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Sleepwalk with Me Live [PA] [Digipak]

Sleepwalk With Me Live [Pa] [Digipak]


Based on his best-selling book Sleepwalk with Me, Sleepwalk with Me Live finds comedian Mike Birbiglia taking his easygoing storytelling style into "one-man show" territory, blurring the lines between standup and off-Broadway with pleasing results. The main story here is Birbiglia's problem with sleepwalking, a problem which has put him in the hospital a couple times, once because of a tumble out a hotel window which is covered in the closing piece "The Missile." Since this is Birbiglia, that's the funny part, and every broken bone or odd occurrence are told in that Steven Wright-in-cute-pajamas style that has earned the man a loyal, laughing following. But now, there's a trick. What makes Sleepwalk meatier than the everyday comedy album are the underlying issues that cause such funny trauma, including a hands-off attitude from the parents, leaving Birbiglia with a big ball of anxiety that has, over the years, grown into "The Hovering Jackal." How the comedian gets from here to there would be certifiably masterful if he sounded as natural as he did on earlier releases. Here, he sounds a bit too familiar with the material, switching back and forth between comedy club and live reading mode, but it's a small complaint, meant to leave room for any coming masterpiece. As it is, Sleepwalk with Me Live is a near masterwork, but more importantly, it's a big step forward for Birbiglia and a fascinating exploration of standup comedy as theater. ~ David Jeffries, Rovi

  • Condition: Used - Good
    HPB condition ratings
    • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
    • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
    • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
    • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
    • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
    • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
    Conditions Guide
  • Format: Compact Disc
  • Sold by: HPB Hulen
  • Seller rating:
  • Label: Comedy Central Records
  • UPC: 824363011721
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Track listings

  • 1. Don't Tell Anyone
  • 2. There's Something In My Bladder
  • 3. Hovering Jackal, The
  • 4. Abbie
  • 5. Delusion
  • 6. I'm A Bear, Etc.
  • 7. Dustbuster Olympics
  • 8. Promise Of Sleep, The
  • 9. Wedding Story
  • 10. My Brother Joe's Wedding
  • 11. Fight Club
  • 12. Missile, The
 
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
  • Very Good (VG): Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
  • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
  • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
  • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
  • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: This movie is unopened and brand new.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): Near new. No defects, little sign of use. Plays perfectly. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS.
  • Very Good (VG): Attractive and well cared for but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, but will play almost perfectly. For VHS: barely detectable distortion or very few fuzzy or snowy frames.
  • Good (G): This item is in okay condition and basically works well. There may be some minor distortion on VHS tape; slight scratching or wear on DVD.
  • Fair (FR): Basically plays, but may be obviously well-worn with some scratching or tape distortion.
  • Poor (P): Disc or tape is intact, but may be scratched or stretched. There may be skips or distortion or product defects.
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