Comedian, Actor, Writer and Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for his Netflix stand-up special Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping
Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment, from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable guest roles on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award). In addition, he was in 2013’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” with Ben Stiller…
Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment, from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable guest roles on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award). In addition, he was in 2013’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” with Ben Stiller and also had a starring role on Adult Swim’s “The Heart, She Holler.”
Oswalt is also the narrator on ABC’s breakout comedy “The Goldbergs.” Last year, Oswalt was recognized for his work on the big screen; he was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for his brilliant performance in Jason Reitman’s film “Young Adult,” which he starred in opposite Charlize Theron. In 2009, Patton received critical acclaim for his performance in Robert Siegel’s “Big Fan.” The film was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, and Patton earned a Gotham Award nomination for his performance.
Patton recently released his fifth television special, “Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time.” His previous albums included “Finest Hour,” which received a Grammy nomination for “Best Comedy Album,” as well as a Showtime one-hour special of the same name. In 2009, Patton received his first Grammy nomination for his album “My Weakness Is Strong,” which was distributed through Warner Bros. Records.
Patton starred in “The Comedians of Comedy,” which was shot as an independent feature film, a TV series and a long running tour. He tours regularly and extensively, headlining both in the United States and UK, and he is a regular at music festivals like Bumbershoot, Bonnaroo, Comic-Con and Coachella. Patton also has a bi-monthly show at the new Largo at the Coronet Theater in Los Angeles.
In addition to his guest roles on “Parks and Recreation,” “Justified,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Portlandia” and “Burn Notice,” Patton also voiced characters on “The Simpsons” and “Bob’s Burgers.” He was a series regular on Showtime’s “United States of Tara,” and he appeared as a guest star on “Bored to Death” and “Flight of the Conchords” on HBO and “The Sarah Silverman Program” on Comedy Central. He also had a recurring role on the Syfy series “Caprica.” Patton was also a regular contributor on “Countdown with Keith Olbermann,” “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil.” Previous television roles have included Spence on “The King of Queens” on CBS for nine seasons, as well as appearing on “Seinfeld,” “Reaper,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” and “Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show, Great Job!”
In 2009, Patton appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s feature film “The Informant” and “Observe and Report” with Seth Rogen. Patton provided the voice for Remy, the rat in Pixar’s Oscar-winning film “Ratatouille.” He also voiced characters on “Word Girl” and “Neighbors from Hell.” Patton has appeared in more than 20 films, including “Magnolia,” “Starsky & Hutch” and “Reno 911!: Miami.”
Patton’s first published book, “Zombie Spaceship Wasteland,” was released in January 2011 and is a New York Times Best Seller.
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
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The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
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WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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