GMODT’s Comedy Monday Featuring Patton Oswalt



Something a little different today, no sweet music to lull you gently into Monday morning but instead… some stand-up comedy!

His big break was being a sidekick to Kevin James and being a CGI rat

After debating whether to post a sampling of some of the best stand up comedians out right now (no brainier picks like Louis C.K., Mitch Hedberg etc.) I decided to go with my personal favorite, Patton Oswalt. Oswalt has had a pretty odd career path, writing and appearing for various shows throughout the 90’s before getting his “break” on the CBS sitcom “King of Queens”. This supporting role eventually led to him voicing the lead character in the Pixar movie “Ratatouille”, easily his most well known project. But all of this would be for naught if he hadn’t kept his stand-up career chugging along and his material sharp.

I first saw him in “The Comedians Of Comedy”, a great documentary about four stand up comics hitting the road (and making a stop in my old stomping grounds of Eugene, OR). I would recommend as an entry point to Oswalts stand-up albums his second, titled “Werewolves and Lollipops”. It contains my favorite bit of his, his righteous rant about the KFC Famous Bowl, or “failure piles in sadness bowls”.

Patton's newest album
“America Has Spoken”

“Death Bed”

“The Magician”

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  1. Who is this shmuck? Cmon GMODT i thought better of your comedic taste…
    Dont worry loyal readers, Sabertooth is here to save the day with a real comic genius. Introducing: Mitch Hedberg

    “’Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.’”

    “I love to play my music loud in my apartment, but my neibour dosen’t. So he bangs on the wall a lot, and that makes me mad ’cause I like my music loud. So one day I decided to start messing with his head, so I said “GO AROUND! I cannot open the wall! ”

    “I wont tell you where I stayed last night, but there were 2 trees involved.”

    “I used to do drugs. I still do, but I used to, too. “R.I.P. Mitch