Patton Oswalt Discusses Coping with His Wife's Passing on Conan

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Comedy, at its most meaningful, enables us to stare down life’s most gut-wrenching aspects and laugh. That’s exactly what Patton Oswalt achieved on last night’s CONAN while talking with Conan O’Brien about how he and his daughter navigated the emotional aftermath of his wife Michelle McNamara’s tragic death.

The veteran comic regales O’Brien and his audience with a series of stories, from comparing his life as a widower to a bad ‘80s sitcom to a brutal encounter with an old Polish woman, whom he turns into an utterly hilarious character. Watch the must-see clip above, and watch Oswalt discuss his recent Emmy win below.

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