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Conan O'Brien Thanks Letterman, Tells Viewers to Switch Over to Dave (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/21/2015 07:55AM

Like every younger-generation late-night TV host, Conan O'Brien is indebted to David Letterman. And O'Brien dedicated a portion of his show Wednesday night to making sure his audience knew it, personally thanking Letterman for his work in the field the pair have made their home for years.

"If you have ever liked any silly or stupid thing that I've done on TV over the 22 years, you must know that it probably never, never would have happened if it weren't for Dave," O'Brien said. "We will not see a man of his talents and comedic integrity again in our lifetimes," he added.

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Patton Oswalt Issues 53-Tweet Defense of New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah | Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt Issues 53-Tweet Defense of The Daily Show's Trevor Noah

Originally posted 04/01/2015 09:20PM

"Welcome to comedy in 2015, @trevornoah!"

That's what comedian Patton Oswalt Tweeted in the 52nd of the 53 Tweets he posted on Wednesday in defense of the newly announced Daily Show host Trevor Noah.

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Patton Oswalt's 5 Best Quotes from the Independent Spirit Awards

Patton Oswalt's 5 Best Quotes from the Independent Spirit Awards

Originally posted 03/02/2014 04:00PM

Patton Oswalt hosted the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday, and nothing was off limits for the acerbic comedian. Here are some highlights.

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Celine Dion, Drew Barrymore, The Boss & More of the Newest (and Best) on Twitter

UpdatePosted 08/22/2013 03:15PM

People You Should Be Following on Twitter Right Now

Originally posted 08/21/2013 12:30PM

Is your Twitter timeline getting stale? After all, there's only so many times you can retweet George Takei.

In that case, check out some of the newest people to join the social network – and a few standouts that you should be following (if you're not already).

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Patton Oswalt's Inspiring Reaction to Marathon Bombings Goes Viral | Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt's Heartfelt Reaction to Boston Bombings: People Are Good, Will Always Help

Originally posted 04/15/2013 09:30PM

A comedian and writer known for his TV role on The King of Queens and in films including Young Adult and Ratatouille, Patton Oswalt got serious alongside most of those reacting to the bombings at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon.

He refused to limit himself to just 140 characters on Twitter, where he quoted Mister Rogers on what he was told to do when bad things happen. The hopeful message has inspired thousands of retweets and favorites.

"Look for the helpers. You'll always find people who are helping. -- Fred Rogers, on what to do when scary things are on the news," he wrote on Twitter.

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