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Festival of Books: Patton Oswalt's insane addiction -- to films
Festival of Books: Patton Oswalt's insane addiction -- to films

Patton Oswalt wrote an addiction memoir, but it's not what you might think. There are no drugs or alcohol in it, only silver screen movies. The actor, comedian and author spoke with friend and fellow comedian Wayne Federman on Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. In front of a packed auditorium, Oswalt talked about his book, "Silver Screen Fiend," which is a double feature on his growth as a comedian and his love of movies. FULL COVERAGE: FESTIVAL OF BOOKS Throughout the hour-long talk, Oswalt revealed the jobs he had before his big break: a movie theater worker, a lower-tier DJ that would play at shotgun weddings and forced retirements in...

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