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The most memorable Oscar moments of the past 20 years

Everyone loves a good movie, and every once in awhile, the ceremony which hands out the film industry's highest honors can be just as entertaining as any blockbuster. We remember the hilarious hosts, the dramatic and touching speeches, and the occasional stunning upset of a category win, making for great water cooler talk the next day. Yet even more than that, we remember the jokes...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the Oscar nominees outside of their nominated character?

The problem with an Oscar-caliber role is that for the rest of your career, people tend to think of you only as that character; not as a human person who laughs at how poorly they play boardgames like Catchphrase, possessing good dance moves and a surprisingly solid basketball shot. While we never truly get to see behind a performer's mask, it's fun when we get to catch glimpses...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

How the 1990 Academy Awards lit the fuse for today's Oscar diversity initiative

In the early morning hours of Valentine’s Day 1990, Karl Malden and Geena Davis announced on behalf of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that the Oscars had very little love for Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing.” Two nominations: Best Supporting Actor for Danny Aiello’s portrayal of the pandering pizzeria owner Sal and a thanks-for-playing Best Original Screenplay nod...
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February 20, 2018  |  Discuss

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: Pete Carroll calls for an investigation

The NFL is back, and we'd like to imagine if the league added a hotline for players, coaches and GMs to call to complain about penalties, get clarification on rules and ask what exactly constitutes a successful catch in the NFL – just like the NBA. Of course, emperor-king Roger Goodell could overturn any phone messages at any time. All responses are about as authentic and real as...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch Billy Crystal's brilliant eulogy for Muhammad Ali

Billy Crystal began his eulogy for Muhammad Ali like only he could. "We're at the halfway point," he said dryly upon taking the stage, hours after the day's events for Ali began. "I was clean shaven when this started." Of course, everyone in the building laughed, and then Crystal turned somber. "Last week, when we heard the news, time stopped," he said. "There was no war, there were...
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June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Which Celebrity Fan Would Take a Shift in the NHL?

Comparing current NHL stars to celebrity fans who might follow Billy Crystal's lead
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March 13, 2008  |  Discuss

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