Fatherhood is treating Patton Oswalt very well. The new father has come a long way since he first began to make his rise as the ringleader of the Comedians Of Comedy Tour. On his 4th comedy album, Finest Hour Oswalt may have traded the Star Trek jokes for ones about fatherhood and suburban living. But his witty observations and perfect storytelling is the best it’s ever been.
What makes Oswalt so strong on the album is what makes every great comedian great, possessing the ability to tell a great story. Patton has always been able to tell a tale that is enthralling and hilarious at the same time. For example, he tells a fantastic story about a visit to the grocery store deli and the man in line before him. Not exactly a premise that wasn’t heard before. Read More