Browsing Tag Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:37 pm | No comments

Here’s something you’re not going to believe: Comedy, it’s popular! Know how we know? Big name publications can’t help themselves from putting out special comedy editions of their magazines. And while it’s great to put a spotlight on comedians and their world (even in...

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Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

By | October 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm | One comment

I love that Adult Swim celebrates weird comedy as much as they do. I mean, let’s get real – Aqua Teen Hungerforce? Sealab 2021? To say they’re quirky would be an understatement. The latest in Adult Swim’s weirdness is a miniseries called The Heart, She Holler,...

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Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

By | October 6, 2011 at 5:21 pm | No comments

It's been four years to answer the question: When will Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody make a movie together again? After the undeniable success of their collaboration on Juno, Reitman and Cody have had their own projects of varying success apart from each other, notably Reitman's...

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National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

By | September 28, 2011 at 4:17 pm | No comments

On Oct. 6, the folks at National Lampoon will be performing a great service for the comedy community. They’ll be honoring the best comedic Twitterers of our time. The 1st Annual National Lampoon Twitter Awards is going down at the Melrose Improv in Los Angeles (some tickets...

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Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

By | September 20, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

It's unique to see someone like Patton Oswalt, known to the mainstream for his many television and film roles (King of Queens, Ratatouille, Big Fan) staying so true to his stand-up roots. In his latest comedy album, out today, Finest Hour, which recently premiered as a Showtime...

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A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

By | September 7, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments

Just in case you're not of the album buying/downloading ilk, comedy albums have been coming out in droves over the last few weeks. Yes, it's that time of year again, comedy fans. OK, we're only saying that because several quality comedy albums have come out recently-- like Marc...

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Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

Six things that should make comedians feel better about what they’re doing

By | September 2, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments

It's no secret that there is a great deal of personal mental strain that comedians go through-- often self-inflicted, despite having "making people laugh" in their job description. While self-help books are often a popular topic for jokes and I've surprised other comedians by...

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Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

By | August 25, 2011 at 8:36 am | No comments

I am a huge music nerd as well as being a comedy nerd, and The Ettes are one of my favorite bands as of late. The Tennessee band is made up of Lindsay “Coco” Hames, Maria “Poni” Silver, and Jeremy “Jem” Cohen - best. nicknames. ever. They're fun and their sound is...

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Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

By | August 22, 2011 at 12:32 pm | No comments

For the past few years Johnny Knoxville, professional Jackass, has been slowly gaining some credibility as a comedic actor (The Ringer, Dukes of Hazzard); he even co-starred in Kevin Spacey's Father Of Invention last year. I know, I know. None of them were "hits" or "good," but...

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