MIKE BIRBIGLIA is a comedian, filmmaker and actor who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Broadway. His most recent shows— The New One, Thank God for Jokes, and My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend— were filmed for Netflix. In addition to performing live, Birbiglia is an author and filmmaker who wrote, directed and starred in the films Sleepwalk With Me and Don’t Think Twice. His first book Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. He is the author of the forthcoming book The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad. As an actor, Birbiglia has appeared on Billions and Orange Is The New Black as well as in the films Trainwreck and The Fault in Our Stars. He is a contributor to This American Life on public radio.