Full episode
361: Fear of Sleep
Act One

Stranger in the Night

Mike Birbiglia talks about the sleepwalking that nearly killed him. It's an excerpt of his one-man show "Sleepwalk with Me," which is now also a feature film, produced and co-written by Ira Glass. Check out Mike's website for his tour dates and other work. He also has two comedy albums available for download at the iTunes store. Mike's story was recorded at The Moth, which features other stories like this on their free podcast and at their website themoth.org. The poem Ira reads in this act is called "The Scratch." It's in Raymond Carver's collection All Of Us. (13 minutes)