Mike Birbiglia





Mike Birbiglia



Average rating: 3.85 · 11,673 ratings · 801 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Sleepwalk With Me and Other...

3.85 avg rating — 11,673 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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“It had that kind of open-ended fear to it - like that feeling you get when you're driving and you see a cop. And you're not speeding. You don't have drugs. But you're just thinking, I hope he doesn't notice I'm driving.”
Mike Birbiglia, Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories

“Falling in love for the first time is a completely transcendent experience. It’s like eating pizza-flavored ice cream. Your brain can’t even process that level of joy. Love makes people do crazy things like kill other people or shop at Crate & Barrel. I think on some level it makes us all delusional. Deep down, our whole lives, no matter how low our self-esteem gets, we think, I have a special skill that no one knows about and if they knew they’d be amazed. And then eventually we meet someone who says, “You have a secret special skill.” And you’re like, “I know! So do you!” And they’re like, “I know!” And then you’re like, “We should eat pizza ice cream together.” And that’s what love is. It’s this giant mound of pizza-flavored ice cream and delusion”
Mike Birbiglia

“Saturday night is perfect for writers because other people have "plans.”
Mike Birbiglia

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