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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.

Why Sleepwalk With Me Is a Woman's Worst Nightmare

Wendy Widom | Posted 11.05.2012 | Women
Wendy Widom

Yet again, a group of dudes has created a movie that portrays women as a combination of saintly and beautiful morons waiting around for guys who don't deserve them.

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.

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 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...

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...

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...

Sundance 2012: Sleepwalk With Me

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

As you might expect from a film co-produced by WBEZ Chicago's This American Life, Sleepwalk With Me is an autobiographically-inspired film that is intimate, funny and sincere.

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...