Patton Oswalt Explains Why Trump Is Like “Sour Cream in a Sauna” for Comedians on ‘Conan’
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 is “great for comedy” and how the speed at which Trump creates ridiculously terrible news actually makes comedy a lot more... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains Why Trump Is Like “Sour Cream in a Sauna” for Comedians on ‘Conan’
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 is “great for comedy” and how the speed at which Trump creates ridiculously terrible news actually makes comedy a lot more... [Read More]
Here are your comedy writers nominated for the 2018 WGA Awards
Whither original short-form online comedy? The Writers Guild of America revealed today this year’s nominees, with winners named in simultaneous ceremonies Feb. 11, 2018, in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). The WGA Award nominations included grea... [Read More]
Review: Patton Oswalt, “Annihilation” on Netflix
Patton Oswalt personal and professional lives have seen their highest highs and lowest lows over the past year and a half. Oswalt lost his wife suddenly and unexpectedly, and received a Grammy nomination the next day (which he’d later win, as well as an Emmy for the same special). He and his y... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt attempts to make Mick Huckabee’s political jokes funny
Sometimes, you just have to leave it up to the professionals. If you follow Governor Mike Huckabee on Twitter, you… MORE Patton Oswalt attempts to make Mick Huckabee’s political jokes funny appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Returns to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to Perform More of Mike Huckabee’s Twitter Jokes
Back in March, Patton Oswalt appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to deliver some Mike Huckabee-style standup, and since then Huckabee has written a lot more terrible material just waiting to get the Oswalt treatment. So during last night’s show, Kimmel invited him back for a brand new round of ... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Returns to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to Perform More of Mike Huckabee’s Twitter Jokes
Back in March, Patton Oswalt appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to deliver some Mike Huckabee-style standup, and since then Huckabee has written a lot more terrible material just waiting to get the Oswalt treatment. So during last night’s show, Kimmel invited him back for a brand new round of ... [Read More]
October 2017 Standup Roundup: Patton Oswalt, Christina P, Judah Friedlander, and More
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 has been engaged in an aggressive push to become the go-to place for comedy. Last month it kind of paid off, as Netflix was the only streaming se... [Read More]
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 comedians press forward by either addressing the issues head-on or by providing the world with a welcome distraction from the horror. This task proved to be imm... [Read More]