Originally posted on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 2/26/13
It almost seems like every other week you could watch another 'awards' show.  I have to admit most of them bore me to death and I rarely watch them.  The Grammy's?  Blech.  The Emmy's?  Nah, I'll pass.  The ESPY's?  Lame.  The NHL Award's Show?  Yawn.  Yet there is one awards show I make sure I watch and that is the Academy Awards for Film, better known as the Oscar's.  I'll be honest I am not sure completely why this one doesn't bore me; its basically the same as the rest.  Usually they have a funny emcee; in this year's edition it was the voice of Ted and Family Guy, Seth McFarlane (who I thought did a great job by the way) and then all the glitz and glam that Hollywood has to offer.  I guess I am always in search of a good movie and figure the Oscar's might help me put together a list.  Yet for the first time ever I can say I had a somewhat 'personal' connection to the Oscar's as the short live-action film Curfew won.  One of my former students and tennis players, Andrew Napier w...
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