Posts Tagged ‘Patton Oswalt’
Actor and author Patton Oswalt made a guest appearance on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. During taping, he delivered a sprawling speech outlining his ideas for a new Star Wars movie.
Although the speech mostly got cut, you can watch the complete recording in the video embedded above–a hilarious and awe-inspiring eight-minute fan fiction sermon delivered in a single cut.
Oswalt is the author of Zombie Spaceship Wasteland.
BookExpo America (BEA) has today announced that Jon Stewart will make an encore BookExpo America performance–serving as master of ceremonies at the Author Breakfast on Thursday, May 27. In a crazy political pairing, the host of The Daily Show will introduce memoirist and politician Condoleezza Rice.
According to the Grand Central webpage, the host’s book The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book) will be published in September. Stewart first hosted the BEA breakfast in 2004. Among other big guests at the two-day fair are: Cory Doctorow, William Gibson, John Grisham, Sara Gruen, Christopher Hitchens, Patton Oswalt, and Mary Roach.
Event Director Steven Rosato had this statement: “We are incredibly fortunate to have these authors assembled at our show and I know that will be a great draw for BEA and will ensure that these events will sell out. Above all, I am thankful to the publishers who support us, and who bring their authors to BEA so that we might all enjoy meeting them, and hearing what they have to say. It’s a very unique and special opportunity for anyone who is part of the book industry and who attends BEA.”
The complete release is embedded below.