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Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping (2016)

Patton Oswalt takes the stage in San Francisco, where he talks about San Franciscans, the difficulties of being PC, fatherhood, his worst stand up experience, and the worlds most horrific Birthday Clown.

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Patton Oswalt ... Himself
Boots Riley ... Himself / Presenter
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Patton Oswalt takes the stage in San Francisco, where he talks about San Franciscans, the difficulties of being PC, fatherhood, his worst stand up experience, and the worlds most horrific Birthday Clown.

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22 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping See more »

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San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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$300,000 (estimated)
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Patton won a Grammy and an Emmy for this performance. See more »

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Patton Oswalt: I know I'm an old cis, white motherfucker, but don't give me shit because I didn't know the right term. Fucking RuPaul got into shit for saying tranny. Ru-fucking-Paul, who... She laid down on the barbed wire of discrimination throughout the '70s and '80s so this new generation could run across her back and yell at her for saying tranny.
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References Daredevil (2003) See more »

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Hotter Than A Molotov
Written by Boots Riley and Damion Gallegos
Performed by The Coup
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1 December 2018 | by popculturethoughtsSee all my reviews

Always an entertaining pleasure, Patton Oswalt is in his element here in this Netflix special, performing for a San Francisco crowd with warmth and familiarity. His material continues to veer for the geeky as well as politically left, as he discusses raising his young daughter, his affinity for immersing himself in fictional worlds, and terrible birthday clowns with his signature killer timing and delivery. There's nary a slow moment throughout the entire performance, and there's a particularly engaging story on being a young performer early in his career struggling through a performance while battling the flu.


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