Since Patton Oswalt’s wife and famed true crime writer Michelle McNamara died in April of 2016, Oswalt has been extremely open about the difficulties of dealing with his grief while continuing as a parent to their daughter, Alice. At some point, he began dating actress Meredith Salenger, also known as our itinerant…
James Woods is best known right now as a man who tries to fight people who say mean things about him on social media, but he still gets invited to award shows.
On Thursday night, Patton Oswalt headlined his first hourlong stand-up special since his wife, Michelle McNamara, died in April.
In a long post on Facebook, Patton Oswalt explained where he is 102 days after his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, died unexpectedly on April 21.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Pharrell is doing well, Patton Oswalt wrote a song and those new chip reader are terrible.
Michelle McNamara passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Thursday, in her home in Los Angeles.
During a stand-up set in 2014, comedian Hannibal Buress levied a blunt accusation at Bill Cosby that intensified the media’s attention to allegations of rape and sexual assault against him.
In today's Tweet Beat, Anderson Cooper hopes for some perks of flying with royalty, Patton Oswalt speaks the truth of truths and Lena Dunham provides some helpful relationship advice.
In today's Tweet Beat, David Gregory is rivaling Martha Stewart with his gross food pictures, Patton Oswalt tries to make rape understandable and Mindy Kaling knows how to smell.
In today's Tweet Beat, Rihanna's stoked that people dig her on Instagram (RIP), the dudes from Chromeo are into Birkenstocks on women and Seth Rogen finds an ally in Patton Oswalt.
In 2009 Nancy Lekon was arrested for hitting and dragging a pedestrian for over half a mile in L.A.'s skid row district. At the time of her arrest she pled guilty by reason of insanity. Now, Johnny Depp has been served with papers and is being asked to testify in her trial.
To clarify: I put "rape jokes" in the headline, for brevity, because rape culture in comedy is a frequent and contentious topic 'round these parts. But the true heart of Patton Oswalt's expansive essay is much more universal. It's about bubbles—how all of us live in our bubbles, hide in our bubbles, and judge others…
So...you know how Farrah Abraham made that "sex tape" that was totally not a porno even though it literally starred acclaimed porno actor James Deen and depicted Deen porno-ing Abraham with his porno-johnson? Well. It appears that Abraham's mother is none too pleased with the situation. She has "religious beliefs,"…
In the wake of events like today's, there's always an outpouring of "thoughts and prayers" and other sorts of well-intentioned signs of support from people all over social media that you almost get numb to it, if you're not already numb from the event itself.
Today, obviously, is completely awful, and celebrity news seems like the most frivolous shit ever right now. But, for the sake of routine, here it is. New Kid on the Block Joey McIntyre ran in the Boston marathon today—he says he finished about five minutes before the explosion. Also in the race was Survivor winner …
Sometimes the world just works exactly the way you always knew that it should but were too embarrassed to say that it should to all of your friends who pretend to read Proust and say things like, "I have the malaise." They indeed do have the malaise if they haven't yet read the bibliography-off that Patton Oswalt and…
I know some of you are fans of Patton Oswalt, so you'll be glad to know that today is his 43rd birthday. Celebrate his talent by watching this amazing parody of The Room, also starring the lovely Julie Klausner.
We've all been hoping for the best for Demi Moore since her split from Ashton Kutcher, but she's definitely seemed a bit stressed of late. And now we've learned that she was rushed to the hospital last night for a substance abuse related issue. Oh no, Demi!
Almost nothing is more fun, on a cold winter's night, than gathering around the fire with your friends and playing a game of Mad Libs. And Jimmy Fallon did it right: he busted out 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and asked a few of his recent guests—Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, T.I., Jesse Eisenberg, Zac Efron, and…