A few years ago my therapist suggested I keep a journal of the awkward moments occurring in my life. Around the same time audiences were demanding more material, so I started sending this ... See full summary »
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.
John Mulaney relays stories from his childhood and Saturday Night Live (1975), eviscerates the value of college, and laments getting older in this comedy special. Other topics include the church, his family, Trump and pedophiles abducting kids.
Patton Oswalt, despite a personal tragedy, produces his best standup yet. Focusing on the tribulations of the Trump era and life after the loss of a loved one, Oswalt continues his journey to contribute joy to the world.
After watching this show, I will now look for more Mike Birbiglia. As he notes - he's a niche - but this is what great comedy sounds like, so it would be great if this niche became the norm. Excellent jokes, well written with a low-key delivery that doesn't get tiring. The most magnetic aspect is his humanity that he boldly interjects throughout and brings to the front at the end. Bring your class act to Alberta!! You can even call it Catberta, because cats.
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