Zombie Spaceship Wasteland: A Book by Patton Oswalt
Publish date: January 4th 2011
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Edition language: English
Part comedy, part memoir, part filler. Put them together and you end up with a grey goo, and not very tasty. Adding "read by Patton Oswalt and Michael Stipe" is like adding a sprig of parsley or a mint to the goo - slightly improved, but still goo.I enjoyed some of the memoir bits, especially descri...
Weird...very, very weird but that's why I love Patton Oswalt. He does what the best comedians do: he makes his life funny! Hope he writes more. Being a D&D nerd, my favorite stories of course are the D&D ones. The epic poem for his old character was hilarious! The runner-ups for best stories are (a)...
Books by stand-up comedians tend to start strong and peter out as the author looses interest, but Oswalt saves some of his strongest material for the end. The book is hilarious, but the audio version is a strange masterpiece. The chapter "Wines by the Glass" as performed by Oswalt is as funny as a...
meh. I prefer his stand-up. Not really worth my time. Fortunately, it was a quick and easy read.
I like Patton Oswalt's standup and appearances on other TV shows, but his book just didn't do it for me. Way too many TV show and book references, many of which I didn't know, so I didn't keep reading.