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Mike Birbiglia Responds to Joss Whedon's 'Sleepwalk With Me' "Boycott"

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by Jacob Hall August 18, 2012 @ 11:18 AM
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If only all viral marketing was this much fun...
A few days ago,  geek icon Joss Whedon posted a video where he called for a boycott of comedian Mike Birbiglia's film 'Sleepwalk With Me,' saying that its expansion into 115 theaters is unacceptable...mainly because 'The Avengers' is only in 500 now and needs every screen it can get. It was a joke, delivered with Whedon's deadpan delivery and ultra-dry wit, but Birbiglia and his producer Ira Glass have issued an official response...and a challenge.

Joss Whedon is Boycotting Mike Birbiglia's 'Sleepwalk With Me'

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by Britt Hayes August 14, 2012 @ 8:20 PM
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Joss Whedon thinks that comedian Mike Birbiglia's film 'Sleepwalk With Me' is a threat to a little movie you might not have heard of -- 'The Avengers.' You see, 'The Avengers' is a modest film and it needs all the movie screens it can get. So join Joss Whedon in boycotting 'Sleepwalk With Me.'