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Just a Thought

For instance, what if someone were peering at me right now, through their curtains, the inside of their house dark and still – maybe they’re manic depressive. And they look outside and see me, the personification of a defeated sigh … Continue reading

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However, one of the students who suffered eight months of insomnia wrote an opera shortly after being released from a sleep disorder clinic. Titled I Have Spent Eight Years Learning from the Lives of People Who Truly Broke Free from … Continue reading

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I’m a boxing glove with a horseshoe inside of it, conversationally. I speak at you. I speak through you. You’ve got the queasy feeling you might not even need to be here right now, and I’d still spit Facts About … Continue reading

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While I was waiting for the SUV to take me back to my car, I got waylaid by an assistant from MTV’s Pimp My Ride. You know what a pimp is, right? He’s a dude who tricks, frightens, or flat-out … Continue reading

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If the victories we create in our heads were let loose on reality, the world we know would drown in blazing happiness. —Patton Oswalt/Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

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I loved this book. It feels like a great one-sided conversation from your funniest friend. It made me feel less alone in the precious hours I read it. But now it’s gone and I have nothing. —Amy Schumer/review of Silver … Continue reading

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Where’s our coffee-table book? Oh, wait. No one took pictures. And we were all ugly. —Patton Oswalt/Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

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Vincent Van Gogh was a “tormented genius” the way Jimi Hendrix was a “guitar player.” I remember, reading Stephen King’s On Writing, when he said something about how “your art needs to be a function of your life, not the … Continue reading

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Patton Oswalt: My Weakness is Strong

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Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain

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