History Creator / PattonOswalt

13th Jun '17 4:49:28 AM WillBGood
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* AwfulWeddedLife: His take on the Stella Doro commercial couple.

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* AwfulWeddedLife: His take on the Stella Doro D'Oro commercial couple.
10th Jun '17 6:21:04 PM jamespolk
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'''Significant Roles:'''

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'''Significant Roles:'''----
!!Film and television roles:


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* ''Film/{{Magnolia}}'': Pops up as Delmer Darrion the blackjack dealer in one of the opening vignettes.
20th May '17 7:07:08 PM TheCuza
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* GermanicDepressives: Patton claims that this stereotype is true, based on the people he met during his own trip to Germany. He theorizes that Germans act this way on purpose, because they feel like if they don't stamp out all attempts at humour as quickly as possible, ''someone'' will eventually break out the AllGermansAreNazis jokes.
-->'''Patton:''' ''[seeing a nightclub with red spotlights shining on the outside walls]'' Oh look, [[LaserSight a nightclub for snipers]].\\
'''German Cab Driver:''' No, zose are not snipers, zey are just red spotlights shining on ze valls. ''[{{beat}}]'' But even if zey ''vere'' snipers, [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial I guarantee zat zey vould not be pointed at any Jews]]!
20th May '17 6:48:47 PM TheCuza
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* DrivenToSuicide: From "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time": Being in a nearly empty grocery store at 11:00 AM on a Tuesday, looking at the Lean Cuisines? Perfectly fine. Being in a nearly empty grocery store at 11:00 AM on a Tuesday, looking at the Lean Cuisines, as Music/{{Toto}}'s "Africa" starts playing over the speakers? He'd have put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger if he had one, without even feeling any despair or sadness. Also, he feels that the cops would understand exactly why he did it, in a "[[SeenItAll oh yeah, we see this all the time]]" kind of way.

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* DrivenToSuicide: From "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time": Being in a nearly empty grocery store at 11:00 AM on a Tuesday, looking at the Lean Cuisines? Perfectly fine. Being in a nearly empty grocery store at 11:00 AM on a Tuesday, looking at the Lean Cuisines, as Music/{{Toto}}'s "Africa" starts playing over the speakers? He'd have put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger if he had one, without even feeling any despair or sadness. Also, he feels that the cops would understand exactly ''exactly'' why he did it, in a "[[SeenItAll oh yeah, we see this all the time]]" kind of way.



** In his ''Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time'' special, he recounts being hired by a casino to do a gig for an insane amount of money, and didn't manage to tell a single joke in his entire half-hour set because the people in the audience were so incredibly drunk that they spent the whole time yelling out the names of TV shows and movies that they recognized him from. When his thirty minutes were up, he got a roaring standing ovation. According to him, he had never made an audience happier than he did at that show.

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** In his ''Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time'' special, he recounts being hired by a casino to do a gig for an insane amount of money, and didn't manage ''didn't get to tell a single joke joke'' in his entire half-hour set set, because the people in the audience were so incredibly drunk that they spent the whole time audience kept interrupting him by yelling out the names of TV shows and movies that they recognized him from. When Pretty much all he did was say "yes, I was in that" over and over again for half an hour, and when his thirty minutes were half hour was up, he got a roaring standing ovation. According to him, he had never has ''never'' made an audience happier than he did at that show.show, and the casino said he could come back and do a show there ''whenever he wanted'', for the same insane amount of money.



* MoralGuardians: Not that he is one; he just hates them. He even has a sequence about how replacing 'adult' words with euphemisms results in a sentence even creepier than the original [[note]]possibly because using language suitable for children implies that you're speaking ''to'' a child.[[/note]] (see it under Narrative Profanity Filer, below).

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* MoralGuardians: Not that he is one; he just He hates them. He even has a sequence about how replacing 'adult' words with euphemisms results in a sentence even creepier than the original [[note]]possibly because using language suitable for children implies that you're speaking ''to'' a child.[[/note]] (see it under Narrative Profanity Filer, below).
19th May '17 10:53:16 PM nombretomado
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* BaitAndSwitchComparison: Brilliantly done in this [[http://www.avclub.com/article/patton-oswalt-won-twitter-over-the-weekend-with-a--101788 series of]] [[{{Twitter}} tweets]].

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* BaitAndSwitchComparison: Brilliantly done in this [[http://www.avclub.com/article/patton-oswalt-won-twitter-over-the-weekend-with-a--101788 series of]] [[{{Twitter}} [[Website/{{Twitter}} tweets]].
19th May '17 2:11:18 PM DrSleep
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** On a less funny note, insulting or dismissing his late wife, Michelle McNamara.

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** On a less funny note, insulting or dismissing his late wife, Michelle McNamara.[=McNamara=].
19th May '17 2:10:55 PM DrSleep
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** On a less funny note, insulting or dismissing his late wife, Michelle McNamara.
14th May '17 6:12:45 AM KingLyger
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** In his Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time special, he recounts being hired by a casino to do a gig for an insane amount of money, and didn't manage to tell ONE JOKE in his 30 minute set, because the people in the audience were so incredibly drunk that they spent the whole time yelling out the names of TV shows and movies that they recognized him from, and all he did was say "yes" to each one. When his 30 minutes were up, he got a roaring standing ovation. According to him, he had never made an audience happier than he did at that show.

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** In his Tragedy ''Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time Time'' special, he recounts being hired by a casino to do a gig for an insane amount of money, and didn't manage to tell ONE JOKE a single joke in his 30 minute set, entire half-hour set because the people in the audience were so incredibly drunk that they spent the whole time yelling out the names of TV shows and movies that they recognized him from, and all he did was say "yes" to each one. from. When his 30 thirty minutes were up, he got a roaring standing ovation. According to him, he had never made an audience happier than he did at that show.
25th Mar '17 4:02:52 PM Pren
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* AscendedFanboy: He got to write a ''Justice League'' one-shot comic called ''JLA: Welcome to the Working Week'', and it's pure background-reference continuity porn.

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He got to write a ''Justice League'' one-shot comic called ''JLA: Welcome to the Working Week'', and it's pure background-reference continuity porn.porn.
** He absolutely leaped at the offer to play the son of TV's Frank on the revival of ''Mystery Science Theater 3000'', telling Joel Hosgson on Twitter "I am ready to push the button."
19th Feb '17 10:33:49 AM erforce
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->''"Bring forth my doom-spawn from your stink-crevice AND PROVE THE GYPSY WRONG!"''\\
--'''Patton Oswalt''''s way of declaring to his wife his delight at her pregnancy.

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->''"Bring forth my doom-spawn from your stink-crevice AND PROVE THE GYPSY WRONG!"''\\
--'''Patton
WRONG!"''
-->-- '''Patton
Oswalt''''s way of declaring to his wife his delight at her pregnancy.


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