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Patton Peter Oswalt (born January 27, 1969) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and writer, known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens
The King of Queens
(1998–2007), voicing Remy in the film Ratatouille (2007), playing multiple identical brothers, the Koenigs, on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
(2014–17), and male Jesse in both seasons of Minecraft: Story Mode. Oswalt has appeared in six stand-up specials and won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
Special
and a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for his Netflix
Netflix
special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping
Talking for Clapping
(2016). Oswalt made his acting debut in the Seinfeld
Seinfeld
episode "The Couch" and has since also appeared in the superhero film Blade: Trinity (2004), starred in the comedy-drama film Big Fan
Big Fan
(2009), co-starred alongside Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
in Young Adult (2011), and starred in the comedy series The Heart, She Holler
The Heart, She Holler
(2011–2014). He currently narrates the sitcom The Goldbergs (2013–present) as the adult Adam F. Goldberg, stars in the 2017 revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000, voices the title character in the crime comedy series Happy! (2017–present) and co-stars as Principal Ralph Durbin on the sitcom A.P. Bio (2018–present). He was married to true crime writer Michelle McNamara from 2005 until her death in 2016. Oswalt is now married to actress Meredith Salenger.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Stand-up comedy

3 Personal life 4 Discography

4.1 Albums 4.2 EPs 4.3 Compilation album appearances

5 Filmography

5.1 Film 5.2 Television 5.3 Video games 5.4 Music videos

6 Bibliography

6.1 Autobiography 6.2 Non-fiction 6.3 Comics

7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] Oswalt was born January 27,[1][2] 1969,[3] in Portsmouth, Virginia, the son of Carla (née Runfola) and Larry J. Oswalt, a career United States Marine Corps officer.[4] He was named after General George S. Patton.[5] He has one younger brother, Matt Oswalt, a comedy writer best known for the YouTube
YouTube
web series Puddin'. While he was a military brat, his family lived in Ohio
Ohio
and Tustin, California, before settling in Sterling, Virginia.[6] He is a 1987 graduate of Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Virginia, and subsequently graduated from The College of William & Mary, where he majored in English[7] and was initiated into the Alpha Theta Chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity.[8] Career[edit] Oswalt began performing stand-up comedy on July 18, 1988.[9][10] After writing for MADtv
MADtv
and starring in his own 1996 comedy special for HBO, he went on to garner notable roles in films and television shows.[11] His most prominent and long-running role was as Spence Olchin
Spence Olchin
on The King of Queens.[12] His first starring film role was as the voice of Remy, the lead character in the 2007 Pixar
Pixar
film Ratatouille.[11] He has also appeared in smaller roles in such films as Magnolia[11] and 22 Jump Street. His influences include Jonathan Winters, Richard Pryor,[13] Emo Philips, Blaine Capatch, Bill Hicks, Bobcat Goldthwait, Sam Kinison, Steve Martin,[14][15] and Louis C.K.[15] Oswalt wrote the comic book story "JLA: Welcome to the Working Week", a backup story in Batman
Batman
#600; a story for Dwight T. Albatross's The Goon Noir #01 and a story for Masks: Too Hot for TV.[16] Expanding his voice artist repertoire, he began voicing the villainous character "Tobey" on PBS Kids GO!
PBS Kids GO!
series WordGirl
WordGirl
in 2007.[17] He also appeared on the Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Roast of William Shatner. In August 2007, he appeared on the Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Roast of Flavor Flav.[18] In 2007, he appeared on an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, "The Original Fry Cook", as Jim. In 2008 Oswalt moderated a reunion panel of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 cast at the San Diego Comic-Con International.[19] In 2009, Oswalt played Paul Aufiero, the leading role in Robert D. Siegel's 2009 directorial debut, Big Fan. He was to star in a 2010 Broadway revival of Lips Together, Teeth Apart.[20] However, the show was postponed then eventually canceled due to Megan Mullally's departure from the production when the director denied her request to replace Oswalt due to his lack of stage experience.[21] He starred in the Showtime drama The United States of Tara
The United States of Tara
as Neil, an employee of Four Winds Landscaping.[22] He also provided the voice of Thrasher, a robot protagonist from the Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
show Robotomy.[23] In 2011, Oswalt released the book Zombie Spaceship Wasteland.[24] In November 2011, Oswalt played the role of Hurlan Heartshe in the surrealist comedy miniseries The Heart, She Holler
The Heart, She Holler
on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim. Also in November 2011, Oswalt was depicted blowing the second-ever puff of 3D pot smoke in A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.[11][not in citation given] In December 2011, Oswalt played Matt Freehauf in Jason Reitman's black comedy Young Adult.[12] In 2012, he originated the role of Billy Stanhope on Two and a Half Men.[25] As of September 2013, Oswalt narrates the TV series The Goldbergs.[26] He also had a recurring role as Constable Bob Sweeney in the fourth season of the FX series Justified. Patton played the role of Agent Koenig on the TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He later appeared in separate episodes as brothers Eric and Billy Koenig. He continued to appear in the second season as Billy and a third brother named Sam. In January 2015, Oswalt's memoir Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film
Film
was published by Simon & Schuster. He also voiced the male version of Jesse in Minecraft: Story Mode, which was released in October 2015. In November 2015, Oswalt was announced to be the second "Mad" to appear in the reboot of Mystery Science Theater 3000, as the son of Frank Conniff's character TV's Frank.[27][28] Stand-up comedy[edit]

Patton Oswalt
Patton Oswalt
at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con
San Diego Comic-Con
International

Oswalt's stand-up comedy covers topics ranging from pop culture frivolity, such as comic book supervillains and 1980s glam metal, to deeper social issues like American excess, materialism, foreign policy and religion. He also discusses his atheism in his stand-up. On February 28, 2009, Oswalt recorded his third comedy album at the Lisner Auditorium
Lisner Auditorium
at George Washington University
George Washington University
in Washington D.C. It premiered on Comedy Central
Comedy Central
as Patton Oswalt: My Weakness is Strong on August 23, 2009, and was released on DVD August 25, 2009.[29] In November 2009, an animated video of Patton's take on New Song's Christmas Shoes was posted on YouTube.[30] The track isn't found on any albums. The audio is claimed to be recorded at Lisner Auditorium in Washington DC.[31] Oswalt's album, Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour, was released on September 19, 2011. The extended and uncensored DVD of this special was released in April 2012, a few days after its television premiere on Comedy Central.[32][33] Oswalt's comedy special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time was to be released on January 16, 2014, via online movie streaming website Epix but was pushed back by the company for unknown reasons.[34] However, it did premiere on Comedy Central
Comedy Central
on April 6 and became available for purchase on April 8 in both DVD and CD format.[35] Oswalt's comedy special Talking for Clapping
Talking for Clapping
was released on Netflix on April 22, 2016.[36] Oswalt's comedy special Annihilation was released on Netflix
Netflix
on October 17, 2017 Personal life[edit] Oswalt married true crime writer[37] and journalist Michelle McNamara on September 24, 2005. They had one daughter together, Alice, born in 2009.[38] On April 21, 2016, McNamara died in her sleep in the family's Los Angeles, California
California
home. Her death was attributed to a combination of a previously undiagnosed heart condition and complications from prescribed medication (Adderall, Xanax
Xanax
and Fentanyl).[39] The season 3 finale of The Goldbergs was dedicated to her memory. On August 1, 2016, Oswalt announced that he had been working to complete McNamara's non-fiction book on The Golden State Killer, which was left unfinished at the time of her death.[40] In September 2017, Oswalt announced that the book, titled I'll Be Gone In The Dark, was scheduled for release on February 27, 2018 and was subsequently available for preorders.[41] He was confirmed to be engaged to actress and legal mediator Meredith Salenger in July 2017.[42] They were married in November 2017.[43][44] In 2013, he teamed up with PETA and spoke out against chaining pet dogs, and sent a letter to the mayor and members of the city council of Newport News, Virginia, urging them to ban the practice.[45] Oswalt is an atheist[46] and has referenced his atheism in his comedy specials, No Reason to Complain, Feelin' Kind of Patton, My Weakness Is Strong, and Finest Hour. It was also referenced by Katt Williams in the opening act of The Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Roast of Flavor Flav.[47] Discography[edit] Albums[edit]

Year Title Label Chart positions[48]

Top 200 US Comedy US Digital US Indie US Heat

2003 222 Chunklet Magazine — — — — —

2004 Feelin' Kinda Patton United Musicians — — — — —

2007 Werewolves and Lollipops Sub Pop 137 1 — 18 4

2009 My Weakness Is Strong Warner Bros. 67 1 5 — —

2011 Finest Hour Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Records 71 1 — 12 —

2014 Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Records 54 1 19 9 —

2016 Talking for Clapping A Special
Special
Thing Records — 6 — — —

EPs[edit]

Patton vs. Alcohol vs. Zach vs. Patton
Patton vs. Alcohol vs. Zach vs. Patton
(2005) with Zach Galifianakis[49] Melvins/ Patton Oswalt
Patton Oswalt
split 7 (2006) with Melvins[50] Comedians of Comedy Tour (2006) The Pennsylvania Macaroni Company
The Pennsylvania Macaroni Company
(2006) with Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford, and Eugene Mirman[51] Frankensteins and Gumdrops
Frankensteins and Gumdrops
(2008) - available during the WFMU
WFMU
pledge drive

Compilation album appearances[edit]

Beth Lapides' Un-Cabaret – The Un & Only[52] (2002) Beth Lapides' Un-Cabaret – The Good, The Bad, and the Drugly[53] (2006) Comedy Death-Ray (2007)[54]

Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1996 Down Periscope Stingray Radioman

1999 Man on the Moon Blue Collar Guy

1999 Magnolia Delmer Darion

2000 Desperate But Not Serious Auteur No. 1

2001 Zoolander Monkey Photographer

2002 ZigZag Shelly

2003 Run Ronnie Run Dozer

2003 Calendar Girls Larry

2004 Taxi Impound Cop

2004 Blade: Trinity Hedges

2004 Starsky and Hutch Disco DJ

2004 Rock Against Bush, Vol. 2[55] Himself Direct-to-video

2004 See This Movie Felix

2005 The Comedians of Comedy Himself Documentary; also executive producer

2005 Cake Boy Cake Pervert

2006 Failure to Launch Techie Guy

2007 Reno 911!: Miami Jeff Spoder

2007 Ratatouille Remy (voice) Nominated — Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production

2007 Wrong Turn 2: Dead End Tommy (voice)

2007 Balls of Fury The Hammer

2007 Sex and Death 101 Fred

2007 Your Friend the Rat Remy Short film

2008 Super High Me Himself Documentary

2008 All Roads Lead Home Milo

2009 Observe and Report Roger

2009 Big Fan Paul Aufiero Nominated — Gotham Independent Film
Film
Award for Best Breakthrough Actor Nominated — St. Louis Gateway Film
Film
Critics Association Award for Best Actor

2009 Informant!, TheThe Informant! Ed Herbst

2009 Al's Brain Co-Worker Short film

2010 Blood into Wine Himself Documentary

2010 Beautiful Darling Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
/ Truman Capote
Truman Capote
(voice) Documentary

2011 Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, AA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Larry Juston

2011 Young Adult Matt Freehauf New York Film
Film
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy Palm Springs International Film
Film
Festival: Chairman's Vanguard Award (shared with ensemble)[56] Santa Barbara International Film
Film
Festival: Virtuoso Award[57] Nominated — Broadcast Film
Film
Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated — Central Ohio
Ohio
Film
Film
Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor[58] Nominated — Chicago Film
Film
Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated — Detroit Film
Film
Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor Nominated — Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Film
Film
Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor (2nd place) Nominated — National Society of Film
Film
Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor (3rd place) Nominated — Toronto Film
Film
Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor

2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Roache

2012 Nature Calls Randy

2013 Odd Thomas Ozzie P. Boone

2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Todd Maher

2014 Jason Nash Is Married Producer

2014 22 Jump Street MC State History Professor Uncredited

2014 Mune: Guardian of the Moon Mox (voice) English version

2015 Dude Bro Party Massacre III Chief Also producer

2015 Old/New Narrator (voice) Short film

2015 Freaks of Nature Stuart Miller

2015 The Loneliest Stoplight Narrator (voice) Short film

2016 Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Merv Griffin

2016 Space Cop Space Police Chief

2016 Nerdland Elliot (voice)

2016 The Confirmation Drake

2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses Scorpion

2017 The Circle Tom Stenton

2017 Please Stand By Officer Frank

2018 Nostalgia Peter

2018 Sorry to Bother You Mr. Blank's white voice (voice)

2018 Unlovable

Post-production; associate producer

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1994 Seinfeld Video Store Clerk Episode: "The Couch"

1995–97 MADtv Crip in Wheelchair Episode: "1.5"; also writer

1996 NewsRadio Guy Episode: "The Trainer"

1996, 1998 Mr. Show with Bob and David Famous Mortimer / Man in Restaurant 2 episodes

1997 The Weird Al Show Seymour Episode: "Bad Influence"

1997 HBO
HBO
Half Hour Comedy Hour Himself Stand-up special

1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Patton (voice) 2 episodes

1998 Pulp Comics: Margaret Cho Various roles Television
Television
special

1998–2007 King of Queens, TheThe King of Queens Spence Olchin 122 episodes

1999 Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Presents Himself Stand-up special

2000 Batman
Batman
Beyond Eldon Michaels (voice) Episode: "Sentries of the Last Cosmos"

2000–04 Static Shock Specs/Spectral (voice) 3 episodes

2000 Super Nerds Leslie Pilot

2002 The Man Show Weepum Buzzkillus Uncredited Episode: "Juggy Car Wash"

2002 Home Movies Helmet (voice) Episode: "Renaissance"

2002–03 Crank Yankers Boomer (voice) 4 episodes

2003–06 Aqua Teen Hunger Force DP / Skeeter / Ezekial (voices) 3 episodes

2003–07 Kim Possible Professor Dementor/Professor DeMenz (voice) 10 episodes

2004 The Fairly OddParents Crimson Chin Writer Episode: "The Big Superhero Wish"

2004 Tom Goes to the Mayor Zynx (voice) Episode: "Pioneer Island"

2004–09 Reno 911! Various roles 10 episodes

2005 Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker Carter Bogie Episode: "Kids Putt-Putt/Double Dutch"

2006 Clark and Michael Realtor 1 episode

2006 Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Roast of William Shatner Roaster Television
Television
special

2006 Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain Himself Stand-up special

2006 Squidbillies Shecky Chucklestein (voice) Episode: "Survival of the Dumbest"

2006, 2007 Batman, TheThe Batman Cosmo Krank / Toymaker / Marty Slack (voices) 2 episodes

2006 Amazing Screw-On Head, TheThe Amazing Screw-On Head Mr. Groin (voice) Pilot

2007 Human Giant Frat Boy / Let's Go Fan / The Wire Fan 3 episodes; also consultant writer

2007 SpongeBob SquarePants Jim (voice) Credited as Patton Oswald; episode: "The Original Fry Cook"

2007 Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Roast of Flavor Flav Roaster Television
Television
special

2007 Reaper Leon Episode: "Leon"

2007, 2008, 2016 American Dad! Bob Cinema / Ticket Man / Kiss Cam Operator (voices) 3 episodes

2007, 2008 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Joshua Beard / Beaver Boys Doctor 3 episodes

2007–17 WordGirl Theodore "Tobey" McCalister III / Robot / Various voices 36 episodes

2008 Lewis Black's Root of All Evil Himself 6 episodes

2009 Flight of the Conchords Elton John Impersonator Episode: "Prime Minister"

2009 Iron Chef America Himself Episode: "Symon vs. Nawab: Pineapple"

2009 The Venture Bros. Wonderboy (voice) Episode: "Self-Medication"

2009 Dollhouse Joel Mynor 2 episodes

2009 Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong Himself Stand-up special Nominated — Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

2009–10 Community Nurse Jackie 2 episodes

2009–11 United States of Tara Neil 21 episodes

2009–11 Bored to Death Howard Baker 4 episodes

2010 The Sarah Silverman Program Vincent Van Guy Episode: "A Good Van is Hard to Find"

2010 Neighbors from Hell Pazuzu (voice) 10 episodes

2010 Caprica Baxter Sarno 6 episodes

2010 Glenn Martin, DDS Volunteer Center Guy (voice) Episode: "Volunteers"

2010–11 Robotomy Thrasher (voice) 10 episodes

2011 Futurama Unattractive Giant Monster (voice) Episode: "Benderama"

2011 Jon Benjamin Has a Van Steven Drears Episode: "House on the Lake"

2011–14 The Heart, She Holler Hurlan 28 episodes

2011 Little Mosque on the Prairie Florist with Tourette's Syndrome (scenes deleted) Episode: "An Arranged Marriage"

2011 Raising Hope Rubin Episode: "Bro-gurt"

2011 Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour Himself Stand-up special Nominated — Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

2012 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange Clyde the Pac Man Ghost (voice) Episode: "Generic Holiday Special"

2012 Bob's Burgers Moody Foodie (voice) Episode: "Moody Foodie"

2012 Metalocalypse Dr. Bartholomew Grahsrihajul / Klokateer (voices) 2 episodes

2012–13 Two and a Half Men Billy Stanhope 5 episodes

2012, 2017 The Simpsons T-Rex, Bart's Guilt (voices) 2 episodes

2012–14 Comedy Bang! Bang! Himself 2 episodes

2012 Burn Notice Calvin Schmidt 3 episodes

2013 Portlandia Thor83 2 episodes

2013 Parks and Recreation Garth Blundon Episode: "Article Two" Critics' Choice Television
Television
Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

2013 Yo Gabba Gabba! Croackey (voice) Episode: "Dinosaur"

2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Fire Marshall Boone 2 episodes

2013–15 Axe Cop Sockarang (voice) 12 episodes

2013–15 Justified Constable Bob Sweeney 6 episodes

2013–present The Goldbergs Adult Adam F. Goldberg / Narrator (voice) 95 episodes

2014 29th Independent Spirit Awards Host Television
Television
special Nominated — Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (Music, Awards, Tributes) – Specials

2014 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself Episode: "How Would You Kill Superman?"

2014 Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time Himself Stand-up special Nominated — American Comedy Award for Comedy Special
Special
of the Year Nominated — Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

2014 Mighty Med Ed / The Exterminator 2 episodes

2014–17 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Eric, Billy, Sam and Thurston Koenig[59] 8 episodes

2014 Modern Family Ducky Episode: "Las Vegas"

2014 Gravity Falls Franz (voice) Episode: "The Golf War"

2014–16 Drunk History Charles Sumner
Charles Sumner
/ Mac Brazel / Explosives Expert 3 episodes

2014–17 BoJack Horseman Pinky Penguin / Various voices 11 episodes

2015 Battle Creek Mayor Hardy Episode: "Cereal Killer"

2015–17 Veep Teddy Sykes 7 episodes

2015 Maron Himself Episode: "Anti-Depressed"

2015–present We Bare Bears Nom Nom (voice) 10 episodes

2015 Rick and Morty Beta Seven (voice) Episode: "Auto Erotic Assimilation"

2015 The Adventures of Puss in Boots Francisco (voice) Episode: "Luck"

2016 Archer Alan Shapiro (voice) 6 episodes

2016 Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping Himself Stand-up special Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

2016 Inside Amy Schumer AMZ Host Episode: "Madame President"

2016 Lady Dynamite Himself 3 episodes

2016 TripTank Pegasus (voice) Episode: "Crime Scene Investigation"

2016 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Quibble Pants (voice) Episode: "Stranger Than Fan Fiction"

2016 Pickle and Peanut Papa (voice) Episode: "Australia"

2016 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Derek Young Episode: "Baxter's Confession"

2016 Those Who Can't Gil Nash 2 episodes

2016 Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Himself Episode: May 9, 2016; appeared in a satirical segment on crisis pregnancy centers modeled on Orson Welles' F for Fake

2017 Zoolander: Super Model Dr. Botoxo (voice) Television
Television
film

2017 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Castleman Episode: "When Do I Get to Spend Time with Josh?"

2017 Santa Clarita Diet Dr. Charles Hasmedi Episode: "We Can't Kill People!"

2017 69th Writers Guild of America Awards Host Television
Television
special

2017 Dimension 404 Uncle Dusty Episode: "Cinethrax"

2017 Justice League Action Space Cabbie
Space Cabbie
(voice) 4 episodes

2017 Difficult People Kenny Jurgens Episode: "Fuzz Buddies"

2017 Patton Oswalt: Annihilation Himself Stand-up special

2017 HarmonQuest Sandpole Episode: "Back to Sandman Desert"

2017 Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm Appliance Al (voice) Television
Television
special

2017–18 Spider-Man Uncle Ben (voice) 3 episodes

2017–18 Mickey and the Roadster Racers Mr. McSnorter (voice) 2 episodes

2017–present Mystery Science Theater 3000 Max ("TV's Son of TV's Frank") 14 episodes

2017–present Happy! Happy (voice) 4 episodes

2018 Robot Chicken Brock / Quailman / Flamengo (voices) Episode: "Strummy Strummy Sad Sad"

2018 A.P. Bio Principal Durbin Main cast

2018 Another Period Interviewer Episode: "Sex Nickelodeon"

2018 Spy Kids: Mission Critical Mint Condition (voice) Upcoming series

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1997 The X-Fools

Writer

2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Radio Station Caller Uncredited

2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories Radio Caller on Heartland Values with Nurse Bob

2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories New World Order Caller / Reporter

2006 Kim Possible: What's the Switch? Professor Dementor

2007 Ratatouille Remy

2007 Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Zombie Ninja Pro-Am DP / Skeeter

2013 Metro: Last Light Additional Voices Uncredited

2015–17 Minecraft: Story Mode Jesse (Male)

2017 Ghostbusters VR: Now Hiring Mooglie Mobile game

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist

2001 "Another Perfect Day" American Hi-Fi

2011 "Excuse" The Ettes

2013 "The Magic Clap" The Coup

2014 "Foil" "Weird Al" Yankovic

2015 "Will You Dance?" The Bird and the Bee

2016 "I Love the USA" Weezer

Bibliography[edit] Autobiography[edit]

Zombie Spaceship Wasteland (Scribner, 2011)[60][61] OCLC 555639819 Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film (Simon & Schuster, 2015) OCLC 885377924

Non-fiction[edit]

The Overrated Book (co-author with Henry H. Owings, Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2006) OCLC 65203542 ISBN 0867196572 The Rock Bible: Unholy Scripture for Fans & Bands (co-author with Henry H. Owings, Quirk Books, Philadelphia, 2008) ISBN 1594742693

Comics[edit]

JLA: Welcome to the Working Week (DC Comics, 2003) The Goon: Noir (co-author with Thomas Lennon, Steve Niles
Steve Niles
and Eric Powell, Dark Horse Comics, 2007) Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror
Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror
13 ( Bongo Comics
Bongo Comics
2007) Justice League of America. Lightning saga (co-author with Brad Meltzer, Geoff Johns. DC Comics, 2008) Serenity: Float Out (Dark Horse Comics, 2010) Better Days and Other Stories (co-author with Will Conrad, Dark Horse Comics, 2011) OCLC 751718642 Sky cake ! (co-author with Kona Morris, Jon Olsen, Chris Henry. Godless Comics, 2012) OCLC 933277633

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Patton Oswalt

Albums

222 (Live & Uncut) Feelin' Kinda Patton Werewolves and Lollipops My Weakness Is Strong Finest Hour Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time Talking for Clapping

EPs

Patton vs. Alcohol vs. Zach vs. Patton The Pennsylvania Macaroni Company Frankensteins and Gumdrops

DVDs

No Reason to Complain Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

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Critics' Choice Television
Television
Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd
(2012) Patton Oswalt
Patton Oswalt
(2013) Uzo Aduba
Uzo Aduba
(2014) Bradley Whitford
Bradley Whitford
(2015) Timothy Olyphant
Timothy Olyphant
(2016) Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
(2016)

Authority control

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