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Feb 28, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Stand-up guy

Mike Birbiglia has always been as much of a performance artist as a stand-up comic, which is probably why he made a smooth transition to writing and directing movies such as "Sleepwalk With Me" and "Don't Think Twice." The comic gets back to his roots in "Mike Birbiglia: Thank God for Jokes," a one-man show that ran off-Broadway for four months.

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The mighty two

Sidney Poitier has shied away from the spotlight in recent years, which is

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