Thanks to all of you who came out for the opening weekend of Sleepwalk with Me in New York. We set a record!
The weekend box office was $68,801 at IFC Center. We are told that no first-time American director has ever earned as high a per-screen average. At least, if you don't count animated films like Beauty and the Beast.
Do you want to fight on an internet message board? C'mon, of course you do! This week's story about death benefits and insurance annuities was a co-production with the investigative news organization ProPublica.
Attention New York: Ticket sales are so strong that midnight shows have been added to the premiere weekend of Sleepwalk with Me in New York City! That's this coming weekend, starting 11:59pm the night of Thursday August 23rd.
This week’s episode, "The Convert," was about FBI informant Craig Monteilh, who went undercover in southern California’s Muslim community to try to find people who were recruiting and training terrorists. Craig’s operation, which took place in 2006 and 2007, was called Operation Flex.
This just in: Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia, co-writers of the movie
Sleepwalk With Me — which is now scheduled to show at over 100
theaters all over the country (thanks to your help!) — will be
attending screenings in NYC, Chicago and L.A.. Seriously.
You may notice that we've given our site a bit of a facelift. In addition to general sprucing-up, we've added a couple new features. One is the Story Globe, which lets you search our archive of stories on a map of the world. (How many stories take place in Selma, Indiana?
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