Patton Oswalt

Type: Person
Name: Patton Oswalt
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Ben Affleck, Hollywood A-listers dig deep for Democrats

Polls may paint Democrats as on-the-out with voters this November, but Hollywood stars aren’t tossing in the towel yet, and are instead digging deep in their pockets for some last-minute campaign cash to help with sluggish races.Sen. Al Franken is benefitting ... [Published Washington Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

For your (listening) enjoyment: Serial

Entertainment served with a legal twist is an interesting subject of debate among attorneys. Knowing the intricacies of the law, it can be difficult for some to see past the shortcuts that films and television shows take in the name of quality drama. ... [Published Maryland Daily Record - Oct 30 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Mac, iOS developer debuts at no. 5 on Billboard’s comedy charts

James Dempsey is just a regular guy, a Mac and iOS developer who worked at Apple for about 15 years, toiling away on OS X releases Leopard through Lion, the Cocoa frameworks team, and Aperture.Dempsey is also a songwriter, writing songs with a focus on ... [Published TheLoop.ca - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Can your phone read your mind?

PATTON OSWALT, an American comedian, once told a story about a text exchange with his girlfriend. “I love you,” she texted. Mr Oswalt began to reply “I love you too.” Only the grouchy comic got as far as “I…” and the predictive texting program began ... [Published Prospero - The Economist - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

We the Economy

We the Economy is a series of 20 short videos that attempt to explain important economic concepts. For instance, acclaimed director Ramin Bahrani did a video about regulatory capture starring Werner Herzog, Patton Oswalt, and the Sherman Antitrust ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Inequality, explained by Amy Poehler in a My Little Pony parody

If you want to learn about economic inequality in the US, you should obviously start with our  explainer on income inequality and  video on wealth inequality . But if you want to learn about economic inequality by way of an animated My Little Pony parody ... [Published VOX.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

#iquit: Celebs Who Have Left Twitter

Chrissy Teigen (Photo by Chris Weeks/ for UNIQLO)Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen quit Twitter last week after she says she received threatening messages from users upset with her thoughts on gun control and school shootings.Teigen, who ... [Published Yahoo! Celebrity - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Patton Oswalt and Werner Herzog do battle over a lemonade stand

[embedded content]Ever found yourself struggling to explain why common business practices like undercutting the competition, underpaying workers, and lobbying against regulation are ultimately unsustainable? If so, you might want to take a peek at “Lemonade ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Patton Oswalt Explains How He Almost Got to Be Dr. Octopus for Halloween

When you become a father, Halloween is all about being a resourceful sidekick.When my daughter was 3, she wanted to be Spider-Girl. And I had to be, in her words, “Doctor Ock-a-pus.” I’d been showing her the old 1960s Spider-Man cartoons on YouTube. ... [Published Men's Health US - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

On my radar: Noel Fielding’s cultural highlights

Born and raised in London, Noel Fielding began doing standup comedy in the 1990s while studying graphic design and advertising at Buckinghamshire New University. In 1998 he created The Mighty Boosh with fellow comedian Julian Barratt and after taking ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Patton Oswalt Teaches Us About Regulation And The Free Market In 'The Lemonade Wars'

Learning how our government regulates the economy is an intimidating task. Luckily, Patton Oswalt is here to help us out. In this first episode of "We The Economy," a new program created by Morgan Spurlock of "Super Size Me" fame, Patton Oswalt plays ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Patton Oswalt Hosting His Fourth VES Awards

Patton OswaltThe Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that award-winning actor, comedian and author Patton Oswalt will return to host the VES Awards for the fourth time next year. The 13th annual event will take place February 4, 2015 at the Beverly ... [Published Animation Magazine - Oct 17 2014]

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From exotic cocktails to big cats and terracott... [Published Mother Nature Network - 9 hours ago]
Ben Affleck, Hollywood A-listers dig deep for D... [Published Washington Times - 12 hours ago]
Mac, iOS developer debuts at no. 5 on Billboard... [Published TheLoop.ca - 16 hours ago]
Hollywood pumps cash to candidates [Published The Hill - 18 hours ago]
For your (listening) enjoyment: Serial [Published Maryland Daily Record - Oct 30 2014]
Can your phone read your mind? [Published Prospero - The Economist - Oct 30 2014]
We the Economy [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 29 2014]
#iquit: Celebs Who Have Left Twitter [Published Yahoo! Celebrity - Oct 29 2014]
Inequality, explained by Amy Poehler in a My Li... [Published VOX.com - Oct 28 2014]
Watch Patton Oswalt and Werner Herzog do battle... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, Novemb... [Published Broadway World - Oct 27 2014]
Patton Oswalt Explains How He Almost Got to Be ... [Published Men's Health US - Oct 27 2014]
On my radar: Noel Fielding’s cultural highlights [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 26 2014]
On my radar: Noel Fielding’s cultural highlights [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 26 2014]
Interstellar wins celebrity raves as widest-eve... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
Watch Werner Herzog and Patton Oswalt battle ov... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 24 2014]
The GDP Walks the Red Carpet [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 23 2014]
Patton Oswalt Teaches Us About Regulation And T... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 23 2014]
Patton Oswalt Teaches Us About Regulation And T... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 23 2014]
Morgan Spurlock, Werner Herzog & Other Stars Ex... [Published Open Culture - Oct 23 2014]
What Makes Something Funny? Can Humor Improve O... [Published Time - Oct 23 2014]
What Makes Something Funny? Can Humor Improve O... [Published TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
What Makes Something Funny? Can Humor Improve O... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
Stand up comic Patton Oswalt kills every time a... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 23 2014]
Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Tonight, October ... [Published Broadway World - Oct 22 2014]
Watch a Young Reggie Watts in This Ska-Filled D... [Published IFC TV - Oct 22 2014]
Never Touch a Naked Thigh Unless You're Sure It... [Published Men's Health US - Oct 21 2014]
How does government regulate the economy? [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - Oct 21 2014]
How does government regulate the economy? [Published CBS News - Oct 21 2014]
These 7 Geek Icons Have Had Enough of #Gamergat... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 18 2014]
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Can your phone read your mind? [Published Prospero - The Economist - Oct 30 2014]
PATTON OSWALT, an American comedian, once told a story about a text exchange with his girlfriend. “I love you,” she texted. Mr Oswalt began to reply “I love you too.” Only the grouchy comic got as far as “I…” and the predictive texting program began ...
We the Economy [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 29 2014]
We the Economy is a series of 20 short videos that attempt to explain important economic concepts. For instance, acclaimed director Ramin Bahrani did a video about regulatory capture starring Werner Herzog, Patton Oswalt, and the Sherman Antitrust ...
Watch Werner Herzog and Patton Oswalt battle ov... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 24 2014]
This short film about an adorable small business owner going up against Big Lemonade has everything. Typically snoozy issues like unfair regulations and market manipulation illustrated with oodles of charm and a beloved piece of Americana? Yep. Werner ...
What Makes Something Funny? Can Humor Improve O... [Published TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
Ever notice that we take our comedians seriously and we think our politicians are liars? Is something wrong there? Chris Rock, Louis C.K., and Patton Oswalt not only make you laugh but they usually have you nodding your head thinking, “Yeah, life is ...
What Makes Something Funny? Can Humor Improve O... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
Ever notice that we take our comedians seriously and we think our politicians are liars? Is something wrong there? Chris Rock, Louis C.K., and Patton Oswalt not only make you laugh but they usually have you nodding your head thinking, “Yeah, life is ...
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