Harlan Ellison and Patton Oswalt Visit Jar
Here's comedian Patton Oswalt crashing a chat with Harlan Ellison at Cinefamily. The brilliant, irascible sci-fi writer known for his rants (our favorite: "Pay the Writer") is there to discuss the limited-edition re-release of The Glass Teat, his collected writings on television.
Writer Harlan Ellison and comedian Patton Oswalt at Cinefamily.
When Oswalt hijacks the interview, it veers to topics like his attempt to take his pal Ellison, a curmudgeon par excellence, to the fancy steakhouse Jar. Unsurprisingly, Ellison finds something to complain about. [Video after the jump.]
"I didn't know I could just take you to Red Lobster," Oswalt says. "I didn't know you were such a cheap date."
"I put out for Wendy's," Ellison retorts.
(Listen for the bonus "Leiningen Versus the Ants" reference.)
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