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Do Listen Twice

To celebrate the iTunes release of Mike Birbiglia's movie Don't Think Twice, host Ira Glass presents a podcast miniseries featuring his favorite stories that Birbiglia has told on This American Life over the years. https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

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03 - My Girlfriend's Boyfriend

Mike Birbiglia tells Ira Glass an update about the story featured in this episode... and Ira isn't impressed. The story originally aired on This American Life #374 "Somewhere Out There" on February 13, 2009. Check out Mike's new movie Don't Think Twice: https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

11mins

4 Nov 2016

Rank #1

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04 - Beat It

Mike Birbiglia tells Ira Glass about something that happened at a show he performed this past weekend, relating to the story in this episode, about the time he became the fall guy for his entire high school. It originally aired on This American Life #384 on June 26, 2009. Check out Mike's new movie Don't Think Twice: https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

11mins

4 Nov 2016

Rank #2

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05 - Heels on the Bus

When introducing this story about when his good-guyness was called into question, Mike Birbiglia somehow manages to mention his grandfather who helped build the NYC subway. The story originally aired on This American Life #515 "Good Guys" on January 10, 2015. Check out Mike's new movie Don't Think Twice: https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

8mins

4 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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10 - Christmas on a High Wire

The final episode of Do Listen Twice, the podcast miniseries celebrating the release of the film Don't Think Twice. In this episode, some of the best improv actors in the country perform special Christmas themed show recorded live at the Bell House in Brooklyn. Saturday Night Live cast members Aidy Bryant and Sasheer Zamata, Scott Adsit, Tami Sagher, Chris Gethard, and Mike Birbiglia dream up a magical world on stage that’s only possible at Christmas. Don't Think Twice is available here: https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

37mins

12 Nov 2016

Rank #4

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09 - The Business of Show

Mike Birbiglia talks about how getting into comedy is like starting up a business that no one wants; it’s all supply, no demand. https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

9mins

12 Nov 2016

Rank #5