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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' "The Only Light in the Darkness" Sneak Peek: Patton Oswalt Puts the Team to the Test

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 17, 2014 @ 8:28 PM
Earlier today we caught our first look at 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' star Cobie Smulders returning to Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Maria Hill, though in the meantime, Coulson and his team will still have Patton Oswalt's Eric Koenig, Amy Acker's mysterious cellist, and Marvel villain Blackout to go through. Check our our first look at next week's "The Only Light in the Darkness," as Patton puts the team to the test to roust Hydra from the ranks!

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Review: "Providence"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 15, 2014 @ 10:26 PM
Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ assembles its latest installment in “Providence,” as the decimation of S.H.I.E.L.D. forces Coulson and the team to take refuge from Glenn Talbot (Adrian Pasdar) in a secret base commanded by Eric Koenig (Patton Oswalt), while Ward and Garret enact their Hydra plan to invade a a S.H.I.E.L.D. base for confiscated technologies.
Previous ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ episode “Turn, Turn, Turn” saw the events of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' taking their toll on S.H.I.E.L.D., while Coulson discovered the true identity of the Clairvoyant and the mole in his team, so how does ABC’s ‘Avengers‘-adjacent series keep us marveling at its inaugural season?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’’s eighteenth episode, “Providence!”

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' "Providence" Sneak Peek: Has Hydra Really Turned [SPOILER]?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 11, 2014 @ 5:46 PM
Only five episodes remain in all of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.''s first season, and they're going to need every minute of them after the 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' fallout of "Turn, Turn, Turn." The team has been scattered to the wind, but could one of their own really have joined the ranks of Hydra? Find out in the opening minutes of next Tuesday's "Providence"!

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Patton Oswalt Joins as Comic Agent Eric Koenig

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 20, 2014 @ 3:17 PM
Marvel Comics / ABC
The latest previews from Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' proved that the 'Avengers'-adjacent series will significantly expand its ranks before the May series finale, and its latest addition is the most fan-friendly yet. Comedian and voice of the nerd pantheon Patton Oswalt himself will join the 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' in the coming weeks as Marvel comics' Agent Eric Koenig, hopefully bringing his patented 'Parks and Recreation' filibuster one step closer to reality.

2013 Critics' Choice Television Awards: 'Big Bang Theory' Scores, 'Breaking Bad' and 'Game of Thrones' Tie

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 11, 2013 @ 9:54 AM
Months before we have the Emmys or the Golden Globes to worry about, the annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards streamed Monday night and released the full list of winners as chosen by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ expectedly dominated in its many nominations, while the race for Best Drama tied and some surprising new stars were honored.

'Parks and Recreation': Patton Oswalt Explains 'Star Wars' Filibuster Rant

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 29, 2013 @ 11:30 AM
A few weeks ago in advance of 'Parks and Recreation's Patton Oswalt-starring episode 'Article Two,' the internet received one of its greatest gifts yet as NBC released the full cut of Patton Oswalt's epic nerd rant about 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and his own suggestions for introducing characters from the Marvel universe, and pop culture in general. Now, the comedian has offered up his thoughts on the origins of the now-legendary rant, including more pop culture tie-ins we didn't hear!

'Star Wars Episode 7' Meets 'The Avengers' - Watch Patton Oswalt's Brilliantly Geeky 'Parks and Rec' Rant

by Jacob Hall April 17, 2013 @ 11:15 AM
This Thursday, stand up comedian (and one of the funniest men alive) Patton Oswalt guest stars on NBC's beloved 'Parks and Recreation' as a Pawnee, Indiana citizen who attempts to block a city council vote with a lengthy filibuster. Asked to talk at length about whatever he wanted by the producers, Oswalt decided to rant about 'Star Wars Episode 7' and the results are bizarre and glorious as he spins off into 'The Avengers' and 'X-Men' and much much more. Check it out below.

'Parks and Recreation:' Patton Oswalt to Guest in Amy Poehler-Directed Episode

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 20, 2013 @ 6:15 PM
NBC / Jason Kempin, Getty Images
The big buzz surrounding 'Parks and Recreation' this week stems from this Thursday's wedding event between Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott) and Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), somewhat strangely divided between this week and last week's "Emergency Response," but that isn't the only big Pawnee news. We've learned that recent 'Justified' and 'Portlandia' guest star Patton Oswalt will appear in a coming episode, directed by none other than Leslie Knope herself, Amy Poehler! Find out what brings Patton Oswalt to 'Parks and Recreation's Pawnee inside!

'Justified' Season 4 Premiere Photos: Raylan Puts A "Hole in the Wall"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 28, 2012 @ 11:30 AM
Sure we have to wait all the way until January 8 for 'Justified' to draw its fourth season premiere "Hole in the Wall," but that doesn't mean we can't sneak a peek beforehand! This season looks to be one of 'Justified's' biggest yet, with guest stars including the likes of Patton Oswalt and Ron Eldard, so will Timothy Olyphant's Raylan Givens be able to keep his nose out of trouble this time? Check out the first photos from the 'Justified' season 4 premiere for a clue!

'Portlandia' Season 3 to Get Weird With Patton Oswalt, Roseanne, 'SNL' Stars

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 27, 2012 @ 12:36 PM
Portland might be known for its weirdness, '90s-era quirk, and even entire professions devoted to putting birds on things, but with all the celebrities floating through, you'd think it'd be the next Hollywood. Regardless, IFC's 'Portlandia' has managed to obtain some impressive star power in its third season, including everyone from Fred Armisen's 'SNL' castmates, to comic everyman actor Patton Oswalt! Who else is on 'Portlandia' season 3's epic list of names, and when might we see them?