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Patton Oswalt writes on rape jokes, heckling and joke stealing

Patton Oswalt writes on rape jokes, heckling and joke stealing

By | June 17, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 6 comments

Patton Oswalt on Friday posted a lengthy missive that had comedy fans chattering all weekend. The three-part “Closed Letter To Myself About Thievery, Hecking and Rape Jokes” found the always-introspective Oswalt amidst a heightened degree of self-revelation and theory. In...

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Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

Happy Father’s Day: 10 bits on being a dad with Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, more!

By | June 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm | One comment

Tomorrow is Father's Day, so whether he was your greatest idol growing up or a complete dead beat, you are obligated to acknowledge his existence. And if you're a dad, milk it for all it's worth. It's the one day each year when your kids have to think of your positive qualities...

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You should watch Patton Oswalt in The Coup’s new music video for ‘The Magic Clap’

You should watch Patton Oswalt in The Coup’s new music video for ‘The Magic Clap’

By | June 3, 2013 at 7:41 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt is a great many things-- comedian, actor, author, to name just three. And today he could add music video star to his resume as The Coup just released a video for its song "The Magic Clap," which appears on their new album Sorry to Bother You. Check it out below and...

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Read: Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black blast each other on Twitter

Read: Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black blast each other on Twitter

By | May 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 27 comments

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a good old-fashioned comedian Twitter spar-- although I feel this one between Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black has far less goodwill than Maron’s back-and-forth with Patton Oswalt last June. If you follow Maron even a little or have heard...

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Patton Oswalt filibusters vote on Parks and Recreation with plot for new Stars Wars movie (Video)

Patton Oswalt filibusters vote on Parks and Recreation with plot for new Stars Wars movie (Video)

By | April 17, 2013 at 12:29 pm | One comment

On Thursday, master comedian, actor and frequent guest star/multi-episode arc player on celebrated television shows Patton Oswalt drops by a special one-hour Parks and Recreation. In one scene, Oswalt successfully filibusters a council meeting vote—and does so by pitching a...

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This Batman video with Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes is amazing

This Batman video with Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes is amazing

By | April 15, 2013 at 8:07 pm | No comments

In the newest episode of their recurring Badman series, College Humor presents comedian Pete Holmes as the not-so-swift Batman. And Patton Oswalt, plays The Penguin, who's forced into an incredibly awkward situation. Check it out! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly...

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Patton Oswalt responds to Boston Marathon bombing: The good outnumber the evil

Patton Oswalt responds to Boston Marathon bombing: The good outnumber the evil

By | April 15, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments

As of this writing, there have been two confirmed deaths and dozens more injured – many critically – in a bombing that took place today near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. While we’re certainly not the news organization on which you should rely when it comes to...

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Patton Oswalt is auctioning off his King of Queens memorabilia

Patton Oswalt is auctioning off his King of Queens memorabilia

By | March 12, 2013 at 12:39 pm | No comments

As he explained in an eloquently-written post on his official site today, comedian Patton Oswalt tonight is auctioning off a great deal of memorabilia he acquired during his nine years playing Spence on the massively successful CBS series King of Queens. He's doing so to raise...

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You should probably watch this 11 minute Patton Oswalt documentary

You should probably watch this 11 minute Patton Oswalt documentary

By | February 25, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments

From the folks at Thrash Lab, who's motto is "Entertaining and inspiring this generation," comes this perfect 11-minute documentary titled To Be Loved & Understood-- about Patton Oswalt, one of the world's most loved and respected comedians. The film, directed by Julien...

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