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Podcast Review: Nerd Poker "Farewell...For Now"

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.27.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

For the past three years, listeners had the chance to listen in on a Dungeons & Dragons adventure as played by a bunch of comedians and writers who were not only all friends of the host but only took the famed role playing game serious enough to bring them together each week.

The Fat Jew Latest to Join 'Dancing With the Stars' Cast

Ali MacLean | Posted 08.30.2016 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

In an effort to rebuild his career after recent crushing blows, The Fat Jew, AKA Josh Ostrovsky, will join the latest cast of Dancing With The Stars.

'Weird Al' Talks About Editing MAD Magazine

Bryan Young | Posted 06.05.2015 | Books
Bryan Young

The issue comes out April 21st and, to commemorate the occasion, "Weird Al" and John Ficarra were foolish enough to agree to talk to me.

Katla McGlynn

5 Ways Patton Oswalt Got To Carnegie Hall (Practice Not Included) | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.12.2015 | Comedy

Playing one of the most respectable theaters in the world is an accomplishment for any performer, but it's especially validating for a comedian. Every...

Patton Oswalt: No 'Bigger Weapon Against Oppressiveness' Than Satire

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.08.2015 | Comedy

Patton Oswalt is one of America's most successful standup comics, and for good reason. The best comedians are ones who can observe humanity, make sens...

Katla McGlynn

Patton Oswalt Names His Favorite Women In Comedy Right Now | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.11.2014 | Comedy

Comedian Patton Oswalt is as versatile as they come, lending his talents to edgy, alternative shows like Adult Swim's "The Heart, She Holler" and Netf...

Katla McGlynn

Patton Oswalt On Bill Cosby: 'It's Just Going To Get Worse' | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.05.2014 | Comedy

After Hannibal Buress unintentionally sparked a national conversation about Bill Cosby, other comedians are beginning to speak out about the sexual as...

Don't Mess With Patton Oswalt's Lemonade Stand

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.23.2014 | Comedy

Learning how our government regulates the economy is an intimidating task. Luckily, Patton Oswalt is here to help us out. In this episode of "We Th...

20 Times You May Have Seen Patton Oswalt And Not Realized It | Posted 09.15.2014 | Comedy

You know Patton Oswalt as Spencer on The King of Queens, the voice of Remy in Ratatouille, an Internet rabble-rouser, and one of the funniest standup ...

Almost Every Comedian You Love Is In This Trailer

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy

Here's a combo you don't often get in a trailer: cameos by tons of comedians you know and love PLUS some truly sage advice about marriage ("One person...

Uh Oh, Patton Made Twitter Angry... Again

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.31.2014 | Comedy

Uh oh, Patton Oswalt made Twitter mad again. This time by tweeting about rape in a way that angry, so-called "male rights activists" -- many of whom f...

Patton Oswalt Is General Zod's Court-Appointed Attorney

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy

Nerdist's Superego podcast has begun releasing animated versions of sketches from the show, and the latest is a geek-dream come true. In this epis...

Go To The Movies With Patton Oswalt In This Whimsical Oscars Video

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment

You'll probably never go to the movies with Patton Oswalt, but this clip can make it feel like anything going to the movies with Patton Oswalt is poss...

Patton Oswalt Confronts His Haters

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.19.2014 | Comedy

Sick of internet trolls hiding behind their anonymity while lobbing out petty criticisms? Patton Oswalt is too, so he decided to do something about it...

Well, Patton Oswalt Just Rode In On A Horse

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.16.2014 | Comedy

To celebrate something as majestic as Jimmy Kimmel's fiery twerking hoax, Patton Oswalt decided to ride onto his set atop a noble steed. Oswalt is ...

'Americans Wouldn't Know Genuine Enchantment If It #$%*%@ Them In The @!#'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy

No one is angrier about "Ratatouille" not getting the respect it deserves than Billy Eichner. Watch as Eichner welcomes Patton Oswalt to the street...

Jewish James Bond Changes The Game

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy

Just in time for Passover, here's a look at what the next James Bond movie might look like -- if Mr. Bond were Jewish. Keeping in mind that Hollywo...

Patton Signs On As Host Again

Posted 03.26.2014 | Comedy

Patton Oswalt will be dusting off his hosting jacket again, returning to helm the 18th annual Webby Awards on May 19th in New York City. The announ...

Zach Galifianakis Helps Us Laugh in the Face of Death

Claire Fordham | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Claire Fordham

I can usually find something negative to say about most people, but my friend Suzanne Krull Spruyt was that rare human who was loved and adored by eve...

Patton Oswalt Channels Rust Cohle

Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy

Sure, there have been a lot of Matthew McConaughey in "True Detective" impressions — some pretty great — but in this promo for the Comedy Central ...

Patton Oswalt Got A Pretty Awesome Birthday Gift From His Brother

Posted 03.14.2014 | Comedy

Patton Oswalt stopped by "The Tonight Show" on Thursday to talk about "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time" and give Fallon some birthday advice. Oswalt r...

Cracked, But Not Broken: Columnist John Cheese Offers Life Advice and Laughs to Readers

Alex Koenig | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

"Comedy was a shield from that. I learned at a very early age that when my dad was about to go on a rampage, if I made him laugh, he kind of left me alone."

Jerry Seinfeld & Patton Oswalt Break Down In A DeLorean

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" just keeps getting better and better. Case in point: the latest episode featuring Patton Oswalt. ...

Patton Oswalt Is Constantly Getting The Crap Kicked Out Of Him

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

It looks like Patton Oswalt has a bit of a typecasting problem. Either that, or screenwriters just REALLY like to see him get beaten up, bullied a...

Patton Oswalt Explains The ONLY Reason To Visit Florida

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

If the harsh winter temperatures have made you long to visit the sunny shores of southern Florida, you might change your mind after watching this clip...