Gilda’s Laughfest 2015: Patton Oswalt brought down the house, literally
It’s pretty rare that a comedian can say “I literally brought down the house” and not be grossly misusing the word “literally,” but Patton Oswalt was able to make just such a boast at the end of his appearance at Gilda’s LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The fa... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt at Gilda’s LaughFest delivers a pristine, memorable performance (Review)
GRAND RAPIDS — Before launching into his closing bit — a story about a disinterested, lazily-costumed clown at a child’s birthday he attended with his five-year-old daughter — Patton Oswalt admitted to an audibly appreciative crowd last night at the Fountain Street Church, &l... [Read More]
Gilda’s LaughFest 2015: The Laugh Button interview with festival director Joanne Roehm
Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, has quickly earned a reputation for being one of the nation’s marquee events for both participants and artists. This major 10- day Midwest festival is based in Grand Rapids is going on March 5-15 and in... [Read More]
WATCH: J.K. Simmons, Reggie Watts, REM’s Mike Mills, Patton Oswalt and others team up for epic comedy music benefit album “2776”
From the epic comedy/music benefit album 2776 comes two brand new music videos starring some incredible talent including J.K. SIMMONS (SNL host, Golden Globe & SAG Award winner for Whiplash), REM’s Mike Mills, Epic Rap Battles star Zach Sherwin (aka MC MrNapkins), the Sklar Brothers&n... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central
This week on TV, gear up for Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central. If this trailer is any indication of what’s to come, we’re in for a treat. These two are unstoppable when it comes to sketch comedy. And their football sketches have been some of the best over the course o... [Read More]
Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival announces 2015 initial lineup: Patton Oswalt, Tim Minchin, Marc Maron, and more
It’s time once again for what is now the fourth annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival April 22-25 in Austin, TX. And we’ve got the initial lineup of headliners and comedians performing for you. They include the likes of Patton Oswalt (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., BoJack Horseman), Tim... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”
“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore sp... [Read More]
Individual tickets for Gilda’s Laughfest 2015 featuring Bo Burnham, Nick Thune, Jim Jeffries, George Lopez, and more are on sale now
Gilda’s Laughfest is back and in a big way in 2015. This year’s festival will take place March 5-15 and is already off to a fantastic start with several shows selling out during early ticket package and purchase opportunities with more shows being added. 2015 sees the return of Bo Burnha... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Shares His "Beyond Bombing" Standup Memory on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright All standups have at least one memory of bombing in front of an audience, but during last night's Late Night, Patton Oswalt shared a "beyond bombing" experience he had in Roanoke, Virginia thanks to a bad stomach flu and one rowdy man in the crowd. Watch more from Oswalt's interview b... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Explains the Story Behind His Book Jacket Photo
by Megh Wright To promote his new memoir Silver Screen Fiend, last night Patton Oswalt was a guest on The Tonight Show and told Jimmy Fallon the story behind his selfie book jacket photo, in which he says he looks like an "83-year-old meth addict." At least that meth addict knew enough about selfies... [Read More]