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Will Ferrell, Patton Oswalt, and others make video for imprisoned comedian (Video)

Will Ferrell, Patton Oswalt, and others make video for imprisoned comedian (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:18 am | No comments

Funny Or Die has a new campaign and it's to #FreeShez. In April, American citizen Shezanne "Shez" Cassim was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for posting a comedy video to YouTube in 2012. The 19-minute video parodies a group of gangster posers in Dubai who take their life...

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Patton Oswalt’s new comedy special will premiere on Epix in January

Patton Oswalt’s new comedy special will premiere on Epix in January

By | November 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments

Patton Oswalt’s newest comedy special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time will premiere on Friday, Jan. 17 at 10 pm ET on Epix, the network announced today. The veteran’s latest offering, filmed at the Spreckles Theater in San Diego, will also make its basic cable premiere on...

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A super fun, super chill Laughspin interview with Patton Oswalt

A super fun, super chill Laughspin interview with Patton Oswalt

By | November 12, 2013 at 10:52 am | 2 comments

Okay guys. This conversation with Patton Oswalt needs a little context. I had just seen Oswalt deliver a hilarious and incredibly well-received set in a sweaty, packed comedy tent at Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest. And, like any chaotic festival, music from a nearby stage was...

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Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 1: Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane, Kyle Dunnigan (also Johnny Marr)

Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 1: Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane, Kyle Dunnigan (also Johnny Marr)

By | November 9, 2013 at 11:10 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- Day one of Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest kicked off with sunny skies and cool, brisk air, which, for a moment, made me forget that I live in Texas, the hot-and-sweaty capital of the South. Yours truly will be in attendance for all three days of the...

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Watch the new ‘Walter Mitty’ trailer with Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig and more!

Watch the new ‘Walter Mitty’ trailer with Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig and more!

By | October 8, 2013 at 11:21 am | No comments

You'll have to wait until Christmas Day to peep The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, but at least you can check out this just-released trailer. The flick stars Ben Stiller as the titular character, an office worker who escapes his mundane life by living out fantastic adventures in...

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Patton Oswalt looks good in guyliner, plays in a badass metal band (Video)

Patton Oswalt looks good in guyliner, plays in a badass metal band (Video)

By | August 27, 2013 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Last week, we let you know about Matt Hoyle's upcoming book Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People, which features a ton of incredible original photos of many of the greatest comedians of our time. It comes out Oct. 15 and you could pre-order it now. But in the week's leading...

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Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk cast in comedy horror flick Kitchen Sink

Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk cast in comedy horror flick Kitchen Sink

By | August 20, 2013 at 10:11 am | One comment

Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk and Upright Citizens Brigade founding member Ian Roberts have been cast in the upcoming comedy-horror flick Kitchen Sink, according to Deadline. The trio joins an already robust comedy cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Denis Leary, Joan Cusack,...

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Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane and many more set for Fun Fun Fun Fest

Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane and many more set for Fun Fun Fun Fest

By | August 6, 2013 at 4:48 pm | No comments

The Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the official comedy and music line up for the 8th annual festival going down between Nov 8 and Nov. 10 in Austin. Veteran comedy rock duo Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Craig Robinson, Rob Delaney, and a live version of Adult Swim's series The...

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Patton Oswalt once performed comedy in a student loan video in 1990

Patton Oswalt once performed comedy in a student loan video in 1990

By | July 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm | No comments

Remember that one time Patton Oswalt appeared in an instructional video about college student loans? Of course you don't. But you will now. Thanks to former comedian JC Shakespeare -- who appeared in the same video -- the words and images of Oswalt slinging jokes about college...

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