwalk

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The great thing about doing a one-man-show-length monologue, like Sleepwalk With Me, Mike Birbiglia says, is that you can go anywhere you want with it, almost as quickly as you can say it.

Review: Sleepwalk With Me Works Like a Dream

Zach Udko | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Zach Udko

Sleepwalk With Me, a charming gem set in the world of stand-up comedy, is the latest in a long line of smart, bittersweet romantic tales heavily influenced by Woody Allen's 1977 classic Annie Hall.

Surrealist Off-Broadway Show Hits Theaters As A Rom-Com

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Comedian Mike Birbiglia's off-Broadway show "Sleepwalk With Me" hits theaters nationwide this Friday as a film that's already got so much press you mi...

Talking Life, The Indies & 'Sleepwalk With Me' With Mike Birbiglia

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.22.2012 | Entertainment

"He is wearing a blue button down with a red t-shirt under," was the description I received from Mike Birbiglia's publicist. Which was nice, but proba...

Movie Review: Sleepwalk With Me

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Mike Birbiglia seems like an easy-going guy, someone who probably has a little trouble with confrontation or sticking up for himself. At least that's how he comes off in Sleepwalk With Me, the film version of his hit one-man show.

WATCH: Mike Birbiglia & Ira Glass Stick It To Joss Whedon

Posted 08.17.2012 | Comedy

Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass are turning the promotion of "Sleepwalk with Me," Birbiglia's quasi-autobiographical film, into a very grassroots product...

WATCH: The Movie Joss Whedon Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment

Last weekend, "Marvel's The Avengers" grossed $270,823 from 220 theaters around the country. For Joss Whedon, those dwindling numbers for his $1.4 bil...

WATCH: Mike Birbiglia & Ira Glass Aren't Taking Any Chances

Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy

Getting your low-budget indie movie seen is hard work, and like any film, big or small, opening weekend is key. That's why Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glas...

Mike Birbiglia At DC Improv: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 7

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.07.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 1. Mike Birbiglia At DC Improv The "This American Life"-approved stand up isn't usually thought of as a stand up. Due ...

WATCH: The Summer's Best Indie Comedy?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.11.2012 | Entertainment

"I'm going to tell you a story..." So begins the first trailer for "Sleepwalk With Me," comedian Mike Birbiglia's winning screen debut based on hi...

WATCH: Mike Birbiglia Makes Things Awkward With NPR's Terry Gross

Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy

Mike Birbiglia seems to have a hard time letting go. At least, that's the case in this new short film where he stars opposite NPR's Terry Gross. Wr...

Introducing The Mike Birbiglia Cheeseburger | Posted 04.26.2012 | Comedy

Some comedians gauge success by television appearances or stand-up specials, album sales or the ability to sell out theaters. And Mike Birbiglia has d...

Lynn Shelton and Lauren Greenfield Shine at the Tribeca Film Festival

Liliana Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

Your Sister's Sister is effortlessly refreshing and enjoyable throughout. It is clear in every scene that these actors have the utmost trust in their director and are willing to be raw, fun and loose with the material.

Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me Reveals the Restless Heart of Comedy

Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.17.2012 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Matt's story is about not only learning how to become the comedian he always wanted to be, but learning what he's willing to give up to get it.

Mike Birbiglia On The Challenges Of Making 'Sleepwalk With Me'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.17.2012 | Entertainment

After winning the Best Of NEXT audience award at the Sundance Film Festival in January, comedian Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk With Me" was so popular a...

Mike Birbiglia's 'Sleepwalk With Me': As Charming And Great As You've Heard

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.14.2012 | Entertainment

Remember the movie you thought Judd Apatow wanted to make when he directed "Funny People"? Picture if he had gotten the tone right, swapped out Seth R...

Sleepwalk With Me

Liliana Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

Mike Birbiglia's debut feature film Sleepwalk With Me did not disappoint. The film is candid, heartbreaking and, most importantly, extremely funny throughout.

WATCH: Clip From 'Sleepwalk With Me' Movie

Posted 01.27.2012 | Comedy

"Sleepwalk with Me" has had quite a ride. Comedian and cuddly puppy Mike Birbiglia has been discussing his sleepwalking affliction in his act for year...

Mike Birbiglia's 'Sleepwalk With Me' To Premiere At Sundance

Posted 12.01.2011 | Comedy

It was a celebrated Off-Broadway play, then a book and CD, and now it's a major motion picture. Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk With Me" will have its...

WATCH: Mike Birbiglia On How NOT To Confront A Bear

Posted 06.19.2011 | Comedy

Mike Birbiglia's celebrated "Sleepwalk With Me" one-man show has finally been released as a live album, and to celebrate, Mike posted this animated ve...

Theater: Mike Birbiglia's Hapless Charm

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.02.2011 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Birbiglia's latest story/performance piece is much like Sleepwalk With Me. We get a rambling tale of his life, pierced with gentle observations and some hilarious comic set pieces all topped off with a bit of wisdom.

WATCH: Birbiglia Talks To Fallon About New Play, Love & Making Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fresh off of sleeping in a Macy's store window for a week, Mike Birbiglia stopped in to chat with Jimmy Fallon about his theatrical follow-up to the m...

Seeing Comedy Get Made, and Made Better

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Danny Groner

It isn't just comedy, but really all creative arts, that asks artists to make everything seem effortless, natural, and completely ironed out.

Mike Birbiglia To Spend 1 Week Sleeping In Macy's Store Window

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Do you want to watch Mike Birbiglia sleep? Well now's your chance. The comedian will be sleeping in a store window in the Herald Square Macy's for t...