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Connections: The New Film, Don't Think Twice


We discuss the realities of friendship, especially when one friend becomes more successful than the rest of the group. It's the focus of the new film, Don't Think Twice, by comedian Mike Birbiglia. The film follows an improv team in New York City called The Commune, and chronicles how the group dynamic changes after one member leaves to be featured in a late night television show.

We talk about what success and failure mean to different people, what it's like to dream...and the realization that sometimes you must give up, and we have a little fun discussing improv comedy. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.