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Patton Oswalt

  1. new yorker festival
    Patton Oswalt Explains Why His Veep Character Is ‘Problematic’ NowTeddy groping Jonah plays quite differently in 2018.
  2. close reads
    How Sorry to Bother You Found (and Used) Its White VoiceDirector Boots Riley explains Sorry to Bother You’s brilliant dubbing effect.
  3. movie review
    The Raucous Sorry to Bother You Is the Punk Film 2018 DeservesLakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, and Armie Hammer make Boots Riley’s debut film about a young black telemarketer a bizarre house party of a movie.
  4. good one podcast
    How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife DyingOn this week’s Good One, Patton Oswalt describes the emotionally taxing process of writing comedy about his wife’s unexpected death.
  5. last night on late night
    ‘Trump Must Have a Small Peanut,’ and More Texts From Celebrity MomsA cleaner, family-friendly version of “texts from last night.”
  6. season renewals
    A.P. Bio Will Be Back in Session With Second Season at NBCNBC has renewed the Glenn Howerton comedy.
  7. last night on late night
    Patton Oswalt Reads From Wife’s Golden State Killer Book After Arrest NewsMcNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark focused on the infamous serial killer.
  8. i'll be gone in the dark
    Patton Oswalt Responds to Police Who Didn’t Credit Michelle McNamara’s WorkMcNamara’s book brought a renewed interest in the Golden State Killer. Police apprehended a suspect on Wednesday after decades of no leads.
  9. castings
    Harrison Ford Joins Secret Life of Pets 2, Will Hopefully Play Something DaintyHopefully, whatever animal he plays will have a single silver hoop earring.
  10. Brett Gelman’s Classic “iBrain” Bit Helped ‘Comedy Death-Ray/Bang Bang’ […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The 35th episode of Comedy Bang […]
  11. The Comedy Curator’s Christmas CutsWhile I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends […]
  12. Patton Oswalt Explains Why Trump Is Like “Sour Cream in a Sauna” for […]Here’ a clip from Patton Oswalt’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he and O’Brien talk about the very misguided idea that Donald Trump […]
  13. tv review
    Happy! Strikes a Winking Macho PoseIt’s as if Mickey Rourke’s character from Sin City had been pasted into Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
  14. The Profane, Insane Plan to Make SyFy’s Happy! the Weirdest Show on TVWhat happens when you make a TV show with Christopher Meloni, Patton Oswalt, and a talking CGI unicorn?
  15. Patton Oswalt Returns to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to Perform More of Mike […]Back in March, Patton Oswalt appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to deliver some Mike Huckabee-style standup, and since then Huckabee has written a […]
  16. October 2017 Standup Roundup: Patton Oswalt, Christina P, Judah […]Netflix is a joke – at least that’s what they want you to think. From their cryptic billboards to their comedy-only Instagram account, Netflix […]
  17. just married
    Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger Are MarriedThis comes a year-and-a-half after the sudden death of Oswalt’s first wife.
  18. Patton Oswalt on Chaos, Kindness, and ‘Annihilation’ The notion that a Trump presidency would give comedians so much great material to work with has proven to be a tricky road to navigate. Yet […]
  19. chat room
    Patton Oswalt on His Wife’s Death: ‘You Never Truly Heal, But You Do Evolve’Matt Zoller Seitz talks to Patton Oswalt about loss, life, and comedy.
  20. Tig Notaro and Patton Oswalt Decide the Fate of a Lucky ‘Chris Gethard […]Last night’s episode of The Chris Gethard Show was titled “Take a Chance,” and one of the chances Gethard offered viewers was the opportunity […]
  21. The Trailer for Patton Oswalt’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Annihilation’ Has […]Patton Oswalt heads to Netflix later this month with a brand new standup special, and the streaming network just released the trailer. Titled […]
  22. engagements
    Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger Are EngagedThe comedian and actress went public with their relationship last month.
  23. the great bits
    The Great Bits: Patton Oswalt’s ‘Steak’The best bits stay in your mind years after hundreds of other bits disappear. One such bit is Patton Oswalt’s ‘Steak’.
  24. r.i.p.
    Read Patton Oswalt’s Moving Letter on the One-Year Anniversary of Wife’s Death“The ring goes with the happy stuff.”
  25. true crime
    Watch Patton Oswalt Discuss His Late Wife’s Hunt for the Golden State KillerPatton Oswalt’s wife, Michelle McNamara, was investigating the case at the time of her death.
  26. last night on late night
    Patton Oswalt’s Stand-up Routine on Jimmy Kimmel Is All Mike Huckabee TweetsFor his amusement and your amazement.
  27. Patton Oswalt Does Standup on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ Mike Huckabee-StyleIn case you weren’t aware, Mike Huckabee has taken it upon himself to become a terrible Twitter comedian recently, so during last night’s Jimmy […]
  28. Glenn Howerton and Patton Oswalt to Star in Seth Meyers and Mike O’Brien’s […]Patton Oswalt and Glenn Howerton might be starring in an NBC comedy together. According to TV Line, Oswalt and Howerton have signed on to star […]
  29. wga awards 2017
    James Woods Stole Patton Oswalt’s Shoe at the WGA Awards, Quite a FeatOswalt promises it was not staged.
  30. r.i.p.
    Patton Oswalt Shares His Wife’s Cause of DeathMichelle McNamara died last April.
  31. parenting advice
    Patton Oswalt Reflects on Being a Single Father“I can’t do it. I can’t do it. I can’t do it”
  32. Read Patton Oswalt’s Wonderful Essay on Learning How to Be a Single FatherPatton Oswalt has a wonderful new essay at GQ today where he reflects on the sudden death of his wife and “super-mom” Michelle McNamara earlier […]
  33. last night on late night
    Patton Oswalt’s Way to Choke Trump Reality DownAt least we’ll always have moaning.
  34. last night on late night
    Patton Oswalt on Comedy After His Wife’s Death“It can’t be remedied. It must be endured.”
  35. Patton Oswalt Explains How Grief Made Him ‘the Hulk of Crying’ on ‘The […]Here’s a clip from Patton Oswalt’s visit to last night’s Tonight Show, where he looks back on his unexpected Emmy win and how the grief from […]
  36. tragedy
    Patton Oswalt on His Wife’s Sudden Death: ‘I’ll Never Be 100 Percent Again’He’s sorting through the grief with his daughter and stand-up comedy.
  37. Patton Oswalt Stars in Weezer’s New Music Video ‘I Love the USA’If you’re running low on patriotism today thanks to last night’s presidential debate, Weezer recently teamed up with Patton Oswalt to replenish […]
  38. right-click
    Patton Oswalt Gets Presidential in Weezer VideoUSA! USA! USA!
  39. in tribute
    Patton Oswalt Discusses His Late Wife on Conan“I was a different, better person having met her.”
  40. Patton Oswalt Says His Life Is Like ‘Every Bad ’80s Sitcom’ on ‘Conan’Here’s a great clip from Patton Oswalt’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he talks with O’Brien about how he and his daughter are coping […]
  41. the industry
    Melissa Leo, Patton Oswalt Join UnlovableThe indie-film Cinderella story gets a new star and producer on the same day.
  42. Bob Odenkirk, Fred Armisen, and Zach Galifianakis’ 2002 Sketch Show of […] Not long ago, media writers were talking about a “sketch boom” with shows like Inside Amy Schumer, Portlandia, Kroll Show, Key & Peele, […]
  43. Notaro, Morgan, Maron, Minchin, Maher and Many More to Headline New York […] The New York Comedy Festival has announced a handful of headliners for this year’s 18th annual event, and they’re big, with Tig Notaro at […]
  44. Patton Oswalt Will Publish His Late Wife’s Unfinished Book It’s been 102 days since writer Michelle McNamara, wife of comedian Patton Oswalt, passed away unexpectedly. A gifted writer and the creator […]
  45. tributes
    Patton Oswalt on Grief After His Wife’s Death“I don’t know what else I’m supposed to do now without her.”
  46. casting couch
    Patton Oswalt and Ashley Rickards Join Hulu showOswalt has been cast as (surprise!) a movie nerd.
  47. Patton Oswalt Explains Why Crisis Pregnancy Centers Are the Ultimate […]Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee takes on a legislator she’s targeted before – Georgia State Senator […]
  48. in memoriam
    Patton Oswalt Eulogizes His Wife, Michelle McNamara: ‘She’s Left a Blast Crater’She died almost two weeks ago in her sleep.
  49. exclusive clip
    Exclusive Clip: Rudd & Oswalt’s R-Rated NerdlandLesson No. 1: Don’t give a homeless guy all your money and then try to take back the check.
  50. star wars
    Patton Oswalt Defends Rogue One Trailer While Natasha Leggero sleeps.
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