Patton Oswalt's magical black man
Today, The A.V. Club is excited to introduce a new video series, Stand Down. We’ve asked some of our favorite stand-up comedians to share a short anecdote about a memorably tough gig, which we re-create with animation.
Kicking it all off is the inimitable Patton Oswalt, who had a nice man completely decimate his material at a show early in his career. Next week: Maria Bamford has a rough experience on morning radio.
More Stand Down 2012
- Patton Oswalt's magical black man
- Maria Bamford visits the morning zoo
- Reggie Watts shows team spirit
- Jimmy Pardo barely escapes from angry sailors
- Tig Notaro bombs onstage, then things get worse
- Kyle Kinane tours with a racist ventriloquist
- Jen Kirkman hides in a broom closet to escape drunken patriots
- The Sklar Brothers barely escape a corporate Christmas party
- Dan Telfer somehow fares worse than a mime-and-clarinetist duo
- Natasha Leggero wrestles with a Christian college