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Patton Oswalt embarks on book tour

By | January 5, 2011 at 2:19 pm | No comments

As you may know, Patton Oswalt’s new book of comedic essays, Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, was released this week. Much of the tome is a personal memoir – he discusses his teenage summers working at a Cineplex, snow forts, and playing Dungeons and Dragons – but readers will...

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Grammy committee once again proves they don't give a shit about comedy

By | December 2, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments

Ah, yes. It's that time of year again when the mainstream entertainment industry reminds us just how much they don't give a shit about the world of stand-up comedy by doling out Grammy nominations to some of the least deserving -- but wildly popular -- artists. It's also the...

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Patton Oswalt lands film role opposite Charlize Theron

By | September 27, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

This weekend, we got a small taste of new Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman project, Young Adult. Charlize Theron has been cast as the lead and will star alongside Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson. Filming is set to begin within the next month. The movie itself, says the Hollywood...

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Patton Oswalt, Greg Behrendt, more comedians will play Bumbershoot festival

By | July 1, 2010 at 3:02 pm | No comments

The Seattle music and arts festival Bumbershoot recently announced its jam-packed comedy lineup for the September event. Boasting both national acts and up and coming comedians, Bumbershoot will have a comedy stage South, West, and North in addition to its main music stage and...

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Presumably super smart Ivy League dingleberry rips off Patton Oswalt

By | May 25, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 3 comments

Patton Oswalt has been ripped off— again! On April 30 – not even a month ago – Oswalt blogged on his MySpace page about a "comedian” named Nick Madson who stole a large portion of his material, including the bit “Physics For Poets.” The online comedy community went...

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Patton Oswalt, Rob Corddry, more join TBS’s Just For Laughs festival

By | April 28, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt, Adam Corolla, Rob Corddry, and George Wendt are just a few of the new names announced this week who will be added to the already-impressive lineup at TBS's Just For Laughs comedy festival, going down June 15-19 in Chicago. Joining the likes of already confirmed...

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Nick Thune replaces Patton Oswalt in Matthew Broderick NBC pilot

By | April 18, 2010 at 8:00 am | No comments

Two days ago we reported that fast-rising comedian Nick Thune was in the running -- along with two other actors -- to replace a role in the NBC pilot, Beach Lane that had been vacated by Patton Oswalt. It looks like Thune got the gig, according to Deadline Hollywood, who, we...

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Patton Oswalt writes comic book, out June 2

By | March 24, 2010 at 12:35 pm | No comments

Everyone knows Patton Oswalt is one of the original, self-proclaimed nerds of comedy, so you might not be too surprised to learn he’s just written a comic book. And it'll be out June 2. The interesting part is that it’s an episode of Firefly, the short-lived Joss Whedon...

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What if… Pandora Internet radio had a comedy section?

By | December 22, 2009 at 11:12 am | 2 comments

I can’t tell you how much I love Pandora. For the uninitiated, Pandora is a music service in which you identify a song or artist that you like and then Pandora will create a radio station based on elements found in that song or artist’s oeuvre. You then get to give those...

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