This is absolutely fantastic. Patton Oswalt delivered the keynote address at 2012’s JFL Comedy Conference in Montreal. It took the form of 2 open letters (one to fellow comedians and the other to the gatekeepers of the comedy biz) and was about the digital revolution’s effect on comedy and also on the creative arts in general. Viva the youtube generation.

Here’s a link that contains the transcripts if you want to read the two excellent letters without the impromptu meandering:

Plus a bonus song:

Team by Lorde (yes I’ve been on a bit of a kick the past few days with her so shoot me)