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Mike Birbiglia

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Mike Birbiglia appears in the following:

Selected Shorts: Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas

Friday, July 04, 2014

John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.

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Selected Shorts: Young Men on the Make

Sunday, September 02, 2012

A comedian tells all in a rib-tickling memoir, and a directionless young man fishes for a life, in this edition of SELECTED SHORTS featuring two tales about young men seeking their fortunes. 

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Guest Picks: Mike Birbiglia

Monday, August 20, 2012

Mike Birbiglia was on the Lopate Show (along with "This American Life" host Ira Glass) to talk about writing, directing and starring in the new film, "Sleepwalk With Me." He also told us what he's been listening to and that he's a fan of "Friday Night Lights." Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia on "Sleepwalk with Me"

Monday, August 20, 2012

Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia discuss collaborating on the new movie “Sleepwalk with Me.” The film was written, directed by, and stars Mike Birbiglia, and it’s based on his one-man show and “This American Life” stories about his adventures with sleep disturbances and relationship upheaval. "Sleepwalk with Me" opens August 24 at the IFC Center.

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Selected Shorts: Dogs and Dates

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Two stories from the new media venture Electric Literature are featured on this program. 

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One Man Show: Mike Birbiglia

Monday, May 30, 2011

Three years ago, Mike Birbiglia chronicled his hilarious – and harrowing – struggle with a sleep disorder in the Off-Broadway play “Sleepwalk With Me.” It spawned a book and appearances on the public radio show “This American Life” and Comedy Central. Now, Birbiglia has returned to the New York stage with a show called “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend.” He explores the awkward side of romance with our audience in The Greene Space.

This is a repeat edition of Soundcheck.

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Selected Shorts: Young Men on the Make

Sunday, April 03, 2011

A comedian tells all in a rib-tickling memoir, and a directionless young man fishes for a life, in this edition of SELECTED SHORTS featuring two tales about young men seeking their fortunes. 

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One Man Show: Mike Birbiglia

Friday, March 18, 2011

Three years ago, Mike Birbiglia chronicled his hilarious – and harrowing – struggle with a sleep disorder in the Off-Broadway play “Sleepwalk With Me.” It spawned a book and appearances on the public radio show “This American Life” and Comedy Central. Now, Birbiglia is set to return to the New York stage for his new “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend.” Before the show begins its previews tonight, he tells a live audience in The Greene Space about exploring the awkward side of romance.

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The Greene Space

Soundcheck Live: Steve Martin and Mike Birbiglia

Friday, March 18, 2011

2:00 PM

Steve Martin and his band the Steep Canyon Rangers perform live on Soundcheck. Plus, an interview with comedian and This Amercian Life regular Mike Birbiglia.

Sleepwalk With Me

Monday, December 15, 2008

Standup comedian Mike Birbiglia knew he had to get help for his sleepwalking disorder when he jumped from a window and starting running on his motel lawn at 3:00 am, all while asleep. His monologue about his life with the disorder is "Sleepwalk With Me," now ...

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