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Patricia Arquette’s Backstage Comments Overshadow Oscar Speech

Patricia Arquette gave one of the best speeches at last night’s Oscars, calling for equal pay and equal rights for women and earning the enraptured applause of Meryl Streep. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 10:40 am

The Oscars Were Super Boring, But We Watched ‘Em Anyway

Worst joke of the night: NPH saying that Gone Girl’s alternate title was “Bitches Be Trippin’, Yo.” What other treasures did you miss? Let’s find out.

Megan Reynolds | February 23, 2015 - 8:25 am

LIVE! From The 2015 Academy Awards Red Carpet!

The next six hours of our lives HAVE BEGUN!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Richard Pryor’s Prescient Pre-Twitter Statements Regarding The Oscars

In advance of this year’s very white Oscars it’s sobering to read that infamous comedian Richard Pryor called it way back when.

In 1977, Pryor dryly exclaimed “I…

Katrin Higher | February 22, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Plastic Jesus Wins The Oscars!

Which film is going to win Best Picture this year? Who cares when you have Plastic Jesus as your resident-shocking subversive installation artist! Banksy is SO 2014.

If…

Katrin Higher | February 22, 2015 - 9:00 am

The United States Gets A “D” Grade For Women’s Reproductive Rights, According to NARAL Pro-Choice America

NARAL Pro-Choice America has graded the United States with a “D” for women’s reproductive rights. [NARAL]
Slavoj Žižek on the Charlie Hebdo massacre: “The passionate intensity of the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2015 - 5:40 pm

3 Other Reasons Why Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” Oscar Snub Matters

As soon as Oscar nominations were announced this morning, Twitter strained to the point of breaking under the weight of thousands of bloggers, saddled with white guilt, who took up…

Beejoli Shah | January 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Oscar Nominations Are So White Yet Again As “Selma” Is Basically Snubbed

The Academy Award nominations were announced today and lemme just tell you something, I am underwhelmed. Snubbing the actors AND the director, Ava DuVernay, of “Selma,” but nominating Bradley…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 15, 2015 - 11:00 am

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The 2015 Oscars!

Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the 2015 Academy Awards. He’s performed at the awards before but this will be his first time hosting. He’s already been the…

Claire Hannum | October 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Kristen Bell Peed In A Mason Jar At The Oscars

Kristen Bell needed to pee at the Oscars, but it was easier to go wee inside a Mason jar instead of unzipping herself out of her Roberto Cavalli gown.

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Jennifer Lawrence’s Best Friend Laura Simpson Tells Her Side Of The Story About Jen’s Fall On The Oscars Red Carpet

I needed no additional proof that Jennifer Lawrence is the least affected, “actress-y” actress in Hollywood. But now that I’ve read her best friend Laura Simpson’s firsthand account on MySpace

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Don’t Miss Your Chance To See Adele Dazeem On Broadway!

Having her name butchered by John Travolta at the Academy Awards on Sunday has maybe turned out to be the best thing to happen to Idina Menzel. While the actress…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm
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