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Movies

#OscarsSoWhite Scorecard

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.

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Pop Culture

Ranking Celebrity Responses to #OscarsSoWhite

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.

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News

PoC News in America

This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.

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News

Friday News Bites: Llaw-breaking Llamas, Oscar Post-Match, Net Neutrality + More

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.

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Movies

Oscar Nomination Shocks and Surprises (and Twitter’s Reaction)

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.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: So The Oscars Were…?

Amazing? Spectacular? Boring? Whatever?

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunch Time Poll: Award Shows

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.

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is a Giant Oscars Party

Who is watching the Academy Awards this Sunday?

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Pop Culture

What Would the Perfect Awards Show Be Like?

When I was younger, I thought awards shows were fun. I liked seeing the beautiful dresses and sparkling jewelry, and if it was a host that I thought was cool, I wouldn’t mind watching, even if the jokes were lame. But as I’ve gotten older, even when I think the host is awesome (or hosts, […]