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Joss Whedon Wants You to Boycott Mike Birbiglia’s New Film

If the name Mike Birbiglia sounds familiar to you, it may be because he’s a frequent contributor to This American Life, a radio show with an estimated 1.7 million listeners weekly. If the name Joss Whedon is familiar to you, it may be because you’ve seen his work in movies, television, comic books, webisodes, and in your very dreams. But Joss’ little movie, The Avengers, which opened at over 4,000 theaters, is currently hovering under 500 screens. On the other hand, Birbiglia’s first movie, Sleepwalk with Me, will be opening at a mere eighty. As Joss put it succinctly, “I’m here to put a stop to this.”

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