This week is the Oscars, which means around the country, people are cramming in their last chances to have social media bragging rights over whether they watched all the Oscar-nominated movies before the Oscars broadcast.
Oh man, everything is wonderful and terrible. The Internet hate fuel cycle has been in overdrive this week thanks to #OscarsSoWhite making the rounds, allowing us to add names to our Celebrity Shitlist.
This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.
We have a rather jumbo-sized Friday News Bites this week, but am I glad I didn’t write this post before news about the Great Llama Chase of 2015 broke. Let’s get started.
Nominations for the 2015 Oscars were announced Thursday morning and, as always, there are a few snubs and shockers. Just a few hours after the nominations, attention was already being called to the extreme whiteness of this year’s list of nominees. Read More Oscar Nomination Shocks and Surprises (and Twitter’s Reaction)
Amazing? Spectacular? Boring? Whatever?
Last week, a favorite pastime of mine happened. I am not talking about the baseball all star game. I am talking about the Emmy Award nominations. I am obsessed with awards shows. If they aired the technical Oscars, I would probably at least attempt to watch them. Read More Lunch Time Poll: Award Shows
Who is watching the Academy Awards this Sunday?