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Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

In 2003 Mike Birbiglia was just another comedian making the rounds throughout the New York clubs. In 2004 he began workshopping a one-man show called Sleepwalk With Me, and everything changed.

Famed Comic Added To Cast of 'Fault In Our Stars'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

Awesome comedian and actor Mike Birbiglia has been added to the cast of "The Fault in Our Stars," this according to author John Green who tweeted the ...

WATCH: 'The Worst I Ever Bombed'

Posted 03.21.2013 | Comedy

Comedian and perpetual awkward moment-haver Mike Birbiglia appeared on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" this week, but he also took some time backstage ...

Writers Guild of America Remembers Nora Ephron: Words Matter

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At B. B. King's on Sunday night, at the Writers Guild of America Award ceremony, amidst a lot of foul-mouthed laughs and sober-minded speeches, writer/director Nora Ephron was remembered.

Top 5 Movies You Did Not See in 2012

Tony Bartolone | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

Why can't a film simply exist without trying to change the world? There are plenty of different kinds of movies, and in the chaos of awards season some wonderful, little flicks are completely forgotten.

Mike Birbiglia's Comedy Almost Killed Me, and It Was Totally Worth It

Kerri Doherty | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Kerri Doherty

The first time I heard Mike Birbiglia's voice was during a long drive to New York City. I laughed so hard listening to it that I didn't notice when my dog knocked the car's stick shift from drive into neutral while going 70 MPH on the highway.

Ross Luippold

What It Takes To Make A Comic Laugh

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy

Comedian Tig Notaro at the Sasquatch! Music Festival in May 2011 (Steven Dewall/Redferns/Getty Images) IT ONLY TOOK a cancer diagnosis for comedi...

The First Awards Of Oscar Season: Gotham Picks 'Moonrise Kingdom,' More

Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

Awards season is officially officially underway. On Monday night in New York, the 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards -- which, as noted by the...

WATCH: Birbiglia's Advice For Teenage Girls

Posted 09.06.2012 | Comedy

Growing up is tough, and you don't always want to go to your dumb parents or teachers for advice about things, which is exactly why Rookie has their "...

ReThink Review: Sleepwalk With Me -- A Comedian's Wake Up Call

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Sleepwalk With Me is a really wonderful, poignant, funny, and very original film from a unique and honest voice that shows its main character not as a hero, victim, or saint, but as a real person who makes mistakes, and sometimes big, hurtful, avoidable ones.

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

Laughspin.com | 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.