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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.

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 Ryan's 10 Favorite Movies Of 2012

Mike Ryan | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Here is a list of my favorite movies from 2012. I was considering writing a longer introduction -- perhaps framing 2012 as a banner year for cinema, which it was -- but I will just leave it at "here is a list of my favorite movies from 2012" because, no matter how good or bad a given year is, I always end up with 10 favorite movies. So here they are.

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.

DVDs: Bourne Legacy, Trouble With The Curve and Other Movies You'll Regret in the Morning

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You know the walk of shame? That's the idea in movies that when someone has a one-night stand, they walk home the next morning, certain everyone is aware of their bad decision. You should think about the walk of shame you have to make back to Redbox after renting a lame movie.

The Best Summer Movies You Didn't See

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.03.2012 | Entertainment

Judging from the box office results, you probably saw "Marvel's The Avengers," "The Dark Knight Rises" and even "Magic Mike" -- three of summer's best...

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: 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...

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...

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 Talks Red Carpets, His Awkwardness, And Dust-Bustering In His Sleep

Rip Empson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rip Empson

Whenever people say, 'wait, how come you're not funny?' Or something like that, I'm always like, 'if I said to you casually the stuff that I say on stage, it would get really uncomfortable.'