Patton Oswalt Gets Political in the Trailer for His New Netflix Special


’s new Netflix hour special drops in one week. To get you ready, Netflix has released a trailer of Oswalt’s new special, Annihilation. Trump. Social media. Politics. Robocalls. He’s got it all covered.

Oswalt also gets deeply personal, diving into the last year of his life, following the passing of his wife, and how he worked through the pain and grief by finding humor. Oswalt also explores topics including the angst of social media, the current political climate and being tricked by robocalls.

Filmed at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre, the one-hour stand-up special premieres globally on Netflix Tuesday, October 17, coming on the heels of his Emmy® award-winning comedy special, “Talking for Clapping.”

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1 Comment

  1. elephant.droid

    October 10, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    More importantly, I’m in the audience. So there.

    The show wasn’t very political at all. The trailer is pushing it that way but the overall show was just strong quality Patton Oswalt material.

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