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Help Catch The Golden State Killer With These Photos, Recordings, Case Files

Posted 02.28.2013 | Crime

Patton Oswalt reached out to us this week to put some extra eyes in front of an investigation into the violent Golden State Killer, headed by Oswalt's...

The Bitter Buddha: At 54, Comedian Eddie Pepitone Is Finally Ready for His Close-Up

Kristin McCracken | Posted 04.28.2013 | Comedy
Kristin McCracken

The Bitter Buddha, directed by first-time filmmaker Steven Feinartz, is an in-depth portrait of the life of comic Eddie Pepitone.

'Sopranos' Alum Is Dwight's Newest 'Office' Nemesis

Posted 02.21.2013 | TV

Michael Imperioli will guest star on an upcoming episode of "The Office," TVLine reports. The "Sopranos" veteran will play Sensei Billy, a karate ...

'Justified' Premiere: Patton Oswalt Joins As Bumbling Constable

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

The new season of "Justified" brought with it just a hint of Mayberry. Patton Oswalt joined the cast as Constable Bob Sweeney, a bumbling sidekick for...

San Francisco's Essential Comedy Festival Boasts All-Star Lineup

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.14.2012 | San Francisco

For over a decade, SF Sketchfest has brought the best of comedy to the City By The Bay. Started as a single-venue showcase for a group of local sk...

'The Simpsons' Meets 'Portlandia'

Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein brought their "Portlandia" vibe to Springfield on Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons", along with Patton Oswalt. Arm...

First Look At Patton Oswalt In 'Justified' | Posted 11.23.2012 | TV

"Justified" fans will have to wait until early January for a new episode, but we’ve got your first look at Patton Oswalt, who makes his debut as Con...

The End of the World: A Cultural Obsession

Tyler Wells Lynch | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Tyler Wells Lynch

There's something so visceral and frightening and seductive about the idea of Earth's destruction that it manifests itself through human art, and it has for millennia.

Did A 'Newsroom' Hater Really Just Join The Show?

Posted 11.09.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" has added Patton Oswalt and Rosemarie DeWitt to its Season 2 cast. According to, the two former "United States of Tara" ac...

WATCH: Patton Oswalt Has Some Debate Tips For Romney

Posted 10.16.2012 | Comedy

Romney handily won the first debate with President Obama, but debate number two is a town hall. That means, someone is probably going to make him answ...

WATCH: Would You Send Your Kids To The Woods With Patton Oswalt?

Posted 10.10.2012 | Comedy

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming feature film "Nature Calls," Patton Oswalt is a scoutmaster who cares. Watch him get in a shouting match with...

Bradley Whitford's New TV Gig

Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

Move over, "West Wing": Bradley Whitford is headed to "Shameless." The Emmy winner has booked a two-episode stint on the Showtime series' upcoming...

I'm Voting for Obama Because I Love Money, But I'm Not Money's B*tch

Patton Oswalt | Posted 11.06.2012 | Comedy
Patton Oswalt

Nothing wrong with being rich. Nothing wrong with striving and bettering yourself. But there's definitely something wrong with people confusing capitalism and corporatism (the latter wants to destroy the former) -- and then demanding everyone else make the same mistake.

Saul Williams, Patton Oswalt, John Cale: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 31, September 1, 2

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.31.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 1. Saul Williams At Howard Theatre One of the only American poets that non-poetry folks enjoy. A captivating figure, w...

Toxie, Big Hush At Comet Ping Pong: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.28.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 1. Toxie, Big Mouth, Big Hush At Comet Ping Pong Toxie is a post-punk band from Memphis. They play the type of music ...

Q&A With The Death Of The Party

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- One of Patton Oswalt's favorite comedians is headed to the Improv for four nights of shows. Kyle Kinane, a 35-year-old stand-up original...

Patton Oswalt: 'In A Couple Of Years It’s Going To Be F*cking Equal'

Posted 07.29.2012 | Comedy

The Montreal Just For Laughs comedy festival is wrapping up this weekend, and thanks in no small part to Patton Oswalt, the comedians and industry pro...

Patton Oswalt Thinks Tosh Critics Are 'Dangerous'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.16.2012 | Comedy

In the aftermath of Daniel Tosh's now-infamous Laugh Factory performance in which the Comedy Central star allegedly told an audience member that "it w...

Patton Oswalt's Relationship With Lucasfilm

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

Patton Oswalt is one of the most interesting actors working today. So interesting, in fact, that I jumped at the chance to interview Oswalt for his bl...

Movie Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lorene Scafaria's Seeking a Friend for the End of the World strikes a different chord: one that is wistfully romantic, a little melancholy and unexpectedly funny.

WATCH: Robin Williams Reprises 'Dead Poets Society' Role In 'Puddin'

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 06.29.2012 | Comedy

Robin Williams made a cameo in Eddie Pepitone's "live action single panel comic" web series not long ago, and he's back again, this time reprising one...

Just For Laughs Brings Conan, Sarah, Aziz & More To Chicago

Posted 06.11.2012 | Chicago

This Tuesday, the TBS Just For Laughs Chicago festival begins, offering just less than a week of knee-slappin' comedy showcases featuring talent rangi...

WATCH: The Funniest Moments From The Webbys

Posted 05.23.2012 | Comedy

It was a night for the nerds at The Webby Awards last night, as the evening was hosted by Patton Oswalt and the Person of the Year award was given to ...

Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron Tweet From Same Flight

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.22.2012 | Comedy

Thanks to the miracle of in-flight wi-fi, comedians Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron have been simultaneously entertaining the Internet today via Twitter ...

WATCH: Patton Oswalt Searches For The First 'First'

Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy

Ahead of his latest gig as host of the 16th annual Webby Awards, Patton Oswalt found time to analyze the history of an age-old Internet phenomenon kno...